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When I start the car when it's been sitting it will

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JA: Hi. How can we help?
Customer: When I start the car when it's been sitting for hours it will initially start, run rough, misfire, stall
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: Ive replaced intake gaskets, spark plugs, ignition control module
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Trying
JA: Is there anything else the Saturn Mechanic should be aware of about your Saturn?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 9 months ago.

Hello, what's the year model and engine size of the car? Is the check engine light on and if so have you pulled the diagnostic codes?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No check engine light
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Rough idle, start when cold only
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 9 months ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** checked the fuel pressure? what's the year model and engine size of the car?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Within spec. 04 Saturn 2.2
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 9 months ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** great. Do you have a scan tool that shows live data?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 9 months ago.

Great, what's the coolant temp sensor reading when it does start and what does it read when hot and in the no start state?