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280ZX engine trouble

11-21-2007, 01:39 AM
CAR: 1982 Datsun 280ZX non-turbo 5 speed manual

The engine starts fine and idles fine but as soon as I touch the accelerator it sputters and goes up the rpm's also the spark plugs are black on the tips. Like they have been charred. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thank You,

11-22-2007, 06:32 PM
CHTS? The charred look is probably carbon from a rich condition...
The "Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor" could cause this. So could the "fuel pressure regulator", amongst other things.. But the chts is a common one..

Good luck

11-23-2007, 12:40 AM
Do you know where I can find this part. I know what it is I would like to know how much I am looking at here.

11-23-2007, 01:32 PM
Should be only like 40 delivered try

Exclent price and customer service.. Also its located I believe between plugs #4 & #5 or #5 & #6.....

Good luck
Also Igot one from advanced and autozone... Not the right part at all
Later if I remember I will try and find the part number
good luck

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