Question about 1987 Nissan Pickup

1 Answer

Sensor location on the block

Debo9593@comcast.net- my husband said the temp light never worked since we had the truck. He just wondered where the sensor is plugged into the block, located.? Thanks

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Nissan Master
  • 1,779 Answers

The temperature switch on the 4 and 6 cylinder engines is located under the hood, passenger side, upper engine area, mounted on the end of the intake manifold.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Spark plug


Well there is no cooling fan spark plug. You do have a temp sensor that tells the computer what the coolant temp is. And that could be the problem. But you should have a check engine light on if it is.
Your radiator fan motor could have failed, or the relay that powers it. Jumping the relay would tell you if the fan works.

Jul 01, 2013 | 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

Glowplug light comes on and goes off quikly, engine hard to start. Changed all 4 glow plugs and coolant sensor. Light stays on for a good 10 seconds when water temp. sensor is unpluged.


The glow plugs work in direct relation to the engine block temp. The relay for the glow plugs is obviously reading the wrong temp, that's why they turn back off. It's most likely that the temp sensor is bad, but trace the wires back and make sure there are no breaks in the insulation and they are well connected at the plug-ins. I have seen a lot of wires at the connector look good but fall off as soon as you touch them.

If the temp sensor is the same on for your your dash, then borrow a heat sensing gun and double check it against the guage. I have seen them read wrong by as much as up to 20 degrees. If the sensor reads rught and feeds both the guage and the glow plugs, then the problem would be either the wire harness or the glow plug relay. Hope this helps.

Oct 26, 2011 | 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

1 Answer

My 1998 Saturn SL is not running as smoothly and


Wow, that's a tough one, if you've done all that and it still overheats, I would try replacing the temp sensor, maybe it's faulty. Plus they're pretty cheap( I like fixing things for cheap)
If that's not the problem you could try a lower temperature thermostat, and if that doesn't work I would suspect that something is preventing the coolant from moving through the block effeciently.
Where is the temp sensor?
I had a Buick that the temp sensor was on the top of the block and if the coolant level went down AT ALL it wouldn't cool the sensor and it registered as dangerously hot and give me a heart attack in the process.
As for a tune-up get anew distributor cap, rotor, spark plugs( and spark plug wires if you want it to REALLY be tuned up)
This will probably cost you in the range of 50-100
bucks, but a little preventive medicine goes a long ways.
I had a bad plug wire I thought was an ignition problem and spent 300$ in parts trying to fix.
One day I went "I wonder if it's the plug wire?"
I bought one for 8.88$ and now it runs like a brand new car.
Hopefully one of these things will work.

Mar 01, 2010 | 1998 Saturn SL

2 Answers

2006 HHR, check engine light came on, the engine coolant temperature gauge stays at 0 and the coolant link on my panel just shows ----F. Also my remote start won't work


Your coolant temp sensor is not registering. It probably set a trouble code, that's why your remote vehicle start is not working. The temp sensor is located at the rear corner of the engine block on the back side of the engine. This will be the corner of the engine closest to the driver. The temp sensor may be faulty, unlugged or there could be problem in the circuit. Even if you find the sensor unplugged and you plug it in, the code will have to be cleared before the remote vehicle start works again.

Oct 03, 2009 | 2006 Chevrolet HHR

1 Answer

No Electrical power


Check voltage at starter main terminal (12v) Check for good block ground. If you have replacement ends on batt cables, make sure the wire under each strap is clean & making good contact.

Mar 14, 2009 | Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Impala 2000, 3.8 litres cranks up but doesn't start


Is the check engine light on
Its either the cps as stated above or the coil pack which is what the spark plug wires go to

Dec 06, 2008 | 2000 Chevrolet Impala

1 Answer

Spark plug


it may be a problem with either the computer or the temp gauge is rated to low or high

Nov 20, 2008 | 1997 Pontiac Sunfire

1 Answer

Where's the heat sensor on the engine located. Couldn't locate it


Hey debo9593, does your Nissan have a temp gauge on the dash(some vehicles just have a light that goes on when the engine overheats). If u do have a gauge, what is it reading (normal range, or an actual temperature). I'm asking all this because it sounds like your thermostat may be stuck open, which would not allow the truck to reach normal operating temperature, and also result in poor heat in the cab. It could be other things if the thermostat is ok, such as a heater core plugged up w/ rust and corrosion. so, let me know about engine temp, and we can follow up from there.I

Nov 12, 2008 | 1987 Nissan Pickup

1 Answer

Jeep Acts Like Out of Gas- HELP!


it sounds like the engine isnt getting enough fuel. I would suggest changing the fuel filter and possibly testing the fuel pump to see if it is bad.

Oct 20, 2008 | 1988 Jeep Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

106 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nissan Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70387 Answers

Phil Lovisek
Phil Lovisek

Level 3 Expert

705 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Are you a Nissan Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...