2001 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Nissan Altima
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2001 Nissan Altima ProblemsEngine May Stall Due to Failed Crankshaft and/or Camshaft Sensor
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.
The catalytic converter closest to the cylinder head can fail causing illumination of the Check Engine Light. Prompt repair of this problem is recommended because the catalyst material can be sucked into the engine and cause internal damage.
The front struts can wear prematurely and create a knocking noise when driving over bumps.
2001 Nissan Altima Questionsthe car acts like it is completely dead then starts fine - trip meters are reset (1 answer)
cut out once at an intersection was rough starting then just fine - trip meters reset - only time this has happened so far
i change the relays
At speeds over 55 is whines and at slower speeds it growls. This just started. The car only has 97000 miles on it and I bought it used.
2001 Nissan Altima RecallsNissan Recalls Firestone Tires on 2000-2001 Altimas
Nissan is recalling vehicles equipped with Firestone Firehawk GTA-02, size P205/55r16 89H tires. With increasing mileage, the tires may develop a crack in the shoulder area, which may lead to exposure of the belt edge. If the belt edge separates, a loss of tire pressure may occur. Bridgestone/Firestone will replace the tires that were installed as original equipment on these vehicles.