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Just bought a 2017 altima and I'm hearing a scraping sound when I step on the brakes what is wrong with my brand new car? And will
Hi there. I would seriously doubt that you have brake damage, but this is something that you should immediately bring to the attention of your Nissan dealership where the car was purchased. It's possible that there is a leaf or...
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My car started sputtering when i turned it on. Tried putting it in reverse and the same. Sputtering like it wants to turn off.
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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i just need little help hope you can give advise what to do My slip indicator light is on and i scan it i got this code C1336 z
Hi there. The code you listed is a Scion / Toyota specific code that indicates that a zero point calibration needs to be completed or the sensor that stored this code is faulty and requires replacement. The process for completing...
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How much does it cost to go to the dealership
Your year, make, and model makes use of more than twenty different relays, not to mention solid state relays in the powertrain control module and on circuit boards within the dash. Nationwide, depending on the exact relay at issue, the...
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89 S10 injector not functioning. ECM is good
It is possible that one of the parts that the previous owner installed was either installed incorrectly or has gone bad since it was replaced. I would recommend reaching out to the previous owner to get service records for it...
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rear passenger window only works when used on the door, not the drivers panel
Hi there. Unfortunately, without knowing specifically what you may have removed or worked on, it's hard to give you an idea as to what the problem might be. It could be an electrical relay problem, exposed electrical wire or a...
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My car jerks when im at a complete stop
Hi there. Assuming the brakes are fine and you are not referring to the car actually moving when it's stopped, this type of problem is typically associated with a fuel delivery or mixture issue. In some cases it can be...
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Just wanted to know what color the hot wire is to the electric full pump
To find the hot wire, remove the multi-wire connector (there may be five terminals) and probe each terminal at the connector with a voltmeter at key on (between each terminal and body ground). One terminal will show battery voltage for...
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How do you remove to clean the rear cup holder in a 2012 Nissan Rogue.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The rear cup holders that fold out from the back of the center console are not designed to be removed on a regular basis. If you are having issues cleaning the cup holders where...
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2003 nissan maxima , new battery, new alternator. I drove the car about 20 minutes to work, I turned it off and came back out abou
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
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2009 NISSAN ALTIMA TRIED JUMPING AC COMPRESSOR FROM DRYER CNISTER WHILE CAR WAS RUNNING WHEN HE TOUCHED THE PRONGS TOGETHER THE CA
I can think of a few things. First off, was the jumper wire removed? if the a/c compressor is seized and the jumper wire is still in place sending direct power to it, it can prevent the vehicle from starting....
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Car revs up and down when in park
The first thing you want to look for is air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without passing through the throttle is going to cause a high idle. When the idle reaches a certain limit, the injectors shut...
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Won't start without jump but once put in drive it shuts off
It sounds like something may be causing your battery to drain. I would suggest having the alternator checked to determine if it is receiving the proper amount of voltage from something called the voltage regulator. The voltage regulator regulates the...
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Car lurches when AC is on
Hi there. When the engine is put under a load by the AC system, the car’s computer automatically attempts to compensate for that by adjusting the idle. If there is carbon buildup within any part of the system, including the...
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Leaking coolant
Engine coolant can leak externally through a hose, radiator, water pump, etc. External leaks are typically found by simple pressure testing of the cooling system. To find the leak that exists in your case, and get the required repair estimated...
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My 2014 Altima stalled in water. New starter and battery, tried to crank and it instantly blow battery fuse
It sounds like some water has damaged the electrical system of your vehicle. If a fuse is blowing when the vehicle is attempted to be started, this means that a short exists. This could be due to some rusting of...
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the batyery is leaking fluids on my wire now my car is driving slow and the car saying power enging reduce why ia that
Hi there. The purpose of the “Reduced Engine Power” Warning Light is to alert drivers when/if there is a serious problem with the transmission and/or one or more of the engine system components. When a fault/error in the transmission or...
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Transmission problem?
Hi there. Sometimes these CVT transmissions have problems with excessive wear and tear, causing internal transmission seals and gaskets to fail earlier than they should. It's also possible that you simply need to flush the transmission fluid and replace the...
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My a/c blows warm when switched to drive. What can cause this?
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is a chance you may have a vacuum leak. You will need to check for them physically, or have a technician do so. Typically the vehicle has more power when at higher RPMs...
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I have a 2008 Nissan Altima Coupe,It starts up just fine. If I try to accelerate in reverse or drive it seizes up and dies. It goe
It sounds as though you may be having a transmission problem. There is a fluid coupling called the torque converter between the engine and the transmission that is supposed to allow the engine to speed up and move the car...

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