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97 nissan replaced computer twice runs for 5 minutes then computer shorts out.

It has 140000 miles runs good till computer burnes out, i took the seat out and you can smell the burnt computer thru out the truck, I'm thinking i have a short some where. Have anyone else had this problem.

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Hi Leroy, Try to recall under which driving conditions the fault occurs? I'm guessing that the problem comes when you try to open it up some. In that case the fault can be coming from the mass air flow sensor or a short in the Throttle Position Sensor. It would help to know what engine is fitted and if it's petrol or diesel? The fault seems to be coming from one of the sensors, not the computer as such, but the fault is obviously affecting the computer. Let's get some more details on the problem? Have a look at the wiring for each of the sensors and look for any obvious signs of short circuits. Don't forget the Lumda and oxygen sensor's. Let me know what you find 'cause I'll be waiting. Regards John .

Posted on Oct 27, 2012

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  • Hi Leroy, I'll be waiting. If I can give you more help I certainly will. Regards John


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