I HAVE A 1

2000 Volkswagen Golf

Tiny

Anonymous

November, 10, 2012 AT 8:20 PM

I have a 1.6I golf. When the car is cold it starts same time, when the car is hot it takes time to start. What could be the problem

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Tiny

exovcds

November, 10, 2012 AT 8:36 PM

- Temperature sensor (wrong signal will cause ECM to add too much fuel when engine is warm, causing long cranking time before engine will start)
- EVAP Purge Valve (when they stick open, they allow gasoline fumes to enter the intake manifold, causing a rich condition and long cranking time before
the engine will start)
- Possible fuel pressure problem (when shut off, loses pressure which results in vapor lock and long cranking on a warm hot engine).

Check if any fault codes are stored in the ECM. That might help the diagnosis.

Thomas

Tiny

storm_uk

November, 11, 2012 AT 10:01 PM

Hi how would I fix these and ill put up a picture in next couple days.
By the way it dont do it all the time.

Tiny

exovcds

November, 12, 2012 AT 1:46 AM

No fixing at this point. You need to check those items, no need to waist money on parts that you might not need.

Once I have the exact engine code, I can supply specific info so you can check those components.

The more often it happens, the easier it will be to find the problem.

Thomas

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