1996 Buick Regal

Engine Performance problem
1996 Buick Regal 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 158000 miles

car starts and runs fine even hot but once it's shut off hot won't restart for 15 minutes
August 28, 2009.

Next time don't wait 15mins. Do below immediately to catch it.

Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it

Aug 28, 2009.