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  • 1986 Nissan Stanza

Engine Mechanical problem
1986 Nissan Stanza 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 150, 00 miles

Engine will start and run for 10 or 15 minutes and the jusrt go dead sometimes it will restart and other times if it sets over nite it will start and run alittle longer before quiting

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Thursday, May 7th, 2009 AT 3:21 PM

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  • rasmataz
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Next time it refuses to start-Do below

Get a starting fluid/ether/better off gas in a spray bottle and spray into the carb or the throttle body on an EFI. Did it start and die? If not disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, ECM, Ignitor cam and crank sensors- Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it

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Thursday, May 7th, 2009 AT 3:49 PM

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