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My 2008 Nissan Versa lost power while idling. Everything…

My 2008 Nissan Versa...

My 2008 Nissan Versa lost power while idling. Everything just stopped, the oil like, e-brake light, etc. came on. I restarted and made it home. Now it loses power about 2 seconds after ignition. I was able to get back around the block by hitting the gas pretty hard and parked it again.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?

Consistent. Hitting the gas made it driveable.

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

I was thinking it might be coil related, but I don't know if I can do that or if that actually is the problem.

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

The end of the muffler did break off a few months ago and it rumbles. I have no idea if that means anything.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Hello Cliff.

is the service engine soon light on ?

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did you have the car scan for codes ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I did not

ok the best way to go about this so you done end up wasting money on part I to get the car scan for code , if you have an auto zone by you take it there they will scan it for free and give you the code you most likely just have a bad cam sensor . if you get that code replace the sensor

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
The car also has very low oil at the moment

ok fil the oil up and check for a leak under the car

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok thank you!

your welcome please rate the service before you go as this is the only way for me to get credit thanks.

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