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W Reg - 3 Series 330D Diesel. After use car has starting issues

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W Reg - 3 Series 330D Diesel. After use car has starting issues and often won't start again until engine is cold. I've experienced this mostly after coming home from work and trying to start a couple hours after (when temperature still in engine) in late evening and often have to leave until the next morning when it starts and drives perfect.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.
Does it happen EVERY time you start with engine warm?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It wasn't every time, sometimes it started after a few goes trying to start but more recently this happens more often were I end up leaving the car until next day.

Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.
This suggests leaking injectors or other fuel pressure bleed off issue (bad pump, etc)

If it happens frequently, your best bet will be to leave the vehicle with a reputable garage for a day so they can replicate at a time testing can be carried out to verify 100%.


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