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My Chaparral signature has a problem in that after running perfectly well for hours on end if I turn the engine off it won’t restart. If left for several hours or overnight everything returns to normal ! It was windy on Loch Lomond today and as I reversed into the mooring I accidentally turned off the ignition the wind caught me and blew me across the marina. The engine was turning over but just refused to start eventually I had to be towed by the marina staff back to my berth. The fuel pump has been replaced the fuel is fine can anybody suggest what might be going on?

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Could be a vapor lock issue but we will need to know what engine, drive, and model year. W

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I am sure that Wingnut is right. But what comes to mind for me is, a distributor problem. 

Years ago, what happened to me is exactly that. I first went after the small stuff as in the fuel filters. For what ever reason at the time. I changed the cap and rotor and the problem when away.  

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13 hours ago, Iggy said:

I am sure that Wingnut is right. But what comes to mind for me is, a distributor problem. 

Years ago, what happened to me is exactly that. I first went after the small stuff as in the fuel filters. For what ever reason at the time. I changed the cap and rotor and the problem when away.  

I am sure that Wingnut is right.                                                  Ha, that one right there is sure to get you in trouble.  I thought I was wrong once, but I was mistaken...  W

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