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Motor is Running off of Starter fluid but not Gas

Old 11-20-2017, 12:15 PM
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Motor is Running off of Starter fluid but not Gas

I have a 1987 300zx nonturbo and im having problems trying to get it to run. The car will run off of starter fluid and I have good fuel pressure coming off the filter but i guess fuel is not making it to the cylinder somehow. I didn't know if it could be a bad fuel pressure regulator or what. Thank you in advance for any advice.
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:04 AM
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If it starts with starting fluid, you have spark, no fuel delivery. If you have truly verified that you do have a constant proper fuel pressure (~30psi, doesn't drop), then your fuel pump is working and the fuel injectors aren't spraying. There can only be a few reasons why:
-Toasted fusible links
-Disconnected wires to fuel injectors
-Toasted ecu

Check them.
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I'll give it a shot. Thanks!
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