Alan cawley

Bad start up. Cmax 1.8 diesel 2007

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Hi guys, can you help.I go out to car, try to start. it runs for 5-6 seconds ,then cuts out leave for 10 mins and try again . after few secs turning .it fires up. but runs rough fot 2-3 mins, then is ok. any ideas please. cheers.

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Sounds like an air leak into the fuel system or the fuel draining back to the tank.

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You Sir are correct . just got car back this morning. badly fitted fuel filter cap. Just had a decarb clean and mechanic fitted new filter incorrectly.. thank you Pragmatiix

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1 hour ago, Alan cawley said:

You Sir are correct . just got car back this morning. badly fitted fuel filter cap. Just had a decarb clean and mechanic fitted new filter incorrectly.. thank you Pragmatiix

Glad you got it sorted.

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