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Car shimmies when accelerating
I'm not sure I fully understand your question. It sounds like you are trying to say there is a vibration when you try to accelerate. But sometimes problems with cars defy description and the best way to get the point...
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Need a catalytic convertor for 09 Nissan sentra, estimate, can I drive it?
Hi Pat. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically the catalytic converter is not covered under warranty. When it is clogged, it will continue to cause poor engine performance and should not be driven until it's replaced. If you'd like to...
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Car is not hitting on all 4 cylinders with new spark plugs, wires, distributor cap and rotater
It sounds like you may have a problem with one or more cylinders misfiring. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination...
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After Battery was switched out, the light in the Dashboard does not work anymore and the Trip Meters reset every time turn off
You will need to have the computer scanned to get any body or instrument codes pertaining to the problem. You may have burned out one of the circuits in the instrument cluster.
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All of a sudden my car is making loud noise when I turn it on, and accelerate
You need to find out if the muffler they put on is equal to the factory muffler or did they put the wrong one on and it is too noisey. It is this or there is an exhaust leak. Have...
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Windshield defroster won't work
The dislodged part probably controls the blend door to the defroster "vent". It will be a little cumbersome to describe how to re-attach it. However, if you request a mobile visit, the mechanic can repair this right at your location,...
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My 2008 Nissan Sentra tail light/running light fuse keeps blowing. I'll change it and within 2 days it blows again. What u think?
The first thing you should do is replace the rear bulbs for the parking lights since they may be intermittently grounding out inside the bulbs. If still continues then replace front bulbs. If still continues then you will need to...
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Fuse keeps blowing
check the front bulbs also since they are on the same parking light fuse circuit. One of the bulbs may be bad.
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Fuse issue
The fuse protects the lighting circuit, by opening the circuit, if too much current is flowing. A short circuit, in particular a short to ground due to an insulation failure, is a common cause of too much current flow although...
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Bought used 11 Nissan Sentra. VDC lite is coming on and the car is jumping repeatedly upon acceleration. Only hapns somtimes
Hi Ashlea. The Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) Warning Light is located on the instrument panel. When this light illuminates, there is an issue with the VDC system, and the system will turn off. You can still drive your vehicle, but...
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Was Traveling down the highway at 70 mph when my auto control clicked itself off and the car stalled 2010 Nissan Sentra
Hello. I have seen this frequently on this vehicle. Most of the time the issue is with the crank position sensor. This sensor tells the computer that the engine is rotating. If it fails the engine stops. These will go...
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My car is hard to start when it's cold. When it's warm it will usually start just fine and I'm not sure what to do
There can be several codes pertaining to the camshaft sensor and you did not supply the code you are getting. You may be having a problem with the camshaft timing phaser not being in the correct position when engine is...
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My car has problems cold starting. It will start fine after warmed up. It has the engine code P0340
This is a common issue when the camshaft position sensor is replaced as the code may show up when there is a difference between the position of the camshaft and crankshaft position. I would suggest checking the compression as well...
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Car jerks makes noise and runs at a slow speed while driving
Check to see if the air filter and housing tubes are all hooked up and not cracked going to throttle body. Have the computer system codes checked to see what codes are stored and then have the codes pinpoint tested...
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My oil light turns on when i brake. My car is a Nissan Sentra 2001 and it has 156,667 miles. Although oil change was just recent t
The oil pump is driven by the engine. At higher engine speeds, oil pump pressure rises as the pump turns faster. However, when you let your foot off the gas, to brake, engine speed plummets and oil pressure falls as...
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Just changed my o2 sensor and my engine is still jerking while idling, and jolting while driving, what now?
You may be having a vacuum leak or another problem that is causing the O2 sensor to measure a lean condition. This would account for the rough running engine at idle. Have engine checked for a vacuum leak or leaks...
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Car won't start
If your car has a start button and remote key, you should at least see some activity on the dashboard when you get in, even if it's just a message that the car is not finding the key. It makes...
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Problem with RPM
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 have a 2007 Nissan Sentra. Today I stupidly put my car in park while going about 7 miles per hour.
Yea, that was a pretty big goof! Just don't do it again. Everybody gets in a hurry and makes that mistake sometime and your car can probably handle it a few times, but when it's too much, the parking pawl...
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When I am driving the car will stopping accelerating as if I took my foot off the pedal but my foot hasn't even moved.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with the throttle or throttle position sensor. These can be tested and replaced if needed. When this happens, you should also scan the vehicle for diagnostic troubleshooting codes....

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