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1999 Nissan Altima Problems

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Most Common 1999 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...
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 sucke...
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 1999 Nissan Altima Drive Train Problems

2 Known 1999 Nissan Altima Electrical & Lights Problems

Failure of the ignition power transistor can cause a "crank-no start" condition.
The electronic throttle actuator (throttle body) can fail causing a loss of power and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

6 Known 1999 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...
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...
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.

2 Known 1999 Nissan Altima Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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

0 Known 1999 Nissan Altima Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1999 Nissan Altima Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1999 Nissan Altima Miscellaneous Problem

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....

0 Known 1999 Nissan Altima Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1999 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...
Failure of the ignition power transistor can cause a "crank-no start" condition.
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....
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 sucke...
The electronic throttle actuator (throttle body) can fail causing a loss of power and illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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.
The thermostat may become stuck closed, causing an overheating condition. Replacement of the thermostat will be required to correct this concern.
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