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Old 10-30-2003, 04:26 PM
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NewbieQuestion: Rough cold starts

Now that the weather is getting colder, my 2.8L 300e needs to crank 3 or 4 times before starting. And then only after slightly touching gas pedal.

Any ideas of what could need servicing? It has new plugs and always uses premium gas.
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Old 10-30-2003, 05:09 PM
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If the weather is below approx. 59degF, the cold start valve /injector should activate.
that could be your prob.
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Old 11-04-2003, 02:40 PM
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cold start valve

I found out from the deal that my car does not have a cold start valve.
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