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1993 Buick Riviera Question: Will not restart after the engine is hot.

 

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lilmztete, Hillsboro, OR, October 16, 2012, 00:24
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Replaced starter less than 20,000 miles ago...Also when warming very rough. Had this problem before went away after replaced starter now is back

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    pushrod October 16, 2012, 04:35
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    DOES THE ENGING NOT TURN OVER WHEN HOT? AND WHERE DID YOU BUY THE REPLACMENT STARTER?
    AS FAR AS ROUGH RUN COLD,C.E.L. ON? ( 3.8L.V6 EFI.) I THINK.

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    lilmztete, October 16, 2012, 23:31
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    it does nothing if hot...just console lights will turn on...Mechanic had to order replacement dont know where from...no c.e.l is not on...have noticed the security light is on when this problem occurs

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12984 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 16, 2012, 06:34
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    suspect starter if it was a cheaper starter. as far as rough running is ck eng light on?

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    lilmztete, October 16, 2012, 23:33
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    no its not ...security light comes on when this happens... as for the starter im not if its a cheaper one ...mechanic ordered and can not get to the starter myself to test or check out..

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