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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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January 7, 2013, 12:45 pm

Tamichael T
 

Question: is it true that after i replace my converter on my 2000 nissan that i will have to replace the engi

i am about to replace my catalytic converter but i am also being told that i might soon after that have to replace my engine is this true?


January 12, 2013, 9:34 am

Ron W
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In general, I would say no.

But it depends on what caused the converter to fail. If it was oil or coolant contamination, then it is very possible your engine has mechanical deficiencies and needs work.

If you can tell me a bit more as to why why they say your engine will need replacement, I can give you a more informed answer.


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