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My car cranks but wont start
There are many causes of hard starting but illustrative ones are a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), malfunctioning idle air control (IAC) valve, vacuum and EGR leaks, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors), and contaminated or...
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My car is showing service engine soon and my car run slow for a minute even i acclerate it too hard and then after sometime it run
If the Service Engine Soon warning light is on, you can request an Engine Diagnostic to pinpoint the malfunction(s) that have caused the warning light to illuminate. A faulty axle will not typically cause a warning light to come on...
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I have a 2013 Nissan Altima with a 2.5l does it require synthetic or conventional oil??
According to the 2013 Altima Owner's Manual, you can use either conventional or synthetic oil in the Altima. Just be sure to use the correct viscosity and only oil that meets Nissan's quality (certification) requirements. See page 9-6 of the...
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Cylinder Misfire, coil and gasket replacement needed
The valve cover gasket that you need is Nissan part no. 13270JA00A. The valve cover itself is part number 13264JA00A. You will need a new PCV valve for the valve cover (118106N202) and a new PCV grommet (118126N200). If the...
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2001 altima, we changed the intake manifold gasket now the car is running rich and stalls when put in gear, already changed map se
Hi Kathryn. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible sources of these problems. The first item would be the intake manifold gasket is possibly not sealing correctly. In most cases, it's due to the wrong gasket being...
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when I break my car goes back and forward
It is possible that you have warped brake rotors or loose suspension parts. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine if any free play in suspension parts or run-out in the brake rotors exists....
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My 2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 sl has gotten stuck in park 3 times now. I'm unable to shift it into reverse. I have to push the little
The most common cause of this issue is a faulty shift interlock solenoid. The shift interlock solenoid lock the shifter unless the key is in the on position and the brake pedal is depressed. Many times you can hear a...
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My car will start up and idles fine, but will stall when i put it in gear. Will drive fine if i accelerate but stalls at stops
You will need to have the computer tested again for codes. If getting O2 sensor codes then the engine may have a vacuum leak causing the stall and o2 sensor codes. Have engine checked by a mechanic like one from...
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Replaced battery 4 days ago. Car crabking but not starting because of anti theft. Had a locksmith reset it. Wont work again, why?
Hi Kyle. Thanks for the question. It's likely that your issue is a security code trapped in the ECU. The unfortunate thing about having a locksmith attempt key or security repairs is that 90% of the time, the ECU thinks...
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While in park my Nissan idles from 1500-2000 rapidly even after the resetting what could be the problem ?
You can attempt to drive the vehicle and see if re-learning is possibly completed. If driving the vehicle does not resolve the issue, that is the correct idle speed is not attained, check to be sure that the throttle body...
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Why is my car not moving when in drive
This may be likely due to low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. The transmission control module helps regulate fuel efficiency and power while storing information about the transmission system in its memory. A faulty transmission control...
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Why doesn't my car start?
Hi there. It is likely that the ignition switch or ignition relay is damaged. These two components typically cause the type of symptoms you are describing. It might be a good idea to have a professional mechanic come to your...
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Why do I have no acceleration
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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White smoke
Hi there: Swapping out a used engine for a slightly damaged one is not as easy as it once was. In fact, along with changing engines, you'll most likely have to reset or reprogram your ECU (add a few hundred...
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Where do I find the vehicle identification number?
Your car has a unique identification number that’s used for a number of different purposes, from the car’s title to your insurance and much more. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is sort of like your car’s fingerprint, and you’ll need...
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Where are the power outlets located?
It’s important that you be able to charge your cell phone and use other accessories while you’re in your car. To help you do that, Nissan has included two power outlets (both are 12v rated for 10 amps). Here’s where...
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Wheel hub assembly
If you diagnosed the noise then the mechanic that comes to you could verify the needed repairs needed for you if you want to have the noise diagnosed on one visit and then the install of needed parts on another...
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What type of engine oil should I use?
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What precautions should I take with the air bag system?
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What is shift lock release?
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