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Cranks but no start, Yes, 1997 Nissan hardbody pick up, Yes.

Customer Question

Cranks but no start
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: Yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 1997 Nissan hardbody pick up
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. New distributor change ecm
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** thank you for your question.

What is exactly going on with your truck? It does not start?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No
Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

does the engine turn over and not start?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
engine turn over but no start getting fuel but no spark
Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

You said you replaced the distributor correct?

Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

do you know if you have any codes stored?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I replaced the distributor with new and want read a code with my scanner as if there no communication
Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

If there is no communication there could a a computer problem. That would keep it from starting. Did you check all fuses?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I swap computer with a used one
Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

Does the rotor turn on the distributor when the engine is turning over?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

Has the timing belt been checked to determine it has not jumped?

Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

This is a V6 right?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I checked the timing. It's a 2.4 4 Cyl. No spark coming out of the distribution to spark plugs I have a spark tester between the spark plug wire and spark plug. No spark and it is getting voltage to distributor
Expert:  Jay replied 5 months ago.

can we continue this later this evening? I am currently working?

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