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Sonata starting problem

My 2005 sonata has a peculiar problem. it doesn't start after running for a while(say for an hour) but not every time,once in week sometimes once in a month. it cranks but will not start it starts when i remove battery connections for minute or 2 and reconnect . can anyone help me.
hyundai mechanics (here in india) tried all they knew still couldn't slove the problem.
My 2001 Hyundai XG300 won't start when it gets hot outside. (when the ambient temperature is approx. 75 degrees f.
I have now spent over 1000 dollard cdn on parts and labour for a crank case sensor and and a egr valve, but it still won't start!!!
I have also tried disconnecting the battery leads, I had the fuel distribution system tested. The engine light was on for both parts that were replaced, but now it is off. Can you please help!!!!

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I had the same problem. Check coolant tenperature sensor. It gives cold signal to engin, even hot temperature and pump up too much gas. When you open the engin hood, it is located at right side. Just follow the radiator hose about 50cm and you can find small yellow metal bolt like.
It cost you $45 CD at dealer, but on internet market you can get under $20. Very easy to change. Put some sealant to avoid leaking coolant. Good luck!

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Could be a bad cable connection. clean the battery terminals and the clamps on the battery cables. if it continues to do it, check for a bad ground cable from the battery.

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