How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Clifton B. Your Own Question
Clifton B.
Clifton B., ASE Master Auto Tech
Category: Nissan
Satisfied Customers: 3892
Experience:  ASE Master Certified Tech, Nissan Master Certified Tech, 12 yrs. experience in auto repair.
6166830
Type Your Nissan Question Here...
Clifton B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Xtera: My sons 2005 Nissan Xtera started shook and stopped

Customer Question

My sons 2005 Nissan Xtera started shook and stopped running. It turns over and attempts to start but just will not catch
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
hi is the service engine son light on or flashing when trying to start .
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No sir. It comes on when the key is turned but goes out normally while cranking.
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
did you check for fuel and sparks at the engine ??
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It tries to start so I assume it is getting some of both. How do I check for either one at the engine?
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
first remove one ignition coil leave it plug in insert a screwdriver in the hole in the coil ground the screwdriver to the engine and crank the engine and look for sparks
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
for the fuel just disconnect the fuel line crank the engine and look for fuel coming from the line
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will give it a whirl. Thanks. I will let you know how it goes.
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 1 year ago.
ok and please remember to rate the service thanks.