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91 delta 88 starts when cold - but want when it gets hot?

Check to see if your starter is getting too hot after running for a while. When the starter is hot it requires much more current. This may be caused by heat shield being removed and or a hole in the exhaust system near the starter.

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Why does my car start when it's cold but not hot?

The cold starting issue could possibly be caused by a failing fuel pump or even a temperature sensor.Heat increases resistance in electrical circuits, and it is possible that once the fuel pump has been running for a while, high resistance causes it to slow or stop.

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Your car does not run hot but it bubbles when you turn it off?

It is normal to boil when you turn the car off. When the coolant stops flowing, the coolant in the hot engine boils and pushes steam out of the engine. The recovery tank collects the excess and allows it to go back in when the engine cools.

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Fixing car air conditioning that dies after a few minutes on hot days

What does it mean when a car gets hot but blows cold air?

The Air Conditioner is on

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When you turn the key the car starts but when you let go of the key it turns off?

It depends on the type of car, but usually it's the keyswitch. Older vehicles sometimes have an ignition resistor that burns out, some have a switch that's part of the starter that can fail.

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Why does Car start but after the engine gets hot you cant get it to start back up until the engine gets cold again?

what year is the car? it possibly could be that the choke is not disengaging after the car has warmed up. If the car has an automatic choke (powered by an electronic servomotor), that motor may have broke and left the choke on allowing the car to run when cold but not when hot. Other than the cho...

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Car started intially when you replaced the fuel pump but you turned it off and now it doesnt start?

may not be the fuel pump OR just maybe the filter is clogged and maybe the same stuff that caused your first pump to go has caused this issue. did change the filter? did you install correctly? did you check the lines fo debree, this would be coming fro the tank end? Kadius1964~blog me.

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Your 95 lesabre starts off blowing out cold air then it turns to hot why is that?

try adding ( 1 ) can of 134A freon sounds like the system is low.

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Synchronizer squeels when car is cold but stops when the car is hot?

Your Lubricant is too cold to flow & lubricate efficiently. Switch to a Synthetic Lube. Suggest AMSOIL Gear Lube or AMSOIL Synthetic Manual Transmission Lubricant. See your Owners Manual for correct viscosity.

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Ford Taurus 1995 the car will start but when you turn the ignition off it won't shut off?

Mine did this and I found a plastic plunger inside the ignition switch had broken so it only worked in the one direction. I had to turn it off by taking one battery terminal off. I had to pull the steering wheel off and it was a pain but it worked. See "Related Questions" below for instructions o...

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Why does my car shut off when it gets hot?

Well, there is an ignition problem that can cause this when the engine gets hot and it stalls.It's caused by a lack of spark which can be either the ECU's fault (on EFI cars), or the coil on pretty much any car.Heat causes expansion.An engine needs more fuel when it's cold than it does when it's ...

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Why does the car shake and once turned off when its cold like in the morning or after work but not when it has been running?

The car shakes because your engin has been cold and you sudenly start the car it will shake

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Why would a car have a long turn over when its cold but after the first start up it starts up right away?

In older cars, where your air filter is, there is a door that is suppose to shut when your car is cold. check the sensor on top of the air filter canister by placing a bag of ice on it and look to see if the door in the intake part closes, with the engine running. Look at rubber hoses to see if a...

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How To Diagnose A Hard Starting Hot Engine

Why does car run fine when engine is cold but dies when engine is hot?

Chances are that you have an air leak or fault in the vacuum side of your intake that causes you engine to run lean when the choke or enrichment circuit is disengaged. Or you have a problem with your normal fuel supply circuit. -Check your vacuum lines and vacuum operated devices for leaks. -Chec...

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What is wrong when I turn my ignition on it turns but the engine won't start?

that's hard to say it could be as easy as battery or something like your starter theres a couple things it hard to tell with out being there

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1990 350 Ford Truck starts cold cuts off when hot any ideas?

the coil could be shot the coil could be shot

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What is it when the car is cold at starting up it wont drive or back up but when your car is warm it runs perfect?

Your car has to achieve operating temperature before it functions as it should. Your heads which contain your valves are cold and don't move as easily as they do warm. This is why your thermostat doesn't open up until it reaches either 185 or 192 degrees. If you have a cold-blooded engine, you ha...

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Why wont your 99 bravda start when its cold but will when its warm outside?

There are so many things that could be wrong its not even funny. Depends on if its a no fuel or no fire situation. Depending on which one it would be anything from a cracked sensors that is expanding and contracting and in the cold it would be contracted. Does the vehicle crank or do nothing. Lot...

