Datsun 280Z Questions Maintenance & Repair

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dustyoldtimer24
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Why Are My Gauges Erratic On My 77?

The gauges go to appropriate levels at starting, then - in unison - the temp, oil pressure and fuel level all slowly go to zero, then head back up some then head back down some, etc. If it weren't al...

18 views with 6 answers (last answer 23 hours ago)
Lowery
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1978 280z Consistent Heater Problems

Over last 8 years I have replaced radiator/thermostat/hoses/heat... core. Had heater "repaired" 4 times by 3 different mechanics. New heater core 2 years ago. Had air conditioning repaired this s...

Lowery
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1978 280z Consistent Heater Problems

Over last 8 years I have replaced radiator/thermostat/hoses/heat... core. Had heater "repaired" 4 times by 3 different mechanics. New heater core 2 years ago. Had air conditioning repaired this s...

tntidwell
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'77 280z Starting Issues

I have the original EFI L28 engine in my Z and am having problems starting. Here are the symptoms: - If I manually dump fuel into the intake by energizing the cold start valve the engine will initia...

panor01
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Misfire ?

problems with acceleration i changed distributer cap rotor gaz pump filters plugs it drives and then it takes off then it hesitates two sparkplugs fire well two injecters fire well the other four ar...

20 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
dhklaus
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76 280z Stalling

My wife was driving our 76 280Z when all of a sudden the windshield wipers started moving really slow, and the thing just died and could not be re-started. What could the trouble be. Just had the volt...

CRyanStephens
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Its A 1978 Datsun 280z, Randomly, The Car Will Start Running To Rich To Run...

Randomly, the car will start running to rich to run properly, i can adjust the Air flow meter to copensate, however, once done so, and it stops dumping the fuel, it runs too lean and needs to be adj...

21 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
bigbrian
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?why Won.t My 1978 280 Z Car Start After A Little Water Overspray?

I started my 78 280Z and washed it while it was running it with the hood open slightly. After I shut it off again, it would not restart. All I get is a faint clicking noise under the hood when I tr...

15 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
Jay Davidson
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1979 280zx 5 Speed. Car Starts . Barely Idles. When I Push Accelerator, E...

Changed plugs, wires, fuel filter, and throttle valve switch.

28 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
rivergriz
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I Have A 1977 Datsun 280z With An A Starting Problem

I recently purchased a 1977, 280Z. Sometimes it starts with the key and sometimes, mostly, it doesn't. I know for sure it is not the battery and I have tested the starter and when I short wire it,...

85 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
Max Sitti
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Engine Stalled , Need Help Please.

Hi I have a 1978 Datsun 280z automatic. I bought a car few month ago. It only has 75000 original miles.( it's been sitting covered in a garage since 1991) the previous owner bought it from original ...

88 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)
rcummingsb
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Car Starts To Miss And Is Slugish On Accelaration , Also # 6 Cylinder Is Fo...

I have a 1977 datzun 280z that have owned since 1978 , 2nd owner, The car has always been reliable , it became hard to pass smog here in california , so i had the engine rebuilt and it smogged fine ag...

87 views with 5 answers (last answer about a year ago)
kneeshaw
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Starting Problem After Run To Full Temp

I have a 1977 208z with fuel injection and after it has been driven and is up to full temp then turned off and I try to re-start it in say 15 minutes, it acts like a vapor lock. CHUG A LUG CHUG A LU...

123 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 months ago)
zguy280z
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1977 280z Heater Box Maintenance

won't switch between heat and defrost

61 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
MRENGINE
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On A 1977 Where Does The Black Fusible Link Go?

IN THE 1977 Datsun 280z THERE IS TWO BOES ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FOR FUSIBLE LINKS. each BOX CONTAIN TWO FUSIBLE LINKS. the FUSIBLE LINKS FROM NISSAN CONTAIN THREE THAT ARE TAN AND ONE WHICH IS BLACK. ...

49 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)
CathyWalls
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I Have A 1977 Datsun 280z My Lights And Horn Won't Work.

I have no power to my fuse box my head lights and horn won't work. All my other lights and my radio works. What should I look for

43 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
WilliamStalker
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77 280z Won't Change From Vent/ac To Heat, Won't Send Any Air In Defrost Po...

My 1977 280z climate system seems to be stuck in the 'summer' position. The vent position works, and the A/C works. When sliding the temperature control lever to the 'hot' side, no change. Also, when ...

bills280zx
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280zx A/c Works But When I Try To Get Heat It Still Blows Cold Air?

Anybody got an idea on what the problem might be? Cold air but no heat?

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