MY CAR WONT START IN THE COLD

  • Tiny
  • scoobs1106
  • 2004 BMW 316
  • 87,000 miles

My car wont start in the cold. Unless it gets a jump start.I have taken it to the garage its been on the diagnostic computer but nothing showing the battery has also been checked and thats ok can you advise please

Saturday, November 10th, 2012 AT 10:16 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Dr. Hagerty
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  • 9,705 posts

Will it turn over and not start, is that it?
Describe what happens please.

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 12:01 AM
  • Tiny
  • scoobs1106
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I turn the key dash lights up but when I try to pump the accelerator I get nothing it wouldn't start in the cold yesterday morning yet when I got home from work it started first time?

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 8:18 AM
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  • Dr. Hagerty
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Beyond "pumping" the accelerator (which is pointless in a fuel injected car) what is the starter doing, is it engaging and turning the engine over, or is there just nothing, even if you hold the key in the start position?

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 AT 4:59 PM

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