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2002 nissan pathfinder-- have to start by pushing in accelerator. if let go car will stall and cut off i was told it was a cam sensor is this a accurate statement. everything is about car is fine

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    droopyonedog Jan 16, 2013

    thanks for the suggestions all that where mentioned have been checked/replaced. it drives fine if forced to idle by accelarator the whole drive time. o2 sensor cam sensor etc. air controlled valve was checked last week. any other ideas?

  • droopyonedog
    droopyonedog Jan 16, 2013

    also it had a smell to it when drove. my friend had same problem and it was the O2 sensor. could this be it?

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