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Q: Car has trouble starting

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My car is having trouble starting.

A: Hard starts can be caused by many things. A...

Hard starts can be caused by many things. Anything from a bad battery, to the need for a tune up, or replacement fuel pump can cause a hard starting condition. I would recommend having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, diagnose the vehicle’s starting issue first to ensure that the correct repairs are made.

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