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2001 Nissan Altima Problems

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Most Common 2001 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 2001 Nissan Altima Brakes Problems

0 Known 2001 Nissan Altima Drive Train Problems

1 Known 2001 Nissan Altima Electrical & Lights Problem

Failure of the ignition power transistor can cause a "crank-no start" condition.

5 Known 2001 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 2001 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.

1 Known 2001 Nissan Altima Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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.

0 Known 2001 Nissan Altima Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2001 Nissan Altima Miscellaneous Problem

1 Known 2001 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 2001 Nissan Altima Problems & Complaints

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...
Failure of the ignition power transistor can cause a "crank-no start" condition.
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 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.
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.
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 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 front struts can wear prematurely and create a knocking noise when driving over bumps.
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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