Hard start in cold weather

Asked by Dec 07, 2018 at 07:41 AM about the 2009 Nissan Sentra 2.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2009 nissan sentra 140k am having issues
with it starting when it's cold out it will crank over
than stall about 15 times over 20 mins than
start.the only code is a camshaft sensor which i
replaced 3 times.i just replaced it agian this
morning and the next time i started the car same
issues and code is back. Anyone know how to fix

3 Answers


Have you tested wiring going to camshaft sensor?

Ya i had someone that did it for me and they said wiring was fine


Have you tested the crankshaft sensor? I know you said camshaft code but these Sentras eat both sensors. I suggest replacing both with my customers.

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