Question about 2000 Nissan Quest
My car just start and i'll drive for a bit and then it just shut down on me and turn off and i turn it back on and drive for a bit and turn off again . it keep on doing this to me every time please help ?
Crank sensor failing i'm thinking does the engine start when its cold then cut out when its hot say 20min or under.
Posted on Mar 24, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It sounds like a clogged catalytic converter. If you can unbolt it; try unbolted it and see how it runs. Also try unplugging the sparkplug wire one at a time and see if the shaking gets worse or stays the same. When you pull a spark plug wire and the car stops shaking then that cylinder isn't firing. Watch out though, you'll get a nasty shock if you do it without insulated pliers. It could be a stuck valve or bad ignition.
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
SOURCE: Starting problem
Try the idle air control valve it is located near the throttle body it has a four wire plug and has two small hoses attached to it this is a small stepper motor that controls the amount of air on start up this part will cost about $200 from a popular auto parts store.
Posted on Dec 24, 2008
Check your catalytic converter. If you are over 80k miles, these devices will wear in stages. The first stage of wear is slower gear change at cruising speeds when approaching any type of incline. Second stage is the engine light will reveal a faulty oxygen sensor. Because the converter is basically a "filter" built into the exhaust system, it wears by slowly clogging, which leads to no starts, no power, and sometimes a blown head gasket. If your mechanic removed the oxygen sensor before the converter, theres a strong chance it would start right up.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
replace the distributor oil is leaking into the electronics of the distributor and shorting out pull cap back off and look and see if oil is leaking out
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
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