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1998 nissan frontier misfireing

Truck shakes when you first take off and when you try to hold it at steady speed

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Check spark plugs.
with the engine running (idle)
disconnect one spark plug cable,
see if your engine goes at lower speed or notice engine speed variation.
if it does, the spark plug is OK. it no change, the spark plug is bad.
reconnect the first one then disconnect the next plug.
do this untill at the last spark plug connection.


Posted on Nov 06, 2008

  • Zane kimball Sep 23, 2012

    I have a 99 nissan with the same exact symptoms!!! I was first told knock sensor, replaced that no change! Next told spark plugs, just like you said, replaced all six of them and again no change! I'm now on too checking all the injectors and then onto map sensor and so on... But I've been all over very car/truck site I can find or that is in english and still can't find an answer or solution! Not even a good direction to go from here... Just wanted to put that out there.

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