Why doesn't my car start

Asked by May 30, 2011 at 09:47 AM about the 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2 Dr LS Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car doesn't start after driving for a bit, Heats up, and starts after 20 minutes of cooling down.  What would it be.

3 Answers

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some cars have a fuseable link in the starter cable ,when the car gets hot it expands and won't start,but when it cools it contracts making a connection

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does it stall while driving could be a sticking egr or a tcc sticking

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Need more symptoms to help... Does it just click? Possible starter solenoid Does it roll over but not start? could be running rich and flooding the cylinders (yes it does happen even though it is fuel injection) Are there any symptoms when driving, like a sluggish acceleration? or a rough idle? or sporadic idle?

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