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Questions tagged [altima]

A compact sedan (1992-2001) and coupe (2007-2013), and later mid-sized (2001-present) manufactured by Nissan.

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2016 Nissan Altima SV not accelerating

My car is fine most of the time but for some reason, after driving in really bad traffic for 45 minutes to an hour it's slow to accelerate after stopping. I've even had a case where it would not ...
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Can I remove head off 2002 Altima 2.5 and just hone cylinders to help improve compression

Have a 160,000 mile Altima 2.5 blowing oil. Compression is around 120 across the cylinders. Valve seals fine.I do not want to spend much on this old vehicle. Takes me less than hour to remove head and ...
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ok my car will turn over but not crank its 2005 nissan altima 2.5 4 calender we changed crank position sensor spark plugs and coil pack

I have a 2005 model nissan altima 4 cylender2.5. My car will turn over just won't crank we have replaced a crank position sensor changed coil pack and spark plugs it just won't crank checked fuel pump ...
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Has forward gears but no reverse. Replaced transmission and its the same way

I purchased a 2006 Nissan Altima SL 3.5l 5 speed automatic. The car needed a motor. Owner stated the transmission was fine. I replaced the motor. I had no reverse. Forward gears, but no reverse. I ...
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Car Jerk when switched to Drive and Engine Bangs (Knock) over bumps

I have Nissan Teana 230JM (J31) 2007 model. The issue i am facing is when I start the car in the morning then it takes some time to shift to Drive, So I have to switch it to 1st and then drive a ...
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I know next year's models come out mid year so a Nissan Altima manufactured 06/01 would that be a 2002?

Nissan Altima manufactured 06 0f 01 I bought it for my wife's aunt put a starter in it worked dine for about a month then quit working . The starter is spinning but not engaging which is why I ...
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Clicking when braking

I have a Nissan Altima 2017. I just noticed that when I brake when parked, the clicking is present. I placed my hand on the shifter when parked, and it throbs when I brake. It doesn't do this when I ...
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I have too much oil going into my intake air filter. What could be causing it for the 2003 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima 2003 oil is going into air intake filter area.
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No start after error code P0118

I replaced my the Coolant Temperature Sensor and after replacing with an OEM Nissan part it has not started. I have a Nissan Altima SL 2002 2.5L 4 Cylinder.
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Driver side front door window doesn't work

I have a Nissan Altima 2008 3.5 SE. The driver's door power-window doesn't work using the button on the door panel. However, if it works when a key is inserted in the door lock and rotated clockwise. ...
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2017 Nissan Altima Bluetooth On/Off

I just purchased a 2017 Nissan Altima and I was able to pair my iPhone 8 to the Bluetooth, however every time I start my car the Bluetooth feature on my car is off. So if I want to utilize the ...
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my 2013 nissan altima is jerking back and forth and can hear ABS pump when hitting brakes

Hello last week i heard a weird noise almost like something was loose in the hood of my car (like a big pin bouncing around) two days after when I started my car but still in park my rpm meter was ...
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AC Compressor Question on 2009 Altima

When I turn on by AC, the engine immediately dies and can hear a brief sound that seems to be a belt "squeak." I am assuming it is the compressor seizing the belt upon engaging, but are there any ...
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Will a 195/60r15 tire fit on a nissan altima?

Will a 195/60r15 tire fit on a 2008 Nissan Altima? When I looked it up it said 215/60r15. Are these tires interchangable?
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08 altima burning through gas like crazy

2008 Nissan Altima 2.5s is burning through gas like crazy! Motor has 164k on it. I put in a half tank yesterday and I've only gone about 50 miles, 80% Highway and I currently have 36 miles remaining. ...
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Power steering fluid

How long can I drive my car if power steering fluid is orange? I just noticed it and found out through Google I may have a leak in hose, can't do anything for a couple days, is that bad for my car?
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Whining noises when accelerating

05 Nissan Altima 2.5S Whining noise when accelerating but only when I have the heat turned on. Once I turn it off it doesn't do it. Any answers to why it's doing this?
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2010 Nissan Altima making noise, possible electrical that no one can help with.

