1997 Nissan Altima Altima stalling idling roughly

Tiny
CAMCAM998
  • 1997 NISSAN ALTIMA
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 159,000 MILES

My altima starts and runs but when I come to a stop it idles roughly the rpms surge to 0 and it stalls. Sometimes the dashboard lights flicker on and off and there is a small amount of black smoke coming from the tailpipe. I was thinking it is the fuel pump. What is wrong I need help I love this car!

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Friday, April 11th, 2014 AT 6:34 PM

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Tiny
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Check fuel pressure, injection jets and spark plugs
may be caused by mixture formation

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Friday, April 11th, 2014 AT 7:44 PM
Tiny
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Clean the mass air flow sensor with the cleaner and see what happens

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Friday, April 11th, 2014 AT 8:10 PM

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