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Why won't my PT cruiser start when it gets hot outside?

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Why won't my PT cruiser start when it gets hot outside?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 2 years ago.


Well,,its losing either fuel pressure or spark at the spark plugs.

Can you test those when it wont start?

99% of the time its a problem with the fuel pump because when they get hot they cant spin fast enough therefore not be able to create enough pressure to open the fuel injectors.