Question about 1998 Nissan Frontier
Truck won't start took the starter off had it checked autopart said its ok but after a couple times of using the truck same problem. I took the starter off and banged it , it started a couple more times any suggestions.
I had the same problem. Turned out to be the clutch interlock switch mounted under the clutch pedal. A combination of the clutch pedal and switch mount being there for 15 years and had bent just a little not allowing the switch to be fully depressed and my floormats getting behind the clutch pedal not allowing the pedal to push the switch all the way. You can press the switch by hand and turn the key (making sure the truck is in neutral of course). If it starts reliably every time you found the problem. I adjusted the switch out by disconnecting the wire to the switch and loosening the 14mm nut behind the switch and turning the switch out a couple of turns. When moved out a bit and keeping the floormat from behind the clutch pedal, voila, starts every time. This fix came after a new battery, new starter, new battery cables and still the intermittent no crank was present. Start with the cheap/free stuff first and move on from there if needed :-)
Posted on May 25, 2013
Changed starter problem solved,starter solenoid wouldn`t always work. thanks.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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