Car shuts down in cold

Asked by Feb 03, 2007 at 06:22 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When it gets in extreme cold temps (25 or below) outside my trailblazer shuts down.  I start the car and when i get to a stop and try to accelerate agin it just shuts down.  This is all before the car actually heats up.  What could the problem be??

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Here is a link with a lot of helpful hints for driving your car in the cold weather: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070205064906AAt6bAT The cold weather makes the oil thicker. It is important to warm up your car on extremely cold days before driving it, otherwise it can be harmful to your car.

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