Problems for specific Nissan Altima years:
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Most reported 1996 Nissan Altima problems
Crankshaft and camshaft position sensors can leak oil into the connector causing Check Engine Light illumination. The engine may also stall as a result. Leaking sensors should be replaced. Certain 2002 models were recalled for a separate camshaft and crankshaft sensor issue. For more information on the recall please click here»
Failure of the ignition power transistor can cause a "crank-no start" condition.