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I have a nissan sentra 1998, my wife was driving and she said it suddenly stopped going. i have had a look at it, there seems to be fuel at the beginning of the fuel rail and sparks at the spark plugs. The engine turns over but doesn't even want to try and start.

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  • lurrydutchka Aug 14, 2008

    unfortunately no gauge on fuel, what sort of pressure should there be. i just pumped fuel into a bucket

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Have a compression check..possible timing belt gone...

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When you say there is fuel at the fuel rail have you checked with a pressure gauge? Or did you just take off the hose and saw fuel there.

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  • David Whitney Aug 14, 2008

    If it's been a while since the last tuneup I would buy a Distro cap, distro rotor, and spark plugs. I would also ohm out the plug wires. Even though spark might be there it might not be strong enough to ignite the fuel/air mixture.

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