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96 beretta its starts but when you press the gas it cuts off what is wrong?

fuel filter may be clogged or fuel pump is bad need to check fuel pressure to see if getting rite amount of fuel

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Cannot get in gear when engine is running but can when turned off?

Of course your clutch and/or gearbox are faulty...

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The van turned off while driving and now it sounds like its going to turn over but doesn't start?

Is there gas in the vehicle ?

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Why wont the car start but it make a click sound when you turn the key?

Bad battery or corroded terminal connections. clean the battery terminals and cable connectors inside and out till you can see new metal, inspect the wires for green or white corrosion if you cannot remove it replace them. And lastly clean and tighten the connection at the starter

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Why is the heater in your 06 vectra permanently on hot even when turned to cold?

The blend door is probably stuck.

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I connected an amp in your car but when the key is on it works but if the car is on it turns off?

I will answer your question with another question: how did you get into my car?

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When your 1988 get hot its hard to start 2.5?

Any engine is more difficult to turn over when hot. So it is probably in need of a starter and/or battery cables which also lose conductivity when hot. Have a reputable repair place do a "current draw test" on the starter and cables.****Also,Other reasons might be that(1988, carb?) your choke lin...

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Why does a car get hot when the sun is out on a cold day?

This happens through a process that we commonly call the Greenhouse effect.The infrared rays (heat radiation) can pass easily through the windows and heat up the dashboard, parcel shelf, seats etc'. Some of that heat is then transferred to the air via convection and as the hotter air rises, coole...

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Your car radio works but when you turn it up it cuts back off?

you either have a blown fuse or one that is getting crossed i would recromend taking the radio out look at the wires making sure they are all in place

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What does it mean when your car is turning over but not starting?

When your engine cranks but won't start or run, it could mean your engine is having trouble producing a spark, getting fuel, or creating compression.The most common causes are in the ignition (for example, a bad ignition coil) or fuel system (for example, a clogged fuel filter).

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Dual climate control 2002 jeep.fan motor now comesw on and off when it wants.have cold air and hot air but fan does what it wantsany ideas?

The fan is trying to control the temperature each area of the car by turning on / off or adjusting speed. This is how a climate control is made to function.

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What to do brakes have lots off petal when car is off but none once it's turned on?

check fluid level in master

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1985 Mercedes 190e hard starting when cold when hot starts fine?

The 1985 Mercedes 190e could have a stuck choke. Check the choke mechanisms to start with, to see if that's the problem.

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What is is the heater blowing cold air when its set to the hot position?

Either the temperature blend door is not working, the thermostat is stuck open or you are low on engine coolant.

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Why would the earth terminal get hot when the car is off?

This depends what Earth Terminal you meanThe one on the top of the battery, You may have a bad battery. Disconect it and come back in 24 hours and see if it is dead. Not dead means that there is a short in the electrical system and this terminal needs cleaning.If the battery is dead the battery i...

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Coolant level is ok but the temperature light is on when cold start?

Answer: My brilliant cousin reckons when you first turn the key on and start it up, it just tests whether the temperature light is working.

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Your 1990 jag was running fine and when you turned the car off and went back to start it it would turn over but not start then it drained your battery?

Might be the alternator not recharging the battery (at the back of alternator it has bushes like a fuse bit made by boshe the go in the alternator ) I'm not a mechanic give that a go or it's your celanoid or points in distrubeter if have one

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Why wont my car start in the cold but it will in the heat?

try checking your battery usually it is the lack of cold cranking amps

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The battery icon stay on while car is turned off even without inset key. But as soon as the engine start the icon is off. The icon stay on cause the battery gone flat. How can I turn it off?

I would check the diode in the alternator first,if you completely unplug the alternator and the light goes out you have narrowed down the problem, if the light is still on i would first check for any after market equipment that has been installed (wired incorrectly) some times a relay could be st...

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Have replaced the starting and am getting a continuous hot feed when key is turned on any suggestions?

You must have the wires connected to the starter wrong. Give us the year, make and model to help you more.

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When car get hot it stops?

If the engine is hot and the car stops that means it has over heated, it the car is hot in cabin then you may have a problem

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The check engine light came on 2 days agoi turned it off yesterday and tried to start it back it started and shut right of like its getting no fire but turns over fine?

With computerized systems, in normal circumstances, the computer uses more than one input to control the ignition. These include a camshaft position sensor, and a crankshaft sensor. They are both needed, as one is used to determine the speed of the crankshaft, while the other is used to determine...

