2011 Renault Kangoo 1,6 16v
2011 1.6 16v petrol will only start by pressing and holding accelerator pedal to the floor before turning the ignition key

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Mark Richards
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Nov 3, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
No warning/fault lights on dash or in computer memory.Disconnecting battery for 30 minutes or more cures problem for about a week,then it returns and worsens.

Car details
Car: Renault Kangoo
Variant: 1,6 16v
Model Year: 2011
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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whittingehame
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Nov 3, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
Could try changing the engine coolant temp sensor , sends info to ECU to help cold start .
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Mark Richards
Driver
1 points

Nov 4, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
I have replaced the coolant temp sensor,manifold vacuum sensor,manifold air temp sensor,engine throttle and fuel pump all to no avail!Is it possible to interogate the computer as the engine feels like it has too much ignition advance bellow 2000 revs but too retarded above 3000 revs and fuel consumption is only respectable between 2 and 3000 revs?
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whittingehame
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15,944 points

Nov 4, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
When was the timing belt replaced or timing set up checked ?
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