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my 2000 pathfinder turns over but wont start

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my 2000 pathfinder turns over but won't start
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Mike V. replied 6 years ago.
HI there! Can you remove the cap from the distributor and tell me if the rotor is turning when you crank the engine? Let me know!
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
yes the rotor turns
Expert:  Mike V. replied 6 years ago.
OK, this is a good thing!
Next,spray some carb cleaner or starting fluid into the throttle body and crank the engine (after you put the cap back on) and see if it fires for a few seconds. We are checking for spark. Give it a try and let me know!

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