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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2009-2010 Nissan Altima appears to have a defect where it occasionally refuses to start. We know the feeling, but it's just not acceptable in a car.

For the fix, Nissan dealers enjoy replacing the steering lock control unit for $800. Stranded Nissan owners have found that banging like hell on the steering lock unit at the base of the steering column will do the trick. Yes, the same unit that apparently has $800 worth of electronics.

How far do you have to drive to experience this? The average mileage at failure is just over 55,000 very short miles.

More info & videos are available over at NissanProblems.com.

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
14,300 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace radio (1 reports)
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2010 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #1

May 102012

Altima 2.5S 2.5L I4 Qr25de

  • CVT transmission
  • 14,300 miles

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

AUX input stopped functioning, radio replacement necessary

- , Revere, MA, USA

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