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1995 Nissan Altima Stalls while driving

The car stalled while driving. My daughter could not get it started. It would turnover, but not start. The mechanic said that the problem was a bad oil seal in the distributor. So we replaced it, including the cap, rotor and module. However, it happened again a couple of days later. We had it towed back to the mechanic, who is very good/honest by the way. He looked it over and couldn't find anything wrong, started it and went for a drive, without a problem. What are your thoughts?

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  • joemsti23 Nov 26, 2008

    my 1995 alitma does the same it will start and run but while running it,it stalls, I wait a minute or two and the car start again. What could it be?

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    started to just quit running,then it may start and run for a few more minutes then shut off and not start again.seems to start when it's cooled down, but then only run for about 2-3 minutes then quit

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Our's did the same thing. We tried changing the fuel filter...nothing. Then, my father-in-law did some checking around and different mechanics told him the same thing....the DISTRIBUTOR. Apparently this is a fairly common problem with our '95 Altima's. We changed the very worn spark plugs then went to the NAPA store and ordered the distributor....$242.00 for the whole part. We got it the next morning, my father-in-law changed it and now the car is working like a charm!!!! It is an EASY fix...all you need is a screw driver!! GOOD LUCK!!

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It can be low fuel pressure issue or clogged fuel pump. Or its engine related issues,---------------

Check the help link mentioned below to troubleshoot the problem: ------

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/engine-stalls-when-gas-is-given.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/car-stalls-when-maf-sensor-is-connected.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-engine-stalls-while-driving.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/car-stalls-and-throws-white-smoke-from.html

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Stalls And Dies At Stop Sign?

http://www.howtobyme.blogspot.com/2012/07/stalls-and-dies-at-stop-sign.html

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GMC Sonoma Stalls and idles low

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Nissan Pathfinder stalls and bucks on Acceleration?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/nissan-pathfinder-stalls-and-bucks-on.html

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1992 Chevrolet stalls and shutdown?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1992-chevrolet-stalls-and-shutdown.html

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Stumbling and stalling at idle after engine rebuild?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/stumbling-and-stalling-at-idle-after.html

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1990 mazda 323 stalls and quit running?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/1990-mazda-323-stalls-and-quit-running.html

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2000 Toyota Camry: Idling and Stalling Problem?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2000-toyota-camry-idling-and-stalling.html

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1995 Toyota Corolla: Stalls, Sputters and Pops Through Intake Manifold?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1995-toyota-corolla-stalls-sputters-and.html

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1999 Toyota Camry: Erratic stalling and high engine RPM at idle?

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Dodge Dakota stalls, stumbles at idle. Has low fuel flow and runs hot?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/dodge-dakota-stallsstumbles-at-idlehas.html

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1994 Toyota 4Runner: Stalls and Stops While Driving?

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1997 Toyota Camry: Erratic Idle and Intermittent engine stalling?

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Ford Maverick: No Idle and Stalling issues?

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My car is turning on but stalls I have a Volkswagen Jetta 06 2.5 engine. PLEASE HELP


Vehicle starts but stalls.These types of problems are very common on most of vehicles.There are few possibilities,that can cause stalling problem on vehicle.The vehicle brand and model may differ but problem is same.------I provide you few suggested help link to troubleshoot these issue and solve the problem:-----------
1995 Toyota Corolla: Stalls, Sputters and Pops Through Intake Manifold? http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1995-toyota-corolla-stalls-sputters-and.html
-------------1994 Toyota 4Runner: Stalls and Stops While Driving? http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1994-toyota-4runner-stalls-and-stops.html
-----------1992 Chevrolet stalls and shutdown? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/1992-chevrolet-stalls-and-shutdown.html
-----------Dodge Dakota stalls, stumbles at idle. Has low fuel flow and runs hot? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/dodge-dakota-stallsstumbles-at-idlehas.html
------------Engine stalls when gas is given? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/engine-stalls-when-gas-is-given.html
------------1990 mazda 323 stalls and quit running? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/1990-mazda-323-stalls-and-quit-running.html
------------Nissan Pathfinder stalls and bucks on Acceleration? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/nissan-pathfinder-stalls-and-bucks-on.html
------------Car stalls when MAF sensor is connected? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/car-stalls-when-maf-sensor-is-connected.html
-----------Car Engine Stalls While Driving? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-engine-stalls-while-driving.html
--------- Stalls And Dies At Stop Sign? http://www.howtobyme.blogspot.com/2012/07/stalls-and-dies-at-stop-sign.html

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These are few help links,that will help you to troubleshoot the issue and solve the problem.Please keep updated,if any more help required.Thanks.

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