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Sounds like your ground wire is broken (which could be broken, overheated, loose or corroded) If the color of the copper has changed(looks gray) or is corroded then you must replace the plug.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Nov 25, 2019

Guys he has a Z24, Not KA24, Z24 for one, Is carbed and has older lifters and valves. They need to be tuned to spec within a certain specific limit and the cams must be rotated in certain positions when doing different valves, etc... Shouldnt take very long normally and its not a hard process but if you have a tick, you really should get it checked out. Btw, the Z24 engine's idle isnt controlled by ecu at all or else the carb wouldnt need an idle adjustment screw.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Oct 18, 2018

Hi there,
Sound to me to be a MAF sensor problem.
The Mass Air Flow sensor, is a length of wire crossing the intake air box prior to the air filter. It records velocity, temp, and flow and adjusts the timing and richness of the mixture. When this plays up, crazy symptoms appear as you've described.
This is regularly accompanied by massive loss of power to boot...
Hope this helps.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Feb 10, 2018

I have a 81' Nissan 720 pickup. The turn signals and hazard lights have stopped working after having to remove the dash for a radio install can someone suggest how I can get them working again... Thanks kindly. Kris in LC,NM..USA

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Nov 16, 2017

They sold you a bad transmission it should of grabbed the gear instantly and smoothly..

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Sep 01, 2017

bet the workshop manual as sometimes you have to turn the engine over twice to get the marks to line up
if it was off 4 links , it probably would not start and if it did would be all over the place

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Jul 30, 2017

How many miles do you have on her,I also have a 85 Nissan 720 4x4.hAD HER FOR 22 YEARS,IN MINT CONDITION,

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Jan 08, 2016

I'm showing the first Cavalier Z24 being sold in 1988 with a 2.8 engine.
I'm not sure what you mean by marks, normally you would like up the marks on the crank pulley and turn the distributor to the point where the rotor is pointing to the number one cylinder plug wire.
If the distributor has been out of the engine, you will be on or 180 degrees off.
Once you get the engine started, you would use a timing light to set base timing.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Oct 31, 2015

It's the one nearest the front of the engine. Cylinders number from the front-1, 2, 3, 4. (Firing order is 1, 3, 4, 2.)

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Sep 20, 2015

you can fill the system with smoke under pressure to force the smoke out any leaks. you can see if a tool rental shop has a smoke tester you can rent to perform this. do not use any open flame near the system as there are fuel vapours.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Aug 04, 2015

Can i get a little more information. Is this a steady leak? There shouldnt be anything leaking from that region unless there is water pooling in the air intake for the hvac that has rusted through the fire wall.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Apr 02, 2015

Best advice. Your local library has subscriptions to online service manuals for most vehicles, you can access them free, but you have to go to the branch to get it.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Mar 08, 2015

Depends on what needs wiring, id find a haynes manual in paper or digital form and find out, usually they have all the wiring info youd need but it really depends on what your wiring up.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Mar 04, 2015

You may have to replace the whole signal switch.

1985 Nissan... | Answered on Feb 02, 2015

Get some 18 gauge wire, two colors, you can do it a couple of different ways. My preferred way is to pull the wire harness if it is a pick up truck. And using a digital multi meter. Or DMM. Figure out what wire goes to which function. And splice it in. Be sure to use connectors and not just twist them together. It sounds complicated but once you figure out what is what. It is actually perty easy. Good luck. My email addy is hmarinesgt at AOL dot com. If you need more help just let me know. I will be glad to assist you if I can


1985 Nissan... | Answered on Jun 06, 2014

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