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I keep getting a p1320 code on my 2000 nissan maxima

I've changed the coils,plugs, condenser, and i O2 rear sensor. i started using premium gas what else is there to look at. it won't stay off

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The most common cause that will trigger the P1320 code is the ignition coils, one or more ignition coils may have failed. Even tough the coils may be working OK, the resistance for one or more of the coils is greater or smaller than the Engine Control Module (ECM) is expecting. Measuring the resistance with the coil out of the vehicle may not show any failures, usually the coil fails under heavy conditions (hard acceleration) or certain temperatures.

The P1320 code means that there is problem with the "Ignition Coil" or the wire to the ignition coil. For some models without individual ignition coils the Ignition Coil is inside the distributor and the distributor need to be replaced to fix the problem.

Posted on Dec 13, 2016

Testimonial: "i know this i did the test with the coils in the car and they read fine also the connectors. how about the crankshaft postion sensor? will it hurt to drive it like that when the lights to the TCS and SLIP come on also? doesn't that affect my brakes? all the coils were replaced and plugs also. i got premium gas in it still throws the same code. any more suggestions??"

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    Mikey Dec 13, 2016

    These are more suggestions of areas to check!!

    - Ignition primary circuit is open or shorted (circuit to ignition coils)
    - Ignition primary circuit poor electrical connection (circuit to ignition coils)
    - Faulty ignition system condenser
    - Crankshaft position sensor circuit.



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