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Rough idle if I can get it to start, give it gas and it dies

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Nissan Altima 5 speed. Was teaching daughter to drive , car bucked pretty good in 1st gear and died. Car wouldnt start after that. Next day car starts but very rough idle and when you step on gas the car dies. Car ran fine prior to this. Any ideas what happened?

I changed the fuel filter and fuel pump, car wouldn't start at first, then the car starts and runs beautiful. I take it for a test drive and when I shifted to 3rd gear the car bucks and dies. Now I'm back to square one with a car that won't start. ??????????????????????????? Thanks for the help.

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it'll either be your ignition system (spark plugs, distributor cap, etc) or more likely your fuel system (most likely your fuel pump or your fuel filter)

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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