If I put in air filter the engine chokes

Tiny
UNDERPRO1
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  • 1998 NISSAN FRONTIER
  • 180,000 MILES
Its a 1998 nissan frontier 2wd with 2.4 when you install the air filter the truck goes to choking down put a mass air flow and 2 diff. Air filters thanks for any help
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Sunday, September 11th, 2011 AT 5:45 PM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Check to make sure there are no air restrictions in the air duct. Something is stopping the air to the engine.
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Sunday, September 11th, 2011 AT 5:49 PM
Tiny
UNDERPRO1
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Yea I checked that but as soon as you put the air filter on before you put the housing on it go to strudding. I dont know thanks
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Sunday, September 11th, 2011 AT 6:51 PM
Tiny
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Do you mean without the air filter, the engine runs smoothly?
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Sunday, September 11th, 2011 AT 11:00 PM
Tiny
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The change in air flow should be minimal. That is really odd. Are you sure the MAF is getting power?
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Monday, September 12th, 2011 AT 3:57 AM

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