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My 2009 Murano won't start in cold weather after sitting for more then 10 hrs. It attempts to turn over. Started once roadside assistance boosted it. Took it to dealer said there is nothing wrong with it but happened again 2 days later.

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  • jorgiern Feb 08, 2010

    It turns over fast, sounds like it is trying to start. It is one of those
    push button starts on the dash. So after so many attempts it times
    out and you have to reattempt. The dealer claims the battery is fine,
    no service light on the dash or anything. The only way I got it started
    today was one foot on the brake to engage to push button start and the
    other foot with the gas pedal to the floor as the dealership told me to
    do if it happened again. They said if it happened again they would change
    the fuel pump? Thanks.

  • jorgiern Feb 12, 2010

    dealership suggested since they couldn't find anything wrong to try and put in high octane gas everytime i fill up, has started ever since....crossing my fingers thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    once I put the engine off, and started on again the clock is set back to what it was before I adjuted it.

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Does the starter turn the engine over fast, slow ?
Is it dead after it cranks over a few times ?
I would say you have a bad connection, either positive or negative cable.
Something is loose.
If the battery is fine and has plenty of power to turn the engine over , that is one thing, but if it barely cranks it over and then looses power that is something different.
It sounds to me like there is some kind of intermittent problem with the alternator
You should have a check engine light coming on in your dash.
With this new of vehicle I would tell the dealer to keep the vehicle until they get it fixed and give you a new vehicle to drive until they figure it out.
Please let me know what happens.

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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    kimjones_vav Mar 04, 2012

    i have the same problem. took battery out to charge and is at 86% atempeted to start. it sounded like it wanted to run but died soon after service engine light is on brake light is on also battery light on oil light on awd light on. dont know what to try next any ideas?

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