2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid
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2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid ProblemsKnocking Noise From Front Suspension
The front struts can wear prematurely and develop a knocking noise when driving over bumps.
The catalytic converter closest to the cylinder head can fail causing illumination of the Check Engine Light. Prompt repair of this problem is recommended because the catalyst material can be sucked into the engine and cause internal damage.
The AC system may blow warm air due to refrigerant loss caused by a leaking low pressure AC hose. These hoses commonly develop a leak at the hose crimp connection.
2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid QuestionsThe dealer told me my ignition lock assembly needs replacement. (2 answers)
They told me it will cost $1000.00 and it will take a month to get the part! Does this sound right? Why so long?
I have been driving 55 miles/hour and the engine cut out and even by depressing the gas pedal there was no power, the cause according to nissan was BOTH of the catalytic converter need to be replace this was at 42k miles. Now at 92k miles, the engine power was lost at a stop light and nissan stat...
a nissan ext. warr costs 2500.00 Go for it? The car is certified has 40,000 miles
2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid RecallsPassenger Air Bag May Not Deploy
This recall affects certain vehicles equipped Occupant Classification System (OCS) control units manufactured by Continental Automotive Systems. A varistor in the OCS control unit may have been manufactured out of specification. Under certain conditions, this could interupt the signal between the OCS and the air bag control unit (ACU), causing the passenger air bag to be suppressed in an accident. If the air bag does not deploy when needed in a crash, the risk of injury is increased. Dealers will test the signal between the OCS and ACU with a special tool to verify proper function. The seat cushion containing the OCS hardware will be replaced as necessary. The recall began November 4, 2008.