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Car doesn't start when ambient temperature is over 80 degrees

Car starts only when it's cool outside. Battery and alternator seem to check out alright. Is this maybe some kind of electrical ground problem or selanoid issue? Thanks. Appreciate any input.

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Dear yshrek39,
if the ones you mentioned are ok, try on having your ignition coil tested.

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

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