1996 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Nissan Altima ProblemsNissian 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.
1996 Nissan Altima QuestionsDrive cycles. How do i clear monitors for a smog check? (1 answer)
Po325 code shows. But no check engine light after replacing sensor. Smog tech guy says to look up drive cycles for my vehicle to clear monitors then bring back to get it smogged. How do i do this?
96' Altima GXE failed smog because it stalled during the timing portion of my smog test. Per the manufacturer, timing is checked with TPS disconnected. When the smog tech went to restart the engine after disconnecting TPS, engine stalled and was unable to continue with the test. The car, o...