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 Problems

Engine 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.

Failed External Seal on Engine Oil Cooler May Leak

The external seal on the engine oil cooler can fail and create an oil leak.

Check Engine Light Due to Catalytic Converter Failure

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.

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2005 Nissan Altima Questions

2005 Nissan altima 2.5 disconnected the throttle body sensor but then ruff idle (1 answer)

I have the p1124 code which is a relay I change it, then turned on the car it worked but after firing 3 -4 times it showed up again I replaced the throttle body also could anybody help me out

Check engine light comes on and flashes,the loses a little power , (3 answers)

When I turn on the AC, the c e light stops flashing and the car runs fine,

The 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.

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2005 Nissan Altima Recalls

Overheating 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

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2005 Nissan Altima Reviews

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Despite regular maintenance I had a blown head gasket, replaced two catalytic converters, the AC never really blew cold after 50K miles. The heater is a joke on cold day if you drive slower than 60mph. The engine constantly burnes oil keep at least 2qts in the trunk. I’m at 230K miles and the catalytic converter and O2 sensor is out again plus the engine is over heating after I drive it 30 min...
I was living on cloud nine with my 2005 Altima I was thinking I would probably replace it with another when the time came. However, at 41,000 miles my alternator failed. Left me stranded. To replace it was $718.15. Not happy about that. Garage kept, no dents, and only 41,000 being an 8 years old and I have to put out that kind of money burned me up. Not sure what to do now because I don't know ...
I have a 2005 Nissan Altima. I have nothing but good things to say about Nissan. My Altima runs perfectly. With minor problems. My check engine light comes on occasionally, but other than that there is not anything wrong with my car :)

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