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I was accelerating the other day and all of a sudden my car starts bucking and losing acceleration. After about a minute it dies completlely. I wait a few minutes and try to start it and it starts barely then dies again. Now it won't turn over at all, it just sounds like it wants to but won't fully. All the lights are working, just replaced the distributor cap and rotor and checked and I'm getting fuel through the fuel filter. Suggestions?

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I would start with the fuel.... good luck

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A few Ideas from the 1995 Nissan Sentra maintenance manual - Troubleshooting section

Priority Action Part Type Cause
1 Inspect Battery Battery Discharged or Faulty.
2 Inspect Battery Cable Corroded, Broken, Shorted or Poorly Connected Battery Cable.
3 Inspect Fuel Filter Clogged or Dirty Fuel Filter.
3 Inspect Distributor Cap Distributor Cap Cracked or Burned.
5 Inspect Coil - Ignition Faulty Ignition Coil.
6 Inspect Wireset Worn, Damaged or Faulty Spark Plug Wire(s).
7 Inspect Spark Plug Incorrectly Gapped or Fouled Spark Plug(s).
8 Inspect Starter Starter Motor Faulty.
9 Inspect Fuel Pump Low Fuel Pressure.
10 Inspect Solenoid Switch Faulty Starter Solenoid Switch.
11 Inspect Relay - Fuel Pumpat Faulty Fuel Pump Relay.
12 Inspect Fuel Injector Pressure Regulator Faulty Fuel Injector Pressure Regulator.
13 Inspect Ignition Switch Improperly Connected or Faulty Ignition Switch.
14 Inspect Starter Drive Faulty Starter Drive.
15 Inspect Fuel Injector Dirty or Worn Fuel Injectors.
16 Inspect Fuel Pump Strainer Clogged or Dirty Fuel Pump Strainerat.
17 Inspect Engine Control Computer Incorrect Operating Information Being Delivered and Sent From The EEC.
18 Inspect Fuel Tank Fuel Tank Empty.
19 Inspect Carburetor Carburetor Flooded or Faulty Choke.
20 Inspect Distributor Worn, Loose, or Incorrectly Installed Distributor.

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