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    my o3 signam 2.o ltr d fitted with ay20dth engine has a poor starting problem when air temp is above 18 dec .the rest of the time its spot on.can anyone give me fixes.

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    could be 1 of your sensors air flow sensor maybe ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by reg View Post
    my o3 signam 2.o ltr d fitted with ay20dth engine has a poor starting problem when air temp is above 18 dec .the rest of the time its spot on.can anyone give me fixes.
    I'm having exactly the same problem with my dti, fine when it's cold but takes ages to start when the weather is warm or when it's been running and is left for an hour or so, then lots of smoke when it fires up so plenty of fuel getting through. Any ideas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Croxley View Post
    I'm having exactly the same problem with my dti, fine when it's cold but takes ages to start when the weather is warm or when it's been running and is left for an hour or so, then lots of smoke when it fires up so plenty of fuel getting through. Any ideas?

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    There must be someone out there with info on this

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    Quote Originally Posted by James24 View Post
    Thanks for that, I didn't realise the problem was so common.

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