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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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Positive traction light staying on
I have a 2012 Altima and the positive traction light has been staying on and whenever I make a sharp turn the emergency brake light will also come on even though I have never used ...
Asked by Jessica W November 11, 2014, 5:14 pm 0 reply
Cylinder 2 misfires
So my cylinder number 2 is misfiring and I put a new ignition coil and a new spark plug and it still misfiring I got a compression test and it's 150 psi
Asked by Mittun R November 3, 2014, 2:28 pm 1 reply
Hi I have a 2007 Nissan altima and when I turn on the heat it turns on but not fully
My Heater in my Car won't turn on fully.
Asked by James S November 8, 2014, 7:33 am 0 reply
Car randomly died :( Please help? :(
Today when I started my car, my engine wouldn't turn over as it normally does. For the past few weeks, I've been noticing that when I turn my car on it sounds almost like a wheezin...
Asked by Amanda G November 7, 2014, 9:40 pm 0 reply
how do i no which cylinder is 1 and 4
i took it to the part store and he said that cylinder 4 is misfiring
Asked by Christopher G October 31, 2014, 9:30 am 1 reply
it cranks but does not fire
the battery is fine, and it cranks well, but no fire .... the plugs are new and the weirs cap and rotor are all new.. it has been hard to start for awhile, but now it just wont kic...
Asked by David R October 31, 2014, 7:52 pm 1 reply
When I go 50+, and then brake, I feel a shimmy in the braking. The car does not brake smoothly. What
When I go 50+, and then brake, I feel a shimmy in the braking. The car does not brake smoothly. What could cause this?
Asked by Dan D November 3, 2014, 5:55 pm 0 reply
hard to start
engine turns when the ignition switch is engaged takes a lot of cranking for the engine to start. this is very recent problem
Asked by Mike B November 3, 2014, 4:07 pm 0 reply
what the noise from the top of the engine?
hi my 2007 1.5l Nissan Almera has a very loud ticking, Train like sound in the morning when I start it up or any time when the engines cold. it goes away after 2 minutes, Ive got t...
Asked by Lisa W November 3, 2014, 9:14 am 0 reply
My 2006 Altima has started using an excess amount of engine oil.
It has 118,000 miles and has always run well, but recently has started using a quart of oil every 500 miles. I've seen some reports saying poorly designed piston rings are to blam...
Asked by Chuck B October 26, 2014, 3:59 pm 0 reply

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