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car wont start in the morning

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car wont start in the morning
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim West replied 7 years ago.
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Sounds like the vehicle could be low on fuel pressure. Very common, especially when most problematic in the morning.

1. Check the fuel pressure regulator for leak after a hot soak.

2. Verify that fuel pressure is near 45 PSI when cranking and when the condition is present.

3. Remove the spark plug wires from the ignition coils.

4. Crank engine, verify that spark will arc tower to tower on all three coils.

5. Replace the fuel filter if restricted.

6. Run injector cleaner through the injectors.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
after trying to start several times it comes to live runs the whole day or 2 days without problems and when it mostly it rains it wont start again, could it be the ignition as well or the problem with the key as being worn out
Expert:  Tim West replied 7 years ago.
So when it wont start, the vehicle will not crank?
What type of vehicle is this? A 3.1L?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
my little knowldge know that is a V6 maybe its a 3.1L
Expert:  Tim West replied 7 years ago.
So does the vehicle crank? Or will it not just start?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
the vehicle cranks but wont start
Expert:  Tim West replied 7 years ago.
Try spraying some starting fluid in the throttle body while cranking. If the vehicle starts, you will need to repalce the fuel pump/ filter. Let me know how this goes.

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