Blazer wont start until late afternoon why

Asked by Dec 20, 2015 at 03:25 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4 Door 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The blazer is parked in the sun  with the lift side faceing the sun it will not start
in the early morning and after sitting in the sun it will finally start around 1:00
pm in the afternoon.

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first check battery charge and all cables and grounds..is there power to the starter or not when you turn to start??

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Sounds like it's susceptible to moisture. A simple tune up may fix it. To test this theory, once you get it running, mist the engine with a spray bottle of plain water. If it starts running rough and/or quits you need a tune up. That's new spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, and distributor rotor. HTH. -Jim

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