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PLEASE HELP!! I think my engine is broken?? STALLED AWFULL!? make it short: I was driving in traffic..2002 altima manual moving at I wasnt holding any brakes...just the clutch-gas-clutch-gas play so that the car wouldnt have to put in neutral and apply the brakes.. the middle of all 1st gear...the engine started to STALL for 5minutes!! Ive never seen a car stall that long!! I got nervous and neutral the car..then..turned the ignition key ON while the car was running! Starter made a grinding noise...Did this 4 times!! I thought the engine had stalled... Later...I realized the engine was idling..and turned off the engine and back ON...and drove to my house... I was worried...and a couple hours later, tried to start the engine started just fine...did this 5 times..and everything looked fine..went to bed later the next morning...while I was driving...1st...2nd gear...3rd gear...noticed the engine lacked POWER!! poor acceleration!! I had to push MORE the gas pedal in order to obtain the acceleration I was used to!! What happend? The car starts problems...the rpm while idle are 700... The only thing is the poor I have to press MORE the gas pedal!! Could something have broken while the engine was STALLING FOR 5 seconds!! It made an awfull if the engine wanted to break loose the hood and fly away from the car!! Sorry for the long "short version"... This symptom of poor acceleration started AFTER the stalling incident :s PLEASE HELP!!! the engine did not REALLY stalled...but is was CLOSE to stall...made all that hug noise and bumping on the engine bay reasons i think what might be the issue: a. fuel pressure bad..something got loose? b. a sparkplug gone bad? c. broken intake or exhaust manifold? d. a sensor broke? e. need to do a compression check? blown gasket? f. fuel pump faulty?

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PLEASE HELP!! I think my - michael_cass_428.jpg

Posted on Jul 23, 2011



Just chill out

Forget the car

Drop it off at a repair shop

Don't authorize any work

Just have it checked out

Then go there, when they have something
that may need to be worked on.

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