Why won't my Volkswagen Transporter start after being driven for more than one hour?

I just bought a W-reg Volkswagen Transporter 1.9TD. It runs really well and starts every time, except if I drive for longer that an hour and turn off the engine. Then it will not start again for at least ten minutes. Afterwards, it starts fine. It's only happened a few times but its really annoying when stopping for fuel.

Asked on 16 August 2010 by matt weaver

Answered by Honest John
This is probably engine temperature sensor related.
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