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1998 Nissan Altima Problems

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Most Common 1998 Nissan Altima Problems

The engine may stall when the engine is warmed up. This can be caused by a failed crankshaft position sensor and/or camshaft position sensor. These sensors can fail intermittently so the problem ma...
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 attached to...
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 bump and...
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0 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Brakes Problems

0 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Drive Train Problems

0 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Electrical & Lights Problems

6 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Engine Problems

The engine may stall when the engine is warmed up. This can be caused by a failed crankshaft position sensor and/or camshaft position sensor. These sensors can fail intermittently so the problem ma...
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 attached to...
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 bump and...

1 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective canister vent control valve in the emissions control system.

0 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Maintenance Problems

2 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Miscellaneous 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....

1 Known 1998 Nissan Altima Suspension & Steering Problem

The front struts can wear prematurely and create a knocking noise when driving over bumps.

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Known 1998 Nissan Altima Problems & Complaints

The engine may stall when the engine is warmed up. This can be caused by a failed crankshaft position sensor and/or camshaft position sensor. These sensors can fail intermittently so the problem ma...
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....
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 attached to...
The front struts can wear prematurely and create a knocking noise when driving over bumps.
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 bump and...
An engine vacuum leak from the intake manifold gasket can cause the engine to misfire or have a rough idle. This will turn on the Check Engine Light and diagnostic trouble codes will be stored. It ...
The camshaft driven distributor can leak oil and cause a malfunction of the crankshaft position sensor. The engine may crank but not start or run very poorly.
A problem in the vehicle speed sensor circuit may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective canister vent control valve in the emissions control system.
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