my wife's 2000 Nissan altima starts then dies,it will keep running if I give it gas for a few seconds.turn it off and start it again and it this the fuel pump?

Asked by Oct 25, 2014 at 03:42 PM about the 2000 Nissan Altima SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers


You may have an issue with your idle air control valve (IAC) or throtle position sensor (TPS). Is your check engine light on ? Check that the air inlet hose going to the throtle body is connected and not cracked. Also check the connections from the air cleaner to the throtle body..

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Yea,the check engine light has been on


have autozone or someone like it to read the check engine light codes, the computer has stored a code about something.


You may have more than one code, let us know what the code is but keep them in order

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