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Turns over for a while before it starts some time cuts out

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turns over for a while before it starts some time cuts out at junctions and really plays up when fuel filter is changed
Assistant: Is the fuel filter an external one, or is it inside the tank?
Customer: external
Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: shogun 3.2 d id 2004
Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: going to fix myself someone suggested fuel filter pump housing
Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: dont think so thanks
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Greg replied 4 months ago.

Hi, I'm Greg (Indy-Tech).
Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.
Rgds Greg.

Expert:  Greg replied 4 months ago.

Yes a very common issue for a hard start that the filter primmer pump is the problem .

If after the first start and then you switch off the engine and 10 minutes later starts up no problem

then this could be your problem.

What you can do to test this :

First thing in the morning with a engine that has not been starter for over 10 hrs .

Pump the primmer pump 40 plus times or until you fill the pump is hard ,

then try and start if she starts up faster than normal replace primer pump as the one way valve has failed.

still having the same problem test the glow plug system.

For further assistance with this issue please get back to me with the reply box below .
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Hi there greg, I dont what you said to do and it just the same
Regards Mark
Expert:  Greg replied 4 months ago.

Okay good ,

Now when you do get the engine to start what colour smoke comes out the exhaust .

Did you check or recheck for any malfunction codes .

Greg

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