died at light and would not restart

by scott
(austin tx)

driving home car at normal temp. pulled up to stop light and she dies, car will crank but not fire, waited 5mins and she starts i drive home ?

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Nov 02, 2012
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many possibilities
by: Greg - Austin Texas

Most people suggest either the fuel pump or vapor lock. This is the first thing I would check.

Depending on the year of the car, I have seen the ignition coil get over-heated and it fails to start until it cools - strange, but this was a common problem back in the 70's.

I have a 67 vette and usually start checking the basics first, fuel then spark. Good Luck!

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