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Engine turns over but won't start

Acts liike its not getting any fuel.
It tries to fire, but can't start.
Drove it the day before no problems. Wife got in it today
to go to work and wouldn't start.
Gas gauge shows 3/8 of a tank.

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  • amanda_potts Nov 18, 2008

    it acts like it wants to start but wont turn over and its not the battery

  • LynnePhill Feb 11, 2009

    It sounds like the same problem I have. It doesn't like the cold weather. I started it the other day and drove it 120 miles no problem, when I went to come back, it started, then I went to pull away and it stalled and wouldn't start again. This is the 4th time its happened, Also the Engine management light is on, but then it goes out. Ive had it checked by green-flag and they said its a fuel problem. He took the fuel fuse off but id didn't make a difference. The spark plugs have been changed but it didn't help. I still don't know what it is and its 120 miles away from me now.

    Does anyone else know what it could be, and is it expensive to repair.

  • fifi0182 Feb 21, 2009

    I am having the same problem with my 05 altima only has 71k miles on it ...hard start and cranks like 10 times before I can get it to start..It doesnt always happen only when the weather is warmer out like 40 degrees or hotter ...unreal.. I have been experiencing the hard start problem for over 4yrs and started at 12k miles...Its really pissing me off b/c I keep wasting time going back and forth to the dealership to try and fix this problem and they keep telling me they dont know what it is like im making it up or something ...what do i do? i feel like im driving a lemon

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Drove for 8 hours yesterday with no problems. Tried to start this morning. Turns over but not even trying to fire

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Remove wife from car. Kidding. Check fuel pump fuse. If thats good, check fuel pressure. Low or no pressure you will need a fuel pump. Good luck!

Sincerely,

JC

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