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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
84,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2000 Nissan Altima engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 102006

(reported on)

Altima SE

  • 84,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

OK, I've seen this posted on different web sites but never seen an answer. Initially, the engine wouldn't go to idle at all, dealer diagnosed and replaced IAC valve. Now engine goes to idle only after the car comes to a complete stop. Now they are scratching their heads and want to change the intake maniford gasket. No codes are showing, the engine runs and idles fine (when stopped). When spraying carb cleaner across the intake there is a VERY slight change in rpm (30 rpm on a digital meter). When decelerating in 5th gear the engine is trying to overdrive the brakes below 28 mph. Seems screwy to me. What do you guys think, no idle until you stop? Thanks

- , Weyers Cave, VA, USA

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