Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Nissan Altima
Verified by mechanics, reported by drivers like you
Ask a mechanic in our community
Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator
Nissan Altima ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Failure of Catalytic Converter Closest to Cylinder Head
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 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.
The AC system may blow warm air due to refrigerant loss caused by a leaking low pressure AC hose. These hoses commonly develop a leak at the hose crimp connection.
Nissan Altima QuestionsWhen you turn on car it makes a vacuum suckling noise? What can it be? (1 answer)
After I noticed the car over heated I fixed the problem and drove it right home. Tried to start it a few hours later & it won't start
When I spray gas in the intake it will crank it's a 2000 model 2.4 in a 96. Had to change everything on the block for wiring harness. Intake manifold and all sensors injector rail dist etc... Please help
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.