I PRESS ON THE GAS IT WANTS TO DIE

  • Tiny
  • cameron209
  • 2002 Nissan Altima
  • 209,453 miles

2002 Nissan altima. 4 cylinder 2.5s when the vehicle is in park it idles fine but when I press on the gas it wants to die and it also jumps up and down at 2500 rpm and wont go any higher. What could it be

I have checked for air leakes as well as tested the tps and im stumped im not sure what else to check

Sunday, April 15th, 2012 AT 10:05 PM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Fuel pressure/flow test? Throttle body dirty? MAF sensor dirty?

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Sunday, April 15th, 2012 AT 10:18 PM
  • Tiny
  • cameron209
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Im not sure how to do a fuel pressure test and I checked the throttle body

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Sunday, April 15th, 2012 AT 10:21 PM
  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Wants to die and jumps up. So you have a lag effect? What if you press throttle very slowly. Still do it?

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Sunday, April 15th, 2012 AT 10:42 PM
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  • cameron209
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If I press really slow it goes up to 2500 rpm and jumps up and down

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Sunday, April 15th, 2012 AT 11:18 PM
  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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No CEL on?

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Monday, April 16th, 2012 AT 3:21 AM
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  • cameron209
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No but the SES light came on right when it started the problem

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Monday, April 16th, 2012 AT 4:34 AM
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  • fixitmr
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Same thing diff name. So what do codes reveal?

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Monday, April 16th, 2012 AT 4:52 AM
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  • cameron209
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I will find out today

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Monday, April 16th, 2012 AT 1:35 PM

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