Q: It's an i30 hatch. 60% of the time, cold or hot, it starts on the second go rather than first

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The car runs perfectly and I replaced the battery. The problem is still there. It turns over fine and at the right speed but won't start. Then a second engage of the started and it starts within 2-3 seconds.

Is it a deeper problem and is it possible to narrow down a cause.

Kind regards

Brendan

My car has 80,000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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