Intermittent non start
2008 Vauxhall Meriva 1.7 cdti

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Paul18280
Driver
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Problem added: Mar 22, 2021 (4 weeks ago)
Hi , the Meriva has started not starting . It turns over fine but won't fire .... then when it feels like it , it will turn over and start . No warning lights on and runs and drives fine when its running ... Any help.or ideas very welcome.... Thanks

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Meriva
Variant: 1.7 cdti
Model Year: 2008
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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Paul18280
Driver
1 points

Mar 22, 2021 (4 weeks ago)
Its more when its hot and been left .....seems to start OK when cold .......
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whittingehame
Legend
18,352 points

Mar 22, 2021 (4 weeks ago)
Could be crankshaft sensor , often fails when hot then fine when left to cool / go cold .
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Paul18280
Driver
1 points

Mar 24, 2021 (4 weeks ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
Could be crankshaft sensor , often fails when hot then fine when left to cool / go cold .
Thanks for the reply ..... Would crank sensor throw up a fault code or warning light , do you know ? I'm starting to think some sort of immobiliser fault....as it drives perfectly when its running...no cutting out or rough running.... what a pain...

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whittingehame
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18,352 points

Mar 24, 2021 (4 weeks ago)
A crank sensor would normally throw a code , but being intermittent might not .
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