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Why won't my car start after replacing distributer?

Tried new battery and new distributer same as before. Car turns only. When the car died the engine lite did go on. Car died on freeway wont start still after replacing distributer, cap, and motor Just turns over.

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Have you checked tthe timing and also make sure the shear pin on distributer gear is not broke

Posted on Dec 01, 2014

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SOURCE: 86 nissan 300zx

i got the answer for you! in your engine compartment on the passenger side near the battery is a box that has,what lookes like plugs in it. take out the one on the farthest right(on the cover it says BAT) just relpace it or bypass and you will be set! let me know how it works out Parker217@live.ca

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SOURCE: car want start factor security light flashing and

The factory security light will remain on - this is a standard feature indicating the car is dead.
First, unplug the hazard fuze in the engine bay (this will reset the ecu and remove the flashing)

Next, replace the battery with a new one (or one with proper charge) - keep in mind a small battery will not do anything for these cars, the engines require a lot to push them over (it isnt a honda)
*Make sure to clean the positive and negative battery cables from acid

Then just start it up :)

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: 97 nissan sentra put new alternator and battery car wont start

are you sure the alternator is good? because it could be tricky ...The only other thing is the wire running back to battery pack to charge battery maybe disconnected

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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SOURCE: car jerks on freeway and engine shuts off.

It sounds like your Mass Air Flow Sensor is faulty. These sensors will normal show fault when cruising at highway speeds causing the vehicle to almost stall or stall. Replace the Mass Air Flow Sensor with a known good one and test drive the vehicle. This will most likely repair your concern.

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

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SOURCE: car died when driving it now wont start at car

If the chain broke yes the cam will not turn, only the crank will causing the fast spin

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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