I have a surge sound in idle.Its a up and down sound.Do u know what it is?

Asked by May 23, 2012 at 09:56 PM about the 1987 Nissan Maxima

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Whenever it surge in idle it runs like that when I drive.It runs like its stopped up.It jerks like it loosing power.But this doesn't happen everyday.Sparkplugs,wires,rotor button,fuel filter,fuel pump,vacuum hoses have all been change.The computer had a code of 13,14,15.But I dont have a book.No mechanic has figured it out.I have 233,000 miles.HELP!

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What year is your Maxima? Usually codes are 4 digits such as P1105 MAP/BARO Pressure Switch Solenoid Valve

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I have 1987 maxima.


Have you checked your MAF and O2 sensors ? I had similar problems when they stopped doing their jobs properly...MAF made it rev and jerk and the O2's caused it to stop without warning..Hope this helps !

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