Q: I have a 95 Nissan Pathfinder that starts and idles fine until it warms up, then it idles rough, engine will not accelerate at all

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Engine starts and idles fine until it warms up, then starts idling rough, engine will not accelerate at all when throttle is opened, just chokes itself out. Where should I start looking to find issue

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Troy. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically when you have a bogging type of problem, it’s due to an air/fuel ratio problem. The first thing I would check is the mass air flow sensor, followed by air filters and fuel filters. These are the likely culprits.

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