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Altima: I just bought a used 2010 Nissan Altima a week ago

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I just bought a used 2010 Nissan Altima a week ago and yesterday when I pressed the push to start button it wouldn't crank; but when I pressed it a second time it would work. It is still doing that today; what do you think it could be?

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Clifton B. :

did the car start at all


When I press the push to start it wouldn't but when I do it a second time it works.


It doesn't start the first time but the second time it does start.

this is most likely cause by a bad brake light switch look to see if you have a signal telling you to press the brake when trying to start if you do the brake switch is bad and will need to be replace .
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Ok and how much does that normally cost?

the switch is about $120
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

And this price is for the Nissan dealerships to fix it?

that is for the part and repair and part will run you about $300
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Ok thank you.

your welcome please remember to rate my answer thanks
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