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Rough idle after replacing distributor/cap/plugs

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the rough idle intermittent or consistent?

It through the P0340 code the other day, from what i gathered the the camshaft sensor is built into the distributor. after changing this morning now it barely wants to start and idles terrible once started

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

2003 Frontier , 3.3L

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

So far i took it to a mechanic where he changed the crankshaft sensors, and a few other sensors that i cant think of off the top of my head, now after a 1000 dollar bill for him im trying to do it myself

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Ive changed plugs and fuel filter also does it cost to talk to the mechanic

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if you have a cam sensor code and a rough idle and hard or no start replace the distributor assemble this should fix you problem

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let me know if you have anymore questions

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
i changed that already
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
ive double,tripled checked plugs and firing order but no luck there either

so after you replace the unit you start to have the rough idle ??

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
yea it didnt have a rough idle until i replaced it

ok sound like the distributor is not timed correctly do you have a timing light ?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
no sounds like ill have to take it to a shop

yes you need to get the timing adjusted if you have no more questions please rate the service before you go thanks.

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