2005 xterra wont start please help

Question Description

I’m studying for my class and need an explanation.

2005 nis   xterra  it just stopped    cranks but wont start

we checked mass air  module    still wont start

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Final Answer


Check if there is spark on any of the spark plugs.

Spark? Yes :
Spark? No: Check crank position sensor.. take it any auto-parts store e.g. autozone, pepboys, o'reilly for free testing.

Crank position tested okay?
Yes: good
No: Replace it

If Crank position tested okay, if still equipped with distributor cap => check distributor cap and rotor => make sure it is okay. If not equipped with distributor cap, check Direct Ignition Coil.

Check for disconnected or bad wire connectors and terminals. Check fuel injectors fuses and relays.

Good luck

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