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1988 Nissan Pathfinder stalls and runs rough; error code 11

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Got in my 1988 Nissan Pathfinder this morning and it is running extremely rough all the sudden.Then it would stall either during idle or while driving if I let off the gas pedal. The truck starts without any issue. Not really knowing where to start I first cleaned the distributor cap, contacts  and rotor but that didn't help. I also checked the spark plugs and fuel pressure and those are good. At that point I pulled Error Code 11 Crank Angle Sensor/Camshaft Position Sensor from the ECU. So am I wasting my time doing any further troubleshooting other than just replacing either or both the distributor and Camshaft Position Sensor?

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I replaced my crank angle sensor on the exact truck. Mine was a 3.0 V6 I'm assuming yours is too. I actually ordered one for a D21 truck because it was lots cheaper and was an exact fit even tho they told me it wouldn't fit. It's super easy to change. Just a sensor with a plug at the bottom of the dist with what looks like a mini CD that spins. It didn't fix mine. Mine ended up being skipped timing but I caught it too late and wasn't aware of the 60k timing belt on these trucks with Interference engines. Mine had the same symptoms as u said weeks before mine jumped and killed the engine for good. So make sure u know ur timing belt has been changed in the last 60k. If it's close. Change it. Lot cheaper and easier than a new engine.

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Wow! Thanks so much for this information. Yes, mine is a 3.0 V6. I will add timing belt to my list of things to do here. I don't want to lose my truck.

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