1997 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Nissan Altima
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1997 Nissan Altima ProblemsCar 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»
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.
1997 Nissan Altima QuestionsMy check engine light is on. And the mechanic diagnosed it to be on because of the transmission noodle (1 answer)
The light has been on for almost 2 years
I start the car and activate the a/c and it works well for about three minutes then the clutch stops prematurely
1997 Nissan Altima RecallsNissan Recalls Seat Belts on 1997 Altimas
Nissan is recalling seat belts on 1997 Altimas because certain buckle assemblies were produced with a "buckle base" that was improperly heat treated, which may cause the "buckle base" to be brittle. The seat belts may not restrain an occupant during a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the buckle assemblies.