Why won't car start after sitting. Radio comes on; lights on, but won't start? Do I need a jump?

Asked by Donnamangrum Sep 13, 2013 at 10:20 PM about the 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T SE FWD

Question type: General

Why won't car start after sitting 5 hours. What is wrong?

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Do you have good battery? At least 12v. Automatic or standard transmission?

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does the motor turn over when you try to start? Why do you wait 5 min? If it turns over ( tries to start) Is it a slow drag or rapid turning over.

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Listen for a noise (humming) - fuel pump. When it sits the fuel sys looses its prime and it has to have a prime.

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