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Ok i have a 1996 nissan maxima 3.0 i have had this problem before replaced front three plugs and it was fine now it wont start at all i replaced all the plugs and then i noticed the plugs are being flooded someone told me it was the crankshaft sensor i dont think all my injectores are faulty so any help would be great

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I have experienced the same issue in my Pathfinder that has the same VG30E engine. I would recommend that you change your plugs to the NGK Vgrooove Copper plugs, or go with the iridium series. If you are running anything other than that, you are not going to receive the intended spark for the engine. I took someone's recommendation and used the Bosch platinum plug, and let me tell you that was a huge mistake, I lost power, performance, and the plugs fouled out causing the engine to miss.

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

  • wolf135 Mar 22, 2011

    thanks for that advice i dont like the bosch plugs either tried them on another car to didnt run to good also but its still flooding with gas and i just found out its just the front three plugs that are flooding with gas the rear plugs seem fine

  • Charles Huckeba
    Charles Huckeba Mar 22, 2011

    You can try the cam sensor, it wouldn't hurt anything

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