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While I agree with Allan that you should clean out the oil and put what is recommended into the system, I think the problem is not the oil. I think you might have a leaking injector causing your hard start/black smoke on start-up issue. This is the reason I asked about the color of the smoke, as it makes a huge difference in the diagnosis. If you run some ...


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HDF-30 as I understand it is for for engines like that found in tractors or off-road plant. Whilst not saying your starting and smoke is directly attributable to the addition of this oil (25%) I would think that it quite probable. Use an engine flush treatment whilst replacing this mix with its correct oil to put your engine on an operational safe side, even ...


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Remove and clean both of your battery cables and posts, put them back on nice and tight. If that doesn't fix the problem, start checking the main ground wires from the battery. You likely have a poor connection at one of those places.


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An old PARKER'S guide to the Uno known starting faults says: Failed distributor vacuum unit. Two small wires inside distributor break after 8-9 years or 60K-70K miles. Crankshaft position sensor.


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Immobiliser has kicked in cause you removed the battery, got the same problem, I've been told locking & unlocking the car with the key fob will do it!! Mine don't seem to work, the real answer is a 4 digit code you get when you buy the car from the dealer which I didn't, it not the radio code which is all I had it's the ecu or eka which is in the owners ...


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if you engine strugle when is cold and start fine when hot and the car run fine after with no lost of power I will check this few thing like = First check you baterry 12.7 v or above good battery under 12.3 V get a new one . then is very likely your starter motor not turning quick enough . if you car is 10 year old plus I will recomend to check you ...


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It could be as simple as a clogged fuel filter not allowing enough fuel through to the carb bowl.Once it's started and warmed up, there will always be gas in the carb line, so it will keep the bowl fed, and the car will always have gas to run. It takes a while for the engine, carb etc to cool down, so sitting it for short periods of time won't affect it, but ...



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