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Hello Steven I have a 2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid. I was on highway and car was driving fine until I stopped to pay a toll. After
Hi there. What you are describing is common with a CVT malfunction. This unique to Nissan transmission has experienced some hit and miss issues as you've described and can cause the type of warning lights and symptoms you've described. However,...
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2013 nissan altima blowing hot air
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a bad AC condenser that may have been damaged in the accident. The A/C uses a compressor to turn a refrigerant gas, usually Freon, into a liquid concentrating its heat. In this...
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No Spark
There are a number of issues that may cause an ignition system to not produce spark. A bad crankshaft position (CKP) sensor (on engines that do not have a distributor), or broken, loose or corroded wires from the sensor...
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Hesitation when accelerating
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
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I just had my alternator replaced on my 2004 Nissan Altima and now my SES light is on. I had the codes ran, and it turned out to b
There is no recall of the ECM on the 2004 Altima. However, there is a known issue on this vehicle involving Diagnostic Trouble Codes U1000 and/or U1010 which can implicate the ECM. Consequently, Nissan published a Technical Service Bulletin on...
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Car won't drive and shakes when I put my feet in the gas pedal
What you are experiencing is referred to as a "loss of power". Among common possibilities for loss of power are throttle body faults (electronic throttle controls, mass airflow sensor, torn air intake hose), worn out spark plugs, faulty fuel pump...
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I having trouble cranking my car due to a sensor , how much will it be to replace. altima 2009 nissan
If the check engine light has illuminated, and the code refers to a sensor, there are quite a few possible repair outcomes. The cost can't be determined until the code is read and the EXACT fault is identified. Keep in...
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AC not blowing cool
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a bad AC condenser. The A/C uses a compressor to turn a refrigerant gas, usually Freon, into a liquid concentrating its heat. In this state, it passes through conductive pipes in a...
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Does the car have to be driving down the road for the computer to sense a Fuel line EVAP leak?
In order for the EVAP system to complete the drive test you need to be at a cruise steady speed with engine warm and no check engine light on. The actual speed is needed will be in overdrive above 45...
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My car makes a squealing noise for the first mile I drive it after every time I start the engine. I suspect it's break related
Hi there. A metal to metal sound coming from the rear of the vehicle is often caused by either the brake pads being worn out or a wheel bearing that is failing. It's probably a good idea to have a...
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Overheating
Hi there. In most cases, not properly bleeding the coolant system will cause air bubbles to be trapped in the coolant lines and cause overheating problems. Each vehicle has a specific process for bleeding the system, so you might want...
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Car will start and can move into drive and reverse but won't pop into gear
Hi there. In many cases, this issue is caused by a failing shift solenoid or transmission fluid that is dirty or causing an obstruction inside the hydraulic lines of the transmission and needs to be flushed. It's probably a good...
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2012 nissan Altima and it won't start but battery is good, Do you know which fuse I need to replace for the car to start again?
If the engine is cranking relatively rapidly, then the battery is probably OK, but strictly speaking the only way to tell if a battery is really "good" is to perform a load test. There are many fuses (not to mention...
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dome lights not working
There are two possibilities: 1) the two lights use a common fuse and the fuse blew due to a short circuit when you were handling the light assembly in the door or 2) the wire(s) supplying the other light "pass...
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2007 Nissan Altima motor mounts are new the motor vibrates a lot went the car is in drive with the ac on went I turn the ac off it
Hi there. It is possible that you have a vacuum leak or perhaps the transmission mounts are loose, as usually these symptoms are common with worn out motor mounts. When the AC is activated, it does create additional drag on...
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Could you please tell me me what the approximate cost is to install a cluster assembly on a 2011 nissan altima?
Hi there. Installing an OEM instrument cluster assembly is not that expensive in most cases. The parts themselves can vary from $150 to $300 and most mechanics would charge between 4 to 6 hours for installation. If you're having issues...
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My A/C belt is leaking and I want to know if I have to recharge it.
Hi there. When a leak is found, they need to replace the damaged hose or connection and "RECHARGE" the system, so that the correct amount of pressure is maintained in the AC system. The price they quoted is about average...
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What does it mean when the positive is not working with the injector ?
If your vehicle is not starting, you can request a no start diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will get this taken care of for you by identifying the reason for the no start and then letting you know exactly...
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I have a 09 Nissan Altima 2.5 Base Sedan has about 85k miles. After driving the car for about 15-20 on really hot days it starts m
Hi there. In some cases, a problem with the EVAP system; either an EVAP canister or purge solenoid can cause this type of symptom on extremely hot days. Another possibility is that you have an obstruction of fuel somewhere in...
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I have a 08 Nissan Altima 2.5 why is it running hot?
The heater is a "heat exchanger" just like your car radiator. If the car is running hot and you blow air over the heater "core" in the passenger compartment you, in effect, increase the cooling capacity of the car's cooling...

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