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Date: Mon, 13 Oct 1997 23:29:04 +1000
From: Mathew Prins <>
Subject: Re: Need Advice: Problem Starting

Sounds like the starter solenoid is gone. Does the engine turn over? If the engine does then you have heat problem with the fuel. The fuel is probably evavporating before the injectors can get into the head . Before stopping the car next time. Check the temp of the car. If it is in the extreme, then yes the car may not allow restarting (although highly unlikely). David Juang wrote: > I have a 1993 Saab 900S and occasionally have problem starting after the > car had just be driven. When the ignition is turn, there is no response as > if the battery is dead and when this occurs, I just wait a few minutes and > the car starts up again. This problem seems to be related to heat since the > car always starts when the engine is cold. Is there any on-board computer > on the car that controls the ignition? Or perhaps the problem is related to > my ignition cut off switch malfunctioning (but why does it reset itself)? > > Any advice is greatly appreciated. Please respond to

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