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Nissan Altima cranks, but won't start. Open the fuel tank, it starts. Gas tank vent? Clogged vent line? Gas cap?

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  • christoph12040 Apr 04, 2011

    So, do you think it could be a clogged vacuum line on or around the throttle body?

  • christoph12040 Apr 04, 2011

    So, could it be a clogged vent line on or around the throttle body?

  • christoph12040 Apr 04, 2011

    Could it be a clogged vent line on or around the throttle body?

  • christoph12040 Apr 04, 2011

    Awesome! Thanks again!

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    will not take gas very fast

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No it has a closed system so no smell of petrol so their is something wrong with the suction pump and the pipes that come from teh engine compartment

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

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  • christoph12040 Apr 04, 2011

    Ok. Thanks. I haven't noticed any smell at all.

  • Colin Stickland
    Colin Stickland Apr 04, 2011

    shower time for me soon ,anyway somewhere under the bonnet is a vacumn pipe to a pump on the side area and this has a pipe that then goes to the tank so when engine runs it allows the vapour to be burnt in the engine and the fault is along this line somewhere but without a good look myself i couldnt tell yuo but i suspect that this pipe from the tank is either blocked or trapped somewhere along the line

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