Asked by Oct 22, 2019 at 11:36 PM about the 2004 Dodge Stratus SE Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car starts and drives great but u shut it
off for a min then restart and wont
start but u wait 30 mins the u can
restart and drives fine. Why?

1 Answer


Your car has a fuel or electrical problem; really could be either. It could be leaking fuel injectors flooding a hot engine. It could be a bad sensor: crankshaft position, cam position, or maybe even the engine coolant temperature. Might even involve ignition components, such as coil or igniter. Without actually seeing the car, it's not possible to say what the exact problem is. Why don't you take the car to a mechanic to diagnose. Or go to an auto parts store to get codes read and they probably won't charge you for this.

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