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Having starting issues and heater/AC issues.

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E Showell
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Re: Having starting issues and heater/AC issues.

Post by E Showell »

How new are the engine coolant temperature sensor and thermostat? If not recent, they may be the genesis of your starting difficulties.
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Post by dimataeus »

E Showell wrote:How new are the engine coolant temperature sensor and thermostat? If not recent, they may be the genesis of your starting difficulties.
recently replaced them 300 miles ago. I fixed the problem though it was the fuel pump relay.

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