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156 1.8ts won't start when warm??

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I'm having a bit of a problem with my W reg (2000) 1.8 156.

If I drive the car for more than 5 minutes or so and then turn the engine off (or stall it) it refuses to start again until an hour or two later.
If I try to restart the car too early it just turns over. I can here the fuel pump switching on and it wants to start but something is stopping it.
There are no warning lights lit on the dash apart from the airbag
Aside from this pretty annoying fault it drives nicely and always starts no problem when cold.

I am ordering a VAG COM KKL lead this week so I will be able to diagnose any codes I get.

Anyone experienced this before with an Alfa?

Thanks in advance.

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+1 crank sensor. It's a fairly common fault and not very expensive either.
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Or course it's the crank sensor.
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had this on my sportwagon, deffo the crank shaft sensor easy fix! think i done it myselfin the end
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