my 2000 nissan maxima keeps turning off. why?

louismaxima
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Asked by louismaxima Nov 23, 2012 at 10:01 PM about the 2000 Nissan Maxima

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when i first start the car i have to press the gas pedal to keep it on if not it will turn off.what can i do to fix
this?

2 Answers

Colin Salazar
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Could be the throttle position sensor or mass airflow sensor. I'd have those inspected first.

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Lars Cats
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Most likely culprit would be the throttle position senso, second would be the mass air flow sensor, but you might have a vacuum leak somewhere in your emission hoses. A failing MAF would probably also trip a check engine light.

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