2005 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Nissan Altima
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2005 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.
2005 Nissan Altima QuestionsThe door over my gas cap doesn't stay closed. Is this able to be replaced? (1 answer)
The little door that protects the gas cap used to stay shut until I pulled the level but now it never stays and I can see it swinging when I drive in the mirror. I'm not sure if they can properly be replaced.
Mass air flow sensor
I don't know what's going on I don't want to have to spend a lot of money what should I do can you please help me
2005 Nissan Altima RecallsOverheating of Crankshaft Position Sensor May Cause Vehicle to Shut Down
On certain passenger vehicles equipped with a 2.5L engineThe crankshaft position sensor can overheat causing a brief interrupion in the signal output. If the interupption of the signal is so brief that the ECM Electronic Control Module dose not have time to diagnose the condition, the vehicle may shut off creating the risk of an accident. The dealer will reprogram the ECM free of charge. The Nissan recall # is R0606