I have a 2006 VW Beetle, 2.5L engine. Every day, I go out to get in my car. It is summer here and temperatures average about 80-95 during the day, 50-55 at night. The starts fine the first time, I get to my destination, I turn it off and twenty or so minutes later I come back and it won't start. It'll make a small amount of noise, about a half second and then just be silent. I take out the key and it is burning hot. I open the hood, there is no leakage, no visible signs that I can see of anything being wrong. There is just a massive amount of heat. I do not have a check engine light on, I don't have signals or noises that are out of place while the car is running. It just won't start up again. (again, this is usually minutes after it was running perfectly) I have to wait for a while and then it'll start again once the weather cools off. Is this normal or might something be wrong?
Why won't my car restart after it was already running moments before? on 2006 Volkswagen Beetle
by cooptown1331 in Santa Rosa, CA on July 03, 2014