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Power lose and louder drawn out sound. Engin says cylinder 6

Customer Question

Power lose and louder drawn out sound. Engin says cylinder 6 is not firing well.
JA: How would you describe the sound? Does it happen more when you're braking? Shifting gears?
Customer: It's happens when driving the car forward.
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2004 3.5L
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes changing out spark plugs and cylinders.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

Hi Im Dave, do you have access to a noid light?

Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

Hello????

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hello no
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No light.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Can u help me out with this problem.
Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

yes i can, but we need to know if the #6 fuel injector is firing

Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

if you can, get close enough to the #6 injector and put your finger on it. you should be ableto feel the clicking if its firing correctly

Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

what model is the nissan?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
2004 3.5L engin
Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

nissan what??

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Quest
Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

ok, can you access the fuel injector for #6 so you can feel if its ticking?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Never mind we are having it towed it is have to many problems now it smoking what the hell. Thank u so much for your time.
Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

i9m sorry that you're running into more issues. good luck to you

Expert:  david craig replied 9 months ago.

can you please leave a rating....thanks and good luck. make sure you take it to a smaller mom and pop garage. the big brand name shops are going to rip you off and not think twice

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