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Nissan altima stalls

Car runs fine when it is cold. But as the day progresses, it stalls in stop and go traffic and at red lights. The check engine light is also on. I have given it a full tune-up, replaced the fuel filter and fuel pump, and had a loose screw tightened on the distributor. I also ran fuel injector cleaner through the engine but that seemed to make it worse. Runs fine while maintaining speed. Starts right back up when it stalls. Any suggestions?

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  • danalucastim
    danalucastim Dec 04, 2012

    Auto Zone informed me that they detected a faulty Knock Sensor. Does this sound about right?

  • Sean Wright
    Sean Wright Dec 04, 2012

    Yep change that out and see where your at then

  • danalucastim
    danalucastim Dec 10, 2012

    Changed out the Knock Sensor for a brand new one on Saturday. Car still having same issue.

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What are the codes that are causing the engine light to come on? need to know that first

Posted on Dec 03, 2012

  • danalucastim
    danalucastim Dec 03, 2012

    How do I know which code it is? Do I take it in to an Advanced Auto Store?

  • Sean Wright
    Sean Wright Dec 03, 2012

    yes they can get the codes for you..write them down and let me know what they are..i can advise you from there

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Most likely solution is probably idle sensor.

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Take it to Auto parts store for free scaning.

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SOURCE: 2001 Nissan Altima with service engine light on

I would check your intake gasket. Get your self ome carb cleaner in a spray form/can and perfrom this test. Run the car and spray the carb cleaner on your intake gasket which is right by your injectors. So pretty nuch spray it at the injector rail and listen fot change in idle, If the idle changes, the intake gasket is torn and you are running lean, because of a vaccum leak. Common problem on your model car. Perform test and let me know what you find.

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change fuel filter.if all good .scan it to check the egr valve and idle speed control.or check out ignition system.

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