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.
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1999 Nissan Altima
1999 Nissan Altima Problems
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.
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.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective canister vent control valve in the emissions control system.
A problem in the vehicle speed sensor circuit may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
1999 Nissan Altima Questions and Answers
Would like to know if this model has a timing chain / belt. And what is the time frame to get this replaced ? The cost information would also be great.
car sat 2-3 years how much to flush tank
Sometimes in Park or idling at a stoplight my car revs up and then down without my touching the gas, what's going on?
What is an estimated repair bill on inner tie rod ends?
1999 Nissan Altima Reviews
we have a nissan altima car,american system,having a troubleshoot in the immobolizer,we are unable to program it,so how can we cancel its work?
My black GXE model has 245,000 miles and still going strong. Have recently replaced items such as inner and outer tie rod ends, lower control arms, cv joints and front struts but am confident I'll get another 100,000 miles out of her. Price of replacing parts is worth it. 27-28 miles per gallon. Strong 2.4 liter engine. I love this car!
Bought this 99 new ,now have 221,000 miles and very,very minor repair. 25-30 miles per gallion. Tough little car. Dealer said keep driving till the timing chain broke, said it had a truck engine in it from factory.
I got my 99 Altima from a auction 186,000 for 1400.00 runs excellent i had to replace the egr value $8.00 easy two screws only love this car
Bought new in Dec 1998. Have 153K miles on it. The only problem I had was alternator and brakes.