Our 2010 Nissan Altima started making strange noises-sounds like knocking under the hood, especially when idling. No one can tell us what it is, when hooked up it doesn't register anything. I have ...
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Nissan Altima 2011 TPMS light on

I have one Altima 2011 S Sedan with 48000 miles. Yesterday, I went to one Mavis tire shop to replace 4 new tires. After I drove back home, I found that the valve cap of the left front tire (driver's ...
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Confirm battery condition after conflicting test results

I drained my battery using it to power a small electronic device for about an hour with the engine off. I called for roadside assistance. After they got it to start and run for a few minutes, they ...
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To DOHC or not to DOHC

I'm looking at replacement engines for my 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 L 4-cylinder and I see one that mentions having the DOHC. I'm wondering does that matter or not because I see others that do not have ...
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Nissan keeps losing Bluetooth connectivity to my phone

I have a 2013 Nissan Altima SV. The car offers Bluetooth connectivity, and that feature worked great for about a year; for phonecalls, podcasts, and music. However, for some time now, when I start ...
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Very slow acceleration with RPMs hitting 4-5

I have a 2015 Nissan Altima. When I barely accelerate, the RPM shoots up to 4-5 but the car barely picks up speed. This all happens while the car is in drive, then my engine light turned on. What ...
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99 nissan altima not starting, makes a buzzing noise but engine doesn't turn over

I have a 99 Nissan Altima manual transmission. Just put on a new starter and solenoid, battery is good (12.7v), replaced the starter fuse and still nothing, and I've checked the ground wires and ...
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Oil Treatment made Nissan Altima harder to use steering wheel

The weirdest thing happened to my 2001 Nissan Altima. I was changing the oil and afterward, I put in oil treatment into the engine - and when I started to drive, the power steering started to make the ...
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Engine sound louder when accelerated from 20mph - Nissan Altima 2015

I bought a Nissan Altima 2015 and its been 18 months since I am using it and have around 17000 miles on my car. Recently I started experiencing engine sound louder than expected when accelerated to 40 ...
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What causes new spark plugs to burn out quickly on 2005 altima

I just replaced sparks plugs and drove my car estimated five miles and my #1 plugs has burned out and white on tip
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'05 Altima cranks, but will not start (sometimes)

Lately my 2005 Nissan Altima (3.5L) has been reluctant to start, having a 3-5 second delay from the time I turn the key and the starter begins working to the time the engine starts. Earlier today ...
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2003 Nissan Altima's heat is only lukewarm

My '03 Nissan Altima blows plenty of heat when the weather is warm. Now that we are into cold weather, it blows only lukewarm air when I have the heat on. The coolant level is okay. I had the ...
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1998 Nissan Altima Slowly Discharging Battery with New Alternator

Our 1998 Altima needed a new alternator. Everything is fine, except overnight the new battery gets drawn down to 8 volts and the car will not start without a jump. For some reason when we test the ...
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2005 nissan altima alternator getting hot

I have a 2005 Nissan Altima 2.5 liter. The first issue is that my belt was vibrateing badly when I would run the air conditioning. I came to find out it was a pulley on the alternator that was bad. ...
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Nissan Altima catalytic converter ruined twice in one month

My 2005 4-cylinder 2.5s Nissan Altima has been having major issues for the past several months. My mechanic replaced the catalytic converter and a month later another mechanic said that the catalytic ...
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Testing after complete brake job, no pressure while applying brakes

Context: Replaced the front disc brakes and back drums for a Nissan Altima 2001 Problem: The brakes don't have any pressure while applied, or in other words the pedal sinks to the floor. Their seem ...
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Identifying sound from pulleys to replace appropriate part - 2006 Altima 3.5

By watching the video I've taken, can you tell what component is causing this grinding noise? Someone suggested it might be the harmonic stabilizer. Known issues Discovered low power steering ...
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Bad voltage regulator?

