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Engine overhaul is the only solution an engine overhaul. I changed the plugs and it only ran well for 20 minutes so changing the plugs every 20 minutes won't even get me to work 1 way

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  • slp8 Dec 23, 2008

    1995 Altima, filled up gas tank, car went from running perfectly to skipping and misfiring almost to the point of stalling. I changed the plugs, rotor, cap and air filter. It ran better for around 15 minutes, then started misfiring which got worse as I drove home from work but not to the point of stalling. The distributor was replaced 10,000 miles ago.

  • slp8 Jan 03, 2009

    I haven't checked the pressure or changed the filter. That was on my list next. The problem did start suddenly, right after after a new tank of gas, before that it was running perfectly. The distributor was replaced with a rebuit 10,000 miles ago. I've heard rebuilts don't last for long. Is that correct?

  • Claratalula Jan 13, 2009

    I have A 1994 Nissan Altima.Only 54,000 Actual.I have owned it for 4 yrs now.Forth Winter here in MN.The Car came from Florida,and I take really

    good care of her.Its been since right after Xmas,I had filled my gas tank a cpl days previous,I was on my way to work ,which is 3 minutes from home.

    it had snowed hard that day.Driving was nasty.I was taking a right hand turn on to a main drag,there was quite a bit of snow.I accelerated more to get around corner and threw all the snow.All of a sudden my car,I should say my steering wheel started to shake,Car running really ruff!!!!! I got nervous of course.Out in snow storm.i got to work,i drove it aoround the parking ramp a few times,it drove,didnt stall.I parked.Went home at midnite.More snow now,she shook like crazy.Then a frined on fmy sons pulled up,i had him get in to listen to my car,drove around block few times,it quit shaken,runnin smooth as silk. OK THEN.this was a Sun.I called Midas right away Mon morn.,Drove up there,needed them to open hood for me,to check fluids.Was gonna get below zero.The Mechanic discovered that my #2 Spark plug was more or less dead.Desperately needed tune -up.Ok did that,plugs all that,$100.00 and somethin later.He discovered that I had a fuel injector that was bad,I made appt to go in and have serviced.Mon morn,9:30 new fuel injector,didnt fix the pronblem.Told me hed have me out of the shop in 30 mins.9:30 to !2:00 noon,..He took off new fuel inj,put old one back on.Said he wasnt gonna chrg me for a part that didnt fix the prob.Then came diagnostics,read all codes , did all codes told him to do.To find out my #2 Cylinder isnt firing,And cannot figure out why.Totally Stumped.He even called around to some other fellow mechanics. New Plugs,New Distributor Cap,Chckd Coil.?????????????

    Then told me to take it to dealer ship and them read it,there machine is more hightech.I called them they said no.Gonna throw same codes.SO I,m back at midas.Is this my Distributor,Is it the modulator inside the Distributor????????New One $300.00 with iout mark -up.HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanx

    JC

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    have you checked to see if it's getting proper fuel pressure at all?

    Fuel filter been changed? Did this start suddenly ?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

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Get some additive like "heet" or similar that cleans fuel system & removes moisture, add to tank & fresh fuel from a busy station, and run that for a while & see if it improves.

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