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Problem 1998 Infinite I30 with 246,000 mi. Replace Cam

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Good Morning. problem 1998 Infinite I30 with 246,000 mi. Replace Cam sensors and still get the code CAM sensors need replacing. Thereafter did a tune-up and replace fuel filter. Car runs great in Park however when driving the car the cuts-off when I come to s stop and when I put the car in neutral. I know it has to be something electrical.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have a scan tool to read the codes?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your I30 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Took the car to a auto repair shop. I was told that the car code shows that the car is randoning mis firing

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I think the problem is some type of grounding. The cam sensor has been replace 3 times

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Nissan
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Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago
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What is the exact code you are getting? Also where did you get the sensor you installed?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Dont have the code I believe it was P304, parts cam from autozone and autoparts.com
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago

P0304 is a misfire code. Do you mean P0340?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It shows that the car is randoning mis-firing
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
This was after 2 coils had been replace.
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago

If you are getting a misfire code, what brand spark plugs do you have in the vehicle? Is it running ruff?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I believe its NDK
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
NGK
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago

Does it run ruff?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
NO , It runs fine while it is running. just cut off when I come to a stop and sometimes when it is in neutral
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago

Do you notice it stalls only when coming to a stop?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
whats going on i haven't gotten a response
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago

I responded asking for more information at 8:07 and have not heard back from you. I asked if you noticed if the vehicle only stalls when coming to a stop?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I said Yes, dont know why it didnt get it
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It only stalls when I stop and sometimes when I put it in neutral
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago

Don't know.. What I would start off doing for stalling issues when coming to a stop is to clean the throttle chamber first. With this vehicles age, the throttle chamber can develop build up which when the throttle plate closes and coming to a stop can keep air from entering the engine which could cause stalling when coming to a stop.

So what you want to do is remove the air intake duct, and pull open the throttle and with throttle cleaner and a old tooth brush, clean the bottom and top of the throttle. Then re-assemble it. It will be hard to start after you do this, but once you get it running, it will smoke for a few seconds and I am sure you will notice a improvement..

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Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago

Lets try that and let me know how you make out.. Ok?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
this does not make sense but I will give it a try
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 7 months ago

I know... But we need to stick with some basics first..

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