Pops out of gear no power
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1991 Nissan Pickup (D21)
Question: when I crank my pickup it makes arattling noise only for few seconds and quits.
Answer #1patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, November 02, 2011, 21:40Master
If it makes a rattling sound when it initially starts up after a cold start it may be a sign of bad connecting rod bearings in the engine or maybe less important a rattling exhaust heat shield or exhaust component.Pops out of gear could be shift linkage issue but more than likely an internal gearbox problem.