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Car wont start

03 vectra 2.2dti very had to start after bein parked for 3hrs or more.changed glow plugs but still does it.any ides wot else to check

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Try unbollting the EGR valve and see if it is blocked try starting the car with it slightly unbolted and pulled away from the engine if it runs then the EGR is blocked remove it and clean it out!

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