If car sit for several days it will turn over ok but won't start. It's like it's not getting fuel. It eventually will start. What is the problem

Asked by Sep 07, 2017 at 07:30 AM about the 2007 Pontiac Vibe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hard starting if it sit for several days. It
turns over but won't start. Eventually starts
after several attempts

1 Answer

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When was the last fuel filter change? Low fuel pressure or delivery can cause this, a sensor misread can also, best to have your mechanic check it out before it leaves you stranded, this could be a early warning of fuel pump failure.

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