03 ION Why would it not start in cold weather works fine at running temp or in warm weather?
The grease in the ignition becomes 'frozen' in the colder weather. When you insert the key and turn, it triggers the anti-theft system. The 'solution' to this problem is to keep a lighter in your car and heat the key up BEFORE you insert and turn to start the engine. If you trigger the anti-theft system, you are going to have to wait 10 minutes for it to reset. Another problem could be in the ignition switch The switch contains the anti-theft logic and is suseptible to moisture This is a very common problem. If your security light flashes when it won't start it's your problem for sure Also if you have the codes checked it will have B2960 and B3033 in the body control module history
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Why would a 1994 Ford Probe GT with a newly rebuilt engine not start in cold weather when it starts just fine in warm weather?
first how cold is cold?? winter -30 or just not started at 0 degrees?? plug it in and go from there. lighter oil mabey?? ACE Answer alot of ford probes have intermitant starting problems, if you look on the internet for this you will see many people have tried many different things from cheap to …expensive. I have found that when my 97 probe doesn't start all i have to do is wiggle any electrical connectors i see ( i have not pin pointed which one)the car will then start. have read people have had to replace electrical harness, but my ways alot easier, for now Well I had this same problem with our 89 Probe GL. There are multiple temp sensors in the engine which I was afraid was the problem with ours but I found it was an oxygen sensor which had a broken retaining clip. When I fastened it on with a rubber band it quit running badly and not starting in cold weather. Just yesterday when checking out fuses for another issue (headlights) I found that there is a manual "switch" for a fuse under there. One is labeled "warm weather" and the other "cold weather". Since I never knew this was there and it is now warm out, I haven't had the chance it see how it will improve its operation yet. But I intend to find out when I have the chance. Maybe that will work as well for you. (MORE)
Why would a Chevy 92 Beretta GT start all the time during warm weather and take forever to start during cold weather?
you need a tune up, i.e. plugs, wires and a new air and fuel filter.
What would cause no oil pressure for about 2 minutes on a 2001 Ford 150 in cold weather until engine is starting to warm up?
Make sure you have the proper viscosity of oil. 5W30 is what the specs are for a 4.6L engine. Answer You have a serious problem here. Don't continue to drive this truck in this condition. Severe damage is being done in these 2 minutes. Your oil pump may be failing, or you may have a bad filter. C…hange filters to a Motorcraft filter immediately. If this does not cure the problem, have this looked at by an expert. Answer I echo the previous, serious engine damage is likely to follow, would also suggest a stuck oil pressure sending unit. (Easy screw in replacement) try that first, but if it's still acting up, TOW IT IN. (MORE)
Why would a 1991 Lumina with 250000 miles run like new but sometimes be very hard starting especially in cold weather?
Answer . Take the vehicle in for diagnosis and tuneup. Starting with tune up is a good idea if your planning on keeping the car. It may save diagnostic money. On the other hand if the problem is an expensive repair and you decide to dump the car, the tune up money is wasted. Check your record…s for the last tune up part replacement. You should have date and miliage. Are they due? If not, have the diagnosis done. Since this is a cold weather problem, I would be suspicious of a ignition module, coolant temp sensor or ignition coil pack problem (there are three of them). Pull the plugs and check condition, if two of the cylinder's plugs are black, see if they go to the same coil, that may lead you to a coil problem. I believe the older luminas (I assume we are talking the Lumina Car not the Lumina APV Van) have the coil and ignition module on the firewall side of the motor. The crank shaft sensor is a common problem on those. It is under the ignition module. Post you findings.. Answer . \nIt may have a problem starting especially in cold weather because you battery could be bad. Cold weather starting is hard on a battery. Just go have you battery and your alternator checked and most likely one of those is the problem.. Answer . \nHad the same problem. The Chevy dealership had no clue what to do. Replace the spark plugs and coat plug ends (side where cable attaches with di-electric grease.\n. \nRemove EGR valve from plenum. There is probably a ton of carbon deposit in the port hole (should be about one inch in diameter. Use a dremel tool to grind out the carbon and a shop vac to suck up the debris. You don't want the debris going into the plenum! Be sure to clean up the carbon on the EGR port hole as well.\n. \nI'd replace the oxygen sensor too. Cheap fix - about $35.\n. \nRe-assemble and your car will run like new again, the heater will blow hot air again, and your gas mileage will improve noteably. (MORE)
Answer . The throttle body is getting iced up, put on a different style air filter, or eliminate the warm air return on the intake hose.. On a different note, It could be the ignition coil failing when it gets hot, Quite a common problem . Check for spark as soon as it stalls .
