After returning from the Panel Beater the car refuses to start. There is a door that pulls off to reveal the fuses, the door will have a diagram of the fuse locations. If it is a fuel injected car, turn key on as you would to prime it, then turn off. The car will turn over but won't start, I notice that there's no fuel going to the fuel rail, I disconnect the fuel line going to the fuel rail The 10 amp fuse in the engine compartment next to the coolant recivort is not blown, I look for a fuel pump relay but I couldn't find one the question for you the experts where do I go next to find the problem. The distributor cap and rotor are infamous for causing No Spark No Start Conditions. How To Replace Fuel Filter on Nissan Altima 2001 - YouTube? I am pretty sure that will fix your issue especially if you find oil in connector which I am sure you will. I noticed you mentioned to hold down gas pedal so I was wondering if you might know where the problem may be coming from if pressing down the pedal helps to start engine? Turn ignition on, as you would to prime pump, then off again.
Honestly, I'm a noob to this car, so if someone can please post an image or two in regards to the location, that would be awesome. No Start 1: Checking For Spark It's been my experience, having diagnosed a lot of cranks but does not start conditions, that in most cases the root cause of a no start problem is a failed component in the ignition system. It will need to be serviced. I located two different fuse boxes under the hood and none of them are where the fuel pump relay is. Check fuse box either in car or under bonnet hood.
I replaced it and still nothing but the clicking is coming from under the hood in the front from a relay I pinned it down but I hear more clicking bsounds like it's near the firewall. It cranks and starts after getting a bit and I think holding down or pumping gas pedal helps it start. Well the fuel filter was done by jiffy lube and since its been over 7k miles so don't think It's backwards since only now I'm experiencing issues. Air isn't the issue, spark probably isn't the issue. Here is a link from the internet with more information. When they didn't his I didn't have all electronic plugged in But I went to turn it off when I got home but started every time The next day after bibhadbstarted to install the turn lights and all if that now I can't hear the fuel pump kick on when I turn the key but under the hood I hear a clicking noise before I crank the car. The absolute best way to test the fuel pump is with a fuel pressure gauge.
I circled it in red below. Ground a test light and with key in on position probe the 4 pin connectors and one should make the fuel pump run if so change this relay and you should be fine. Electrical problem 2003 Nissan Altima 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 125k miles I got a 2003 Nissan altima with a 3. Remember, the idea behind checking for spark is to see if all of the 4 engine cylinders are getting spark. Wait ten to 15 minutes. How toreplace a 2002 Nissan 3.
The sensors leak oil into the connector after a while and it needs to be replaced. Remove the cover then you will see a…. I notices in the trunk a keyless entry box that was not there when I took it to Nissan they said they didn't put it there well I know I didn't. If fuel comes out under pressure, tighten nut. I Dont know what else to, any advise? Today was really bad, it took a solid 20 mins to start the car from a cold start, late to work an everything. Hello - I've been having some starting issues, where the car cranks but doesnt turn over right away, takes a couple times. If a 1997 Nissan Altima cuts off at a stop light, there is a problem with the fuel getting to the engine.
Suspect it is the Fuel Pump Relay? If fuse is good, chance are your pump is bad. Thanks for posting the pics. Regards, Tony Sep 21, 2011. You don't have to spend any time testing them or any money replacing them. The other way is to remove the back seat top and bottom. Please see the diagram I uploaded.
If Voltage is present 12 Volts , then you have confirmed that the fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay are working perfectly. I figured how to access the link. I have seen few cases where the car had cam sensor code stored and it ended up beeing streched timing chain. I would replace both crank and cam sensors and clean oil from connectors. It Cranks but wont start as the injectors wont open.
You will see a square metal plate usually black with 4 Philips head screws. I have no codes, no black smoke, no crud on sparks. Check fuel filter, could be clogged, change it out and try to start, if starts. When you are accelerating, there is pressure and a higher flow of fuel, which is why it won't cut off then. Checking that the fuel injectors are being activated can be done using a fuel injector noid light tester. Fuel pump leak fix - quick and cheap - Duration: 11:16. I drove the car home from the accident scene.
This is explained very well under the question where is the fuel pump and filter located for a 1996 Nissan altima. I'll give it a shot, would i know if the relay is bad or not before replacing it? I am in need of a newfuel pump and scared to drive my car and its leaking. I did check the fuel pump fuse and it was blown. And so, there's no need to spend time testing them or money replacing them. Even looked under steering wheel found some fuses there but no relay. There are two ways to get to the fuel pump, one is underneith the car, take the gas tank down.
But if i turn the key on 2-3x without cranking it, it will start up. I'd order a new pump anyway. You will need to download the Power Supply and Ground Circuit manual. I have looked all over the engine to find the relay location. Yup the redesigned relays which no longer look like the old but the relay is in there which are not labeled because they are internal and not serviceable I believe.