2001 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Nissan Altima

2001 Nissan Altima Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Failure of Catalytic Converter Closest to Cylinder Head

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.

Nissian Crankshaft and Camshaft Sensor Recall

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.

Right Side Engine Mount May Wear and Cause Excessive Movement

The engine mount on the right side can wear prematurely and cause excessive engine movement.

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2001 Nissan Altima Questions

What's the problem my fans will not come on too cool my car down (1 answer)

i change the relays

My car makes a whining noise when driving over 55 mph why is it doing this? (1 answer)

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.

? my 01 Alt sudnly stop trning ovr when trying to start.&ticking frm fluid pan (1 answer)

Two days ago I replaced the front passenger side strut/shock assembly on my '01 nissan altima which, up until then, the car started up like clockwork. When I went to test drive vehicle upon completion of the project, it wouldn't start at all. All the lights come on when I turn the key bu...

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2001 Nissan Altima Recalls

Nissan 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.

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2001 Nissan Altima Reviews

Very reliable. A few minor things but engine and transmission have been very reliable. I am at 165K. One common problem on this car is intake manifold gasket. When it fails, car idle rough at stop sings. Part is cheap but labor is high like $400 or more but this was the only expensive repair so I think I can live with it. Very low cost to maintain. Also fairly easy to work on for DIY people...
Generally an ok car. Problems I've had are that 3 out of 4 power windows failed. Needed to have the air intake manifold gasket replaced at 65K ($700.00)
love my Altima - very dependable

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