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Altima: I have a 2001 altima the engine turns but will not

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I have a 2001 altima the engine turns but will not start.what could be some thing i should look for?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Billy replied 1 year ago.
Hello and Welcome!
I'm Billy and i will assist you with your inquiry.
Feel free to ask if any further info is needed.

Now the engine is cranking, do you have any other fault codes?
did you check for any blown fuses?
did you check for spark?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I did check all the fuse. The sparks not yet. How could i check that.

Expert:  Billy replied 1 year ago.
Hello again,

You need to remove the cable getting to the spark plug, and insert a screwdriver inside, and the screwdriver need to be close to a ground point, (valve cover should do), and have someone start the engine, you should see spark from jumping from the screwdriver to the valve cover. I would remove the spark plugs while at it, make sure they are good.

Kindly get back to me with the results, so we proceed accordingly.

Regards,
Billy

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