2004 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
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2004 Nissan Altima ProblemsNissian 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.
The external seal on the engine oil cooler can fail and create an oil leak.
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.
2004 Nissan Altima QuestionsAir conditioning malfunction need HELP (1 answer)
AC blowing room temp air
Oil residue above wipers on windshield (was told to look for residue)
Check engine light came on yesterday (read out wasn't specific catalitic convertor was a possible cause nothing specific)
Noticed air same time
I am making a 1000 mile trip ...
I got a nissan altima 2004, 2.5 L Automatic.
The engine shakes when I change gear from P to R or from N to D. Also the car jerks when changing gears from 1st to 2nd and a little bit from 2nd to 3rd.
Regarding changing gear from P to R, I have been told by a mechanic that the front right engine...
2004 Nissan Altima RecallsThe Eingine May Stall Without Warning
The engine coolant temperature can vary at the coolant sensor due to its unique location. If these variations are large enough, a brief interruption in the signal output from the sensor may occur. If the signal interruption is so brief that the electronic control module (ECM) logic does not have time to diagnose the condition, the engine may stop running without warning. This condition will commonly occur only at low speeds. If the engine stalls without warning, a crash may result. Dealers will reprogram the ECM to correct this concern. The Nissan recall number is R0606.