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Help!!! Engine turns but doesn't start...occasionally

Hi All,
I've recently joined the 916 GTV family.
I bought my 3ltr gtv v6 last March and I am using it as a daily driver since November.
It's an awesome car to use daily!!

I have one small issue that it gets more and more annoying and I need your advice to sort it out.
Sometimes when I turn the key to start it, the engine cranks but it doesn't fire up.
When this happens, after 5-8 times of trying.... removing and turning the key again the engine starts eventually (this procedure might take 10-15 minutes).
It doesn't do it every day, the problem comes and goes every 1-2 weeks, but during the day that it will happen it might do it 2-3 times and the next day it will be fine.
The yellow "CODE-Key" light always goes off (after 2 secs) before I turn the key.

The battery is new, I replaced the spark plugs in October and I can hear the fuel pump working ok.

Any advice as where to start looking?
Thank you

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My old v6 did something similar but it was the immobiliser / code system and I think the light stayed on, on other area could be the crank position sensor
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