WHY WON'T MY 19996 LEXUS ES300 START AFTER LONG DRIVE?

Asked by Jun 28, 2015 at 04:28 PM about the 1996 Lexus ES 300 FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

WHEN COLD, CAR STARTS FINE BUT AFTER DRIVING FOR A LONG DISTANCE AND TURNING OFF IGNITION,  IT WON'T RESTART IMMEDIATELY; MUST WAIT ABOUT 15-30 MINUTES BEFORE IT RESTARTS

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Check for a clogged cat converter, starter is getting to hot. That's why your having to wait till it cools down before it will restart.

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wdsherman 1956 will do and will let you know what is found once done; thanks

oddly after replacing battery(dead cell in old one) the problem stopped

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