starts and idles good. within 2 or 3 miles truck starts jerking badly. its undrivable

Asked by Apr 10, 2014 at 09:28 PM about the 1998 Nissan Frontier 2 Dr XE 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed dist cap and rotor button. put a bottle of heet in the fuel tank. didn't help the problem.

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Check for air blockages and check/replace air filter. Sounds like engine is choking with not enough air.

check your coolant level. mine does that when my coolant is low.

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