91 NISSAN PATHFINDER NOT STARTING NO SPARK?

  • Tiny
  • scottscott07
  • 1991 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 100,000 miles

I am not sure what is wrong but I drove my truck home one night and the next morning I wake up to start it and it wont start and makes a different noise then it usually does, kinda like its going to fast and my tac gauge moves if I give it gas the tac will shoot up to 4 or 5 and then drops back down I can also hear a weird ticking in the engine when I stop trying to start it. I did a spark test and there was no spark so I did a whole tune up (it needed it anyways) and got a new ignition coil but this did nothing the same things are happening and it still wont start. I was told it could be my distributor or my timing belt but im not sure and I dont know what else it could be any help would be much appreciated

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 6:17 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Sounds like the timing belt may have failed. Have it checked to confirm

when did you have it changed last?

Roy

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 6:56 PM
  • Tiny
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I'm not sure I'm a new owner of the vehicle

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 8:31 PM
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Get it checked

Roy

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 8:45 PM
  • Tiny
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Will do thanks for the advice

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 10:35 PM

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