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I have a 2008 frontier 4.0, it was hard put fuel In ow it

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I have a 2008 frontier 4.0, it was hard put fuel In ow it stalls sporadically any suggedtions?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 1 month ago.

Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer.

is the engine light on?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 1 month ago.

have you scanned for codes?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Have not scanned for codes
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 1 month ago.

can you..its likley a vent or purge solenoid failure in the evap system a code will likley confirm the failure

The check engine light comes on when the on-board computer detects a fault in engine driveability or performance, transmission control system or transmission, or the emissions system, and a fault code is set and stored in the computer. Faults that can set the check engine light can range from a vaccuum leak, engine mis-fire, low engine compression, faulty sensor such as O2 sensor or other engine sensor, hydraulic pressure loss in transmission, transmission shift solenoid, open/short in wiring harness, emission evaporative system leak, or one of over a hundred different reasons.
The only way to know what set a fault code and turned the check engine light on is to have a diagnostic scanner hooked up to the on-board computer and read it for stored diagnostic fault codes. Many auto parts stores will do this service for free- (like auto zone)check with you local parts stores. If none in your area do, then you will have to take it to a shop and pay to have the computer read for stored fault codes.

Without knowing the fault codes numbers, it would be irresponsible to guess as to the cause as there are hundreds of possible causes

if you provide me a diagnostic code we can narrow down the cause of failure

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** to know if the canister purge valve would cause it to stall even if the hose is disconnected
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 1 month ago.

should not cause a stall

Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 1 month ago.

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