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2009 Toyota Corolla Base 4dr Sedan Man (SE)

2009 Toyota Corolla
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
26 mpg city / 35 mpg hwy
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February 9, 2013, 5:59 am

Saad S

Question: why makes a car's ignition not start right away, especially in the early morning?

sometimes, it takes me more hat twicc to start up my car's enging. is it becauase the sprk plugs?

February 16, 2013, 9:25 am

Ron W
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Your vehicle is almost new, so I would suspect what it is doing is normal for the car. But it could be an an anti-theft system input or computer issue. So you should have the dealer look at it to be sure.

Your vehicle looks like it’s still under warranty. I would recommend taking it in and having the dealer look at it.

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