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1997 Nissan Altima Question: car acts like it is run out of fuel,then dies. any ideas?

 

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rickrichardson, Vernal, UT, May 07, 2013, 05:46
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well it stops and after letting it sit for awhile it will start up and run again. and sometimes it starts up after switch relays around. is there a fuel safety switch and where may it be,

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13269 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper May 07, 2013, 06:03
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    SCAN FOR CODES AND CK FUEL PRESSURE TO START WITH

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    pushrod May 07, 2013, 06:54
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    Tell your mechanic just what you posted here and he will fix it right up. Let the mech. keep it a couple days so he can check for no spark when it stalls. My guess is crank sensor, by the time u switch these relays around ect. it cools enough to restart! Again my guess.

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