Question about 1986 Nissan 200SX

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Hello, I have a 1986 nissan 200 sx. it has 2 coils . I side of the spark plugs work but the other side does not and the coil has power to it yet no power to the plugs? Can you help?

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  • mystkchmz Jan 09, 2009


    We did test the coil and they both work we can take one coil that allows the other plugs to work and put it on the side that does not work and it does not work on that side either?

  • mystkchmz Jan 09, 2009

    does anyone have any suggestions as to why the coil is getting power but cant get power to the plugs and the coils are good?

  • mystkchmz Jan 09, 2009

    ok the coils are fixed.. Now this car has 8 plugs which number 1 would be the one to time it to?The car is running ruff as well as when driving it likes to die on me specially taking off?

  • Angelo Attard
    Angelo Attard May 11, 2010

    try swapping coils over the coils to check if its a faulty coil



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I hadthe sae problem with my nissan 1986 200 sx.... if it only does that when it is warmed up... then your plugs on the exhaust side are bad... i replaced them and it runs like a champ now.

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Take the coils off and go to the parts store and have them tested make sure you number them so that you don't mix the bad on with the good but i'm sure you have a bad coil.

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    kevon hunter Jan 10, 2009

    this is your fireing order


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Swap the coils and see if the problem chases the coil , if so you know you have a bad coil . replace it if necessary . post if ya need more help . can i help further ?

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  • Rick Byrd
    Rick Byrd Jan 09, 2009

    double check that wiring to plugs . cheers


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