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Engine stalls when driving and wont start for 20 minutes

I have a 1990 Nissan Bluebird SSS U12 and SR18 Motor automatic with 1800 CCS
Recently it would just cut off the engine while driving and will not start for about 15 to 30 minutes and then would come right, Does not do it all the time but is becoming regular now like once evry 3 days (used to be weeks)
When the engine cuts out, there is no spark from the ignition coil ( I tested it) and after 15 to 20 minutes it starts to spark and then the car will start.
I have read that faulty crank sensor or crank position sensor usually causes the engine to cut off when it gets warm and comes right after a while when it cools down.

My question is that does my car have a crank sensor or similar (model given above) or whether I go ahead and replace the ignition coil.
It looks like a carburettor engine although a Nissan mechanic said to me that All Nissan U12 engines came with some sort of EFI

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  • jija420 Oct 26, 2008

    Thank you for your response. I called Nissan dealers and they said there is no crank position sensor. I then replaced the coild and bang same problem after a day. I ended up changing the distributor and it has been going fine since

    thank you for all your help

  • eaglecrest81 Nov 12, 2008

    Every 3 or 4 times I turn the car off it wont start again untill I push on the front of the engine and I hear a click sound. After the click it starts up fine, nobody can figure out what that is. Now recently I pulled out of my driveway and the car started to sound like it wanted to stall. I got down the street and it stalled on me, now it wont turn over or start. can anybody help me?

  • kjeremiah1 Apr 25, 2009

    I have a 1995 nissan bluebird arx u13 sr18 motor autmatic engine it would cut off when I slow down at intersections.IT does not do this all the time but starts right back up



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It could be one of the following, clogged fuel injector,
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Is your check engine light on, this would help me better to diagnose your problem.

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