Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Altima ProblemsRattle/CEL Due to Cracked Welds on Catalytic Converter Heat Shield
Welds on the catalytic converter heat shield can corrode causing a rattle during acceleration and possibly causing Check Engine Light illumination. The common repair for this issue is replacement of the damaged catalytic converter.
Screws inside the intake manifold can become loose causing internal engine damage if they fall out completely. Our technicians report that using a strong thread locker on the power valve butterfly screws can help prevent them from becoming loose.
The thermostat may become stuck closed, causing an overheating condition. Replacement of the thermostat will be required to correct this concern.
Nissan Altima Questionsmy air blowers stopped working simultaneously with radio? How do i fix? (1 answer)
air conditioner and radio both die at same time
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...
Outside temp reads icy------ but it is 95 degrees out
Nissan Altima RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Does Not Deploy In A Crash
The occupant classification system may not appropriately detect an occupant in the passenger front seat, and as a result may not power the passenger frontal air bag for deployment in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the air bag control unit and occupant classification system electronic control unit in some vehicles, replacing the occupant classification system electronic control unit additionally in other vehicles free of charge to resolve the concern.
The secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position. This could result in the hood opening while driving. Dealers will replace the hood latch free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front brake caliper bolts may not be tightened properly. This can result in the calipers becoming detached, reducing braking ability. Dealers will inspect and tighten the bolts as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.