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2001 Nissan Frontier 2WD SC SuperCharger SC King Cab SuperCharger V6 Man DR

2001 Nissan Frontier 2WD
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Rear Wheel Drive, King Cab
15 mpg city / 18 mpg hwy
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April 28, 2013, 12:05 pm

LARRY P
 

Question: truck won't start

Truck has new plugs, wires, distributer cap and rotor plus fuel filter. Fuel pump works but when I try to start it all it does is turn over. It was driving fine then just started loosing power till it died and now just turns over not a fire at all.


April 28, 2013, 5:02 pm

Ron W
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May be the Crank Position Sensor is not working well.

It sends out the RPM signal to the PCM. If it is bad, there is no RPM signal, and the PCM will not command the injectors to fire. Easiest way to see if it works is to hook up a scantool and crank the engine. Monitor the datastream for RPM. If you see RPM then the sensor is working, if it reads zero RPM, then there is a problem with the Crank Position Sensor circuit.


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