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I have nissan micra 53 plate petrol new shape it will start

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Hi i have nissan micra 53 plate petrol new shape it will start and run with engine light on then it wont start again for days. It turns over and now and again you get a little splutter. Its had a new exhaust with cat and exhaust sensor
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to Justanswer!

If the engine light is on it's because the engine controller has seen an issue somewhere in a monitored component or system and set a fault code. The engine light being on may be unrelated to the cause of your no start, but either way the first step in diagnosing the issue is to see what fault codes are setting. Do you know what codes are setting?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi no i havent any codes. if i did i would know the answer to the problem sorry but this is why ive come to you .
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

The first step in diagnosing the issue is going to be seeing what fault codes have set. A code reader or scan tool will need to be connected to the data link connector and read the codes from the ECM.

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