HELLOTHREE DAYS AGO TRUCK HESITATED STARTING ...

  • Tiny
  • darellw1
  • 1990 Nissan Truck
  • 192,000 miles

Hello, three days ago truck hesitated starting acted like it was not getting enough gas, drove it and ran ok, later it would not start, came back later it started hasitated again but ran repaired leaking hoses that ran off the thermostat housing, then, it would not start. ISecond day did add some Gumout fuel additive to gas tank filled it up drove home, 15 miles. Seemed fine. The hoses run up to the carb. The engine is a KA24e 4 cyl. Multiport injection. Put fuel filter on about a year ago. Any help appreciated. Thanks darell

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 AT 1:01 PM

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  • hmac300
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Fuel injected or carb? What size engine?

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 AT 2:50 PM
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Fuel injected, 4 cyl, rocker cover says 2400 12 vavle, a KA24E engine, do not know engine ci.

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 AT 3:08 PM
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This is a multiport (MPI) system on a KA24E engine

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 AT 3:12 PM
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Check fuel pressure 43 w/o vacuum and 33 w/vacuum also check intake vacuum at idle if 15" or below suspect cloggged converter.

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 AT 3:14 PM
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Cat converter was stolen years ago, car will not start cant check, it try's but will not start

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 AT 3:29 PM
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Cat converter had no sensors and was told truck would run fine with it, which it did

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 AT 3:40 PM

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