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Can a cam sensor cause a hard start

I change my starter this week after it went bad due to a hard starting problem i had. but i was told it could be the cam sensor that cause it to go bad in the 1st place is that possible??????? be for i go change it

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Yes, cam sensor can cause a hard starting condition, but not that common on a 2000 maxima. I haven't replaced single one on a 2000 Max and I have one also (maxima that is) . Never had any problem with cam or crank sensors. I think that your problem is somewhere else, like IAC valve circuit. Just a tip. Its kinda hard to diagnose something over the computer, without Consult2 (Nissan scanner) beeing hooked up to the car and seeing what the car is doing while cranking for my self.

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