Having problems with your Nissan Pathfinder ?

I have a 2000 nissan pathfinder it cut off while driving thought it was the fuel pump but it works. the truck has no ignition fire. how can i tell if it is the distributor or crankshaft sensor. check engine light was on but the data was erase

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 10-12-2018

Answers :

HI. This particular engine has a one in all distributor that contains the ignition module, coil, and cam shaft sensor. it is not serviceable and you will have to replace he entire distributor if found to be the culprit. The easiest way to isolate the distributor will be to test the crank sensor. This sensor is located on the top of the transmission bell housing. Once you have access to the sensor, visually inspect the crank sensor and connector for any damage and repair as necessary. If there is no visible damage, and you have access to a scope, you can check the (CKP) 5 Volt square wave pattern. If this is not possible, you can use a multimeter to check for proper resistance at the sensor terminals. An infinity reading will usually signal a bad sensor.You will need to disconnect the sensor in order to obtain the reading. If the sensor readings are ok, check the resistance levels in the PCM connector. If the PCM connector registers infinity reading, this will lead to a short in the PCM.
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