1997 Nissan pickup rough idle

z28dylan
0

Asked by z28dylan Sep 16, 2010 at 03:34 PM about the 1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr XE 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1997 nissan pickup with a 2.4L 5speed manual. I've been have problems for a while and up to now i've replaced the fuel filter, checked the fuel pump, replaced spark plugs, spark plug wires, and replaced the distributor. I've also had the catalytic replaced. I was told that when you change the catalytic you should change the oxygen sensor behind it too, but i didn't. Now it idles kind of goofy. It's lopey almost like it's missing. The RPMs at idle hop around from 900 to 600, but when i'm driving it's fine. If i just rev it up to about 1400 RPMs it seems fine. I was wandering if the rear oxygen sensor could be doing it, and if it's not then what??

2 Answers

Boats
100

Friend, sounds like you have a vacuum leak. You can check to see if the vacuum hose located at the bottom of the EGR valve is good or bad by looking for visible signs of hose deterioration. This is very common problem with the 2.4L engines and is a easy fix by replacing the vacuum hose, takes about twenty minutes. There are other vacuum hoses located near the EGR valve that could be bad but the one mentioned is usually the culprit. If your vacuum hoses are fine then check the EGR valve, EGR solenoid.

10 out of 10 people think this is helpful.
Kevin Filipek
0

will that throw a code

Your Answer

Related Questions

  • I have a 1997 Nissan 4x4 2.4L 5 speed king-cab truck 2 answers

    What could be causing the following problem? When you first crank it has a rough idle until it warms up & then it seems ok. While driving it surges.

    1997 Nissan Pickup

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my 85' nissan pickup 2 answers

    my pickup is sputtering and wont idle. completely serviced it and cant figure out whats wrong. PLESE HELP!!!!

    Nissan Pickup

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why does my truck idle so high on a cold crank ? 1 answer

    I have a 1997 Nissan Pick up XE. Just replaced the EGR valve and EGR solenoid. She still idles high 1800 to 1900 rpm's. When driving around town it feels like there is something clogging my gas line u...

    1997 Nissan Pickup 2 Dr XE Standard Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Need timing specs for 1991 Nissan D21 Hardbody 4 cylinder KA24 1 answer

    Does anyone know the timing specs for 1991 Nissan D21 Hardbody 4 cylinder KA24?

    Nissan Pickup

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Z31 non-turbo running rough 3 answers

    Car idles and runs rough

    1985 Nissan 300ZX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Nissan Pickup Questions

Nissan Pickup Experts

#1 Boats
Boats
Reputation 100
#2 Larry Larsen
Larry Larsen
Reputation 70
#2 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 70
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Frontier"
220 Great Deals out of 14,329 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tacoma"
353 Great Deals out of 17,379 listings starting at $2,995
Used Nissan Truck"
3 Great Deals out of 193 listings starting at $2,850
Used Ford Ranger"
279 Great Deals out of 7,244 listings starting at $995
Used Ford F-150"
1,823 Great Deals out of 175,718 listings starting at $999
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
669 Great Deals out of 60,971 listings starting at $2,195
Used Chevrolet S-10"
37 Great Deals out of 1,898 listings starting at $1,577

Used Cars For Sale