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Old 04-17-2013, 09:29 AM   #1
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Engine Trouble

2003 inline 6, trouble starting when hot but strts right up after an hour or so of sitting. also sporadically drops a cylinder around the nonstop 55mile mark and drowns out around 65miles. I sit 5 minutes and it starts and drives away like nothing happened. What the hell?????

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Old 04-17-2013, 10:14 AM   #2
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Heat soak maybe? Do you have the heat shielding on the manifold or was it removed? There should be a thread on it if you have time to search. Anything you do to get the heat out of the engine compartment helps. It may also be a clogged cat that forces heat build up. Just shootin ideas out.
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