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1988 Nissan Pathfinder

My 1988 Pathfinder has a starting problem for a couple years. Occasionally it will turn over but not start; sometimes it just "clicks" over. 3 different mechanics have kept it for 2 to 7 days viewing the ignition switch, starter, batteries, relay, and any loose cables. The mechanics said they can do nothing when it is not acting up for them. A family member took two fuses out of my alarm system, and put new fuses in; however it blew the fuses and my alarm and locks will not work and my pathfinder will not start at all. It is currently stuck at my moms house. Does any one have any advice on the fuses and the starting problem?

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I had a 1994 pathfinder with the same problem. Direct wire the load pin on the starter solenoid to the positive terminal on the battery with a push-button switch between and mount it on the dash of the car. You will also need to disconnect the existing wire on the load pin of the solenoid and tape it up. This will allow you to engage the starter without the key using the push button, however, you will still need to crank the key to the start position while turning the motor over to give you fuel pressure.

Maybe a temporary solution for you but its worked on my pathfinder for more than 2 years.

Kyle

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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