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2004 Nissan Altima Base 4dr Sedan 2.5 Manual

2004 Nissan Altima
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
23 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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September 11, 2012, 11:29 am


Question: Catalytic Converter Repair $1150

My catalytic converter is going bad. The mechanic said that replacing it will also require replacing two sensors that will cost $231 and $156. I also have an oil leak that the mechanic did not give an estimate for fixing. Is this worth fixing or should i begin looking for another car.

September 15, 2012, 9:23 pm

Ron W
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That's a lot of money to put into a 2000 vehicle, but the choice is up to you. You have to decide if you want to keep the car, or buy a new car and have a payment.

For me, I'd fix it as I don't like car payments. but it really is your choice.

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