Won't start

Tiny
JULIEJULIE
  • 1998 NISSAN PATHFINDER
  • 17,400 MILES

It sounds like it wants to start but it won't turn over, getting plenty of fuel and fire

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 5:06 AM

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Tiny
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Did you try putting pedal down? When did this start happening?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 5:18 AM
Tiny
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Yes I did push the pedal down. Also replace the distributor cap on it. Went to start it this morning after leaving the battery unhooked and it sounded like is was going to roll over twice but didn't

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 1:17 PM
Tiny
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Last time it was running was your CEL on? Anything happen/symptoms prior to this no start?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 8:13 PM
Tiny
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Nope it ran the same as it always has.

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 8:15 PM
Tiny
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Is it a 3.0 or 3.3?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 8:41 PM
Tiny
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3.3

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 8:48 PM
Tiny
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Can you remove plug to see if it's wet/dry/worn?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 8:51 PM
Tiny
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If dry, try squirting some gas in intake to see if it runs?

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Friday, March 2nd, 2012 AT 9:11 PM
Tiny
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Okay took it to the shop and they said it was the plugs they changed the plugs and told use to get a new mass air flow sensor hose so we did. Now it starts but it stalls out and dies sometimes it will run fine

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 12:08 AM
Tiny
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Check engine light come on?

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 AT 7:46 PM
Tiny
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Yes it was it came in but went off the next day, it ended up being the distributor. Thanks for your time

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 AT 9:39 PM

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