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1998 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Nissan Altima

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Nissan Altima is between $348 and $425 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Nissan Altima
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$386
Annual Repair Cost
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The engine mount on the right side can wear prematurely and cause excessive engine movement.
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.
An engine vacuum leak from the  intake manifold gasket may cause the engine to misfire or have a rough idle which may also illuminating the Check Engine Light.
My 1998 Nissan Altima’s alarm will not shut off. I believe it is a factory alarm. I do not have...
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My Nissan cranks and sometimes doesn't want to start runs rough and it makes a lot of vibration n...
Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
December 23, 2014
1998 Nissan Altima
love my Altima. got this car used in '03 now has 367,000 miles it is in great running condition. Gets good gas mileage no expensive repairs I did get 3 struts replaced and changed spark plugs twice...
February 05, 2012
1998 Nissan Altima
Very Hard to pump gas in tank, it will kick back on your shoes, arms, ground etc. You have to pump gas Real Slow..I hate it. Even had a Mechanic try once and he couldn't do it. He doesn't know what...
October 24, 2010
1998 Nissan Altima
great car well worth the price. Enjoying it. Giving to gtrandson as his first car. Will last years. The paint on spoiler is chipping. The rest of the car looks greate