Your 1991 Corolla runs fine when it is warmed up completely but if weather is cool or cold it runs rich and misses until warmed up - How do you adjust the choke?
there is no choke in a 91 corolla. there is an idle an idle air bypass valve under the throttle body that is temperature sensitive. when cold, the valve should be wide open to allow extra air to bypass the throttle plate. as the car heats up, the valve closes slowly until the only air let into the e…ngine is past the small gap in the throttle plate. remove the throttle body and then the valve. if when cold, the valve is closed replace it. it should fix the problem. if the valve is working properly check the oxygen sensor. a voltmeter placed across the 2 sensor wires should switch regularly between less that 1/2 volt to more than 1/2 volt then back etc. (about once every second or 2 at 2000 rpm) if its stuck at 0 volts or wont go above 1/2 volt the computer thinks that there isn't enough gas so it tries to add more. (a rich condition) (MORE)
What kind of sensor would cause a Chevy 350 to cut out in cold weather and run fine in warm weather?
The weather is the atmosphere in term of temperature(from my science class) Sence of oxygen
On A 1999 Tahoe it wont start on cold days without a shot of starting fluid but it runs well and starts fine when warm you have replaced coolant tempand intake air temp semsor theconnollys1netzerocom?
Answer . \nSounds too simple to be true but check your battery and bat. cable connections. You need all the cold-cranking amps you can get.
Morning sickness . I was told fluid drains out of the torque converter(overnight)\ndue to a bad inner seal when cold,once the car warms up and fluid is pumed back in the converter it operates fine.I'm going to try a additive to swell the seals,my olds acheiva(96)has over 200,000 and I'm going to …try this before I drop the big bucks down.This car runs great all day but takes ten minutes to warm up in the morning,before it shifts fine (MORE)
you should first check the battery with a load tester. fill battery charge battery test again replace if needed
ignition switch in the steering column is faulty. Car would not start when the car is parked in the sun. Need to remove the steering to get to the switch.
How do you fix this 1997 Chevrolet Silverado starts up fine in warm weather now in cold weather acts like it's out of gas in mornings until the weather warms up during the day?
Answer . \nYou most likely have water or water vapor in you fuel lines, try adding one of the moisture removing products available at your local auto parts stores to your fuel tank during warmer time of day to remove moisture from the fuel system. In cold (below freezing) temperatures the water …freezes and blocks fuel flow. (MORE)
What would cause a 99 contour to not start in cold weather 36 - 45 degrees it will turn over but not start Starts fine in warm weather?
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nYou need all the cranking amps your battery can supply in cold weather. Check your battery connections, take them off and clean them and reinstall and tighten. You can use dilectric grease to keep them from corroding. Once you have them reinstalled, and TIGHT, then… try to crank it over in cold weather. If it still won't crank then your battery has a weak cell and is probably on it's way out. Make sure you have a fully charged battery when you are trying to start it. Warm weather does not take as many crankign amps from your battery so that is why it is fine then and not in cold weather\n. \n. \nAlso check your automatic choke or throttle body position, the flap should be almost closed when starting in cold weather, as a test disconnect the air intake tube from the throttle body and cover the opening with your hand while someone turns the engine over, if it fires right up then that is the problem, never use the gas pedal when starting cold it defeats the purpose, you need to starve the engine for air when starting in cold weather. (MORE)
Have a 87 Chev Celebrity with a 2.5 starts cold fine but runs rough and hard to keep running after 20 min of being shut off and starts to run rough if idled for quite a while hot weather even worse?
