Car will not restart after getting warm wait 10 to 15 minutes it starts fine.

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Asked by May 01, 2015 at 07:39 AM about the 2001 Ford Focus ZX3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We bought the car in January and it's been a good  car. Started doing it when it has
been raining and now doing it no matter what.

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Try replacing your Engine Coolant Temp sensor (ECT). Should be located near the thermostat housing. Post back with results. If check engine light is on, you may want to have the codes read first.

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