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    Default Cold start issue - Thread 1,426

    Ok, a lot of us have this issue and none has found a fix.
    The obvious fix is to force the plugs to stay on for longer, and disconnecting the coolant sender plug does this, albeit it keeps the fan on :/

    Now does anybody have any knowledge of electronics?
    I'm thinking if an inline resistor is soldered into the plug wire that it would fool the ECU into thinking the engine is colder than it is and keep the plugs on longer?


    Thoughts?

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    Change starter motor iirc ??

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    Done

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    I fixed mine i got a new battery and it fixed it lol

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    Done that too lol
    And leak offs, thermostat, glow plugs, GP relay.

    Only option I can see is to hack the glow plug glow time

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    I'm glad i got mine sorted for winter coming in all i need to worry about now is when it snows i will struggle to get u my hill lol

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    Glad your sorted - are you sure it was the battery or could it have been the starter motor

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barlow View Post
    Done that too lol
    And leak offs, thermostat, glow plugs, GP relay.

    Only option I can see is to hack the glow plug glow time
    Have you checked the injectors/copper washers? Do you park your car uphill? If you do, try to park downhill and check if same problem still persists.

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    have you change the cam and crank shaft sensor that worked for me. i think it was the cam mainly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alcutler View Post
    Glad your sorted - are you sure it was the battery or could it have been the starter motor

    Na it was deffo the battery was still the same after i changed the glow plugs/glow plugs rally and the starter.

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