2004 nissan sentra dies going down the road with no warning then wont start till it sits for a minute, diagnosis tool says throttle position sensor is bad?

Asked by May 25, 2014 at 06:24 PM about the 2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Some times it wont start after it rains, service engine soon light is on and runs bad with
bad gas mileage for a few months then light goes off randomly and runs great for months
then repeats, it has a 1.8L S

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Replace the sensor then :) Don't forget to reset the codes with the diagnostic tool after replacing it. You should also make sure the wires leading to the sensor are OK.

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