Go Back   Infamous Nissan - Hardbody / Frontier Forums > Tech Area > Wiring and Electrical

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-12-2018, 03:33 PM   #1
Schmidtb
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 1
Vehicle: 1991 nissan d21 4x4 pickup
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Angry Not starting

I just bought a 1991 Nissan d21 4X4 and drove it home pressure washed the whole thing motor and all now it won't start it turns over and has spark but will not fire even with spraying starter fluid in the carb and it's been 3 days. It's a stick and when you push start it it will start but will not stay running as long as you keep pushing it. It will stay running or well spiting and sputtering what can the problem be could it be the crankshaft position sensor or the ecm since I had to pressure was out the cab due to it being in a barn for a year with the windows down
Schmidtb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2018, 07:42 PM   #2
cadillacdude1975
The Gear Jammer
 
cadillacdude1975's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Age: 46
Posts: 8,581
Vehicle: 87 D21 SE KC V6 2wd 5sp & 86.5 V6 SE auto
Thanks: 308
Thanked 945 Times in 876 Posts
Default

take the distributor cap off and see if water got inside the cap. mine did the same thing when my cap was cracked.
__________________
"Im officially lost" - wildbill
cadillacdude1975 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2018, 01:39 PM   #3
Cusser
 
Cusser's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Hot Arizona
Posts: 295
Vehicle: 2004 Frontier
Thanks: 0
Thanked 28 Times in 24 Posts
Default

I don't have any experience directly with a 1991 Nissan d21, but will share that on both my 1998 and my 2004 4-cylinder Frontiers that I got water down into the spark plug recesses even though there are intact seals, and had misfire until I got those dried out completely, I had issues. I could tell by stuffing a piece of rag down that there was water, ended up having to use an air compressor and air stream to dry them out.
__________________
2004 Frontier King Cab (2WD, 5-speed, 4-cylinder, 98.5K), 1998 Frontier regular cab (2WD, 5-speed, 4-cylinder 225K), 1988 Mazda B2200 (2WD, 5-speed, 4-cylinder, 214K), 1971 VW Convertible (140K), 2005 Yukon (180K), 1970 VW (260+K)
Cusser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2018, 02:57 PM   #4
ahardb0dy
The Post Count Whore
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Sorrento, Florida
Age: 52
Posts: 7,239
Vehicle: 1993 Nissan Hardbody
Thanks: 62
Thanked 816 Times in 758 Posts
Default

Welcome to Infamous
__________________
My name is Tony and I'm a Infamousaholic

Current truck - 1993 Nissan Hardbody king cab 2wd
, (formerly owned: 90 Nissan Sentra, 94 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4x4, 05 Nissan Titan, 87 Nissan SE-V6 4x4 king cab, 94 Infiniti Q45t & 80 Datsun 310GX )
ahardb0dy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.