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Hey guys, need help with hard engine start.

Seems like the start has gotten harder as weather has cooled down. used to be a double start, now it takes 3 or 4 every morning.

Used to start well, had a problem with throttle stuttering under high electrical load which turned out to be a bad coil pack so i replaced that and the plugs which fixed that problem. a short while after that, this started to happen.

what can be ruled out:
coil pack
sparkplugs
checked battery (after driving, and in morning)
fuel pump and filter changed recently
maf and air filter cleaned recently
 

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after doing battery, plugs, wires, coil, fuel filter and pump ive found no solution to this problem.

however, i have found that if i give the car the tiniest bit of throttle when starting up, it starts up just fine, and only requires 5 seconds or so of pedal down to warm up and stay on. works every time...
 
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