1994 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Nissan Altima

1994 Nissan Altima Problems

Nissian Crankshaft and Camshaft Sensor Recall

The engine may stall at times due to a failed crankshaft position sensor and/or camshaft position sensor, These sensors can fail intermittently as they warm with the engine. Sensors on certain models have been recalled by Nissan and will be replaced as necessary. Please visit our recall section for this model to see if your vehicle is covered by this recall.

Engine Cranks and Doesn't Start or Runs Rough

The camshaft driven distributor can leak oil and cause a malfunction of the crankshaft position sensor. The engine may crank but not start or run very poorly.

Car Shuts off intermitently

Crankshaft and camshaft position sensors can leak oil into the connector causing Check Engine Light illumination. The engine may also stall as a result. Leaking sensors should be replaced. Certain 2002 models were recalled for a separate camshaft and crankshaft sensor issue. For more information on the recall please click here»

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1994 Nissan Altima Questions

1994 Nissan altima 5spd won't start!!!!! New battery (1 answer)

My husband and I just bought this car and ever since getting it home we have had nothing but trouble with starting it. We replaced the battery, but when we put the key in the ignition and attempt to start it nothing except the lights come one and the heater starts blowing but it won't turn ov...

It does everything but start, why?? (1 answer)

I had to keep charging my battery due to a bad alternator. One day it just quit running in the middle.of.the road,usually I would just charge the battery and it would start again but not this time. Battery is fully charged and it goes to start then.just doesn't please help!!

Having start problem (1 answer)

When I try to start the engine, I hear some gear slipping noise around the starter and will not start sometimes. If I give ten minutes or more it starts. Especially in the high temperature after driving it for a while, I need to give it some time to cool off. I've taken it to two garage and o...

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1994 Nissan Altima Recalls

Nissan Recalls Passenger Air Bags on 1994-1995 Altimas

Nissan is recalling 1994-1995 Altimas following reports that passenger air bag deployments caused moderate-to-severe eye injuries. Nissan will replace the passenger air bag with a new, less powerful, air bag.

Nissan Recalls 1993-1994 Altimas Due to Loss of Throttle Control

Nissan is recalling 1993-1994 Altimas because engine movement can be transmitted to the airflow meter/filter housing and support bracket, which can cause the throttle cable housing to pull out of the cable guide. This may prevent the throttle from returning to the idle position when the gas pedal is released, resulting in loss of throttle control that can cause an accident. Nissan will examine and repair/replace the throttle cable housing, insert a rubber stopper to maintain position for the cable, and replace the throttle assembly, if necessary.

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1994 Nissan Altima Reviews

I am having issues with my car, I replaced distributor last year along with plugs and wires and fuel filter. Its been exactly one year and my car is having the same issues as last year except this year I checked all that has been replaced and none of it is bad. I am at a loss to whats wrong with my car, my husband seems to think its the transmission. I seem to think its the catalyst converter. ...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE - Love my car. Only major thing I've had to deal with, was replacing the alternator 2 years ago. had problems with power windows getting stuck and those were easily fixed. now am needing to get transmission flushed and refilled. Starting to experience sluggishness when shifting gears (automatic) and they jump when shifting to proper gear. Mostly when shifting into Drive. ...
solid cars exhaust aways a problem on nissan's they tend to rust out brakes wear quick too

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