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2009 Nissan Frontier LE 2WD King Cab V6 Auto

2009 Nissan Frontier
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Rear Wheel Drive, King Cab
15 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
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August 19, 2012, 4:57 pm

Stephen H

Question: Truck wont start, auto parts store said starter tested fine can it just be going out

Twice this week my 2006 Nissan Frontier would not start. I turned the key and the lights come on but when I tried to start it nothing except one click. The first time I tried to jump start but no luck so I had to push start. Worked fine for 4 days and then the same thing. Looked under the hood, at battery and fuses and then tried starting it a few more times and it finally did. Just fired right up. Took the starter to get tested at auto parts store and they said it was fine. It has not done it again yet. Please tell me what it could be . Thanks.

August 26, 2012, 4:42 pm

Ron W
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I would suspect the starter is failing. If your battery tests good( make sure it is OK) the starter is most likely the problem. It will only test bad when it fails. If it cranks fine right now it will usually test fine.

But again make sure your battery is up to the task before replacing it.

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