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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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October 20, 2012, 9:32 pm

Anna N

Question: Should I sell or fix it?

Nissan altima 06
99,800 miles
P0303 code Misfire cylinder 3
Has leak on head gasket/loosin coolant
Cost of repair 3,000
Carmax offers 5,000
If i repair the car is going to be ok
and how long?
Or is this a starting point to think
to replace the car?
Help!!!! I drive a lot i put 500 miles
aprox every week

October 27, 2012, 10:03 am

Ron W
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It's up to you. If you fix it, it should be good for a long time. How long depends on how well you maintain the vehicle.

At 100K miles, typically the maintenance required to keep the car in good running order goes up, but it is usually less expensive than a new car payment.

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