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Nissan Altima 2002 To 2006 Low Idle Car Dies Jerking

If your Nissan Altima is generation between 2002 – 2006 and you are experiencing low, idle, your car dying and jerking after start and drive, here are the causes.  If these are not looked at, many repairs can be done and costly before they are found because it can cause the check engine light to come on and the computer to spit out other malfunction codes due to the issues detailed below which will cover the actual problem up.  Please print this and take it to your mechanic, even a Nissan dealer in some cases..

 

Problems:

Nissan: Only 3 possible problems

1. May look to see if any recalls are needed to be fixed on the vehicle first

2. Suggests Reprogram ECU **IMPORTANT**perform the relearn value of the idle after program

3. Check if oil in cam sensor, even if oil is not found you may need to replace the crank position sensor if problem is detected

4. Finally, it could be if not checked the fuel filter or fuel pump in the gas tank.

Issues the above are as follows: low idle, car dies, jerking..

 

Joe Lovrek