why does my check engin light only come on when use cheap gas,

Asked by Nov 04, 2014 at 12:34 AM about the 2001 Nissan Altima

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I by cheap gas it goes o an stays on, when I use chevron gaa it goes off, also what
is the  flashing DTE light???

1 Answer

15

cheap, as in low octane, has less oil. check your cars manual for the proper type of fuel to put into your car as some require higher octane fuels in order to function properly.

Your Answer

Nissan Altima Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,280
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    800
  • #3
    Cassie Sapphire
    Reputation
    750
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima
355 Great Deals out of 20,947 listings starting at $1,175
Used Honda Accord
900 Great Deals out of 79,947 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Camry
1,118 Great Deals out of 77,524 listings starting at $1,400
Used Honda Civic
713 Great Deals out of 54,253 listings starting at $1,495
Used Nissan Sentra
716 Great Deals out of 50,828 listings starting at $795
Used Hyundai Sonata
807 Great Deals out of 53,653 listings starting at $1,745
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,089 Great Deals out of 57,676 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota Corolla
927 Great Deals out of 66,445 listings starting at $1,250
Used Kia Optima
552 Great Deals out of 32,110 listings starting at $2,195
Used Chevrolet Impala
540 Great Deals out of 33,340 listings starting at $1,499
Used Hyundai Elantra
631 Great Deals out of 45,864 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Altima For Sale
88 Great Deals out of 15,398 listings starting at $11,495
2016 Nissan Altima For Sale
246 Great Deals out of 9,235 listings starting at $9,000
2015 Nissan Altima For Sale
495 Great Deals out of 10,888 listings starting at $6,595
2014 Nissan Altima For Sale
134 Great Deals out of 3,710 listings starting at $3,900
2013 Nissan Altima For Sale
97 Great Deals out of 3,149 listings starting at $3,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.