i parked the car in the garage last night. It ran fine all day but when I went to start it this morning it wont start. It just cranks and tries to fire even with the accelerator pressed to the floor. Any ideas??
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2003 Nissan Altima Question: car cranks and cranks tries to fire then dies, could it be the fuel pump?
Answer #1csubak30 February 05, 2013, 00:43Master
It could be the fuel pump. You need to check and see if you getting fuel to the cylinders. If not its the fuel pump, if you are getting fuel, need to check for spark at the plugs. Get fuel pressure tested first.
ReplyIrishwhiskey, February 09, 2013, 08:34Rookie
Thanks for the help as it turns out it was the fuel pump. I put a new one in and it worked after the air was removed.At first it did the same thing but I think i flooded it. i let it set for awhile then tried it again and it started and so far is running fine.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (13671 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper February 05, 2013, 06:33Master
SCAN CODES THESE HAVE ISSUES WITH CRANK SENSORS.I THINK THERE IS A POSS DEALER ASST PROGRAM ON THAT ISSUE
ReplyIrishwhiskey, February 09, 2013, 08:35Rookie
Now that it is running I will take it to the dealer and have them run the diagnostics on it to see if there is anything else. thanks
Answer #3asilver50 February 05, 2013, 12:06Rookie
Another possibility is a plugged fuel filter. Has it ever been changed?