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Old 06 Apr 2013, 12:21 pm
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I have a 2003 turbo that runs beautifully except for one problem: in hot weather if I go into a store for less than a half hour or so the car will not start for 15 to 30 minutes. The problem is intermittent. Two dealerships have failed to locate any problem. Any thoughts?
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Old 06 Apr 2013, 12:59 pm
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usually that is the first sign that the starter is taking a dump. my girlfriends car was doing that for six months. it got progressively more and more frequent until one day it just would not start.
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Old 06 Apr 2013, 01:21 pm
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usually that is the first sign that the starter is taking a dump.

x2...heat soaked starter

btw...send that hot weather to Michigan
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Old 06 Apr 2013, 01:40 pm
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Default Re: Warm start woes

Just to be clear, does the engine turn over at all? Or is it sluggish turning over?
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