Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Altima ProblemsNissan fuel pump recall
Nissan issued a recall on the fuel pump for premature failure. There was an owner notification program and labels were placed on the fuel pump access panel and next to the AC charge label in the engine compartment.
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.
the only problem I find with my car is that sometimes it turns off while I'm driving! Every time I can start it back up with no problems, I notice that is off because the lights on my dashboard, I break and turn it back on and keep going, it doesn't do it all the time, so now I'm afraid to drive it on the freeway, what can be causing this?
Nissan Altima QuestionsWhy does my AC work at times and sometimes it does not? (1 answer)
I added a can of Freon and everything was working fine until a couple of hours later it started blowing hot and I noticed the temp getting pretty hot. Over heating. Next day had someone ads the Freon for me. Same thing. Blowing hot air. Water temp too high.
Check engine light is still on, it was the catalytic converter but we changed it. now that?
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.
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.