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P0400 Nissan Altima EGR Malfunction

Fix code P0400 Nissan Altima EGR Malfunction Nissan’s P0400 Nissan Altima EGR Malfunction is similar to other manufacturers. The PCM pulses a solenoid to regulate how much vacuum the EGR valve gets. That determines how far the valve opens. To determine if the valve is actually opening, the PCM looks to the EGR backpressure transducer and the EGR temperature sensor. If you get the P0400 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Malfunction code, first check to make sure the hose to the bottom of the EGR valve is intact and not burned. … Read More

High idle, rough idle

What causes a high idle, rough idle Diagnose and fix high idle or rough idle Any time you see a high idle, rough idle high, or hunting idle, it’s time to suspect a vacuum leak. Extra air leans out the exhaust mixture, which is detected by the oxygen sensor and reported to the powertrain control module (PCM). To correct the lean condition, the PCM adds fuel. The extra fuel and extra air are the equivalent of pushing down on the accelerator. As the engine speeds up, the PCM notices that … Read More

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