1999 sunfire 2.2 auto hard to start

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Asked by Oct 19, 2011 at 09:52 PM about the 1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when i go to start my car it will turn over and over forever before it will start.it always starts after awhile (for now) but everyone i took it to says they cant find anything wrong with it. nothing comes up on the scanners. any ideas

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sounds like your fuel pump is starting to go. when it sits the fuel pressure is bleeding off back to the tank and it cranks forever because the pump has to fill the whole system and build pressure.

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cv

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