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My Micra refuses to start when the Engine is cold !! It will start if I spray petrol into Air Filter ... but that's not something I'm comfortable with !! I think it is down to a faulty sensor that is sending incorrect or NO signal to ECU. I've replaced the Coolant Temp Sensor but that made No difference. I THINK there is only one on the K12 - maybe someone on the Forum can confirm that ?? I now suspect the MAF Sensor ( the one on top of the Air Box, 4 terminals & 1 bolt ) may be faulty. If I disconnect it with the engine running - the engine continues to run. I'm informed that the e
Why is my X Trail so difficult to start from cold? I have a 2007 Aventura with a 2.2 CDI engine that runs really well. Starting from cold however is a hit and miss affair. The glow plug light comes on and the engine starts and then dies. I usually have to catch it and hold it at about 1200rpm for about three minutes before I can contemplate pulling away without it cutting out on me. After the engine has warmed up, it will start normally and runs like a sewing machine. Anyone out there got any ideas?