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My 98 S10 starts slow I have to give it gas for it to but sometimes it doesn't even start when i turn it on all the electrical works but when i turn the key nothing happens no clicking noise?

Sounds like battery connections and or battery. Clean and tighten all battery connections including where it connects to the starter and engine block.Disconnect the cables and use a wire brush until you can see fresh metal on both the battery and connector then reattach securely.If corrosion is i...

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What's causing my 2001 Mazda b2300 to misfire when cold but run fine when hot?

My guess is that you have the wrong temperature spark plug. All spark plugs are not the same, somerun hotter than others.

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What does it mean when my car turns over but wont start?

When your engine cranks but won't start or run, it could mean your engine is having trouble producing a spark, getting fuel, or creating compression.The most common causes are in the ignition (for example, a bad ignition coil) or fuel system (for example, a clogged fuel filter).

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Car won't start it startes but won't get gas?

There is probably something faulty with your fuel pump if it originally started but now isn't getting gas. OR you could be just out of gas.

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What does it mean when your car won't start but turns over?

The starter won't crank If nothing happens when you turn the ignition key to the "Start" position, it means that the starter motor doesn't turn over the engine.Most commonly this could be caused by a dead battery; here is How to check the battery.The ignition switch could be bad - it's a common ...

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Your camaro starts easy when cold but when it warms up and try to start it again it seems like it barely is going to start your pistons were bored out is the bore not big enuf for the pistons?

Sounds like a problem i had with a Honda Goldwing motorbike, we stripped the engine down, had various experts look at it, all of them said the bike was dead. Found out there was a crack in a pipe, I can't remember the exact name of it but it was related to the water cooling for the engine, crack ...

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When you jump your car it want start cable get hot?

Electricity passes through the cable. As it passes through the cable, the electricity will encounter resistance. This is what causes an electrical cable to heat up.

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Your car was jumping and smoking black was the carburated then you rebuild the carburated the car don't turn off but when you stop and go start to jumping and trying to turn off but not what could be?

if the car doesn't turn off and puffs black smoke and jumpy then I think that the idle is set to high on the carb turn the adjustment screw which is on the right side of the carb in front of the throtle lever turn it to the left

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What does it mean when your car thermostat wont rise and the car turns on but shortly shuts off?

Can someone plz help me on this issue

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Why does the ac work when parked but when you drive your car it blows hot then cold and idle goes up and down?

Many ac systems use engine vacuum to operate the ac controls. You may have a cracked or disconnected vacuum line that feeds the HVAC system. Check the vacuum lines under the hood, that is where they would most likely be damaged. A vacuum leak would also be the cause of the erratic idle.

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Golf overheating top hose getting hot but radiator and bottom hose cold?

hi i have a ford focus 1.6 2000 and it keeps overheating I've removed the thermostat but the problem continues the expansion bottle bubbles and the top radiator hose were the thermostat is attached gets really hot but the bottom hose were the water pump is connected to is cold' i don't know if th...

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Why does my car shake then turns off when I start it?

Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires.Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal idling RPM which may also cause the motor to shake or vibrate more than no...

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Is it bad to get gas when it's hot?

That's because gasoline, like all liquids, expands when heated.So, according to this advice, gasoline will be denser in the cool of early morning, meaning you'll get more energy per gallon than later in the day.Gasoline does expand and contract a little depending on its temperature.

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Why is it hard for a car to start when the engine is cold?

It is not so much hard for a car to start when the engine is cold as it is easier for a car to start when the engine is warm.Cars that are hard to start in the cold are usually not new cars any more and because of wear and tear there is more likely to be something that doesnt work as well. when f...

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Why would the blue temperature light in a '99 VW Beetle start flashing but stop after turning the car off for a minute and turning it back on?

Could be that the coolant level is a bit low and the flashing light is telling you this. The level will drop when the fluid is running thru the motor. When you turn the car off the level rises back to nominal level. Dan

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What is the problem when a car starts but shuts off when you release the key in the ignition switch if you keep the key turned a little it keeps running The car is a 1988 Ford Tempo?

Probably a bad key switch.

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What would cause the gas pedal to be hard to push for a 1992 Camaro RS when the car is running but easy when it is turned off?

Do you have cruise control? I had this happen on my 97 GMC pickup. For some reason the cruise control cable was interferring with the normal throttle cable even when it was off. The one cable runs right beside the other. Even with the cruise off, it still did it....and sorry to say I didn't get i...

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When you start engine alarm starts and wont turn off?

You can take the "radio" fuse out and put it back in. This should work to reset eveverything.

