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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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Engine struggles to start
I just got my exhaust system replaced. My catalytic converter is fine but now they said I have an exhaust manifold crack. They said it should last me until December before I need i...
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whats white smoke and chirping noise when backing up?
Lately on occasion, when I get into my car (1) I see lots of white smoke come from tailpipe when backing out of my parking lot but it stops before I pull out into the street (2) an...
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Why does my car sometimes drive really slow and have almost no acceleration even when floored?
My car only does this when i turn the key and it takes 5+ seconds to start. But 85% of the time it starts right up and drives fine.
Asked by Eli F August 17, 2014, 11:13 pm 0 reply
How do I remove the serpentine belt? I am trying to replace the alternator on my 2000 Nissan Altima.
I am trying to replace the alternator on my 2000 Nissan Altima. How do I slip off the serpentine belt? Thank you very much in advance.
Asked by Sarah A August 16, 2014, 7:24 pm 0 reply
need help like yesterday day
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Engine loses power when accelarating
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My A/C just stopped working
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Is it just a fuse or a bigger problem?
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Asked by Dee S July 15, 2014, 9:09 pm 1 reply
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My 2002 Nissan altima won't start we replaced the fuel pump and done everything else the book said but it won't start we have a baby we can't afford to not have a vehicle please he...
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