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.

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$300.00
Average Mileage:
115,402 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace power steering pump (1 reports)
2003 Nissan Altima steering problems

steering problem

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2003 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 012011

Altima SE 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 115,402 miles

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

Because I was having so many problems with my vehicle, I was not able to repair the power steering pump right away, so I had to deal with a leaking pump for awhile, so I had to buy a lot of power steering fluid, it was not a good situation.

- , Huntsville, AL, USA

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