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Engine keeps dying

I start fine, then park, and cant start again. Or, I drive for 15 minutes, then the a/c starts getting weak, the car feels funny, it dies and wont start again. If I charge the battery, it only takes 2 minutes to start the car and the battery shows a full charge. But my batteries and alternators keep dying after a couple of months. Finally found out the starter was bad, but I still have the problems, even after I replaced it! I assume I have a short in the wiring somewhere, but cant find it.

Can anybody help, please? This has already cost me 2 jobs!

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  • dawngp143 Jul 23, 2008

    Exactly the same problem on a 1998 Nissan Frontier SE. Have replaced the battery and alternator more times than I can count now. Anyone have any suggestions?

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. I heard that there is a problem with the computer but I am not ready to put more money into the truck untill I know for sure.

  • jessjunebug May 22, 2009

    1991 Toyota Camry - car sometimes start fine, then park, and can't start again. Or, I drive for 15-30 minutes or an entire day it dies and wont start up again. Somtimes if I charge the battery it'll start the car and sometimes it doesn't hold a charge (and we'll leave it sitting for days until it'll start up again). We've replaced the battery, battery cables, starter, alternator but I still have the same problem. I assume I have a short in the wiring somewhere, but cant find it.

  • april mckillop Mar 25, 2013

    don't know if this will help but it can't hurt as i said when my 2003 denali started just fine and died 2 secs later for a few days and i found this ... reset your computer ... turn key on then off and then slowly pump your gas pedal 5 time then start up your engine ... it got my whole problem solved; car starts; gauges, windows, memory in key everything works perfectly again ... hope this helps

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