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I have a new alternator. My problem is get to g to it through all the crap. What is the cost for labor alone to replace the altern
You will need to contact contact customer service to set an appointment or get quote to (replace the alternator)[https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/alternator-replacement] on your car. The replacement is considered a major repair and requires a/c refrigerant to be removed and system to be...
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I started my car, but not all the way and pressed on the brakes a few times, and felt the brakes lock up a little bit. Turned on m
You should first check brake fluid to see if it is low on fluid? If not low then your master cylinder has failed and will need to be replaced.
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Whining noise in my 2008 Nissan Altimas CVT Transmission
The answer to your question is maybe. Maybe you can quiet the sound with a fluid change, maybe you have to put up with it. I don't recommend changing the fluid yourself, there are often procedures that involve measuring the...
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Hello Peter. How much will it cost to replace the rack and pinion system for a 2012 Nissan Altima?
HI Hene. Thanks for contacting us today. I have forwarded your question to our sales and service department so they can put together an estimate for these services. You can begin the process by clicking this link to request an...
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My car has been having trouble when I go to start it, I have to hold the key there for a while so it starts and it makes a clickin
Hi Brianna. There are several things that could be causing this problem, ranging from a damaged front or rear crankshaft seal, gaskets or seals or inner engine components like piston rings or valve guides that are damaged. Sometimes this can...
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Charging issue, New alternator/battery
Hi Christian. Thanks for contacting us tonight. An alternator is a mechanical system. Failure of an alternator is typically due to one of three sources. Either the internal components of the alternator fail (which is common sooner in refurbished alternators...
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Bushings are worn out, do I need to change the sway bar as well? Pls help
Generally, replacing the bushings should keep the sway bar operating properly and doing what it is designed to do. When replacing the bushings, you may want to inspect the sway bar to make sure it is not bent or damaged...
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Bushings are worn out, do I need to change the sway bar as well? Pls help
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04 Nissan altima dies when in gear and doesn't have much power what could this be
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Put a new starter and battery and still won't start
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How long does it take to put an Alternator and engine mount in a nissian altima 06 2.5 s v6
Hi Jon. Thanks for submitting your question today. Typically on a Nissan Altima, replacing the alternator and engine mounts is a 4 to 7 hour job - with the engine mounts taking more time to complete. It all depends on...
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My seat won’t recline forward 2007 Nissan altima
If you have a non-powered seat, the cause could be mechanical in nature and involve levers and/or the seat track. If you have a powered seat, depending on exactly what you mean by "recline" the problem could be electrical and/or...
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Antifreeze
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Transmission dose not like to shift to second gear after it goes though the gears
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My 1999 Nissan altima radiator is leaking at the top
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Thermostat
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My car is making a clunking noice when I am not accelerating and a grinding noice when going about 35mph my car is a 2005 Nissan A
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Front belly pan has come loose and is dragging on the road. Plastic bolt fastenings are ripped. Its a Nissan Maxima 2015
Hi Moushumi. Thanks for contacting us today. These front belly pans are very poorly made, as this problem happens all the time. In fact, it happened to me recently in Las Vegas with a rental car. The solution is not...
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Anyone have a acurate duagram for a 1993 nissan altima gxe serpentine belt placement ?
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Brand new CV axles causing vibration?
An alignment will not cause a vibration but if one of the tires was out of balance this can cause the problem if on of the weights fell off during the axle service. Once you get all tires balanced see...

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