1996 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Nissan Altima
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1996 Nissan Altima ProblemsNissan 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.
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»
Failure of the ignition power transistor can cause a "crank-no start" condition.
1996 Nissan Altima QuestionsChanged engine. No start. Got fire and fuel to the rail. Changed crank sensor and dist w cam sensor. Ecm? (1 answer)
When I spray gas in the intake it will crank it's a 2000 model 2.4 in a 96. Had to change everything on the block for wiring harness. Intake manifold and all sensors injector rail dist etc... Please help
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?