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Car will not start after it gets hot Battery and starter good

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Sound's like the ignition module is getting hot and cutting out

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rule 1> check all fuses.
rule 2> clean battery lugs.

this is NO CRANK, no car starts , if it can't crank over, (mine i can push start (m/t trannys rule)
step 1 is jumper starting, with jumper cables.
if it starts, the battery is bad, or simple discharged.
if it dont jumper start. then the starting system is bad.
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or start in NEUTRAL, this uses fresh start contacts.

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hot wire starter you can short out ignition switch and wiring. to jump starter ignition switch start have to run 10 gauge jumper wire from the starter solenoid positive battery terminal to starter switch or S terminal on starter solenoid this procedure take two people but better remove starter replace starter solenoid. trying jumping off starter on camaro would be dangerous you have jack up car to get to starter and wiring person laying under car hot wiring starter while other person hold ignition start position put person under car in deadly position just remove starter have auto parts check it out first replace starter or solenoid if either bad. easier hot wire starter if starter under hood like my 1977 vega monza had starter at top could take long screw driver jump starter off.on the four cylinders engines back in the 70s. camaro starter under car dangerous trying to hot wire not a good idea.

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Car won't start without a jump but battery okay

wont crank or wont start.??
no car starts , if it cant crank. (unless push starter (M/T magic)
that is not a trans sensor its the PRN switch.
ill answer for, wont CRANK !
it wont crank even with a good battery (charged) or jump started.
1: bad start
2: bad wires to same.
so hot wire the starter small wire, the key start line is tiny.
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if it cranks hot wired, then the key line is dead.
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The car acts like the problem is a dead battery, had battery checked, it is good, when I turn the key I get no response, I can however jump start the car. The car is a 1999 oldsmobile aurora

If this only occurs when the engine is HOT, then the starter is the likely culprit. All starters will work when the engine is cold. A bad starter will require more energy to make it engage when it's hot.

If this problem occurs all the time, check the battery terminals for tightness and corrosion. There are very good products that spray on battery terminals to remove corrosion. If all connections are good and tight and the problem persists, there are a wide range of other possibilities.

  1. VATS - VATS is GM's Vehicle Anti Theft System. To test this, try using a different key to start the car. Over time, the resistance chip on your key will wear and at some point fail to start the car
  2. Starter - Although most bad starters will start when cold, on some occasions they will just cease to function.
  3. Bad Computer - the PCM controls most of the car's functions including starting the car. It's a less likely cause but still a possibility worth looking into if no other cause can be found.

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When the car is hot, the starter drags, but wont start. I heard something about a heat shield ?? How can I fix this ?

An older starter will sometimes fail to turn over when hot because the armature bushing expand and are too tight for the armature to spin. At this point it is time for a new or rebuilt starter. Shielding it will not really help because it is bolted to the engine and as the engine gets hot the heat will transfer to the starter through conduction and it still will not start.

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Will not turn over with new batterie

check battery voatage with a volt meter. After verifying 12v or better at starter, check power at starter cable terminal and verify ground at block is good. Then put volt meter across both battery terminals and try to start car. If battery voltage shows 9.5 or less while attempting to crank, change starter.
(make sure that there is 12v at the starter trigger wire with key in "start" before replacng)
(By battery "hot" you mean it's charged, not getting hot, correct?)

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