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2.0 litre 2002 wont start

I wait for the glow plug light to out and the car wont start it's as if it wants to go , had the same problem about 4 or 5 weeks ago thought it was the battery but it was'nt but changed anyway

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Hi from uk just a couple of questions ? as car is now with this cold starting?? when engine does start do you get blue/black heavy smoke and engine has a slight hesitant ? then smoke clears ? engine runs ok? and no problems starting for rest of day ? if this sounds like the problem you have? then this is the glow plugs that arenot working at optimum you only need 1 or 2 poor and engine has trouble cold starting may i suggest you first check that when you put ign on there is power reaching the 1st glow plug at least? if ok this will eliminate relay and fused link? these glow plugs must glow white hot from tip upwards you can change these diy with a little patience and are obtainable fro most motor super shops here in uk anyway hope this helps?and inspires you? please update on how you go on? or if you req further info ?

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