Nissan Altima Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Altima ProblemsOverheating Due to Stuck Closed Thermostat
The thermostat may become stuck closed, causing an overheating condition. Replacement of the thermostat will be required to correct this concern.
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.
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 engine compartment.
Nissan Altima QuestionsCar noise (1 answer)
This is a new problem,when I hit the gas pedal my car makes a rattling sound, almost like a clicking sound. I need to know if it dangerous. And how long can drive car with a bad tierod.
I have to put it in park and rev the engine to keep it turned on. Otherwise it drives fine. Is it a vacuum? Something fuel related? Gasket?
leaks out from under the middle of the car. There is gas in this leak plus it is very dark and thick. I cannot find any wet places under the car that it has run down on the body or frame. Had it put on a life and could still not see anything even the tech could not find anything. They talked a...
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.