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SENTRA,ENGINE GOES OFF WHEN ATTEMPTING TO MOVE THE CAR

1997 Nissan 180SX • 4 cylinder 4WD Manual • 76,000 miles

Engine goes off or shut down when attempting to move the car
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Adugina
January 17, 2011.



Check for a clogged fuel filter. (Hook up pressure gauge and turn key to on/engine off. Measure pressure. Should be 39-45 psi. Then start motor and place in drive with parking brake set and front wheels off the ground. The pressure should not drop. If it does, you have a clogged filter)

Ernest Clark
Feb 11, 2011.