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2007 suzuki swift: hour to start! especially when parked in the sun

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Hi,____I own a 2007 suzuki swift. The problem I am having is at times it will take up to half on hour to start! especially when parked in the sun. My battery was checked and it is still in good condition. What could be the problem
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 5 years ago.
Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX the starter turn over, but the engine does not start, or does the starter not even turn over?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes, the starter turns over but the engine does not start
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 5 years ago.
Do you have spark at the spark plugs when cranking?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 5 years ago.

then this is most likely a bad fuel pump, you will need to check the fuel pressure with a manual gauge, the fuel pressure must be at least 38 psi, if its lower, then replace the fuel pump,tim

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Tim,

 

Thanks for your response. Am I allowed to let my mechanic check your suggestion before I select your "accept answer"?

Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 5 years ago.
you dont have to pres "Accept" intil you are satified,Tim
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