Last post on Oct 01, 2013 at 12:36 PM
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#2697 of 2710 Nissan Altima Maintenance and Repair
Mar 19, 2013 (5:12 pm)
My daughter had her 2008 Altima towed to the dealer; the dealer told me that he tried to reprogram her computer in her car but could not. So he said that her wiring harness and censors need to be replaced and that is would cost me $2000.00. My question is just happen over night because I was just with her in Florida and her car seemed fine. And two weeks later there telling me to cough up $2000.00. Help please
#2699 of 2710 Re: Nissan Altima 2008 Transmission [hussien87]
Mar 21, 2013 (12:44 am)
Sounds a lil off, but it could be the catalytic converetr plugged up or the O2 sensors. You can have em checked and then youll know for sure Mmmkay.
#2700 of 2710 2000 Altima door locks
Apr 08, 2013 (9:06 pm)
A friend of mine just bought a 2000 Altima with power locks, but with a key, not remote entry.
She says there is no keyhole on the passenger side, so she has to unlock the driver's door, then unlock all the other doors by using the switch inside.
I used to have a 2000 Maxima, and while that was remote entry, I recall that if I used the key, I could turn it once to open the driver's door, and twice to open all the doors.
I told my friend this, she asked the guy who sold her the car, and he claims the 2000 Altima did not have that feature.
I think he's blowing smoke. Can anyone tell me one way or the other, is there a way to unlock all doors by using the key, not just the interior switch?
#2701 of 2710 Re: 02-06 and newer RUST [gen3altimarust]
May 05, 2013 (5:55 am)
Having the same issue myself. Have a 2005 S Altima and was surprised the floorboards on both sides have nearly rusted through and the cost to fix was almost as much as what the car is worth! The dealership quoted me nearly $4,000 US and in the condition its in with 110K it's blue booked around $7,000. However, with this safety issue, I wouldn't want to sell it to anyone either.
Contacted Nissan USA about the issue and they'd "never heard of such a problem" when there's forums like this one to discuss it, it's hard to believe they've never heard of it.
This was my first and so far only brand new car. It's been through four jobs, now college, and back and forth to Chicago twice a week for 8 months. Not to mention the yearly vacations.
Hoping that Nissan owns up and admits there's a problem and decides to fix it since this is a safety issue. You might have a car but if you don't have a floorboard, you haven't got anything. That's all I need is to be driving down the road and fall out cause the floor gave way. Nice way to die......
#2702 of 2710 Key Fob 2008 Altima
May 06, 2013 (11:49 am)
I have changed the battery numerous times on both of key fobs and still get the key signal warning on the dashboard. Sometimes have to hold key right to key entry to get it to start. Any help on this. Nissan dealer wants 100.00 to diagnose.
#2703 of 2710 Re: 2006 Altima SE-R Secondary Timing Chain Failure [POSAltimaSER]
Aug 01, 2013 (5:13 pm)
My goodness! The same thing happened to my 2005se. It was around 64,000 miles. Perhaps we do need a class action against Nissan!
Aug 13, 2013 (9:20 am)
Ok, just picked up an 08 Altima for my daughter with 50,000 miles. It leaks, and I think it's Power Steering fluid, but not sure. May be more than one.
I shouldn't be surprised - every Nissan/Infiniti I have ever owned has leaked substantially. But, nevertheless - anybody have experience with these things (2.5L) and their leaks?
#2705 of 2710 Re: Leaks [nvbanker]
Aug 14, 2013 (2:03 pm)
Ok, just picked up an 08 Altima for my daughter with 50,000 miles.
Not a good idea. My brother bought one for his daughter and needed a new engine within a year at less than 80k miles. Actually it was worse than that
#2706 of 2710 Transmission filter?
Aug 18, 2013 (3:47 pm)
I have an 03 Altima 2.5 A/T. I want to change the transmission fluid but can't find a listing for a filter. Is this a filterless automatic transmission?