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Working on a 97 nissan pathfinder would start but very rough idle and would not rev up. changed plugs cap and rotor now wont start at all? any help would be great

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Most likely coil insulation has failed.most commonly occurs in tower area.remove cap,crank engine and watch where spark arcs to .if it comes out anywhere but the outlet portion of the tower or you dont see any at all...the coil has a failure.bad news is you have toget the whole distributor assy.coil not serviced separately.

Posted on Feb 12, 2011

  • ovix66 Mar 28, 2011

    and aside that was already told, I would check the timing with a timing light. The timing should be 15 +- 2



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