20 Most Recent 1988 Nissan 200SX - Page 9 Questions & Answers

Well First off all it is a fuel injected vehicle, so there could be plenty of problems.

  1. Your injectors could be leaking.
  2. your FPR could be set to high (fuel pressure regulator, should be around 40 give or take depending on altitude etc.)
  3. Your MAF could be going out (mass air flow sensor)
  4. TPS could be set wrong (throttle position sensor)
  5. ECU could of went bad (engine control unit)
Now this is problem your main problem.

During startup there is a thing called your throttle bypass valve (kinda like an electronic choke) If it is set wrong of faulty it would cause the car to flood while cranking, If the car runs then dies it is likely one of the others.

I would recommend getting a haynes chilton or mitchell manual if you are tech savy and check it out, also consider taking it to a autozone or other and having a obd2 code reader read the car

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Mar 25, 2010

Hi. Just a tip, i did this before and just carefully removed the bushing using a flat head screwdriver. Just in case that the plastic bushing is damaged which happens sometimes when its brittle, just replace it and its just easy to install. hope this helps

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Mar 07, 2010

The wiper cam actuator the cam is made to prevent damage to the motor by using a spring to allow it to slip if the wipers are stuck or frozen to the wind shield the spring stretching causes the wipers to stop in the middle of the window not hard to replace but does require you to do a timing procedure it should come in the box if not ill give you the basics get the new part remove both wiper arms careful the windshield is under the black plastic and I've seen other break the windshield taking the wiper arms off a battery post puller is the best way to remove , remove the cowl plastic piece you will see the cam gold/silver in color remove the one torx head screw then install new one rotate clockwise 2 times should spin freely then spin counter clockwise should stop look at where it is touching this area should have a 4mm gap the wiper motor has to be in the intermittent position prior to this turn key on put wipers in intermittent let motor spin then when it stops shut the key off then install cam.
Removal Procedure:Tools Required:J 39232 Wiper Linkage Separator
Remove the wiper arms. Refer to Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement .
Remove the air inlet grille panel. Refer to Air Inlet Grille Panel Replacement .
Remove the water shield.Remove the screw and the nut.

Dissconnect the RH linkage assembly from the LH linkage assembly with the J 39232 .
Remove the LH linkage assembly.Remove the screw from the wiper motor.

Pull the wiper motor free from the slots of the bracket.Disconnect the RH linkage assembly from the wiper motor with the J 39232 .Disconnect the electrical connector from the wiper motor.
Installation Procedure:Tools Required:J 39529 Wiper Linkage Installer

Connect the electrical connector to the wiper motor.Connect the RH linkage assembly to the wiper motor with the J 39529 .
Important: When installing the wiper motor, be sure that the crank arm is in the innerwipe position. The crank arm drive pin must be engaged in the cam pocket.
Install the wiper motor with two locator pads pressed into the slots of the bracket.
Notice: Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.
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Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Mar 07, 2010

I don't know where this relay is however I can make a suggestion, go to ebay motors and order a service repair manual on cd these are great for locating electrical components they have illustrations and schematics that show a x-ray type blown up schematics that shows all electrical components and there locations respective to the body panels, dash, and unibody of the car, the cd service manuals cost between 15 and 20 bucks and have step by step repair procedures and technical bulletins,recalls etc. worth every cent. This should give you more than enough info for this problem.

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Jan 26, 2010

Once you identify the fuse, use the plastic puller to pull it out. Replace the fuse with the correct amp.

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Nov 11, 2009

This is usually caused by a faulty alternator.
It stays on because the alternator is not generating sufficient voltage on the control winding to extinguish it.

Check battery terminal voltage while motor running with headlights on or blower fan running.
Terminal voltage should be approx 14.5V.
Ensure alternator and engine are properly connected to ground and the battery negative terminal.

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Oct 11, 2009

buy manual and read carefully before dissasembly

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Sep 12, 2009

It`s probably the exhaust doughnut between the exhaust pipe and the exhaust manifold its a gasket that can move around and be damaged easly

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Sep 09, 2009

check the solenoid, there is one on the starter and may be one on the firewall

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Jun 16, 2009

I don't know specifically about this engine, but generally I would expect and experienced mechanic to do that job in 2-4 hours. On some engines I'm sure it would take longer.

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Apr 25, 2009

must be covered by warranty, go to dealer

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Apr 17, 2009

dont know the year ur car which would of help but the fuel sending unit in ur gas tank usualy the cause of this

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Mar 24, 2009

the hole in the muffler cant hep. how does it run without the boost controller?

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Oct 31, 2008

that has nothing to do with this dumb dumb

Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Sep 01, 2008

Automatic transmissions can last a very long time, if properly cared for, and not overworked/overheated. Proper fluid/filter changes are needed!

If you are unsure, you should take the car to a mechanic, and have them inspect the transmission. If the seller rejects this idea, then I would hesitate the purchase of this vehicle.


Nissan 200SX... | Answered on Jun 25, 2008

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