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Car hard to start misses but when you get it started it runs ok check engine light is on.I just brought car on ebayhad oil changed light was on itacts like it wants to start now but it won`t

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First check that the car has not been overfilled with oil at the oil change as this can cause the exact symptoms you describe.

Secondly if you have an engine management light (as opposed to an oil light) showing on the dash the car will need to be connected to a scanner and scanned for error codes to help identify the cause of the problem. It will be very difficult to isolate the cause unless a scan is performed.

Hope this helps. Please remember to rate my answer. Many Thanks.

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