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2003 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2003 Nissan Altima

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2003 Nissan Altima is between $348 and $425 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2003 Nissan Altima
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$386
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The external seal on the engine oil cooler can fail and create an oil leak.
The engine mount on the right side can wear prematurely and cause excessive engine movement.
Nissan issued a recall on the fuel pump for premature failure. There was an owner notification program and labels were placed on the fuel pump access panel and next to the AC charge label in the en...
I need to change coil on cylinder 4
Is my battery going to die?
in a day or two, it will start doing the same thing. In order to get it to start, I have to keep...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L ENGINE, A VARIATION IN TEMPERATURE OCCURS DUE ...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF ALASKA,...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.5 LITER ENGINE, THE EXHAUST PIPE HANGER PIN MAY CATCH DEB...
Overall (7 Reviews)
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Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
December 22, 2014
2003 Nissan Altima
03 Nissan Altima- 83,000 Runs Rough Missfireing Replace Plugs Coils, 87,000 Catalytic Converter Failure substrate goes into engine replace cat. Car begens to burn oil eventualy a quart and a half a...
August 24, 2011
2003 Nissan Altima
2003 Altima 3.5L SE V6 - catalytic converter went out at about 100K and got sucked up into engine resulting in later engine failure. Cost $7K to replace engine. This is common with the 2.5 4-banger...
July 24, 2011
2003 Nissan Altima
inherited my 2003 2.5 altima with 30k on it. one of my sensors went bad at about 57k. other than that there were no other problems. this car has good power, even off the line, for a four cylindar. ...