2003 Vauxhall Zafira 1.8 auto petrol Start car in morning but idles badly and wont pull away until i let it run for a while

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john barker

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Start car in morning but idles badly and wont pull away until i let it run for a while
Nov 27, 2013 (6 years ago)
i start my car in the morning revs high on start up for a few seconds ticks over a bit
uneven the problem strts when i put my car in drive and use the excellorater to pull away the jumps and is slow to pick its as if the engine is starved of petrol.
i was wondering if its my idle sensor but im not getting any engine management light

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Car: Vauxhall Zafira
Variant: 1.8 auto petrol
Model Year: 2003
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

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whittingehame
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Nov 27, 2013 (6 years ago)
Could try replacing engine coolant temp sensor which sends signal via the ecu to control cold start/fueling
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