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What is wrong with your ford Taurus if it wont blow warm or hot air but it Will cold air?

Temp blend door malfunction.

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What is the problem when your car turns over is getting fuel and won't stay started when you take your foot off the accelerator?

it could be the throttling positioning sensor

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How come you can get your car in gear when its off but not when its on?

Your clutch needs adjusting. The pressure plate is not fully releasing the clutch.

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What would make your 1998gmc Yukon cuts off when it gets hot but after it cools off for a hour are so it cranks then run normal then repeats the same step doesn't do it all the time?

Sounds like fuel pump failure to me.It could be that the coating on the field windings in the starter are worn thin and overheating the starter.

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Can negative cable from a car get so hot it cut off the car?

You mean; it actually melts loose from the connection?I don't see why not. A badly frayed cable will not have enough copper strands in it to carry the proper current, especially when on a heavy load like starting or, say, if an alternator diode shorts. A very poor connection at a terminal can als...

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Why won't my car start when its hot?

The most common reason why a hot engine will not start is because the problem is related to fuel.When your new car engine is too hot, fuel cannot circulate well, due to the way vapor obstructs its workings and therefore the engine just will not start, as it should.Then go and get a high quality e...

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When thermostat goes bad does it cause a clicking noise when you turn nob from cold to hot with out turning air on?

No. That sounds like the temp blend door actuator is on its way out.

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Why does my car not start when it's hot?

It is very common for heat to cause the starter motor and bad connection problems.Electricity doesn't like heat.Heat creates high resistance in an electrical circuit.Most commonly this is a starter issue, but other parts of the primary circuit can have bad connections.

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Car wont start on its own but will start off of starting fluid?

you have a lack of fuel or fuel pressure troubler

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Ive installed a cold air intake in your car and now when it idles it gets really hot is there something wrong or is this normal?

No this is not normal. The cold air intake will not cause overheating. I would say you have disconnected the fan thermo relay, or the fans themselves, when installing the cold air intake. Check all the connections and the fuse. Turn on the A/C and see if the fans are running. They should run cont...

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When its cold outside my car pops when you put it in gear but its fine when it warm up?

i think its because the transmission fluid is cold the only way to warm it up is to buy a cheap oil pan heater or if you have a wood stove sit a pan of ashes under the tran now it doesnt really do any harm when it pops that's just it going into gear

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Why is it that when you turn the car off its still running?

Could be that your idle speed is too high, or engine is running too hot causing the PMC to deliver a richer mixture,

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When is an engine so cold it cannot start?

in cold weather , engine may be so cold in the morning....

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Car battery has to be jumped everytime you start the car but runs fine till you turn the car off?

You car battery, or the connections to it, are bad. It can run on the alternator once engine is going.

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What does it mean when your car is running but once you take foot off the gas it shuts off?

my mom had this problem with her car. they said she needed a new transmission. and quite possibly a new engine. take it to the garage (midas, monroe, etc.) and get it looked at.

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Your car don't turn on all lights work when you try but the car wont start?

even with the lights on, the battery may still be weak... try jump starting it, and see if it works...if not.. starter, ignition switch or other safety switch.. dave

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Why does a engine run good cold but not hot?

well is it a newer car or what um it is prol your intake temperature sencer

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Where can you find a hot wire that is hot even when the car is off?

Look on the main fuse panel, you should find a place there.You can also probe the fuse box with a test light.The wire that goes from Battery pos. to ignition switch

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Why will a 1988 Land Rover try to start but won't when it is cold outside but will start when the sun has been on it for a few hours?

automatic choke not working properly

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Why should you turn off your car when getting gas?

Also, even if your engine is off, keep it out of the run mode, because that activates the fuel pump to run which is probably located inside your gas tank.Thus, if you leave the car on while pumping the gas, the static electricity will get disturbed which may cause an explosion in the filling stat...

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Why your car olsmobile aurora 2001 gets hot when you turn on the air condition?

When the a/c is turned on in any auto it makes the engine work harder, this will tend to heat the engine more. Make sure that your cooling system in the car is running properly, and is full of cooling fluids.

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Why wont your car turn off when you turn off key and remove it?

That means you need to check the head lights. Suprisingly enough head lights on cars cause most problems. Especially on Fords.

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When you turn the blower on hot air comes out but a chirping sound?

the blower motor is going bad it will stop working shortly

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Why does your car start but then turn off after about 100meters of driving?

