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Truck won't start

92 pathfinder died. got jump, it started but died whenever you cut off engine. Replaced battery, fine for a while then died again. got tune up, replaced wires, plugs and cap. Started fine for few days then died again. Got jump, started then died when turned off engine. Let sit a couple days, tried to jump would crank but not turn over and start.

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    WolfenHawke May 11, 2010

    If you replaced the battery (with a new one) it is unlikely that your battery is bad. Thus it is pointing to your charging system. Check all the connections at the alternator. Ensure they are solid, not worn and not loose. Also, check the ground connections at the alternator. Clean or replace (depending on severity) any corroded connections. Same for connections to battery. Also, ensure the battery connections are tight. If all this pans out ok, get your charging system checked at a service station.

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This sounds like crankshaft position sensor, my Cherokee was ding same thing it ended up being crank shaft position sensor. this part costs about $50 and is easy to install.

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