Nissan Altima Hybrid Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Altima Hybrid ProblemsKnocking Noise From Front Suspension
The front struts can wear prematurely and develop a knocking noise when driving over bumps.
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 sucked into the engine and cause internal damage.
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.
Nissan Altima Hybrid Questionshow do you reset the oil change reminder (1 answer)
how do you know when to change the oil
i have tried replaced the battery in the key remote, inserting the key into the key port, and even replacing the key remote to no change at all
When accelerating, the noise gets louder and higher in pitch, when slowing down, the opposite. It makes the noise in Neutral, Drive, or Brake (engine breaking). When going down a hill in Neutral and accelerating under its own weight, it acts the same. Everything about the sound is related to ca...
Nissan Altima Hybrid RecallsPassenger Air Bag May Not Deploy
This recall affects certain vehicles equipped Occupant Classification System (OCS) control units manufactured by Continental Automotive Systems. A varistor in the OCS control unit may have been manufactured out of specification. Under certain conditions, this could interupt the signal between the OCS and the air bag control unit (ACU), causing the passenger air bag to be suppressed in an accident. If the air bag does not deploy when needed in a crash, the risk of injury is increased. Dealers will test the signal between the OCS and ACU with a special tool to verify proper function. The seat cushion containing the OCS hardware will be replaced as necessary. The recall began November 4, 2008.