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Old 01-09-2013, 03:42 PM   #1
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Ever Had Cold Start Issue?

My car is a 2005 545I
I know this is off topic but hopefully I can get help from u guys.
My car has a cold start issue.
It doesn't start under 50 degree weather.
It cranks but won't turn over.
Anything over 50 degrees it starts and drives normal.
No cel.
It currently has no codes but had codes when I first scanned it.
I've changed battery, spark plugs, cam shaft sensor, and IVM module.
We've checked fuel pressure etc..

Any help?
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:05 PM   #2
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crank position sensor
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:08 PM   #3
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crank position sensor
It should throw a code right?
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Old 01-12-2013, 03:30 PM   #4
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Cold start sensor - my 02 325i just had the same problem.
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Old 01-12-2013, 04:06 PM   #5
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Dude. Google. C'mon now. Having said that:



Crankshaft sensor(s) or software.

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Old 01-12-2013, 05:24 PM   #6
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mine starts right up even at below freezing. maybe try leaving the key in the on position for a few secs to get the fuel pump running, then start
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Old 01-12-2013, 06:39 PM   #7
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The fuel pump only needs to prime for a second or so to provide adequate fuel for ignition, no?

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Old 01-12-2013, 06:44 PM   #8
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Fuel filter would be my guess, it's an 05...
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