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do a compression test. it sounds like the rings are worn out

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I think you should buy repair manual first for your vehicle after that it will be easy for you to solve the problem. Check the link may be you will get something useful here 1988 Nissan 200SX

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it could be a shorted fuel pump relay.

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Could be the cable that actavates the throttle plate on the intake..
The cable comes from the gas pedel and pulls on the throttle plane in the intake manifold.. opening the plate to let air flow through to the engine. On the other side from the cable is a plastic sensor with wires attached to it this is the Throttle position sensor.. if this is disconnected or broken the computer cannot receive the single that you are pushing on the gas pedel.. very rare for the throttle position sensor to break completly.. best posibility broken cable.. open hood find cable connected to throttle body, have someone in car push pedel see if it moves. Good luck.

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Take it to a alignment shop they well in California usually charge $45 to $75 and trust me its not something you want to attempt on your own.

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On some cars the brake lights and turns signals use the same bulbs.
If your car is like this, the problem may be in the turn signal switch.
Could also be a ground problem.

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Get it scanned to see what the error code is.

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you need to buy an alignment rack, they cost a few thousand dollars, you will need a shop to install it in too. might be cheaper to just take it to an alignment shop and pay them 30 bucks to do it, as often as you are going to need an alignment kind of wasteful to buy the cow when you only need a glass of milk.

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if car wont turn over try tapping on starter

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This is a common problem. All of these work from a printed circuit board. With vibration and age they will eventually get a short in the board. No one repairs them just replace the instrument cluster. Requires removing the front of the dash to remove it.

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a good service will help allot. check the spark plugs if good,if they work.

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Bad battery connections or the starter/relay is toast.

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Infiniti or nissan dealer parts department

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Could be the headlight switch or multi switch.

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its a one banger you **** ****!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF THIS KIND OF SEVERE HESITATION IS THE MASS AIRFLOW SENSOR (MAF), IT WILL NOT SET A CODE IN MOST CASES. SEE PHOTO OF TYPICAL SENSOR

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try looking near the bottom pulley or around the gearbox housing near to where it bolts to the engine

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