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Jan 26, 2009 (9:22 pm)
I have a 2005 Nissan Altima 3.5 with a VQde35 engine. It blew a puff of white smoke once when new and, I paid it no mind but, since then it has done this about six times. Once recently after changing oil. The dealer could find no problem. I note smoke also when getting into it during acelleration but, only at first. The car has had regular oil changes. What could this be?
#2366 of 2710 Copper Header Gaskets?
Jan 26, 2009 (9:31 pm)
I want to put copper header gaskets on my VQ35DE Altima 3.5 when putting on my headers but, can't seem to find any. HELP??
Jan 26, 2009 (9:34 pm)
I have an aggravating roof rattle coming from the plastic cross member above the sunroof. Is it possible to cut this plastic off w/o causing any problems? It seems to be useless.
Jan 27, 2009 (11:07 am)
Can anyone tell me if its easy or not to attempt changing my cabin filter on my 2007 Nissan Altima 2.5 lt ? I understand it thru the glove compartment.
#2370 of 2710 Re: Smoking Or Not! [quicksilva]
Jan 27, 2009 (4:08 pm)
most of the time white smoke is caused by antifreeze getting burned in the cylinders.
#2371 of 2710 Re: 2003 Nissan Altima-No Heat and Overheating [whitmada]
Jan 27, 2009 (6:01 pm)
I cannot imagine that the brakes have anything to do with this problem. My guess is that you have a bad radiator. Did you have enough anti-freeze and was it exposed to extremely cold weather? It may pay to check to see if the hoses are connected tightly. Maybe they are leaking?
#2372 of 2710 Re: Cabin filter [efitzgerald]
Jan 27, 2009 (8:59 pm)
It is located behind the glove box and, it is really easy. Remove the door look for the compartment housing with a few screws. It should not need to be changed until 30,000.00 miles unless you live in a dusty envoirnment.
#2373 of 2710 Altima Transmission Let's Loose
Jan 28, 2009 (10:08 am)
I don't know if this paints a perfect picture, but my new 2009 Altima 2.5 SL feels like it is letting loose at slow speeds when coming to a stop. At less than 15 mph when braking to a stop, the transmission lets out of gear and I need to brake a bit more than prior to the slippage. Not a big problem, but this is more pronounced on this car than any other I have ever driven. Does anyone else experience this?
#2374 of 2710 Re: '05 Auto Transmission Click [dsantos0815]
Jan 29, 2009 (3:43 pm)
Thanks for your response.
The dealer also said that it was normal. It is the resetting of the brake-interlock. I hardly think that an audible resetting of the interlock is normal operation. However, the click hasn't gotten louder nor hasn't interfered with the operation of the transmission. Looks like I'll have to suffer through having that click.