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I have a 2001 Sentra GXE 1.8 number 2 cylinder not Firing.

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hi Mike I have a 2001 Sentra GXE 1.8 number 2 cylinder not Firing. Check Compression left to right 1=170 2 =160 3=165 4=174 replaced Coil replaced Fuel injector. i am now thinking I have an open connection or I have a Bad CKPS. do not know to much about the crankshaft position sensor or is my problem in the ECW?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Mike V. replied 2 years ago.

Hi there,

The crank sensor is not the likely problem here. If it were bad the whole engine would have a problem, not just the one cylinder.

Does it matter if the engine is hot or cold when this is happening?
Is it doing it at idle only