Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Car dies while coming to a stop

(2000 Nissan Altima)
in Weed, CA on June 11, 2010
my car dies coming to a stop, or turning or going down a hill. i have taken it to a shop, and seems no one can tell me what is wrong with it. i have had tune up , and the car has been taken pretty good care of.
Displaying 1 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
Your car has on board diagnostic capabilities a professional grade scantool can look for stored trouble codes and pending trouble codes in the compputer that controls the fuel and ignition system in your car. Key engine sensor values can be looked at as well on the scantool without having to do intrusive testing at various sensors in the engine. You have "tuned up" the engine, did you get the mechanic to drive the car with you and point out the staling issue to him? It should be simple to at least for them to offer an opinion as to what may be wrong. I suspect a vacuum leak at the intake manifold or idle air control/idle speed control system.
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
I will be driving 30-45mph and the battery light will come on and the car won’t accelerate and stops but the lights a...
It died on me while sitting at a stop sign and now it won’t start. I thought it might be the fuel pump but I can hear...
Didn't find what you were looking for?