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It shuts off when I am in heavy traffic. 1998 nissan altima.

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Hi. It shuts...

Hi. It shuts off when I am in heavy traffic

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Nissan?

1998 nissan altima

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

I've taken it to a "corner" garage and he was not sure. The check engine light is not on.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

It's not on at all.

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

No. It only seems to happen when the engine is hot and I'm in bumper to bumper traffic.

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Nissan Mechanic: Clifton B., ASE Master Auto Tech replied 4 months ago
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Nissan Mechanic: Clifton B., ASE Master Auto Tech replied 4 months ago
Since the service engine soon light is not on i recommen you replace the distributor as it is very common for the unit to go bad and cause this problem and not even turn the light on
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Nissan Mechanic: Clifton B., ASE Master Auto Tech replied 4 months ago
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