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Engine will not turn over when warm/hot. Starts great whn cold or after sitting for an hour to two hours.

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It could be the starter is drawing too much when hot, you could hook up a amp tester to check this out

Posted on May 10, 2010

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Check you timing and make sure is it correct. Being to far advanced or retarded will present the issue you present.

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It could be a number of things:
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  • Dead cell in the battery would prevent it from charging fully
  • Bad or worn drive belt would slip, preventing the alternator from fully charging the battery
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If the car will run at idle with all accessories turned on, the alternator is good and you should concentrate on the battery and battery cables. If the car won't idle, then the drive belt and/or alternator could be the issue. If the car starts everytime when it's cold and only gives you a problem starting when the engine is hot, the starter could be the issue. A bad starter will often work when it's cold (after sitting a few hours or overnight). When a bad starter gets hot, it takes more and more power to get it to turn over.
Overall, I'd have the electrical system checked out. Most chain auto parts stores (Autozone, Advance Auto) will do a complimentary electrical test for you.

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Did they change the coolant temp sensor?
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