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Old 07-28-2008, 02:47 PM
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I have an 03 Spec V, I'm having an intermitant problem with my idle. It is alright on Start up, but once it has been driving a while and I engage the clutch allowing the motor to drop to idle, it will drop to a low idle early on, and often stall out. I checked it with a scan tool assuming it was a sensor but picked up no codes. I don't seem to be losing any power or fuel economy. Hopefully someone can help me out.
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Old 07-28-2008, 07:47 PM
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You should start by adjusting the idle speed. The information is in the "Engine Control"section of the service manual. You can download the section free from here: Knowledgebase - 2003 Sentra - Nissanhelp.com.

Most likely the idle is too low, it should be around 700 RPM.
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