Question about 1996 Nissan Pathfinder
The car loses power but not to the point of shutting off. When you apply the gas, the car sputters. This is at it's worst, when running "errands" and have to start the car and drive multiple times in a short span of time. It needs to sit for awhile in order to work better....
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Car choke after period of
Change your Coolant Temperature Sensor. This will fix it! I've seen a few of these. It is failing intermittently and telling the engine it's at -127 degrees Centigrade. The engine management responds by enriching the mixture dramatically to the extent that a hot engine will not start or idle. You can probably smell the fuel at the tailpipe when you can't start it.
Posted on Sep 21, 2008
SOURCE: car keep shutting down
SOUNDS LIKE THE IDLE AIR VALVE IS CARBONED UP TRY SPRAYING CARBURETOR CLEANER INTO AIR INTAKE AT THE THRUTTLE BODY WHILE HOLDING IDLE SPEED AROUND 1500 TO 1900 RPMS USUALLY AFTER SPRAYING FOR SEVERAL MINUTES ABOUT HALF A CAN THE PROBLEM WILL BE FIXED ...IF THIS DOES NO GOOD YOU MAY HAVE TO TAKE IT TO THE DEALER TO HAVE THE IDLE SPEED REPROGRAMED IN THE ECM WITH THE DEALERS DIAGNOSTIC SCAN TOOL....USUALLY FOR AROUND 50 TO 60 BUCKS HOPE THIS HELPS
Posted on Oct 01, 2008
check the transmission fluid for starters. sounds like it is low. Is tranny still under warranty? I would take it back to whoever did work
Posted on Dec 10, 2008
this sounds like a fuel pump problem,but i cant advise without stripping the sender unit and haveing a play so to speak
Posted on Oct 24, 2009
2002 nissan altima, accelerator , gauges, and power steering stops working. Engine continues to run and radio is working. Pull over and stop, then restart car and it runs fine for a while??
Posted on Oct 27, 2009
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