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Ihave a renault scenic 1.5dci 2012. dificulty in starting in

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Ihave a renault scenic 1.5dci tom tom 2012. dificulty in starting in morning when outside temp 8deg and below . I am told that this model does nolt have glow plugs but a heater ?? located behind the front bumper close to the fog light. I believe that it is possible the the wiring conections to the unit or in fact the unit is faulty, if so what is the part number for the unit and its delivery time.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: the front fog lights
JA: What is the model/year of your Renault?
Customer: Scenic 1.5dci tom tom 2012
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No put it into the garage for a diagnostic check
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
the difficulty is when starting in thde morning espially firdt thing in a cold morning


Have you got a registation fo the vehicle so I can check for wiring diagrams.

I suspect the problem lies with the Glow Plugs. This is the usual cause. There is also a thermal block which decrease the time taken for the engine to warm up. This doesn't however aid the starting.



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