3.0L V6,CAR WILL RUN FOR ABOUT 18-22 SECONDS AND IDLE NICELY THEN JUST DIES,REPLACED IAC VALVE AS CODE SPECIFIED,PROBLEM STILL EXISTS,NO CODES PRESENT AND ENGINE SURGES WHEN HELD AT 1500 RPM,ANY SUGGESTIONS????
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2001 Nissan Maxima Question: IDLE AND 1500RPM ISSUES
Superbob March 07, 2011, 15:04Master
iId suggest check the fuel pressure and clean the throttle body. If the fuel filter hasn't been replaced in recent memory, then it may be a good idea to replace it, I'm big on having a clear fuel filter when diagnosing fuel systems or stalling problems.
FYI: A diagnostic code specifying a fault in a system does not always mean the specific part needs replacement. There could be something else wrong affecting that system. Don't jump to conclusions based on the name of a diagnostic code. It just points you in the direction of the diagnostic approach you're going to take.
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Answer #2Christian Brothers Automotive (5 Answers) , Dallas, TX - (469) 732-3830cbauto35 March 08, 2011, 10:54Enthusiast
Better bring it in and let us diagnose it, sounds like throttle body or an internal emissions part, is the Check Engine Light on? or has it been on?