Q: Can i replace a california emissions fuel pump witha federal emissions fuel pump on a 06 nissan altima manual transmission

asked by on

I am replacing a fuel pump. Under the hood states California Emissions but the fuel pump I purchased is federal emissions can I use the new one or no?

My car has 178000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

When you go to replace your fuel pump and find that there is a big difference in the 49 states part versus a California certified part you will need to use only the California certified part since some vehicle emission systems are designed different to meet the California emission standard that is more strict than the Federal standard. The non California part may not even fit and function the same and cause problems with your vehicle.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Can i replace a california emissions fuel pump witha federal emissions fuel pump on a 06 nissan altima manual transmission

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Code P0400; EGR System

If you checked the EGR valve and cleaned it, the first thing to do is to start and idle the engine and use a vacuum pump or source to pull open the EGR valve to see if it makes the...

Q: Whining noise, fuel system issue

Hello. You should stop driving the car until this is addressed. You didn't specify where fuel was squirting out, but in any case, this is a serious safety hazard. Given the age of your vehicle, and that it as been...

Q: 2006 pathfinder drives and shifts great but won't go into reverse... what is wrong?

Be sure that the gear shifter is actually selecting the reverse position; you can observe the manual lever on the transmission case to see if the lever is in the commanded detent position. If the transmission is in reverse, pressure...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...