when its cold weather my car does not start

Asked by Jan 08, 2014 at 04:22 PM about the 1994 BMW 5 Series 540i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

In freezing temperatures, it cranks well, but does not start. I have to crank it a few times
and then wait for 5 ten minutes and then it starts

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Try new spark plugs. It takes a good hot spark to fire the cylinders.

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