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#1542 of 2702 Re: 2004 Nissan Altima Stalling Problem [debrad2]
May 12, 2006 (11:28 am)
I am having the same problem with my 2003 altima. It is driving TERRIBLY (stalling, when driving, the motor feels like it has a constant hesitation, doens't shift properly, etc.), and we have taken it to several different mechanics. We have had several things done to it (flushed injectors, new battery, new sensors (put in at different times, new plugs, etc.), but none have solved the problems. I read a message from "this" website #1526. He was having the same problems and found out that the Cam Sensor and the Crank Sensor need to be replaced at the same time!!! I believe that the 2001, 2002 and 2004 years had all had recalls for the same thing, but they have not recalled 2003 (GO FIGURE!!). Anyway, we are going to have this done, and hopefully, this will solve the problem!! Read his comments on #1526. Good Luck!!
#1543 of 2702 Re: Water pump failure [gino45]
May 14, 2006 (12:06 pm)
I had to remove the engine from my 96 altima to replace the timing chain. This may be true also for a water pump replacement
#1544 of 2702 Re: 2002 Altima, is it that good? [ling1403]
May 14, 2006 (5:23 pm)
I have exactly same problem. I have a 2003 Nissan Altima with 64 K miles. I am also observing the same pulsating noise which is very irritating.
Any solutions anyone?
#1545 of 2702 Re: Water pump failure [shade3]
May 15, 2006 (9:25 am)
I had another dealer mention that changing the water pump was a 4hr job. It turned out irrelevant since the coolant leak that I was experiencing was due to the outflow pipe from the engine being pitted. A common problem according to the Nissan mechanic. I sanded the pipe and re fitted the hose and used aftermarket clamps. That worked for a while, but I noticed that it was leaking again this weekend. I'll buy Nissan OEM clamps and try that next.
#1546 of 2702 Temporary Ignition Lock, Lack of Rolling Over and Stalling
May 17, 2006 (9:29 pm)
Hi, the past couple days my 95 GXE refused to roll over, the first day I waited 10 mins. before it finally started, today I had to wait 45 mins. Unfortunately today the ignition also locked, so once I got it to unlock, the car wouldn't crank, there was no clicking and it isn't the battery that much I can tell you. Later today as I was taking a turn the car stalled and I couldn't get it to start up again and after trying to get it to start for 10 mins. it drained my battery. After it sat at the mechanics lot for 2 hrs. it started up again. They're having trouble figuring out whats wrong with it. Id appreciate any insight to my delima.
#1547 of 2702 Chirping noise with rotation of tires
May 21, 2006 (10:16 am)
My 2000 Nissan Altima (GXE I think) is making a chirping noise that seems to be coming from the left side of the car. The noise seems to happen once per tire rotation if I had to guess. It goes slowly when I am moving slowly.. and fast when I am moving fast so I think that I pretty much have it narrowed down to once per tire rotation. It doesn't sound like a "brake tab" noise.. but really like a chirping (almost like a bird). I guess it could be called a squeak too but I think chirp describes it better. Any ideas as to what would be causing this noise? Anyone had a similar experience?
#1548 of 2702 Re: 2003 Altima - Crankshaft position sensor? [thetabe]
May 21, 2006 (5:19 pm)
there is a recall on the crank pos sensor take it to the dealer it should be replaced for free
#1549 of 2702 Re: Bent Wheel vs. Alignment [financ]
May 21, 2006 (6:28 pm)
We are recently new to this forum and have been reading through all the messages. We have a 2003 Altima 2.5 S we bought brand new in 11/2002. Our problems started about a year ago. The Altima started driving/riding really rough along w/numerous issues to follow. See our posting #1541. The irony is we have most of the same "issues" w/our 2003 Altima we have been reading about here.
COME ON NISSAN your CARS fall apart after 2,3,or 4 YEARS of driving - w/under 60K miles???????????????
What is wrong with this picture? We are extremely concerned with the Quality and Service we have received from Nissan.
We also took our Altima to a very reputable Tire Company in our Valley re: rides rough, noises, driving wheel shakes at various speeds. They told us the wheel is bent. The Dealership says NO. We could on and on for hours.
Not to mention the fact we got are Nissan Altima back 10 days ago from the Service Dept. - yesterday we took it back to the Dealership AGAIN for SERVICE!
WE are sooooooooo frustrated.
#1550 of 2702 03 Altima - Stall@Idle/25MPH@2500RPM max./ HELP PLEASE?
May 22, 2006 (8:41 am)
I own a 03 Altima 2.5s with 78k on engine. About 2 weeks ago the car started stalling while it was at an Idle, but would crank back over with no problems. About a week ago I was on the Highway doing about 65mph and it felt like it downshifted 2 times in less than 2 seconds. It was a real hard jolt. Almost like a misfire. Than last Friday the car started fine drove normal for about 10 mins, than getting onto the Highway it would only let me accelerate to 25MPH 2000 RPM's. Having car brought to Dealership today, however it is past warranty and I'm sure they will want to stick it to me price wise. Anyone else ever have these kind of problems? Is this consistant with a bad O2 sensor or Fuel pump/filter situation? Any knowledge would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
#1551 of 2702 Re: 03 Altima - Stall@Idle/25MPH@2500RPM max./ HELP PLEASE? [altim8]
May 22, 2006 (9:28 am)
Have you had the Cam AND Crank sensors changed?? They both need to be changed at the same time.