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Mike Kelly, Auto Service Technician
Category: Car
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Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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it will not start thr first turn but starts on the second time.

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it will not start thr first turn but starts on the second time. its a 2002 cooper 1.6 i have just brought.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 4 years ago.

Hello, welcome. My name is Mike, I will do my very best to
assist you with your question.

It will turn over the first time but not start or not turn over at all?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

it turns over but will not start.Had a mot 1 July

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 4 years ago.
From what you are describing this issue is fuel related and the most likely cause of this issue is a restricted fuel filter or dirty injectors.What I would suggest is to have the fuel filter replaced and a fuel induction service performed on the fuel system and this will fix the issue.