Answer . I have a '90 celebrity that had the same problem. Turned out to be the fuel pump. If you have any machanic friends I would have them test the presure. Hope this helps.
Why does the heater not work in cold weather when it works fine in warm weather on a 1992 Plymouth Acclaim that has a new thermostat and the core and radiator and water pump are okay?
Flush and clean your heater radiator wich is located inside the car. No that is incorrect. All you have to do is add antifreeze to your reservoir keep adding it till you get heat. You may have to let your car sit awhile on the on position. I know this is your problem because it works in the warmer …weather. Unless your thermostat is stuck and the heater was just blowing air off your motor but I doubt that. Make sure you add enough antifreeze though. You never add when your vehicle is hot and if you add in radiator make sure car is on. If you have to much water in it to add antifreeze there is a screw under radiator to release water from radiator. GOODLUCK (MORE)
Why would a 2000 Dodge Dakota keep dying at low speeds attempting to stop and first start up in the mornings whether its cold or warm weather etc temp and timing position sensor have been replaced?
Answer . sounds more like a mechanical problem then electronic. From what you wrote it sounds like the torque converter. Its like trying to stop in a car that has a manual trans. without pushing in the clutch.
Answer . \nClean the mass air inflow sensor. You may also have some engine sensors that are borderline working and won't cause a check engine code but are feeding the engine control computer the skewed readings. If you have a check engine light on- go repair that problem. LOL
Have your battery tested. It could have a bad cell in it or not enough cold cranking amps. This is a simple fix. Batteries usually start about $40+. That is what I would do.
Icing inside the intake? Had that happen on my old I6 Ford. You could scrape ice off the outside of the intake...I'd heat it with a torch and would instantly be fine. Just a thought.
batteries are rated by their number of cold cranking amps or CCAs the battery you have in your car is either bad or does not have enough CCAs to start a cold engine
I'm not exactly great with cars, but I think I may know the answer to this one. If, during the warm weather, it is on the more humid side, your gears may simply be sticking, and the warm weather might also cause the gears to expand slightly. Hopefully this is a little helpful!
IF YOUR BATTERY DIES I found the answer to this under Alero 2002 security system will not let you start the car with out leaving key on for 10 minutes then you turn the key off then it will start? and this worked for me too. My battery went dead and after a boost and several other things the car w…ould still not start. I then tried the above (key in the ignition and turned to the on position for 10 - 15 minutes or until "Security" stops flashing on the instrument cluster) and it started right away. I believe with the PASSLOCK II TM system the resistance of the key must be read before the car will start. Thanks for the advice DD (MORE)
There are two main phenomenon that affect weather temperatures. There are seasons and there are fronts. With seasons the earth tilts the different hemispheres closer to or farther from the sun. For example, during winter it gets cold because the hemisphere experiencing that season is tilted away fro…m the sun. During summer is gets hot because that hemisphere is tilted toward it. Fronts are a little more complicated. There are two types of fronts. The warm front is a air mass that as it moves warms things up and goes in a South to North Direction. The cold front is the opposite and instead of the air mass warming things up it cools things down as it moves from a north to south direction. (MORE)
Some plants that are good for surviving cold and warm weather are Freesia, lilac bushes, Snapdragons, just to name a few.
It is unknown if more people prefer cold or warm weather. There arepositive and negative aspects of both types of weather.
What causes a 1995 Chevy G30 to stall and cut off after driving hot weather but run fine in cold weather?
Because during the summer, due to your hood absorbing much heat, it kills it. This is because naturally your vehicle puts out a lot of heat. But during the winter, your engine does not risk overheating because the air around it allows it stay nice and cool.
Warm air is lighter and therefore rises. Cold air holds more waterand is heavier. Cold air sinks lower than warm air.
Dogs can keep warm in cold weather because of their fur is thick, or their owners put coatrs on them.
Just about anything that is hot, such as hot chocolate, coffee, tea, spiced tea, etc. can help warm you in cold weather. But alcoholic drinks are not a good idea. They give a false feeling of warmth, and actually cause more body heat loss, which can lead to serious complications, even death.
