Question about 1988 Nissan 200SX
The car seemed to stay running just no acceleration - nothing happened when pressing gas pedal. When 1st starting car and driving out of parking lot I heard small click noises... the car also pulled/sputtered twice before acceleration stopped working. Any ideas on how to fix or any short term fixes to get it home without a tow? Thanks in advance!
Could be the cable that actavates the throttle plate on the intake..
The cable comes from the gas pedel and pulls on the throttle plane in the intake manifold.. opening the plate to let air flow through to the engine. On the other side from the cable is a plastic sensor with wires attached to it this is the Throttle position sensor.. if this is disconnected or broken the computer cannot receive the single that you are pushing on the gas pedel.. very rare for the throttle position sensor to break completly.. best posibility broken cable.. open hood find cable connected to throttle body, have someone in car push pedel see if it moves. Good luck.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1994 Sentra running rough
thanks for asking , i am sorry to tell you that the problem you asking for could be for a lot of reasons , but , i will try to help you by tell you some things to check it , first you should be sure that the car is not over heated , and and the sparks are good , and all the cylinders are working properly and that by removing each spark wire but every one separately and see if any change happen ,if no change happen with one of the sparks so you found the problem and it is that you r car don't work with all it's cylinders , but if that will not be easy for you to do it your self , so be sure that if you driven the car to a local garage no damage will happened , and don't worry that shouldn't cost you a lot of money , and thank you for using fixya.
Posted on Jun 26, 2008
The accelerator is a potentiometer connected to a pedel and the wires go directly to the ECM. If the AWU( accelerator Working Unit) was bad the engine would run constant at 1800-200 rpm. Do any codes come up? I will do some more research and repost.
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
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