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#2559 of 2710 Re: 2005 altima no power [05altimahelp]
Jun 13, 2010 (4:30 pm)
You might have a plugged up Catalytic Converter or plugged exhaust. Check the exhaust gas at the tail pipes to see if enough exhaust gas is coming out. If you try to rev the engine and little exhaust gas comes out the tail pipes, you may have a plugged cat or plugged muffler. If this is the case, you can do a test to relieve the exhaust backpressure by either removing the lower oxygen sensor or disconnecting the exhaust pipe from the bottom of the exhaust manifold, whichever is easier for you. It will be noisey for the test, but if the engine starts and revs up, that means you found the problem.
See messege #75 in the Nissan Altima Engine Failures Forum for more info on diagnosis and repair.
E.D. in Sunny Florida
#2560 of 2710 Tail light bulb replacement 2007 Altima Hybrid?
Jun 26, 2010 (11:00 am)
I cannot figure out how to get to the tail light bulb on my 07 Altima Hybrid? The owners manual says to contact the dealer.
Thanks for any help.
#2561 of 2710 2007 Altima 2.5S Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement
Jun 29, 2010 (8:13 am)
I have done ~28K so far. Yesterday, I took the car to the dealership as I was feeling pulsation while applying brakes. I was told that all 4 rotors had got badly rusted and needed replacement. Front brake pads too. It cost me $610 I have had this problem before too when they just machined the rotors. I don't think the rotors should get rusted so soon. When I asked, rain and snow were given as the reason. I live in Milwaukee.
What do you guys think? Is think normal wear and tear? I am mainly concerned about the rotors needing replacement so soon.
#2562 of 2710 Re: 2007 Altima 2.5S Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement [neo_]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Jun 29, 2010 (8:35 am)
Sounds like the rotors were replaced because they were warped, not rusted. Some surface rust on the rotors of a car in everyday use is not a problem at all, but warpage would cause the pulsing pedal.
Brake wear depends a lot on how your drive and where you live.
#2563 of 2710 Re: 2007 Altima 2.5S Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement [neo_]
Jun 29, 2010 (8:51 am)
I have a 2003 2.5s with close to 90K miles. It is going in today for the same. I was quoted about $750 plus tax and the car will be finished tomorrow. I am having the work done by my local mechanic, whom I have used for years on our old Z. If I have had any problem with their work, they have always stood behind what they have done.
#2564 of 2710 Re: 2007 Altima 2.5S Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement [Mr_Shiftright]
Jun 29, 2010 (3:29 pm)
That's the thing, I am a very careful driver. I don't accelerate or brake too hard. That's what's puzzling me even more.
Are there any Altima owners around Milwaukee with similar problem?? Those who have changed their rotors, at what mileage did you have to do it?
#2565 of 2710 Re: 2007 Altima 2.5S Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement [skinsfan3]
Jun 29, 2010 (6:50 pm)
I took my 2007 Altima 2.5S in for it's yearly inspection, & the station owner/mechanic, who is very reliable in our town said I should have the front brakes done. The car has 45,000k on it, & he said they weren't even that bad. The rear axle was just fine. He replaced the factory pads with ceramics, & turned the rotors. We have bad winters & plenty of hills. Plus, my wife is not very brake friendly. I would venture to say your rotors are warped.
#2566 of 2710 2010 Altima SL - 4 CYL -- CVT Problem or other?
Jul 01, 2010 (11:37 am)
After 1.5hrs highway driving, did a pit stop. Car had NO power going forward.
Eventually got above 15MPH and then car accelerated normally.
Dealer says this is the 2nd car they have with this problem and are waiting for the CVT Valve Body from Nissan to repair. Said Valve Body unavailable in US.
Can anyone shed some light on this situation?
#2567 of 2710 compressor problem in Nissan Altima 06' 2.5
Jul 09, 2010 (4:42 am)
My wife tells me that her A/C starts when she starts the car but then only blows hot air after she starts driving. Took it in, and had Freon recharged and problem still occured. Then noticed that it was the compressor that would start (spinning) when the car starts, cold air blows through the vents in the car and then the compressor stops spinning, blowing hot air. Has anyone experienced this or do you know what could cause it to start and stop? An A/C switch maybe?
#2568 of 2710 Question about Altima maintenance-purchase
Jul 12, 2010 (9:36 am)
I am pretty close to purchasing an Altima-new 2010. I read this threated and it has scared me a bit. The problems with the climate control and CVT particularly are of concern. I am a single woman and cannot be without a car or AC especially here in Texas. Am I making a mistake to buy an Altima?
Secondly, if I do buy one, would I have less problems by not getting the one with convenience plus package-moonroof and dual/digital AC control? Please need advise quickly. Thanks for your help!!