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04 Nissan altima knocking and dripping oil
This doesn't sound good. If the engine is loosing oil that fast there is a serious problem. If you have driven the car while it was very low on oil, the damage will be greater still. The engine has to...
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Ignition problem
Most vehicles have an ignition switch actuator, or comparable device, and if that component fails, the symptom you describe is exactly what occurs. The diagnosis of this, and the likely part replacement, can be performed at your location. If you...
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How much to fix the front of my engine on a Nissan Altima 2002
Without seeing the amount of body damage a proper estimate cannot be given. You will need to seek a auto body shop to get the estimate. We are a mechanical repair service and do not do bodywork.
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I was just wondering if a 2007 Nissan Altima with 238000 miles on it for $1000 a bad deal? I wanted an explanation about whether
If the engine has good compression, oil pressure is good, there are no huge leaks, no unusual noises and the rest of the vehicle is still serviceable (tires, brakes, suspension), it's a fantastic deal. However, if the engine needs to...
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My 2013 Nissan Altima starts but when I put it in gear it shuts off
Stalling when the vehicle is put in gear simply occurs if the engine cannot accommodate the load. Among the potential causes of that are faults in engine controls. A mechanic can test the throttle position sensor and idle control valve...
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when I break my car goes back and forward
It is possible that you have warped brake rotors or loose suspension parts. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine if any free play in suspension parts or run-out in the brake rotors exists....
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2001 altima, we changed the intake manifold gasket now the car is running rich and stalls when put in gear, already changed map se
Hi Kathryn. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible sources of these problems. The first item would be the intake manifold gasket is possibly not sealing correctly. In most cases, it's due to the wrong gasket being...
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Car has been making a whining sound with the smell of burnt rubber?
This may be related to a failing power steering pump or low power steering fluid levels. As you may know, the power steering system uses a pump, normally driven by a belt. The pump supplies pressure as it is turned...
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Engine vibrates then becomes full shake as if wanting to turn off but no check engine light on side note 2016 Nissan Altima 44,000
Hi Elsa. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few reasons why a car will vibrate like you are describing. Typically, the most common source is that the engine or motor mounts are worn out. This tends to happen...
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I have a 2005 Nissan Altima. There is a small jerk from 1st to 2nd gear only;the other shifts are fine. What could be the problem?
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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My 2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 sl has gotten stuck in park 3 times now. I'm unable to shift it into reverse. I have to push the little
The most common cause of this issue is a faulty shift interlock solenoid. The shift interlock solenoid lock the shifter unless the key is in the on position and the brake pedal is depressed. Many times you can hear a...
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My car will start up and idles fine, but will stall when i put it in gear. Will drive fine if i accelerate but stalls at stops
You will need to have the computer tested again for codes. If getting O2 sensor codes then the engine may have a vacuum leak causing the stall and o2 sensor codes. Have engine checked by a mechanic like one from...
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Reduced RPM after driving for 1 hour
You will need to have the computer scanned to find out the codes to get the reason for the engine going into failure limited throttle control. It may be due to the ABS system problem.
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I drive a 2012 Nissan Altima. I was driving uphill yesterday but I noticed a strange sound
It could be that the automatic transmission is either slipping or that it is staying in low gear. The car has enough miles on it to be having that sort of trouble. It's difficult to say anything specific from this...
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Replaced battery 4 days ago. Car crabking but not starting because of anti theft. Had a locksmith reset it. Wont work again, why?
Hi Kyle. Thanks for the question. It's likely that your issue is a security code trapped in the ECU. The unfortunate thing about having a locksmith attempt key or security repairs is that 90% of the time, the ECU thinks...
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While in park my Nissan idles from 1500-2000 rapidly even after the resetting what could be the problem ?
You can attempt to drive the vehicle and see if re-learning is possibly completed. If driving the vehicle does not resolve the issue, that is the correct idle speed is not attained, check to be sure that the throttle body...
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Have a 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5s. I filled it up with unleaded plus gas instead of regular unleaded gas can this damage the car?
Hi Ricardo. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Putting unleaded plus vs. regular unleaded should not have an impact on your car (especially if it's a one time thing). Moving forward, just make sure to put the recommended fuel into your...
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Cylinder Misfire, coil and gasket replacement needed
The valve cover gasket that you need is Nissan part no. 13270JA00A. The valve cover itself is part number 13264JA00A. You will need a new PCV valve for the valve cover (118106N202) and a new PCV grommet (118126N200). If the...
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I have a 2013 Nissan Altima with a 2.5l does it require synthetic or conventional oil??
According to the 2013 Altima Owner's Manual, you can use either conventional or synthetic oil in the Altima. Just be sure to use the correct viscosity and only oil that meets Nissan's quality (certification) requirements. See page 9-6 of the...
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My car is showing service engine soon and my car run slow for a minute even i acclerate it too hard and then after sometime it run
If the Service Engine Soon warning light is on, you can request an Engine Diagnostic to pinpoint the malfunction(s) that have caused the warning light to illuminate. A faulty axle will not typically cause a warning light to come on...

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