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I started it this morning and it was sputtering and black

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smoke came out of the...
I started it this morning and it was sputtering and black smoke came out of the exhaust. was barely moving when driving and now it wont even move. It will engage in the grear (5speed) but will not drive
JA: How many miles are on the car? How has your mileage been lately?
Customer: 170k\
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: its been fine up until now 2004 1.8s sentra
JA: Are you fixing your Sentra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: it sitting in a parking lot across from my work not sure what to do.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: The head gasket is leaking oil. I top it up when it is low
Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Nissan
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Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site.Black smoke is a sign of un burnt fuel. when it was driving and sputtering was the check engine light on?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No engine light. But then again, the light may not be working
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The car wont move now. it engages in gear (5 spead) but there is no throttle response
Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

ok, let me think about this a while

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Okay..
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I thought it may be the fuel injection or air filter.
Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

it can be the fuel injectors leaking,

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Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

hows it going

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