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1996 Nissan Altima

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1996 Nissan Altima Problems

Engine -- Verified

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An engine vacuum leak from theĀ  intake manifold gasket may cause the engine to misfire or have a rough idle which may also illuminating the Check Engine Light.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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»

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Failure of the ignition power transistor can cause a "crank-no start" condition.

Engine -- Verified

Regular maintenance is recommended to avoid timing chain failure. Rattles may develop in higher mileage vehicles. Regular oil changes will help reduce the incidence of this problem.

1996 Nissan Altima Questions and Answers

wakko14505, 1996 Nissan Altima, Pagosa Springs, CO

The black top on the carbon canister is broken, is it necessary to repair or is it ok if i leave it?

dpop, 1996 Nissan Altima, Slidell, LA

I have a 96 nissan altima it makes a roaring noise at idle and while driving I had a mechanic tell me it was my transmission is this true

ZIPPER, 1996 Nissan Altima, Cato, NY

if i broke a timing chain. will the car start? and can i set the timing on the 1996 without the dealer involved??

muffin, 1996 Nissan Altima, District Heights, MD

the car won't start everything turns on had battery checked it's good there is a red light blinking i think it may have something to do with it does anyone have any suggestions

Rob_n_Tina, 1996 Nissan Altima, Clarksville, TN

Our car wont start...we had recently put a new starter in, The battery is good..gives power to car, and when we turn the key nothing happends not even a click. We also bought an alternator and it d...

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