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2001 nissan was running but losing power going up hills. I changed the fuel filter and it ran a little better but after a few days it is losing power again. It will run for a little while but after about 10 minutes it only goes a few mph and eventually will not move at all. After letting the car sit for a couple of hours it will run again for a little while. It seems to idle ok but after you put it in gear and drive is when this starts.

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Could be the bad catalytic converter.

Posted on Jun 29, 2017

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Check your intake and exhaust modules. I have a 1987 D21 and had the same problem (if I understand your post). I replaced the modules located behind the driver side headlights and it fixed the problem. Good luck! I hope this helps.

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SOURCE: 2001 Xterra - Replaced fuel pump twice and is still not running.

I am no expert, but I just had a similar problem. The car would shake and buck when accelerating. It finally just died and would not start. After sitting for some time, the car would start and run a while, then do the same thing. I thought fuel pump. The dealer diagnosed distributor. After replacing, the car is running perfect. Something to think about. Good luck.

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SOURCE: 1995 nissan pickup truck fuel problem

Fuel injected or carb? Make sure fuel line itself is clear. Some pumps are designed to self regulate (carb systems) some continually pump and a psi regulator sends back the excess fuel back to the tank (fuel inj systems) If the line is obstructed then pump can't deliver fuel fulltime.

If you think pump is not on consistent, try running a dedicated wire through a switch directly to the pump. If it works then you are looking for an electrical fault going to pump. Good luck.

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SOURCE: Nissan Altima 1996 Engine stalls,it starts it only 2 hours later

is there any engine warning lights coming on if not when was the last full tune-up, plugs wires all filter's , if not or don't know ty that.

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SOURCE: 2001 Nissan Sentra idling and running issues

mcdevito75 here, I woild bring the car to an auto electrical shop and have them check out the entire electrical system.

Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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