1997 NISSAN MAXIMA NEED HELP WITH MY CAR

  • Tiny
  • Coolstud036
  • 1997 NISSAN MAXIMA
  • 3.2L
  • 4 CYL
  • RWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 146,000 MILES

When the car is in park it idles a little rough like it's going to stall out. Whenever I place the car into any gear it stalls out immediately it was running fine early today then I thought maybe it was low on oil, so I put a quart of oil into the vehicle. Then I check the oil levels and the dip stick is covered in oil. As if there is too much oil in the car. When starting the car it sounds like a diesel truck, will idle at 1 RPM, then when placed into any gear the car turns off.

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Monday, January 6th, 2014 AT 12:40 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Mhpautos
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Correct the oil level and remove and clean the IAC, do a scan and a full tune, if idle is still a problem and it will run fin above idle speed, or fit a new IAC unit, start here.

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Thursday, January 9th, 2014 AT 9:05 PM

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