2001 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance

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

2001 Nissan Altima Problems

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

The front struts can wear prematurely and create a knocking noise when driving over bumps.

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.

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2001 Nissan Altima Questions

Unable to see drain hose under dashboard. happens after washing car most often.

Recently my 2001 Altima started showing picture of battery and the word brake (as if emergency brake is on)on the dashboard at random times. Battery is one month old, bought new. When battery was unhooked, car continued to run. Once, car would not start after driving while the dash flashed w/imag...

I have a 2001 Nissan Altima that's not charging, I just put new battery but the problem is still the same. Could you tell me what could be the problem and how much will in cost to fix it (parts and Labor)?

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2001 Nissan Altima Recalls

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

love my Altima - very dependable

Bought the car new and still have it today. I bought the 100,000 mile bumper to bumper warrantee when I bought the car and never missed a service. The car now has 147,000 miles on it and, add a few road chips, looks like it did when I 1st bought it. I cannot reccomend the Bumper to bumper warrentee enough !! I'll never buy a car without it. I notice the slightest difference and ask the mech...

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...

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