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Old 03-17-2021, 08:00 PM   #1
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Hello, I have a 94 Nissan Pathfinder SEV6. I was driving it the other day and it died. It turns over but wont start. The distributor and rotor look good, and i changed the plugs and wires not to long ago. I tried the old take a sparkplug out and put it next to metal and see if there is any spark technique and did not see anything put a new coil and still nothing. I am not sure where to go from here. Just looking for some sugestions besides gas and a match.Its been a good ride I bought it with about 60,000 miles on it and I am close to 200,000 now and would like to keep going. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 03-17-2021, 09:10 PM   #2
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Have you ever changed the timing belt?
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Old 03-18-2021, 02:01 AM   #3
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Take the cap off and bump the starter over. If the rotor doesn’t turn, the timing belt is broken….. and that is a whole other headache.
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Ouch. Yeah, good call DVDSwan.

These are interference engines, too. So if that happened, you likely bent engine parts like valves and pistons.

The timing belt is supposed to be changed every 50k miles on the VG30i or every 100k miles on the VG30e. A lot of "New To Hardbody" owners don't know this, and they aren't likely to find an owner's manual to read this important information.
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