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How do you set the timing on a 1991 Nissan truck? Vehickle is running rough. I have changed the spark plugs, plur wires, rotory cap, and distrubutor cap. what else can I do?

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SOURCE: 1999 nissan frontier is idling rough the truck

This can be your Idle control valve, when you turn the air on it puts the engine under load and your computer will increase the idle automatically to prevent the engine from cutting out.
When you are standing still and the car is shaking, by touching the accelerator very softly does the shaking stop? If so check the idle control valve.
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is it idling high and you put it i gear it runs rougher and smoke black check your coolant sensor also connection or sensor itself and fuel pressure if high check for return line blockage also vacuum leaks make sure you have the right vacuum going to your map sensor you need to check right vaccum at idle going to your map sensor/

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Most problem with lack of power is due to retarted timing advance it a bit. That should help a lot.

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