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      12-17-2012, 12:51 PM   #1
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X3 won't start first time?

Hi, a friend has asked if I would post a problem they are having with their x3. The issue is that the car doesn't start on the first click I.e it takes a few turn overs before it starts. It is a diesel and the battery has just been changed.
Any help would be appreciated.

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      12-17-2012, 06:50 PM   #2
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For a quicker reply I suggest posting in the X3 forum
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      12-18-2012, 02:50 AM   #3
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Glow plug controller / relay.
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how old is the battery?
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      12-21-2012, 11:57 AM   #5
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The battery is new, they took it to a local Indy and they suspect a blocked fuel filter. Now replaced and needs ran to see if successful.

Cheers for the replies.
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I'd be checking the glow plug operation.
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