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

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2008 Altima, power windows and locks don't work, Intelligent key system doesn't work. No power at master switch?

I've checked all the fuses and relays and they are good. Had a lock smith cut me another key, however, said that he was unable to code the FOB because of the failures within my intelligent key system. ...
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2016 Nissan Altima Making Noise While Cold When Reversing

I will try to describe this as best as I can....My 2016 Nissan Altima is making a king of squeaky clacking noise while reversing and idle, but only when the engine is cold. The sound seems to come ...
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2020 Altima compressor Doesn’t Engage [B20C7-15]

I have A 2020 Altima Platinum, the compressor is not working, went to the workshop, gas is okay, compressor is fine, but they told me to change the IPDM, changed it “with the same code” the compressor ...
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If repairs are made to fix Nissan DTC codes, will they still appear in the computer?

I have some codes on my 2019 Nissan Altima indicating a problem with the forward sensor. I was told it was fixed but the codes are still there. How can I tell if this problem existed before I bought ...
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Brakes sticking on one side

I have an 08 Altima. After brakes started sticking and rubbing I replaced pads and in appx a week they were rubbing again, as well as sticking on passenger side. This time I replaced the pads again,as ...
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loud banging or knocking under car

I hit a dead dear and soon after started feeling and hearing loud banging or knocking sound from beneath the car specially in middle of car, mainly does it after like 10 minutes of driving or almost ...
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My Alternator Case to Battery Negative is reading 12 vdc and same for the Case to Positive side

just had tranny replaced last week. The alternator that was on the car had been replaced in May of this year. I drove car for at least 1000 miles since the tranny was replaced. But, last night the ...
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AC compressor clutch snap ring holes covered up by something

I'm trying to get the snap ring out of the AC compressor clutch but the holes on the snap ring are covered up. It seems to come from below the holes and protruding out of the holes. I am leaving ...
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Just what is vapor lock, does it have anything to do with the fuel pump?

Just what is vapor lock and how do I fix it? I have a 2005 Nissan Altima SL 2.5l and after replacing a leaking radiator, hoses, clamps and thermostat it's still running hot! Someone said it was vapor ...
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2005 Nissan Altima 4cyl 2.5l Overheating

2005 Nissan Altima 2.5l replaced leaking radiator, thermostat, hoses and clamps car is still running hot, any suggestions? Just bought the car! I'm towing it to the Nissan Dealership tomorrow for ...
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accidently driving in 3rd gear

2009 Nissan Altima been driving in 3rd gear not realizing it just got the car it started to overheat ac got warm and the temp gauge went past halfway point by 2 little lines only time I have drove it ...
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2013 Altima wire harness

My car was broken into the jack ass that did it cut the wire harness to my stock radio. Their is no way to identify each wire can some one please help me out how do I find out wat each color is for ......
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Should I replace my Nissan now that it has a CVT leak?

I have a 2008 Nissan Altima Coupe. This was the first year Nissan released that model and it does have the fancy CVT for its transmission. I have heard all the horror stories of people that have had ...
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2007 Altima - Dash lights and automatic acceleration when starting

Sometimes when starting my car several dash lights go on and off as the engine revs up and down several times. If the car is put in drive before the car starts revving up and down then the car will ...
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I just changed my transmission in my 2008 Altima and im having codes pop up

I just changed my transmission in my 2008 Altima and these are the codes that's coming up p1777, p0740, p0745, p0778, p1740, and p0125.
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Can I fix a dashboard with inverted lights?

I've got a Nissan Altima 2008. It is a 2nd hand car, I have had it for 2 years now with no issues. Recently, the dashboard's lights became "inverted": during the day, the lights are on, and when it ...
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Altima 2017 S outside tempreture stuck on -40F

Can someone tell me what is the location of sensor? Or what's the issue?
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Metallic Engine Sound Coming from 2005 Nissan Altima

My car recently started making a sound coming from the engine. It's hard to describe, but it's something like a mix of metallic and squeaking. I thought it would be better if I recorded it: Listen to ...
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Brake problems? on 2008 Altima

I have a 2008 Nissan Altima Coupe 3.5 SE with 123k miles. To me, the rear rotors are telling me that the brakes are not working properly. I would expect to see three bands on the rear rotors: one ...
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2015 Nissan Altima

Can anyone help me to identify this intermittent metal sound ...almost as if someone was sticking a card in a metal fan or spinning spoke. i searched youtube & found a guy with exact same sound. ...
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How to replace the keyless unlock button?

My keyless unlock button on my 2009 Nissan Altima no longer works, and I'd like to replace it. I'm not sure if that's the correct term, because I can't seem to find the part anywhere, or instructions ...
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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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