Wow! Lots of things.Does it stall cold, or hot? Or, both?It is it an older, carbureted car, or is it EFI with a control computer?If it has a carb, and stalls cold; I'd say the choke is set too far open. Or, the float level too low (lean.) My car would stall in a few miles, it was the fuel filter ...

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What is wrong with your 01 Neon when you start the car it does not turn on and all the power and gages turn off but the engin still clicks?

First of all is the lights working in the car? (over head lights or any kind of lights) If your not getting anything at all (no lights) then you should check the battery. If the lights are working then I would check your starter. Most of the time if you take the battery somewhere to get checked t...

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I replace the starter in my car but you turn the key and it doesn't start?

First of all check wiring - the easiest would be to check is there a current on the starter when you turn the key. It's very likely that you have wiring problem, and your old starter is fine.

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When starting the car it knocks for 1 min then stops only does it when car is cold could it mean the oil is too thick?

Most likely the oil is too thick also the oil system may be worn enough that the connecting rod bearings are not getting enough oil at first

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Why does your car smell like gas and ocasionally turn off I think its getting flooded but why?

check the seals at the injectors sometimes they leak for starters

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What does it mean when my 99 cummins 24 valve will turn over but won't start?

It is not getting fuel.It means you need to get it diagnosed to determine the cause of the problem. Maybe you're not getting fuel (lift pump failure is a common occurrence in the 6BT), maybe you're not getting compression in your cylinders (which could be for various reasons), maybe it's an ECM i...

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Started is turning but is not cranking?

The starter drive is shot. Replace the starter and hope the ring gear isn't damaged.

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1993 buick century you changed fuel pumpfuel filtermass air and O2 censors car runs but when it gets hot the car runs real rich and dies out let it cool down run fine until it get hot again email you?

Hi, I'm not sure what it's the problem, how hot is the coolant? You can have a problem with the ECM or with the Mass Airflow sensor, consider that Computer Control Module (ECM/PCM) monitors engine operations and generates output signals to provide the correct air/fuel mixture, ignition timing and...

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Why when my bonneville get hot the windows want let up or down and the car want crank but when it cools it crank and run but when it gets hot it do it all over again so what is wrong?

You need to change your radiator and add a cooling device for your car, like an air conditioner but if you can't afford buy a fan.

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2000 Chevy E 3500 is hard to start but when it does it cuts off after a few seconds?

Check fuel pressure first. If you have a gauge it's the easiest place to start and based on the symptoms it sounds like a fuel pump or filter.

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My car is blowing out cold air not hot when the heater is on.?

You need to change your thermostat in the car.

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When you jump your car and turn it off the car is dead?

Either the alternator is not providing a charge to the battery, or the battery has a dead cell and won't hold a charge. There are auto parts stores (AutoZone, Advance, O'Reilly's) that will check batteries and/or alternators free of charge.

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When car is hot it dies in drive but runs in neutral and park?

I would suspect torque converter trouble.

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I have a 1995 Mercury Villager When I start the car it runs but when I hit the gas it shuts off Why Thanks?

Probably have something electrical causing problems. Also, you might just need to check the sensors such as throttle position sensor and mass air flow sensor. They are very sensitive. If something is wrong, it could cause a stall condition. While you are at it, you should put in a new oxygen sens...

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Why does my car squeal when I turn it on in the cold?

Cold weather can exacerbate underlying car problems, so you may begin to hear squeaks, squeals and other funny noises you haven't heard before.These noises may be caused by the engine belt, the serpentine belt, the air conditioning compressor or a power steering pump.

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When my 66 caddy gets hot and start until it sits for 30 minutes?

Taking this question off the cuff: 1) If the "Starter" will not engage, just makes a click noise, or turns over very slowly (sometimes disengaging) - then the power to the starter is no good; this could mean bad battery cables, bad grounds (oil on the starter), a bad solenoid, a bad 'start wire' ...

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Your car starts cool but when it warms up its like it cant get air and sputters out?

try replacing o2 sensor also the check the fuel filter

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Why does my car stall when it gets hot?

Well, there is an ignition problem that can cause this when the engine gets hot and it stalls.It's caused by a lack of spark which can be either the ECU's fault (on EFI cars), or the coil on pretty much any car.Heat causes expansion.An engine needs more fuel when it's cold than it does when it's ...

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Why does my car lose power when it gets hot?

There are many reasons why your vehicle may be losing power, especially when accelerating.Some of these common causes are: Mechanical problems such as: Low compression, clogged fuel filter, dirty air filter, clogged Exhaust Manifold.Malfunction of actuators such as: Bad injectors, bad fuel pump, ...

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