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Lt will not start. It will crank, it has fire at the plugs,

Second opinion] lt will...

Second opinion] lt will not start

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

It will crank, it has fire at the plugs, it is loading the cyclinders with fuel

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

2001 altima

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

Yes. we checked fuel pressure about 45psi, good cylinder compression, good rythmic fire at the spark plugs. son was driving car and it just stopped and now it won't start

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

Thats about it

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
we tried all the things david recommended and the car still will not start. I think david is off so wanted to talk to someone so I can try and figure this thing out
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
i finally got the problem figured out. thanks

What was the issue if you don't mind me asking?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
the bolt came out of the rotor under the distributor cap. that caused the timing to be off... which caused the cylinders to load up with fuel.. which caused the engine to be flooded and not start

Cool, glad you found the issue. It's interesting that it would still provide spark. It would normally be a inconsistent spark when testing.

Glad you got your issue resolved.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
that was very strange. have a good evening

You too..

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