1989 Nissan 180SX Hard to start 180SX after sitting in a ho

Tiny
KINGLAW
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  • 1989 NISSAN 180SX
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 160,000 MILES
My Nissan 180sx does not start easily after sitting in a hot sun for many hours.

I have no problem to start it up in the cold morning.

When I get to work, I park my car outside my work under the hot sun.

When I finish my work at 5pm, it is very hard to start up.

Normally I need to crank it for 6 to 8 times to get it started. What would be the main cause of it?

Thanks.

King
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Saturday, August 1st, 2009 AT 3:14 AM

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Tiny
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Check the fuel pressure could be the fuel pump that's acting up and get back with some results, could also be the ignition switch.
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Saturday, August 1st, 2009 AT 5:37 AM
Tiny
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Before I go to get the fuel pump checked, I am just wondering why I don' have any problem to start my car in the cold morning, after parking in my garage for more than 12 hours overnight? Would that be something small that I can fix it myself?

Thanks again

King
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Saturday, August 1st, 2009 AT 6:05 AM
Tiny
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Its really hard to tell where its coming from unless you duplicate the problem and attempt to do what I've suggested there's more to it than what I gave earlier that was to eliminate the fuel out of the way then I'll take it somewhere.
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Saturday, August 1st, 2009 AT 1:12 PM

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