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There are several pieces to the puzzle.
You would need to verify the coil has battery voltage with the key switch on. Then there is an ignition module that controls spark timing, a pickup coil in the distributor, and so on.
To be able to troubleshoot the system, you would need a book, preferably a shop manual, to get the wiring diagrams and procedures.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Sep 16, 2016

Check the bulbs for burnt filaments. Take a multimeter and test your feeds and grounds at each socket. Possible multifunction switch failure. The switch that works your head and tail lamps.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Oct 20, 2015

Hose routing is located on the inside of the hood and is specific to each market / province and unique to motor / transmission combination in that area.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Oct 01, 2015

there should be a lower flywheel cover that you can unbolt , then turn the flywheel to access all the nuts iin the opening. There should be several nuts to separate the torque conv. from the flywheel.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Jun 17, 2015

Computer not advancing the timing. Check the cam position sensor. The throttle body has sensors that can get dirty too.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Jan 16, 2015

Most likely yes. If you can charge the battery (get it tested after charging as well) up a quick way without any special equipment to find out if your alternator is charging is with as many electrical loads turned off as possible (heater/a/c blower, headlights,heated seats,stereo etc...) Start the engine (after battery is charged) remove one of your battery cables while the engine is running, if the engine immediately stalls your charging system is not charging. If it stays running it is charging. Do not reconnect cable until you turn the engine off to prevent damaging the alternator.
If it stalls the most likely reason is the alternator. There are still other things that may prevent it from charging. Many alternators are regulated by the computer so it could be a computer or a wiring issue or even a blown fuse. If you can remove the alternator without much difficulty then remove it and take it to a auto parts store and have them bench test it. Last but certainly not least make sure your cables are clean inside and out. An alternator cannot charge a battery with poor corroded connections.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Dec 05, 2014

Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Red/Black
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Blue
Car Radio Ground Wire: N/A
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Red/Yellow
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue/White
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/Yellow
arrow-10x10.png Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
arrow-10x10.png Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/White
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Side Panels
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Red
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Green
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Pink

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Sep 24, 2014

There should be 2 white wires coming from the alternator. There is a splice where it will go into 1 wire then into the fusible link. If the fusible link is not burned, simply match the gauge wire coming from it. You should never use anything smaller in diameter than 10 gauge wire for the charging system. If you want to replace the fusible link, you can run separate white wires from the alternator to the positive battery post with individual fuses or fusible links. I would recommend each wire have its own Maxi fuse holder with a fuse no less than 60 amps each.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Sep 08, 2014

try pumping the clutch pedal all the way down and all the way up about 20-30 times, then put into gear and try it. if it grabs higher you may have a slave cylinder problem/ hydraulic leak. in most cases when the clutch is worn out it will grab high, unfortunately not always. a lot of slave cylinders require removing the transmission to replace, if this is the case it would be a good idea to replace the clutch while it is apart.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Apr 24, 2014

firing order for 6 cylinder engine is 1-5-3-6-2-4. In line 6 . piston no 1 is the front piston. pull the distributor cap and check rotor direction on cranking.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Nov 17, 2013

Go to Autozone,they will test your battery and alternator for free.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Oct 07, 2013

If I understand correctly, your coolant (water) is overflowing out of your resevoir? Either you have too much coolant, and it doesn't have any place to go, or it is boiling over. Remeber even water expands when hot.

1989 Nissan... | Answered on Aug 09, 2013

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1989 Nissan... | Answered on Jul 17, 2013

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