2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8 runs fine until engine is warmed up.


Asked by Feb 23, 2015 at 05:57 AM about the 2001 Nissan Sentra GXE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replaced the crankshaft position sensor
test drove Fine. The next day I drive it to
town and as I'm riding I ease up on the gas
pedal and it starts kicking back and
sputtering. It was kind of like hiccups for a
car. pressed on the gas and gave it just a
few more rpms  and it stopped hiccuping.
However stopped at a light rpms dropped
sputtered at 500 and shut off When
stopping. when slowing down had to play
with the rpms and break just to keep from
stalling out.

2 Answers


might need a TuneUp, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, oil change, or could be idle air flow control valve .


no answer, think I have similar issue. have you isolated which cylinder? I can unplug #2 coil pack and no change. pull plug and its soaked. which I believe you can wash the oil away from wall and that's bad to continue to drive.

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