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WHY DO MY CAR SHAKES WHEN I PUT IN DRIVE

1998 Nissan Altima • 152,000 miles

It shakes like crazy when have it drive, and its really bad when I cut the air on
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Carter69
September 15, 2012.



Several things can cause idle speed to low, dirty injectors and intake valves, plugs, clogged air filter, low fuel pressure, falty ignition wires, coil. When was last tune?

Docfixit
Sep 15, 2012.
It only shakes when its in drive I have to put in neutral just to stop the shaking

Tiny
Carter69
Sep 15, 2012.
When in drive engine is under a load so all things listed will cause shake in drive smooth in neutral
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Docfixit
Sep 15, 2012.
But I just had a tune- up new distribtor cap wires in plugs, its really bad when I cut the a/c on. Can please help me I have small kids and im haveing a ruff time geting in back forward to work

Tiny
Carter69
Sep 15, 2012.
Start with a fuel cleaner SeaFoam works well. Without physicaly seeing car can only speculate. Does engine continue to shake as you accelerate? Or smooth out at speed?

Docfixit
Sep 15, 2012.
Only when im at a stop, the motor runs smooth while driveing

Tiny
Carter69
Sep 16, 2012.
What happened? Try fuel cleaner?

Docfixit
Sep 29, 2012.

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