Engine performance problems due to crankshaft position sensor failure on Nissan Maxima

The crankshaft position sensor can fail causing the engine to run poorly or it may crank but fail to start.

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Average mileage: 157,548 (100,000–199,000)
Engine affected: 3.0L V6 SOHC
9 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007
14 people reported this problem
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2007 Nissan Maxima - 3.0L V6 SOHC 127,000 mi,
The Maxima is hard to start at times, and when it finally does start it acts like it is missing on one or two cylinders for a couple seconds and then smooths out
1991 Nissan Maxima - 3.0L V6 SOHC 193,389 mi,
my car start rigth over but whem work for while o get hot dont start I have to wait for while to start
2003 Nissan Maxima 199,000 mi,
All my senors going bad crank cam O2 and many more
1998 Nissan Maxima 168,000 mi,
won't start
1998 Nissan Maxima - 3.0L V6 SOHC 175,000 mi,
Turn the key engine does not start all electrical works battery is good. Found this feed and all of the smptoms match up i will replace the sensor hopefully it fixes the problem
1990 Nissan Maxima - 3.0L V6 SOHC 178,000 mi,
problem getting car inspected