1999 nissan altima. Battery and brake light came , had it tested at o'riley alternator tested bad voltage regulator. Replaced with rebuilt alternator. Cranked car, lights are off everything is good ...
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TPMS sensor on tires for 2010 Nissan Altima

I've got a 2010 Nissan Altima and I'm trying to figure out if the TPMS gasket is part of the tire itself or not. Story: got front tires replaced at Midas. The one that needed replacing was leaking ...
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My car won't shift into second its a 5 speed what can it be?

I have a 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5s 5-speed with about 183K miles. I think it still has the factory clutch, and the transmission fluid is at the correct level. The other day I tried to shift into second ...
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Hours of labor required for 2007 Altima 2.5 engine refresh/rebuild

The cost obviously depends on the mechanic's hourly rate, but I know that the manufacturers provide authorized dealers with a guide of how many hours each service / job should take. However I can't ...
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2005 Altima Shuts off while stopped, starts back up [closed]

Nissan Altima shuts off while waiting at a light. While driving at above 45mph it hesitates/jerks. Engine light has turned on only once and gave error code for cylinder#2 it has since not turned on ...
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2002 Nissin Altima 2.5SL - repair/replace a fuel level sensor function-slosh

Multiple Questions How do I find where the fuel level senor function-slosh is located? How do I replace it? How could I possibly repair it on a 2002 Nissan Altima 2.5SL?
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How can you tell when rusted metal brake lines should be changed?

My 2000 Nissan Altima has some rust on the metal brake lines. Is there a way to tell when they should be replaced?
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Why would my odometer reset to the same mileage whenever I turn off the ignition?

I have a 2000 Nissan Altima and the odometer (not trip meter) reads 86186 miles when I first start the car. As it's driven, the odometer seems to work correctly, incrementing miles. But if I turn off ...
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Changed alternator in '05 Altima, now it won't start

The alternator went bad a couple of months ago. I replaced it and the car started and ran fine. During a road trip on Tuesday, the battery and brake dummy lights flashed intermittently and eventually ...
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2006 Nissan Altima brake and battery dash lights

What would make the instrument panel brake & battery lights come on at the same time and stay on while driving my 2006 Nissan Altima 3.5? Brakes felt OK.
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2004 Nissan Altima with new alternator won't accelerate, but will rev in neutral. No power in car.

Hey internet mechanics! I replaced my alternator yesterday because it was faulty (pulling a charge from my battery and killing it every night while car was off). After installing the new alternator, ...
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2006 Altima slow to shift into 4th when running cold

I have an automatic 2006 Nissan Altima and am having what I assume is a transmission issue. When I have not recently been driving, my car is slow to shift into 4th gear. Normally it will shift and I ...
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Switch from XM to Sirius on a 2013 Nissan Altima

I have a new (to me) 2013 Nissan Altima SV. The car comes w/ XM installed, but I'd like to switch this to Sirius, since the two companies do not allow you to have both types of radios on one account (...
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Altima 2006 2.5 S Code P0462 = Fuel Level Sensor A Circuit, Low Input Fuel Gauge Is Inop

My fuel gauge does show a full tank when filled, however as fuel is used the gauge will not read accurately. I'm getting the fault code - P0462 Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Low Input Which is setting ...
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2004 Nissan Altima manifold exhaust bolts [duplicate]

My dad and I were trying to take off the manifold on our Nissan and the bolts will not budge. We don't have the money to do it and we need it done because we don't have any other car. We tried ...
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Headlights won't turn on & taillights won't turn off

I have a 1998 Nissan Altima. My headlights won't turn on, but my parking lights and tail lights won't turn off unless I unhook my battery. Any ideas what the problem might be? Or a solution?