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I have a 1985 nissan 300zx------died at stop light and has not started since. I replaced coil,rotor,fuel filter. The pump is sending fuel to filter though. cranks but still wont start??

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I have a 1985 Nissan 300zx acted the same way i repalced the timing belt no problem since.

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Throwing parts at a problem is no way to resolve the problem. You only end up waisting your time and hard earned dollars.

Have you ruled out a broken "Timing Belt"?

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