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My 2004 nissan maima fails to start on the first try. doesnt happen every time, but frequency is increasing. Been told it is probably a fuel line issue bu a backyard mechanic. Any ideas??

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The guy who told you its a possible fuel line issue... could very well be spot on .

Try this...
When you get into the car.. turn the key on... and wait for the fuel pump to stop pumping...(pressurising the system) and then start the car...

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