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My car has a starting fault when hot, it turns over 7-8 times before starting.

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  • wcptrust Dec 20, 2008

    Have tried everything to overcome the hot starting problem on the BMW 1998 TDS. New glow plugs and injectors,feul and air filters.Checked for feul and air leaks in system. Only when it is hot do you sometimes battle to start it. No every time. Sometimes it starts fine and a minute later you struggle again. Once started the car performs exellent and has no other problems. To me it sounds like a feul starvation problem. Once when it did not want to start I took the feul filter off and found it to be half full with feul only. filled it and it started immediately. The problem is only when the engine is hot.

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  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    My car is turning over when trying to start as normal, it just isn't coming to life, I had a amber light and when a diagnostic was ran it showed the maf sensor, now that's done it's still not starting, and the snap on diagnostic machine is showin no engine faults, possible suggestions please



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Replace the "glow plug" relay that is ussually situated next to the fuse box

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I have a 1995 bmw 318tds compact that when i try to start it will not turn over i have changed the glow plugs they heat up but there is no power going to them dose anyone no the answer

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