So I just brought a nissan spec v and it doesn't wanna start when I brought it from the owner he said that it was sitting for a long time what do you think it could be why it doesn't want to start

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Asked by Jul 27, 2014 at 01:48 AM about the 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V

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why was it parked? Did the previous owner say? I'd start with him.

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He said that he never had time to drive it or work on it

36,005

Hmmmm. Well, start with the basics. Are you getting spark? Fuel? Is it even turning over?

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Yeah it turns on but it turns right off when you dont give it gas

36,005

So it runs but will NOT idle?

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If you are this confused, you might not be able to fix this yourself- my guess, with cars that have been sitting- is that the gas has gone bad, the fuel tank is corroded, and bad juju is filling your gas lines, injectors, fuel pump, filter, etc. HEY! how's that for guessin'?!

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