Starting problem intermittent
2005 Vauxhall Vivaro 2.5cdti

Ronald Ramgoolam
1 points

Problem added: Mar 10, 2021 (1 month ago)
Every morning I don’t know whether my van will start, I might start one and not start for two days them start for 3 days not start the next day then start for 5 days and not start for 2 then start for 3 and not start for 5 this has been the case for 3 months I haven’t been going on the drives maybe 20 to 40 miles on average in the morning and in some cases 10- 15 miles on an evening in some cases it maybe be that the amount of driving has a baring on if it wi start the next morning, if it starts in the morning it will usually start through out the day it’s only in the morning mainly that the problem occurs

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Vivaro
Variant: 2.5cdti
Model Year: 2005
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18,352 points

Mar 10, 2021 (1 month ago)
Imperative your battery is fully charged and cranking at right speed . Perhaps the improvement on starting dependant on the usage is caused by the battery getting a better charge from alternator then . You could try changing the fuel filter but a lot of other possible causes also .
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