after my car is driven a couple of miles and sits for a hour it won't start, after a couple hours it starts' what would cause this?


Asked by Apr 05, 2014 at 05:08 PM about the 2004 Nissan Sentra 2.5 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer


Try getting the crank position sensor looked at. Mine did this, check engine light came on and went off, thought it was the gas cap. Then it did it again and the car wouldn't start. Sounded like it was just out of gas. If this is the problem you will also need to get the cam position sensor replaced as well. They go out at the same time. Also if you do need to get these replaces, get an oil change at the same time. Otherwise the oil from having those sensors changed will cause fumes that are light but very visible if standing behind the car.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Nissan Sentra Questions

Nissan Sentra Experts

#1 L_R
Reputation 1,140
#2 Doran Harney
Doran Harney
Reputation 1,070
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 860
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima"
1,487 Great Deals out of 87,985 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,435 Great Deals out of 67,382 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda Civic"
1,181 Great Deals out of 58,589 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Camry"
1,643 Great Deals out of 98,537 listings starting at $895
Used Honda Accord"
1,315 Great Deals out of 78,664 listings starting at $1,395
Used Nissan Maxima"
467 Great Deals out of 24,113 listings starting at $800
Used Hyundai Elantra"
859 Great Deals out of 51,853 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Focus"
1,213 Great Deals out of 57,461 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Sonata"
987 Great Deals out of 51,799 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MAZDA3"
476 Great Deals out of 24,994 listings starting at $1,788
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
687 Great Deals out of 32,772 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Sentra For Sale
4,135 listings starting at $13,650
2016 Nissan Sentra For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 26,420 listings starting at $10,712
2015 Nissan Sentra For Sale
271 Great Deals out of 5,099 listings starting at $8,495
2014 Nissan Sentra For Sale
256 Great Deals out of 4,098 listings starting at $6,999
2013 Nissan Sentra For Sale
191 Great Deals out of 3,706 listings starting at $5,900