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1987 Nissan Stanza

Have spark and have fuel, engine cranks over..replaced plugs wires cap button...spark comin out the coil,,,,,won't start, even with starting fluid

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  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Did you try checking for spark at the sparkplug end, as in using insulated screwdriver & holding it close to rocker cover or similar? Have you checked timing marks & distributor rotor location etc? Assuming you know what I'm talking about.

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Where are the timing marks located?

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I would check the timing chain/belt. chances are it could be either broken or jumped a tooth.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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http://www.nicoclub.com/service-manual?fsm=Stanza/Sanza_1989_FSM

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