What are common problems with 1986 Nissan 300zx

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What are common problems 1986 Nissan 300zx?

First off, I’ve two first gen 300ZX’s. Personally, are very high maintenance My first was a 1985 300ZX. My is a 1986 300ZX. I can currently you that you need a large book full of cash to own

I also own a 1979 Datsun which I’ve owned for 14 yrs and modified it extremely. It however is reliable. The L28E engines are Easy maintenance engines.

the oil and go. When and if something were to go with it. I know exactly is the problem.

However, with the 300ZX’s have way too many sensors and and it is very hard to diagnose any that occur yourself. I am going through an issue in which so many forums the issue, but none indicate the I’ve already tried the parts to fix the problem and it hasn’t anything.

Still the same Ugh!

Anyhow, it appears most of the issues with Z’s are Digital Dash. You can forums that say it’s the unit under your knee. That it is.

Take it out and un-solder the connections and them yourself and everyone had any problems since. Here is the


Secondly, there is an with the distributor, crank sensor. Which is located of the distributor. This small part is a Hall Sensor for timing. If it goes bad.

You get no spark what so ever. it sends a signal to the computer it to fire the Ignition Module, to the Coil. From my experience. are all part of the same. Distributor, CAS Angle Sensor), Coil and Module.

If it’s not the CAS, then it be the Ignition Module or a bad Coil. others say that it could be a MAF or Mass Airflow Sensor would shut the car completely Or a Air Regulator clogged. Then you a TPS (Throttle Position Sensor), is mounted onto the throttle Which control speed on or

You also have your sensor that on some wouldn’t allow it to run at all. also seen radiator Timing belt vs. Timing on a 280ZX.

The thermostat and water pump be changed when doing a belt. Cause it’s all there. Not easy to do just one tearing it all apart again, to do the

The computer on my 280ZXR only pulse to the injectors and coolant to run the car. Otherwise, I haven’t any sensors or modules to worry

If one can afford the maintenance on a 300ZX, I’ve seen these go 400k plus miles on the internals. VG30E engines are

When buying a first gen or The things to notice are leaks in the Rust in the undercarriage. Anything I’ve seen issues the Temp Control not working

Parts are extremely hard to So make sure that above a 50/50 deal. that is it going to cost you to fix the issues it has vs. how much could you get out of it you get tired of fixing the issues.

Seriously folks, these aren’t in high demand. specifically talking about the The Turbo may bring a little worth. One original Z with 10k miles might bring

One with 40K might bring $3,500 to $6K. One with mine) with 140K I purchased for $1,400.

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