STALLS WHILE DRIVING

  • Tiny
  • Nugget
  • 1997 Nissan Hardbody
  • 16,900 miles

My 1997 hard body will stall but not all the time. It will stall after about a half hour And will easily start again. It has tried to Stall while driving, but because I was into The gas pedal it didn't. It has new plugs New wires new distributor Doesn't stall till after a bit of run time

Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 1:54 AM

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  • Tiny
  • cadieman
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Youll need to install a fuel pump pressure gauge so you can see it through the windshield. Watch the pressure when it stalls. For pressure loss.

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 2:12 AM
  • Tiny
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Did that. It is a steady 35 psi
When it dies it increases to 45 psi
And still dies

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 2:23 AM
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  • cadieman
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Youll need to check the codes anything else would be a guess.

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 2:32 AM
  • Tiny
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Checked the codes first. No codes

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 2:49 AM
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  • fixitmr
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Does it stall while idling or driving?

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 4:02 AM
  • Tiny
  • Nugget
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While idleing Twice it tried to stall while
Driving but because I was into the gas
Pedal all it did was sputter - as if it wasn't getting
Gas. But I know it is getting gas.
Seems electrical

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 4:11 AM
  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Is that the infamous mexican motor? They are known for timing chain issues.

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 4:17 AM
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  • fixitmr
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Also distributor has sensor that might be intermittant fail?

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 4:29 AM
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Timing chain replaced at one hundred 40 thousand
Miles. Also it a 2400 motor.

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 4:32 AM
  • Tiny
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Distributor is new also. But thanks anyway

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 4:35 AM

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