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My 2013 Nissan Altima starts but when I put it in gear it shuts off
Stalling when the vehicle is put in gear simply occurs if the engine cannot accommodate the load. Among the potential causes of that are faults in engine controls. A mechanic can test the throttle position sensor and idle control valve...
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Hi Ashley. I'm not sure whether or not you received our first reply via email, so here is a link of what we recommended. If you can't access it, here is a brief summary. Essentially, it's very difficult to tell...
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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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How do I handle this car issue?
Hi Ashley. Thanks for contacting us today. This is a very good question and one that often confuses car owners as to the proper way in which to handle. The solution really depends on what type of warranty or coverage...
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Car noise while accelerating.
Without hearing the noise you may have a problem in the transaxle or axles and bearings. I recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to test and drive the vehicle to diagnose the problem for you.
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2011 CAMRY LE 2.5 NOISE WHEN GOING STRAIGHT AND GOES AWAY WHEN TURNING RIGHT OR MERELY MOVING STEERING TO RIGHT. SOUNDED LIKE A WH
If wheel bearings are installed without using a calibrated torque wrench to apply the hub axle nut to the exact required torque specification, the bearings are more or less instantly destroyed once you start driving on them. This, indeed, is...
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Car stalled and couldn't go over 25 mph, also the steering wheel locked and couldn't move the car until I shut it off and start it
P0013 sets if there is an open or short in the circuit to (and from) the exhaust camshaft oil control valve. That valve is an actuator or solenoid controlled electro-mechanical device. The underlying fault that caused the code to set...
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Engine vibrates then becomes full shake as if wanting to turn off but no check engine light on side note 2016 Nissan Altima 44,000
Hi Elsa. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few reasons why a car will vibrate like you are describing. Typically, the most common source is that the engine or motor mounts are worn out. This tends to happen...
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I have a 2005 Nissan Altima. There is a small jerk from 1st to 2nd gear only;the other shifts are fine. What could be the problem?
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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98 mazda b2500 steering wheel was locked. I turned key and wheel and it came loose. now truck don't do anything. battery is fine.
You're not imagining it. The ignition switch is made up of two parts, the lock assembly which handles the job of locking the steering column, and the switch element which does the electrical work. The switch element is made of...
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I have been looking forever to find my transmission dipstick on my 2004 Nissan Sentra ser Spec v still cant find it
Hi Kwa'Sean. Thanks for contacting us today. The reason you're having difficulty finding a dipstick is that there isn't one on a SPEC Nissan manual transmission. A manual transmission is not a hydraulic unit like an automatic, so replacing fluid...
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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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Have a 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5s. I filled it up with unleaded plus gas instead of regular unleaded gas can this damage the car?
Hi Ricardo. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Putting unleaded plus vs. regular unleaded should not have an impact on your car (especially if it's a one time thing). Moving forward, just make sure to put the recommended fuel into your...
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Truck overheating but gage is not moving and no coolant flow thru clear line univesal tank
You may have a clogged radiator cap so coolant can go into overflow tank and back into radiator. Check cooling fan clutch to see if it is locking up as it should.
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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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Brakes catch while driving
The drums should be inspected to see if they are actually round. Another possibility is a high spot on one of the brake shoes. The mechanic who adjusts the valves (ref: your earlier question) can pinpoint the issue for you...
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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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hello, i have a 2011 camry and the problem is when the alternator is putting out more juice it makes the belt tensioner bounce
If you are using an aftermarket tensioner, that is not a Toyota OEM part, that might cause some difference in the manner of operation. Also, be sure that the belt is the correct part number and measure the belt tension...

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