Once a year car doesn't start, CEL periodcally comes on, dealer can ever find anything wrong.

Asked by Jan 07, 2016 at 02:26 PM about the 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 Altima 2.5S, periodically won't start, CEL comes on, $150 a pop to scope the car at the dealer and they can never find anything wrong!  Car eventually starts but afraid to drive it very far because we never know when it isn't going to start....If the scope won't tell the dealer what's wrong how are we ever to figure it out?????

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cooooome on ...once a year?? clean all battery connections /both ends

If that don't help, have your Tensioner pulley checked to make sure it isn't locking up

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