1987 NISSAN TRUCK ENGINE PROBLEM

  • Tiny
  • 2CarPros-Archives
  • 1987 Nissan Truck
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • manual
  • 244,000 miles

1987 Nissan Hard body 4x4 3.0 mileage: 244,000. I am a mechanic and this has 4 others baffled. I can go out in the morning and start the truck and it runs great. When I go into gear and drive it dies. I loses spark and dumps fuel at the same time. Now you have to wait about 2 hrs to start it again. It has a new distributor, coil, and cap/rotor. I did the tap test on the computer. If you crank it for a while it will finally spark. So can you help. Thanks.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 AT 6:24 PM

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  • Tiny
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Scan the computer for trouble codes. Check for faulty sensors. With an Ohmmeter, check the ground connections to the computer. You may also have a bad computer.

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 AT 6:26 PM

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