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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2005 Nissan Altima has two fairly significant problems with the floor pan rusting through & motor mounts breaking.

Altima owners report that up to a basketball-size hole develops under the floor mats where the floor pan metal rusts through. Average repair cost is over $1,000.

The broken motor mounts are less of a problem - they break at ~75,000 miles average & it's $400 to fix. Still, motor mounts should not break!

8.0

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,000 miles

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2005 Nissan Altima windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2005 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 152005

Altima 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles

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

The contact stated the winshield rubber came off while driving 50 mph under normal road conditions. There was a half an inch gap between the windshield and the frame where the wipers are. The vehicle was taken to the service dealer, the windshield was replaced, but the problem still existed.

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 172004

Altima 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
Corresopndence I will mail to you describes what I consider to be defective unsafe and unhealthy'air conditioning system of the 2005 Nissan Altima. Namely for 3 air conditioning control positions the air conditioning cannot be shut off without unsafely stopping the car's engine; this unsafe procedure is actually documented in the owner's manual.

- Red Bank, NJ, USA

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