CarComplaints.com Notes: Here's a disturbing trend for the 2002 Nissan Altima: the engine starts burning oil like crazy, the catalytic converter goes bad, the head gasket blows and eventually the entire engine needs replacement. Sound familiar? Like a script from a horror film, these Altimas seem doomed to fail around 95k miles.

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$20.00
Average Mileage:
130,200 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace bulbs (1 reports)
2002 Nissan Altima accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2002 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #1

May 032010

Altima S 2.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,200 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I noticed half my instrument panel lights are burned out, so i removed the whole cluster, i have replaced bulbs over and over, and they still burn out, this some sort of short in the wiring of this car? i sure will not buy a nother nissan again, have had tons of problems.

- , Des Moines, IA, USA

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