I just filled car up, left gas station and drove 3 miles when radio went off, car lost power, starting jumping. I down shifted and ran ok for just a minute then repeated. It never completely died.

Nancy Crumley

Asked by Dec 14, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1997 Altima 236k miles but I really
need her to last a bit longer.....ugh

3 Answers


If you just filled up,and it started this,first make sure gas cap is tight and seal is good on it,then have the fuel filter checked or replaced,next would be the fuel pump getting weak.


You can have the fuel pressure checked,for issue,s above,

Nancy Crumley

Thanks! I just went out and took gas cap off and put back on tight. She started fine, idled fine and seemed ok driving short trip down road. I hope it was one time incident..thx again

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