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Turns over will not start no spark, no problem, 2002

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Turns over will not...

Turns over will not start no spark

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

No problem

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Nissan?

2002 frontier crew 4x4

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Frontier yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes put a obd2 no codes

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Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** thank you for your question.

If you remove the distributor cap, and then turn the engine over, does the distributor rotor spin?

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Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

Do you have codes?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
no codes only atf temp light is on
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

Is that light on when the truck is running?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
it came on the first time and the engine stopped. i sat for 30 min the light went out and it started and i drove hom 4 houses away the light came on and engine quit turns over but has no fire. gas is good
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

This is one of two things. I am trying to determine which it could be. Did you remove the distributor cap to see if the rotor turns when the engine is turning over?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
no but i will
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

Ok.. I will be off line in about 20 mins and be back online around 7 pm EST. So we can continue then. Ok?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
to late for me tomorrow work
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

Ok.. Talk to you tomorrow then..

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Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

How are we making out?? Been waiting for ya..

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Why did I spend $20 to be asked if my light was on while the truck was running when it won't start expert?
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

Cause that could indicate that there is codes store which could point to as to why the truck is no longer running?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
the truck will not start or run
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

I also asked if the distributor rotor spins when the engine is turned over ( with the distributor cap off ) this could help determine why you have no spark.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I told you the ATF temperature light was on it came on when it quit and is still on
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
does the Atf TEMP light have a lockout on it
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

That is a Transmission Temperature light.. That won't keep the truck from starting. A loose distributor rotor could, a bad distributor could.. I would like to see if you can work with me to help you isolate what your issue is..

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Could that cause the ATF temp light to come on and quit?
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I will go look
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

No.. It will not.. That could be a totally different issue if that light was on when the truck was last running.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
You are right I am wrong the rotor does not move ProbleM?
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
dropped the screw too
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

Ok. So we are on to something.. Is the screw in the rotor?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
the one i dropped no side of engine
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
ps it is a 01 engine
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

If there is no screw in the distributor rotor, We need to get one of course.. Sometimes you can get a new bolt with a new rotor.

The 01 engine is the same as the 2000. So that doesn't mean anything. We need a bolt for the distributor rotor, so we can secure the rotor and see if the truck starts..

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Later have to pick my kid from school i am in hawaii
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 8 months ago

Ok.. Let me know how you make out after you get a Distributor rotor bolt in... Ok?

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