D21 Z24

1988 Nissan Truck

Tiny

migel

April, 29, 2010 AT 2:32 PM

Engine Performance problem
1988 Nissan Truck 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Manual 160000 miles

i have a 1988 nissan truck but when im driving it starts to miss fire and stall the.

help please

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Tiny

rasmataz

April, 29, 2010 AT 2:37 PM

Inspect and test all the following listed below and get back with some results

Oxygen sensor.
Catalytic converter.
Fuel injectors dirty/sticking.
Mass airflow sensor/Airflow meter.
Throttle position sensor.
Manifold absolute pressure sensor.
EGR Valve
Fuel pressure regulator leaking or defective fuel pump.
False air leakage.
Fuel contamination.
Foul/defective spark plugs.
Open spark plug wires.
Ignition coil/Coil packs defective.
Incorrect ignition timing.
Cap and rotor.

Note: If it doesn't apply disregard.

Tiny

rasmataz

April, 30, 2010 AT 12:30 AM

No the coils don't need chassis ground

Tiny

Jimmyjames

January, 4, 2011 AT 2:16 PM

These vehicles are semi notorious for intermittent mechanicaly sticking injectors. This will cause surge, missfire, stalling ect. This is somewhat maddening. It is worse when the engine is fully warm on a hot day. There is no easy way to diagnose this. Prosses of elimination. I personally have the same problem I have 25 yrs. Master auto tech with L1. I have a 88 Z24 pickup myself. I'm in the prosses of looking for rebuilt injectors. New ones cost 240-290$ each!

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