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Truck won't start after it warms up.

Discussion in 'Chevy C/K Truck Forum' started by madmatt6988, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. madmatt6988

    madmatt6988 New Member

    I'm thinking of buying an 84 chevy 4x4 from a friend of mine. He says it runs fine but when the engine gets warm and you turn it off, it won't start back up. Once it cools down, fires right back up. Any ideas?
  2. timhall1787

    timhall1787 New Member

    i had an issue like this before with 89 1500. it ended up being the ignition coil. look for a small crack on it anywhere or check the resistance.
  3. madmatt6988

    madmatt6988 New Member

    Ok I'll check that out. Thanks.

    ---------- Post added at 05:50 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:08 PM ----------

    Ok update: Asked him some more and he said it won't even turn over when its warm but will start if you jump it.
  4. outalne94z71

    outalne94z71 New Member

    does this truck have headers on it, sounds like heat soak in the solenoid.
  5. madmatt6988

    madmatt6988 New Member

    No headers, but my friend said he thinks it's the starter. I thought I'd get some advice before buying parts here and there till its fixed.

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