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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Re: car have touble starting and staying start
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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the first thing that i recommend doing is replacing the fuel filter that is a very common symptom of a clogged fuel filter. the second thing if the fuel filter replacement has no effect is replacing the fuel pump. but it is definitely a fuel issue. for any info. on replacing either part just comment back. good luck.
try here in alicante spain?? 30c ,so i know what its like.you have a problem somewhere along the line,either low fuel pressure or a the sensor on the opposite side of the throttle linkage ,check all the little vacumn pipes fist for a air leak and the induction pipe from the air filter too the manifold it could be split and the air flow metering valve isnt reading right
ijust had the same problem with my 93 it was the distributer itself.Once the new one was put on it fired right up/Make sure who ever does your work also cleans or replaces your plus they get fouled real quick from trying to start.
starts to shake really bad an acts as though it wants too cut off; and as I begin to drive it takes for ever to pick up speed, but as I get pass 40 it starts to run as it's suppose to. Any suggestions of what's the problem?
Your fuel filter could be stopped up, injectors could be stopped up or there may even be a fuse for fuel. May also be your fuel pump, which is generally in the fuel tank. If you turn your ignition on, don't crank it, see if you can hear a whining noise coming from the gas tank neck(where you put the gas in). Hopefully that is NOT your problem.
your first place to start is to see if you have pressure from the fuel pump. With the key on but car not running you should hear a buzzing sound from rear of car near the fuel tank. If you do hear this it is a good sign but you still need to make sure you have good fuel pressure to the injectors. Remember any time you open fuel lines(even for a filter change ) you need to purge the fuel system of air that has gotten into the system. You can do this easily by turning the ignition switch on(do not start) and off several times. This allows the pump to pressurize the fuel system. You can get a goo idea if you have good fuel pressure by taking off the inlet line to the filter and checking for feul flow there. For the Nissan you should be 40 PSI. give or take a pound.