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2002 Nissan Maxima GLE 4dr Sedan Auto

2002 Nissan Maxima
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
20 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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March 12, 2013, 5:41 pm

Agustin R

Question: Does not start

I have not been able to start this car for several months. It will not start. Initially it would start after a few attempts but now it is dead. I had my 6-months old battery checked and it has good charge. I removed the starter and had it tested at AutoZone and it was good as well. All instruments and lights turn on and bright. What can be wrong?

March 14, 2013, 10:50 pm

Richard W
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I would check the battery cables. The I would test for voltage at the small wire going to the starter. Crank the engine. Us a test light to see if the light lights up or not. If it does not light up you have a ignition switch problem. If it does light up you have bad battery cables.

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