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defender dinky

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hi all, range rover p38 97 bmw 2.5 engine,this problem has only been happening the last few weeks,when we turn the car off and try to restart the engine it won't have it,stuck on garage forcourt half hour waiting for the car to start,the glow plug light won't even light up until the car has cooled down, the more you try is only running the battery down, you can always tell when it's ready because the glowplug light stays on as normal starting,now a few weeks ago i changed the water pump and while i was at it i change the belt, is there something i have missed, do i have to retension the belt. any help gratefully received. cheer' defender dinky

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You need a hot start kit from Ebay around £20 fitted in 10 mins.

Common fault with the BWW RR my one was the same started first thing

then refused to start when warm.

The kit fools the ECU that the car is cold, works a treat no futher




hi brian, any reason why it's just started going wrong , wife's had car four years now, thanks again, dd

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