2001 Saturn sc1 Runs for about 10-15 mins then dies, must wait 20 mins or so for it to start again. replaced the crankshaft sensor and still does it, what could it be?

Asked by Mar 22, 2015 at 07:28 PM about the 2001 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC1 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car turns over fine when first starting it, then after running about 10-15 mins it dies. Once the car dies I have to wait about 20 mins and then it will start up again. Recently had the starter changed and have changed the crankshaft sensor.

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Is it an automatic? When it dies, can you restart the car in park and or get it into neutral and it stays running?

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Its a manual transmission. And no when it dies it won't start for about 20 mins

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Check your electronic spark control your coil pack towers for dirt & rust etc. & check your spark plugs, whens the last time it was tuned up?

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