I KNOW MY CAR IS OLD BUT I NEED IT TO LAST ME AT...

1993 Infiniti G20

Tiny

Anonymous

January, 29, 2013 AT 9:00 PM

I know my car is old, but I need it to last me at least another year. I have had lots of work done on it through out the years. Just a few days ago the oil light starting coming on, then the car starting surging when I shifted gears. I went to the auto part store, the guys checked my oil & it was 2 Qts. Low. I put the oil in, it seems better, the light turned off, but it seems like it is still surging a bit. I am getting the oil changed tomorrow, but was wondering what causes the surging.
Also when I first put the car into gear it rumbles before it takes off, while it is driving and idling, the engine is very quiet. Any ideas?
p.S. I know it's my bad for not checking the oil, I Just got use to looking at the sticker for the date, or month, & my mechanic that did the tune up did not put a sticker on the car for the oil, he said he changed the oil & checked all fluids. Going to my regular guy for an oil change tomorrow.

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Tiny

blaze45

January, 30, 2013 AT 3:39 AM

Do you have any check engine lights? Have your mechanic pull the codes and see what is wrong with the car. Also, he could probably go for a test ride with you which would be a lot better then me trying to diagnose what is wrong with your car over the internet. If he can give you some ideas of what might be wrong, I could point you in a direction of how to take care of it in the most economical way.

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