It was towed to a local garage and they replaced the fuel pump; Check carb after shut down and see if there is a small cloud after a few seconds.
No warning indicator lights come on.
Car hard to start after sitting for 30 minutes. Hold your key in the on position for a few seconds if your car has been sitting for a few days to let your fuel system fully prime. My fuel pressures are even a little lower than. After shutting it off it starts normal.
I didn't notice the issue again, until. Apr 11, 2021 #1 took the gtx out of hibernation today. My car has 95150 miles.
In the first datalog, car has been sitting for 20 minutes and i start it. My question is could it be the fuel filter or more likely the pump or something else. Those fuel pressures are a little low, but the car still should start with that psi, but who knows what the pressure was when it didn't start.
Last week, the same issue happened again, multiple times, with longer cranking times. If you go to start it with in the 10 min. After sitting for a while (more than 6 hrs.) very hard to start or no start.
It will eventually start, esp. Starts fine when cold and when only slightly warmed up. The engine is stock except for an hei distributor (gm).
Especially, if you park outdoors in a cold night, you may notice the car hard to start in the morning. 96 gtx hard start after sitting for 30 minutes. Later fires up like nothing wrong, most of the time.
I tried hooking up a obd1 scan tool but never have the problem when its hooked up. The car has 60000 miles on it. 94 s10 4×4 4.3 w eng.
When i start pressing on the gas pedal. Also the fan comes on when the engine isn't even warm. The gas has to be pumped and turn over the engin and car will finaly start.
Hello, i have a 2002 f150 with a 4.2 v6 engine. After 30 minutes it starts right up. It cranked a lot more than usual, and limped it's way to starting.
It fired up as soon as fuel hit the carbs and is running great. We stopped for about 30 minutes. Normally it springs to life like any car.
When at normal operating tempeture and shut off it will restart with 1/2 crank. Starts fine when hot if it is started within 10 minutes of it being turned off. 350 sbc hard start after sitting 30 min.
The service engin light stays on also. A little hard to start after sitting for 30 mins. My avalon did that once after sitting for 2 to 3 weeks, if it sits a while now, i will turn key to on, but do not try to start, wait like one minute, then start, works every time, any car could lose fuel pressure after sitting, also since it sits a lot.
Before restart check to see that there is a pump shot when linkage is. A few weeks later, after a 30 minute drive + 2 hours leaving the car off, i went to start the car. The most common reason for a car not to start after it has been sitting for a period is that the fuel pump isn't doing its job.
Eegle1748 july 4, 2016, 8:37pm #1. My car has an automatic transmission. That's because modern fuel injection systems operate under high pressure that must be maintained.
The yellow temp light came on but the c. Fuel filter is never full.put a fuel pressure gauge on the car and limit to 4 1/2 pounds if its higher. Mine does not have any problem whatsoever starting with the remote start though.
My car just has trouble starting first thing in the morning or after sitting around for a good long while. When cold starts in 1/2 turn. Hard starting when warm after sitting for 10 minutes.
Have to wait 30 minutes. Once a fuel pump starts going bad, it may not be able to maintain the pressure the fuel system needs. Posted by ctommyg on sep 07, 2009.
Otherwise it starts up fine at all other times. The car turns over but won't start when hot, but only after it has been sitting 30 to 45 minutes. In the second datalog, you can see me start it up again about 30 seconds after the last start, and this time it starts right up.
It acts like there is no fuel in the carburetor and needs to crank for several (4+) tries before it starts. In the morning it starts normal. It doesn’t appear to be the fuel pump.
Fuel pressure regulator, fuel filter, fuel pump, check valve in the pump assembly, fuel injectors, etc. Our 1999 cougar runs fine but, randomly, after stopping and shutting down won’t restart. After 30 minutes it starts right up.
I charge the battery once a month so i don't lose charge. #11 · feb 1, 2016. If you turn it off and sit a few minutes it starts instantly and goes great.
Or longer the engine cranks for about 7 seconds before it starts. My 73 (350 4bbl quadrajet) is hard to start after it sits for more than a couple of days. Concentrate on the fuel system:
These issues mainly occur in winter season as cold temperature affects an automobile in various ways. Thread starter old dog 68; Start date apr 11, 2021;
Also, check the camshaft and crankshaft sensors, if applicable for your particular model. Once it starts, it will start instantly anytime afterwards until it sits again. Have a hard time starting it after sitting for awhile 14 answers.
You need to keep the fuel tank full or at least half full during the colder months. It takes several seconds to start, but once it does, i turn it off and try again. If the engine is still hard to start, most likely the problem is not in the fuel system.
After the car runs for 15 to 20 minutes and sits for 15 to 30 minutes it is very hard to start. 6 things that cause car hard to start. After you drive it and shut it off for 10 min.
Trying to start it when hot, about 15 minutes after it has been turned off allows it to start, but then it runs only.