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Car will start first time I drive it for the day, but when shut off gives issues

(1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue)
in Janesville, WI on April 10, 2018
If I shut it off and try to start again within a short time period it takes a few times before it will go. And then a lot of times ( getting more and more frequent) when I stop at a light it kills and then won’t start again sometimes for several minutes and to get it to start from that point I have to push on the gas a bit. We just changed the fuel pump, not the filter though, but we don’t have a lot of money to put into this car. Can you please help me with some advice so we don’t have to waste hundreds of dollars before the problem is actually fixed?
What seems to make the problem better or worse? It seems to only happen after the car has been driven for a little while
How long have you had this problem? Since we got the car about 6 months ago, we changed the fuel pump and that seemed to help for a while but now it’s doing it again
Tags: oldsmobile, intrigue
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on April 10, 2018
You need to do a little diagnosis in order to not waste anymore money. Rent a fuel pressure gauge and see what kind of fuel pressure the car has when it's having the issue. If there is a check engine light get it scanned to see the code.

Both can be done for free at most auto parts stores.

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