My 98 k1500 will start when it's cold, but not after it has been driven

Asked by Mar 07, 2013 at 09:56 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After the truck has been driven it won't restart when you turn the key.  Starter is working,
but the engine won't catch.  Has a new battery & starter

4 Answers

it is a bad groundwire to the chassis and to the block.

these things corrode when you weren't lookin'

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Ignition coil can act like that. When the coil heats up the primary and secondary windings within the coil expand and thus make contact. When it is warm measure your coil with a ohm meter. Not sure what particular readings should be though.

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Does your oil smell like gas? The spider injectors are known to leak fuel into the intake when they go bad

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