Bad starting.
2006 MG ZR 1.4. 105. Manual

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Bobmersh
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Problem added: Aug 29, 2012 (8 years ago)
My honeybunch 1.4 ZR has developed a bad starting habit. Cold, hot, in between. No difference. Turn the key it turns OK. after about 5-10 seconds turning it over it starts to kick but not start. 1,2,3,4, attempts and it starts and usually ticks over and runs fine. I say usually because sometimes it idles erratically, dropping to 750 and rising to 1250 for a few seconds then settling down to just under 1,000rpm. Tried new plugs momentarily slightly better, but after 1-2 weeks bad as ever. Should I try and find a computer readout garage(few and far between), or is there anything else to try before this. It always starts, but only after a lot of loving words such as xxxxx xxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxxx.

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Car: MG ZR
Variant: 1.4. 105. Manual
Model Year: 2006
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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Aug 29, 2012 (8 years ago)
replace the fuel filter could be fuel starvation

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