1994 Nissan Sentra Q&A
1994 Nissan Sentra Question: What Causes my car to shut off while driving?
Sounds like an intermittent problem, something that takes a lot of time to chase down. Your mechanic will hook up a scanner to see what's going on inside the vehicles computer - it's called 'taking a movie' so the computer will show just what system failed & when. If the budget don't allow for a pro, then start looking for loose connections in wiring. Are you getting any codes from the computer? - Desertradiatorguy
On my 1992 Nissan Sentra, it would only stall on sharp right turns. I found a vacuum hose disconnected from the Air Intake manifold to IAC, and my +12 volt distribution bolt was also loose on my Positive battery Terminal. Tightened it and made 10 donut turns in the Mart parking lot and on some Freeway cloverleaf exits- problem gone! Also, Nissan distributors have a rubber gasket, just below the distributor cap/rotor, that disintegrates with age. The rubber filings fell all over the Cam Shaft sensor code wheel and caused my car not to start and stall. Buy a new distributor! - Visitor
so far i have change the spark plug - obaapa
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor can fail, causing various drivability problems. Our technicians remind us that proper diagnoses should be performed to confirm the cause of any driveability concerns.
I recently had my alternator replaced and the belts. Also my battery is brand new. AND also right before this problem happened there was a weird buzzing noise around where my fuse box is..I mean it...