my nissan sentra ignition just goes off when in motion, what could be the cause

Asked by Apr 10, 2014 at 12:45 PM about the 2003 Nissan Sentra GXE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my nissan sentra ignition just goes off when in motion, what could be the cause

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Your ignition lock assembly could be broken, causing a short circuit. It could also be a short circuit if your wires are touching. Is the sheath on your wires intact or have been eaten by a squirrel?

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