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Thought i ran out out gas at stip light put 1/4 tank now will crank but not start
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Nissan Mechanic: Mike V., Nissan Technician replied 9 months ago
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Nissan Mechanic: Mike V., Nissan Technician replied 9 months ago

You have to check for fuel and spark. Try spraying some carb cleaner directly into the throttle and crank the engine. If it runs for a few seconds then you know you have spark and the fuel pump is the likely problem. If not, then check and make sure the rotor is turning under the distributor cap when you crank the engine. If it's not, then it's likely broke the timing belt and that will need to be replaced. If it is turning, then I would try to get a code reader on it. It could be the cam sensor in the distributor causing the issue. These are the first steps to finding out what's happened.

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