what could be wrong with my nissan truck if it goes then sputters out

Asked by May 02, 2013 at 08:03 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i had to pull start my nissan truck it went for maybe half a mile then sputtered out
it has no carborator so what could it be

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It sounds like a fuel delivery problem. It's not getting enough fuel. The regulator might be sending it back to the tank or the filter is clogged. If it was a lack of ignition, it wouldn't start up at all. It could be a clogged catalytic converter but i think that would take longer to stop the engine.

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