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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This sounds very similar to a problem I had...after replacing the fuel pump, I still had the same problem. Turns out, there's a switch at the bottom of the steering collum that was messed up. It was about $300 to get fixed, but worth every penny!!
Posted on May 21, 2009
sounds like you are loosing the fuel prime from somewhere ? Not sure if you have a lift pump on the side of the engine on that model or not? follow the fuel rails from the tank pump up, and see if it runs into a lift pump or straight to the injector pump. I would guess that you are loosing your prime, so check the line and see if you if they are wet cracked or bent. also when you changed the fuel filter did you happen to notice if the o-ring came off with the last filter or not? You may just have doubled your gasket on the filter. Sometimes they stick on the filter housing and become unnoticed.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 05, 2009
Testimonial: "i think its a pump issue /but its a 07 old body style(no lift pump)had 04 that i unplugged pump on frame /it still ran from front tank/2 pumps???"
Try tapping on your PCM behind your glove box,also are you getting fuel pressure and a good blue spark at the plugs when cranking the engine?
Posted on Sep 26, 2009
I would recheck fuel pressure and see if there was a hose or something let go inside the tank . indicated by no pressure, possibly a faulty pump I've seen new ones **** out, also these vans with the 4.3 were bad for having weak coil wires and shorting out against the inside of the engine cover ( doghouse) good luck.
Posted on Jan 05, 2010
SOURCE: My 2001 Nissan Xterra sputtered
Sounds like you have water in the gas. Are you in cold country? The whole country is right now. Anyway, if that is the problem, It could have easily come from the gas station, there tanks condensate too, Get a can of dry gas. If that is not it, get the code checker on there and see what it says, could be an o2 sensor, something in the air horn sensor. a bunch of things most people don't even know exist. hope this helps.
Posted on Mar 02, 2010
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