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Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
170,000 miles
Total Complaints:
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1997 Nissan Altima electrical problems

electrical problem

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1997 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 132009

Altima GXE 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 170,000 miles


i have a 97 Nissan Altima and it started skipping on November 13. I replaced the plugs, wires, cap, button, then i had a diagnostics run on it, the car had a crankshaft position sensor, knock sensor, and fuel filter, egr valve gasket, it still runs rough when at idle. runs fine at normal operating speed and rpm. i am replacing the egr valve next, i dont think that it would be the coil. you can hear it at the tail pipe skipping, then i had the diagnostics test again and it had a number 4 cylinder missfire. i am lost and don't know what to do now.

- , Lexington, SC, USA

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