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On two occasions I have had problems starting the car - the engine would crank but it wouldn't turn over.

In both cases I had to try a couple of times before the car fired up and everything was fine. The weather was about -5C (23F).

The first time (a few weeks ago) my gas tank was at about 1/8 full so I thought maybe the fuel lines started to freeze over. Yesterday, the tank was more than half full.

Has anyone had similar issues starting cold weather? I'm concerned because if it's having problems with the mild cold weather I don't want to imagine what's going to happen when it's -40C (-40F) out!!
 

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Start every single time last winter.... well..... except the time I forgot the lights on!!!!

IMO -5ºC is not cold enought to make water/moisture freeze in order to block the fuel line!! Better look elsewhere!
 

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I thought the headlights shut off automatically if the car has been off for more than a period of time? Or is my car magic?
Yes I think so! but....... I have a remote start and it doesn't shut the light if it's engage:confused: Just don't ask me why!

OP. You guys in the west got dramatic temp change lately, no??? May be you're still buying summer fuel!!!
 

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Start every single time last winter.... well..... except the time I forgot the lights on!!!!

IMO -5ºC is not cold enought to make water/moisture freeze in order to block the fuel line!! Better look elsewhere!
Haha, I did the lights on thing with my Sentra when it was -20C out, good thing it happened at a meeting I went to so there were lots of people to ask for a jump! :D

OP. You guys in the west got dramatic temp change lately, no??? May be you're still buying summer fuel!!!
I wouldn't call this dramatic by Alberta standards - I remember last winter temperature swings from barely 0C to -30C in one or two days!
 
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