View Full Version : starting problem

05-10-2004, 04:24 AM
i dont kno wut it is but it takes a while for my car to start up for the first time of the day...when i actually get it to start then turn it off and start it again its pretty quick mayb i need a new starter? can neone help?thanx.

05-10-2004, 08:56 PM
Battery? How long do you run it before starting again? If you run it for say 20min by then your battery is charged and ready to go...
Or it could be a dirty fuel filter.

05-10-2004, 09:08 PM
battery is brand new, ya mayb the fuel filter...ill check it out thanx

05-10-2004, 09:52 PM
it might be the fuel filter. i had the same prob. before and got the fuel filter changed, no prob. at all now *crossing my fingers*

05-11-2004, 02:13 AM
thanx im gonna go get a new one there not expensive r they?

05-11-2004, 02:28 AM
I told u to change ur fuel filter. they are 40$ at Bmw authouse.

05-11-2004, 02:33 AM
ooo is that the thing u told me to change i forgot it was the fuel filter...

05-11-2004, 02:41 AM
timing belt, fuel filter, oil change...

05-11-2004, 08:04 PM
I have the same problem, I changed fuel filter, but no cure. A man said this may be occur due to low compression of cylinder. But I am not sure, to increase the compression, the engine must be rebuilt. Also check fuel pressure.