Really depends on what you think of as "warm" and "cold". If it gets really warm/hot, people can suffer heatstroke, andrunning becomes tougher. And if it gets proper cold - like close or below freezing - therisk of suffering from something like asthma becomes greater. For marathons and similar, t…he ideal temperature is often seen tobe somewhere halfway between room temperature and refridgeratortemperature. Warm enough not to give lung issues, cool enough not to riskoverheating or dehydration through sweating. (MORE)
There are far too many answeres and guesses to this very vague question, can you be more precise, example...does the engine crank over slow???? fast???? does it back fire???? does it not crank at all???? What type of vehicle is it????what year???? Make Model.. Carburator?? fuel injected???does it ru…n perfect when in warm weather? Is a check engine light on and if so has it been on for a long timeÃÃ Is the vehicle charging according to its battery gauge or charge light. (MORE)
Are there remote starts that can start a vehicle and run it for 10 minutes once every hour to keep a vehicle warm in extreme cold weather?
not to my knowledge but even though its running for 10 min every hour to keep it warm if it runs for 10 min before you get in it, it should be about the same thing just not running for a total of 4 hours in the course of a 24 hour day that is if you dont drive it
Injected 2.5 engine starts when the weather is warm but when it's cold it cranks hard and runs bad until it warms new long block started doing this when the weather became cold new distributer sensor?
When I replaced the knock sensor it cleared this right up. BUT A cheaper solution is to use ALWAYS 93 Octane gas in this car. In fact the Cheapo stuff at the discusnt places run sometimes more than 10% Ethanol and the Millie engines LOVE the ethanol, at least mine does. Runs best on 12-15% M
In cold weather, people have made different kinds of boots. They have the warm boots to keep you warm so I suggest you where some warm boots
my 2007 dodge sprinter will not start eventhough i let the engine glow a couple times. now from trying the battery is some what dead so i am charging it any help thank you Nathan
What would cause your car to not start in cold weather It turns over just fine but will not start up?
possibly the timing belt is broken. thats not a good thing. however, there are endless possibilities like frozen fuel lines etc...
A high performance engine will run better in the cold the vehicle is at full operating temperature. Cold air is more dense so basically its like your packing in more air into the cylinder.
More heat energy in the surroundings means that the water molecules vibrate faster and more will leave the liquid stage to become gas. This process is called evaporation.
Douglas Fir grows wild in Western Pennsylvania. It is harvested in the winter. It is used to make Christmas Wreaths and Swags. It is soft and plyable and lasts for several weeks as it adorns your house for the holidays.
They do not move aroound and they huddle together with other sheep, they find a location where the wind does not blow much.
because of the extreme coolness,when you face is exposed to the snow your entire face becomes pink this is because of the shortage of blood .i.e when you do not put some thing warm in your face like monky cap,the blood freezes and it will be difficult for blod to circulate to all parts of the body. … i am studying in class six. (MORE)
Get an insulated dog run, kennel them in a heated garage, get a doggie blanket, or keep them indoors.
squirrels like both realy as long as they can get acorns they arnt really bothers
Essentials: Gloves, scarf, hat, coat, boots. Nice to have in the cold: leg warmers, neck warmer, ear muffs, gloves, scarf, hat, skiing coat, fluffy boots.
If the two air masses are moving together in different directions, you could get a tornado.
batteries are rated for cranking amps and cold cranking amps.. in warm or hot conditions your engine oil is also warm and not thick so your batteries do just fine.. now in cold weather conditions your engine oil is thick so your battery doesnt have the potential to crank the engine
They are warm-blooded & have fur, they could hiberate in a nest like structure, and/or huddle together with more of its kind to share warmth
things expand in warm weather. *example-in the summer the sidewalks expand thats why there are cracks .
Because the suns rays are striking the earth and it is striking mostly the middle, (equator). It is hot.
During cold weather, molecules in the air move more slowly than they do during hot weather. The earth is actually closer to the sun in winter time; the tilt of the axis (northern hemisphere away from sun) is what deprives the earth of the sun's heat.