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1997 Saturn SL2 Question: Not Starting when hot

 

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bach, SOHC, Waverly, IA, April 28, 2009, 05:45
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My 1997 saturn does not start after I have driven it for awhile, shut it off and try to start again. After it cools off it will start. Any suggestions?

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    munkyrench April 28, 2009, 11:52
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    Check the fuel pressure after the engine is shut off. It should hold pressure or the fuel system will get a vapor lock and be very hard to start. Refer to the Saturn repair information on the specs for the pressure and amount of time it should hold the pressure.

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    Visitor, June 30, 2010, 19:16

    how do you chewck the fuel pressure and what would cause it to drop and get the vapour lock? what is failing? I have changed my filter and map sensor so far.

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    Visitor, October 08, 2010, 17:40

    its your battery or alternator trust me

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