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Car have touble starting and staying start

I have a 1993 nissan altima and when you put it in drive and give it gas to take off it cut off. and after several attempts to start it began to drain my battery. replace the distributor cap and put a new battery in still having the same problem. could it be the fuel pump or the distributor itself. and also it cuts while driving down the road after starting it back up and give it some gas it cuts off.

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  • lutriciahunt Jan 23, 2009

    looking for more solution to my probelm before spending money on something that is not the probelm. to michigan man would the gas treatment help or will it determine if it is the fuel pump.

  • lutriciahunt Jan 23, 2009

    and what about the distributor itself. could that drain the power from the battery.

  • lutriciahunt Jan 26, 2009

    to michigan man, I just put a new alternator in about a year ago but check the starter if you think of anything else just the a message.


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It could be a bad belt or signs that the fuel pump is getting weak put some STP gas treatment in the gas tank make sure you have at least a half a tank of gas before you do this ask yourself when was the last time you changed the fuel filter

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    edgar walker Jan 23, 2009

    the gas treatment will determine if the fuel filter is plugged and the car will run better for awhile the alternator or a bad starter will drain the battery also an after market radio or accessories will do that also if it does not have an inline fuse sometime it can cause it to draw juice from the battery get a 12volt tester or a digital one volt meter is better and start checking your voltage to see if something is drawing


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