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2002 Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2002 Nissan Altima

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2002 Nissan Altima is between $348 and $425 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2002 Nissan Altima
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$386
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Nissan Altima's with the 3.5L V6 engine can experience oil leaks from the engine due to a leaking oil cooler o-ring. This leak often occurs after an oil change because the oil filter is attach...
Nissan issued a recall on the fuel pump for premature failure. There was an owner notification program and labels were placed on the fuel pump access panel and next to the AC charge label in the en...
The right-side motor mount can wear prematurely and cause excessive engine movement. Symptoms you may experience from a failed motor mount are vibrations at idle, noises while going over a bum...
The tow truck driver said it maybe the alarm system enabling the car from starting but I don't ha...
Ran hot .smell oil won't crank
first time this has happened..was cruising down the highway and car starts doing a slow jerk, lik...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L ENGINE, THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR CAN OVE...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE CIRCUIT BOARD FOR THE CRANK POSITION SENSOR OR CAM POSITION SE...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF ALASKA,...
Overall (7 Reviews)
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August 13, 2015
2002 Nissan Altima
I purchased my Nissan Altima 2002 new in 2001 and now have 189563 miles. I have the 3.5L engine and once put 87 octane gas in the car. The car does not like any gas except for the 93 octane recomme...
June 16, 2012
2002 Nissan Altima
Our 2002 Altima was recently repaired for white smoke from exhaust - replaced the valve guides(1800$). After getting the car back we found the radiator was cracked at the top, but not before our d...
April 19, 2012
2002 Nissan Altima
I've had my 2002 Nissan Altima for about 2 years now, and I haven't had any mechanical prob until now. I have been feeling bumpy vibration under my car, and then it shut off on me and all of the li...