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Old 03-08-2008, 04:10 AM
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Suddenly my daughters 2001 Nissan Sentra started to run very poorly with rough idle and poor acceleration she also complained of an odor. Could this be the ECM problem I have read about? Does Nissan still cover this defect and where is the ECM located? Thanks.
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Is you Check Engine Light on? If so, run it up to you local Auto Store (i.e., AutoZone, etc.) and let us know the code.
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Yes, engine light came on and the code was P0301-engine misfire. I did have a P0420 code appear several weeks ago but once it was cleared it did not return.

I pulled all the spark plugs this am and one plug shows signs of not firing. Replaced all plugs but engine still will not run correctly. Could it be a bad coil and does anyone know how to check with an ohm meter? Anything else I can look at.
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Yes, engine light came on and the code was P0301-engine misfire. I did have a P0420 code appear several weeks ago but once it was cleared it did not return.

I pulled all the spark plugs this am and one plug shows signs of not firing. Replaced all plugs but engine still will not run correctly. Could it be a bad coil and does anyone know how to check with an ohm meter? Anything else I can look at.
Until a Specialist replies...I pulled both codes from your Service Manual Section EC - ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM.

2001 Sentra DTC-0301 and DTC-0420 CODE PDF FILE

Hope this helps...
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Replaced number 1 coil and car ran fine for about an hour until same problem reoccurred. Any ideas?
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