2006 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Nissan Altima

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2006 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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2006 Nissan Altima Questions

What could be the problem when your car jerks while driving..?? (1 answer)

While im driving it steady jerking

I need calacstic covertor repaired where can I go that is not that expensive in (1 answer)

Please contact me also need a pistun

Engine Cranks but wont start? (1 answer)

I Got this 2006 Nissan Altima and it over heated on me (cause it had a 4" crack in the top front of the radiator that had been previously patched.) I replaced the radiator and now it wont start. I've had a Diagnostic run on it and a person look at it to make sure there was no internal da...

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2006 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

Excess Engine Oil Consumption

Vehicles equipped with a 2.5L engine may suffer from increased oil consumption as a result of improper performance of the piston rings. Severe engine damage can result if the engine is operated with the engine oil low. In extreme cases, an engine fire could result. Dealers will reprogram the engine control module (ECM). Vehicles will also be inspected for excess oil consumption. A small number of vehicles will require engine replacement. Nissan began notifying vehicle owners of the recall on June 9, 2006.

 

Nissan Recalls 2006 Models Due to Possible Cracked Bracket

Nissan has recalled 2006 Maxima and Altima models because the rear subframe may have been manufactured incorrectly, which could result in a crack in the bracket that holds part of the rear suspension. If the bracket cracks, the stability of the vehicle may be affected, which could lead to a loss of control and a possible crash. Dealers will inspect the rear subframe to determine if it was manufactured incorrectly and replace it, if necessary.

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2006 Nissan Altima Reviews

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based on 7 customer reviews
Car drinks oil like a fish drinks water! Gear shifter locks whenever it wants to! I HATE THIS CAR!!
I bought this car new in 2006 and it burns as much oil as my 1995 Nissan pickup and it has 450,000 miles on it. I was notified that it was built with bad rings in the engine about a week after we bought the car. It uses about 2 quarts between oil changes. It only has 120,000 miles on it. I will never buy another Nissian Altima. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Beware of Nissans!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have a 2006 Nissan Altima and my gear shift gets stuck frim time to time, here recently it got stuck and I forced the gear shift into to drive, the next day when I got in it to drive to work, it wont shift into R, N, or D. My vehicle is stuck in park when the gear shift moves to Drive, what could cause this and how can I get it fixed.

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