Q: Vehicle hesitating upon startup and reverse camera doesn't always work.

asked by on

The reverse camera is malfunctioning intermittently and does not come on. The van is also hesitating consistently on startup.

Hello, for the hesitation on start up, I am assuming you are referring to a slow starting condition. A weak battery or a starter motor beginning to fail can cause a slow starting condition. You should have the battery tested, a weak battery can cause other problems along with a slow cranking condition. With a new battery or a jumper hooked up for testing and the starter is still slow to crank, the wiring between the starter to the battery should be tested. If the wiring is good the starter is probably failing and should be replaced. For the reverse camera a scanner will need to be connected to see if there are any codes present.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Vehicle hesitating upon startup and reverse camera doesn't always work.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Not enough power when accelerator pushed.

A lack of acceleration could be caused by multiple issues. Such as failing spark plugs, failing spark plug wires, failing ignition coils, clogged fuel filter, failing fuel pump, clogged injectors, or possibly even a mechanical issue such as damaged valves...

Q: Removed Drive Shaft, is it still drivable with 4WD ?

Hi Erick. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The Pathfinder is a rear-wheel drive first vehicle, meaning that in order to propel the vehicle, the rear drive shaft must first be engaged. So, unfortunately, until the rear drive shaft is repaired...

Q: How do you change the language on the rear view monitoring system?

In addition to providing you with a live video feed of the area directly behind your car to assist with backing out of parking spots and other situations where you need to use reverse, the rear view monitoring system also...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.