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Old 06-22-2003, 11:44 PM
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86 2.3-16v difficulty starting

I have had this problem for the the past 6 months and have not got around fixing it. Used to be only if the car was undriven for more than 8 hours but now the frequency of difficult starts are less than an hour.

I've changed the plugs, air filters, distributor cap+rotor but yet the car takes ages to fire.It cranks but feels like no firing from the plugs. When it finally starts, there's tons of soot coming out of the tail pipe for a couple of seconds. I guess the injectors and fuel pumps are working.

Funny thing is the car runs great once it's fired up. Immediate restarts after cut-out is fine. Fires up immediately. It's only when its left for some time that it becomes difficult to start up again.

Can you guys please point out any similar situations or suggestions. I suspect the HT coil but again I am be wrong .

any help much appreciated.

alex
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Old 06-24-2003, 12:20 AM
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What kind of plugs are you using right now in your car?. If you have platnum or other fancy plugs then remove them and put in the good old bosch copper tip.

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Old 06-24-2003, 02:25 AM
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i am using bosch standard copper core plugs F5DC .

i checked all the electrical systems yesterday and found the trunk lights not shutting off when the trunck was closed. fixed that and also isolate some swithes which were not working in the car.

hope to see some improvement .


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