Originally Posted by Socom
Probably not cold enough to fire up glow plugs. I've had it happen only a couple of times with every BMW I've owned. My car is parked outside 24/7. Possible that your diesel is @ low end for cetane. Has it happened again?
I have not started it up today. I do not think it was cold enough either - inside my garage. Maybe it got down to low 40's at best. I fill up at the same Shell station and I've never encountered this problem before.