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HI all,

I have strange problem that happened yesterday, 
I had just drived about 50 miles, left the car parked for a few hours and then started to head home. after a couple of miles I stopped at an esso stattion. but when I went to start the car it wouldn't start.
all the dash lights came on and went out as normal, but i couldn't hear the fuel pump and when i turned the key nothing happened. I tried this several times did the fuel pump reset thing but still no joy.
I left it about 30 mins and then tried again and it started?
and it started fine this morning

I had the same thing happen about 2 years ago and it has been fine since,
I have a hawkeye v5 and have just checked the fault codes and had the following 
3012 - Driver Demand 1 Low Logged
3044 - Driver Demand 1 Low Active
3056 - Fuel Pump Drive Open Logged

the fuel pump error cleared but the 2 driver demand codes don't, they have been there for the last 8+ year I thing its something to do with the remap.
Ive checked all the fuses and relays and they all test ok, the only thing I found was the spade connector on a brown wire on the side of the starter motor was a bit corroded, which ive cleaned.

Dose anyone have any ideas as Im a bit reluctant to go on any trips incase it doesnt start back up again.

Its a 2003 TD5 manual, coils not air.

 

 

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Hi, Was the red imobilizer light on the dash flashing when you tried to start it? If so the starter motor won't operate. I've had this a couiple of times and simply locking with the fob/unlocking and starting straight away solved it.  Hopefully someone with more knowledge will be along soon.

Griff

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