My car makes a noise when I press on the gas to accelerate. I wanna say the best way to discribe this noise is a whining noise. It gets louder as I press on the gas more and does it both why driving and when the car is in park.
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If You experience a check engine light with Misfire codes, and possibly Catalyst efficiency below threshold and most of all Cam position sensor code on bank 1 or 2 .... Your engine has jumped a tooth on the timing chain more than likely on the crankshaft chain P.S. there is 3 chains in total. Dont chase the codes and spend the money to have it inspected for these codes. Very weird symptoms as far as going into Limp home Mode as well where it s...
MY TRANSMISSION BEEN SLIPPING OFF LATELY AND I NEED ASNWERS WHATS THE BEST STEP TO TAKE.
The crankshaft angle sensor may stop functioning. Failure of the sensor may cause an inability to regulate the engine's timing, causing the car to drive poorly or fail to start.
The crankshaft position sensor can fail causing the engine to run poorly or it may crank but fail to start.
My 2011 Nissan Mixama is making a knocking noise while idling. I have taken it to 2 different dealer and they say it is normal. My wife has a 2011 Maxima and it dosen't make the noise hers have close to 6000 miles on it
The Check Engine Light may illuminate indicating a primary ignition signal fault. Many times the cause is an ignition coil(s) that has failed. The problem in the coil causes the spark energy to feedback through the wiring harness into the other coils. If this is not repaired, it can damage the other coils (blistering on the coils may be seen).
Failure of the vehicle's speed sensor can cause speedometer and the cruise control to become inoperative. A failed speed sensor will require replacement.
The fuel injectors can develop leaks on some models, causing the engine to run poorly or to become less fuel efficient.
The idle speed control motor may fail and possibly damage the engine's engine control unit.
The thermostat may become stuck closed, causing an overheating condition. Replacement of the thermostat will be required to correct this concern.