When it is below 30 degrees the car will not turn over or start. After approx. 20 mins. It starts right up. What is the problem? I have been told if I cut a white wire it will eliminate the problem, is this true and if it is how and what wire?
Next time it refuses to start don't wait for it to make up its mind-do below immediately to determine if its fuel or spark problem
Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine atleast 3/16 away from ground-have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, Do you hear the fuel pump come On when you turn key on? If not check fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay if okay-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, cap and rotor, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it and keep testing
December, 14, 2011 AT 12:26 AM
If the security light is on solid or flashing when it doesnt start then its most likely a bad igniion switch.I dont recomend cutting any wires.