1997 NISSAN SENTRA,ENGINE GOES OFF WHEN ATTEMPTING TO MOVE THE CAR

  • Tiny
  • adugina
  • 1997 Nissan 180SX
  • 4 CYL
  • 4WD
  • manual
  • 76,000 miles

Engine goes off or shut down when attempting to move the car

Monday, January 17th, 2011 AT 1:51 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Ernest Clark
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  • 1,759 posts

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)

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