2009 nissan sentra wont start when it died I was going down the road and lost all power couldn't get over a couple mphs. Then I could get it to idle but when you rev the gas or put it in gear it would die. Now it wont start at all. changed the plugs, had the altonator tested, and battery.

Asked by Feb 25, 2014 at 01:29 PM about the 2009 Nissan Sentra FE+ 2.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

wont Idle get it to start it will idle for about 2-3 mins then die then cant get to start for awhile
sometimes the next day. Just replace the plugs. When the car broke down it lost all power i
was doing about 60 mph then it wouldn't get over 2-5 mph. If I put it in gear now or rev it up it
dies. Then I crank to get it started agian the battery dies after about 2-3 10 sec. cranks.

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Did you get the codes read with a code reader?



The code means "Cylinder 3 misfire" Obviously, it's not the plugs since you had them replaced. Issue could be: injector, ignition coil, harness at position 3 or leak. See here for more details: http://nissanhelp.com/diy/obd_codes/p0303.html

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