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Altima: Every time I drive to Payson ( 5000 ft. Alt. ) from

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Every time I drive to Payson ( 5000 ft. Alt. ) from Phoenix , AZ ( 1200 Alt.) my Nissan Altima 2012 conks into a slow speed. Can't get over 45 mph. going up last hill which is 7 miles long !! Once I turn motor off and let it rest. It seems fine. I drive later in day to a town 20 miles from here farther up and works fine. What is going on.
It is not the cruise control. I had that off. AC was off also. I believe it is the microchip and the or on the oxygen sensor? Thanks Tom
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.
hi are you driving in a hilly area //??
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
yeah, its a mountainous area.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
This is the 3 rd time of this occurance.
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.
ok your problem is that the trans is over heating causing the computer to put the system in protection mode this will cause a power cut the fix is to install an external trans cooler this will fix the problem you can BUT ONE ONLINE please let me know if you have nay more questions and please rate the service before you go thanks.
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.
hi can you please log back in and rate the service as this is the only way for me to get credit thanks.

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