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2002 altima hey guys i have a 2002 altima when shakes alot when i press brakes no stop what do u think is the problem and its leaking oil.

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  • kpdm38 Nov 05, 2008

    mine is also a 2002 and when it is at a stop almost stalls... shakes all over but.. if I put the AC on then it stops for a bit.. any soution?? help :(

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I suspect the front rotors (or maybe rear, but likely front) are warped. it is custom to replace pads and rotors to cure problem. would also ck calipers and pad slides to make sure there not sticking.
oil leaks happen in many places on an engine. typical places for these cars is valve cover gasket, oil pressure switch, and timing cover gasket. but there are many other possibilities

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