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Tim Mohr
Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH
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Difficult to start in cold,has a lot of smoke on starting

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Difficult to start in cold,has a lot of white smoke on starting
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** is usually caused by bad glow plugs, how many miles are on this?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
275,000 miles
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 1 year ago.

then its most likely bad glow plugs, if it does only when cold, did yur mechanic check the glow plugs?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Claimed that everything was fine, just a tired engine
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 1 year ago.

thats not likely, if it starts and runs fine when warm, its going to be bad glow plugs,Tim

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks, Buck.
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 1 year ago.

Anytime my friend, please dont forget to rate me so I can get credit for helping,thanks,Tim

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