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2003 nissan maxima 3.5

Starts and runs for aprox 3 to 5 secs then dies, with key still in the on poss turn the key and start it again does the same thing all day long never changes.

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My 2000 maxima after I ride it for a while it shuts off Ithe cranks but won't start unless I let it cool down can it be a bad crankshaft sensor?

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Is the check engine light on?? i would suspect your crank angle sensor. replace the cam sensors too. nissan had problem(there is a campaign) with those, so they came out with a crank and cam sensor kits. get the kit ( at a dealer ) and install it. actually have your nissan dealer run your VIN number to see if you don't have open campaign for it, if so, they will replace them for FREE. But that's what I would be looking at if one of those came to me to fix.

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