what causes my car a 1999 dodge intrepid to start and drive around for miles And then when i stop and turn the car off It wont start up again If i wait a few minutes it will start
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1999 Dodge Intrepid
Question: why does my car start and then wont start
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (8356 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9355globalhelper October 04, 2012, 06:24Master
by not start do your mean it won't crank or it cranks and will not start. if it won't crank poss starter is getting hot and binding up
Replybrucemustang, October 04, 2012, 06:52Rookie
No i mean it doesnt crank at all But if i wait 5 minutes it will start i can drive for a long time but when i park the car and try to restart it it wont start Then i can wait a couple of minutes and it will start
Replyglobalhelper, October 04, 2012, 07:24Master
BAD CONNECTION AT BATTERY CABLES OR STARTER OR STARTER IS BINDING UP AFTER IT GETS HOT. GETS A DIAG AND EST SOUNDS LIKE STARTER TO ME AND SHOULD BE A QUICK FIX AND INEXPENSIVE FOR THE MOST PART
Answer #2wetry October 04, 2012, 15:06Master
WHEN YOU TURN THE KEY TO START THE ENGINE DO YOU HEAR THE ENGINS SPINNING OVER AND WON'T FIRE UP
OR YOU HEAR NO SOUND AT ALL?
Replybrucemustang, October 04, 2012, 15:18Rookie
no sound at all But if i wait a few minutes and turn the key over it will start
Replywetry, October 04, 2012, 15:28Master
IF YOU DON'T HAVE ACCESS TO A LIFT AND PROPER TOOLS TAKE IT TO A REPAIR SHOP.
SOUNDS LIKE THE STARTER MOTOR NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.