1984 NISSAN PATROL PROBLEMS STARTING THE ENGINE

  • Tiny
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  • 1984 Nissan Patrol/Safari
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 125,000 miles

1984 Nissan Patrol 3.3 Diesel mileage: 125,000. I'm having problems starting the engine in the mornings, especially when it is cold. The battery is relatively new and is charging up ok. The engine turns over and will sometimes start after a few minutes and sometimes not at all. Once running, the engine runs smoothly and will restart with no trouble. I don't know a much about diesel engines and would be very grateful for any advice you may be able to give.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 AT 7:25 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
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Check the glow plug power relay and the glow plugs.

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 AT 7:26 PM

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