ROUGH IDLE

  • Tiny
  • zelldog93
  • 2002 Nissan Sentra
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 100,600 miles

What would cause a car to have a rough idle at a stop only when it is in gear?

Monday, May 23rd, 2011 AT 11:16 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Check the idle air control valve -auxillary air control

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 AT 6:12 AM
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  • zelldog93
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Just replaced it and it wasnt the problem I have had the problem for a while and I have replaced a few things and just got the head gasket replaced with new timing chains and everything for timing

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 AT 2:56 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-misfires-or-runs-rough

1.Defective spark plugs
2.Inadequate spark/coil,defective spark plug wire.
3.Lack of compression
4.False air leakage.
5.Faulty fuel injectors.
6.Insufficient fuel pressure.
7.Contaminated fuel.
8.EGR valve that is leaking.
9.Oxygen sensors.
10.Throttle position sensor.
11.Manifold absolute pressure sensor
12.Mass Airflow Sensor
13.Idle air control valve

Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it-

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 AT 8:42 PM

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