why when i press the gas petal is my temp. needle going to cold but when i let off it goes back to normal

Asked by Nov 03, 2014 at 07:02 AM about the 1999 Nissan Altima GXE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I rescently went off the road and my car went into the ditch.. well since then when i press
down on my gas petal the needle goes to cold instantly but when i let off the gas it goes
back to normal. . . . what is wrong and what do i do to fix it??

2 Answers

35,385

When your engine is cold check the coolant level. It's possible that you have a slight leak.

i actually have checked it twice well cold and i am not losing and fluids.. i am really stumped as to why its doing it.

Your Answer

Nissan Altima Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,140
  • #2
    putolile
    Reputation
    730
  • #3
    Cassie Sapphire
    Reputation
    700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima
286 Great Deals out of 23,217 listings starting at $899
Used Honda Accord
1,111 Great Deals out of 61,914 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Camry
1,044 Great Deals out of 72,498 listings starting at $295
Used Honda Civic
818 Great Deals out of 73,285 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Sentra
533 Great Deals out of 49,855 listings starting at $1,997
Used Toyota Corolla
919 Great Deals out of 57,563 listings starting at $1,488
Used Hyundai Sonata
720 Great Deals out of 50,174 listings starting at $500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,124 Great Deals out of 71,718 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Impala
515 Great Deals out of 33,923 listings starting at $950
Used Hyundai Elantra
487 Great Deals out of 42,524 listings starting at $2,295

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Altima For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 39,516 listings starting at $11,950
2016 Nissan Altima For Sale
165 Great Deals out of 7,818 listings starting at $9,980
2015 Nissan Altima For Sale
273 Great Deals out of 9,311 listings starting at $7,455
2014 Nissan Altima For Sale
228 Great Deals out of 5,553 listings starting at $3,900
2013 Nissan Altima For Sale
114 Great Deals out of 3,335 listings starting at $3,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.