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2003 Nissan Altima Base 4dr Sedan Manual

2003 Nissan Altima
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
23 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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March 23, 2013, 11:30 am

Hamza T
 

Question: water noise from driver side when accelerating

When I accelerate car . I hear water noise coming from left vent on driver side? The Nissan dealership bled the coolant system and removed trapped air pockets. They also filled in new anti freeze coolant. Could it be the water pump?


April 7, 2013, 6:06 pm

Tyler O
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You probably have water stuck in the AC evaporator core. Check the drains from this component.

You may also have water stuck in the wiper cowl area etc

Doesn't sound to me like it's from the cooling system. You could check by pinching off the heater core hoses and seeing if there is a change... there is no other cooling system component in the vehicle.


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April 7, 2013, 10:58 pm

Hamza T
 

The watery sound is usually louder on a long stop and then accelerating. Sound of trickling water in vent


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April 7, 2013, 11:07 pm

Hamza T
 

It is a 2010 Nissan altima coupe 2.5 s


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