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Car is missing in both high and low rpm's changed fuel filter and stopped missing for a while then started up agian. have already swapped spark plugs, distributor & rotor and spark plug wire as well. was wondering if fuel pump would be the cause of the problem? My car is a '97 nissan 200sx model se 1.6 liter with just over 200k

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It could be that you have picked up a batch of dirty fuel that has clogged the gauze input filter that is part of the fuel pump inside the fuel tank.
You will need to remove the pump assembly from the tank. Access to it is usually through a removable plate in the floor under the back seat. Once you have the pump assembly out allow the gauze filter to dry. You can assess the amount of clogging by shining a torch through the gauze and see how much light comes through. Clean it by brushing with an old tooth brush and blowing clean with compressed air. If there is a lot of dirt/rust in the tank, try draining it. You may have to repeat the cleaning process again in few months if the symptoms appear again.

Posted on Aug 20, 2010

  • dave19644 Jul 02, 2014

    Sometimes there are 2 fuel filters one near the gas tank and another near the firewall....ensure you change the second filter also.

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