Wont start when cold
1999 Peugeot 206 1.9 Diesel

2 points

Problem added: Dec 13, 2007 (13 years ago)

I’ve recently been having trouble starting my car when it's frosty. It starts fine all the rest of the time and last year it didn't have trouble (except when the battery died). Does anyone have any idea what might be the problem?

Car details
Car: Peugeot 206
Variant: 1.9 Diesel
Model Year: 1999
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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mr suzuki
Top Fixer
694 points

Dec 13, 2007 (13 years ago)
ive got one aswell a 2000 my when my car started badly last year i replaced the glow plugs it improved 1000% they are about £20 trade and most garages will charge about an hours labour.
20 points

Dec 29, 2007 (13 years ago)
100% change the glow plugs i got 1.9td and the same happened to me i bought some on ebay for 15 quid changed them fires up everytime first flick of the key
2 points

Jan 7, 2008 (13 years ago)

Cheers for the solutions. I took the car to a garage on Saturday and 3 out of 4 of the glowplugs had gone. I've had all 4 changed and the car starts straight away.

Thanks for your help!

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