Crank angle sensor may fail on Nissan Maxima

The crankshaft angle sensor may stop functioning. Failure of the sensor may cause an inability to regulate the engine's timing, causing the car to drive poorly or fail to start.

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Average mileage: 168,000 (160,000–174,000)
2 model years affected: 2000, 2001
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2001 Nissan Maxima 170,000 mi,
Car will turn over, but will not stay running.
will not start, new starter installed and battery charged