pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
84,872 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
2001 Nissan Altima engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 122008

Altima Limited V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 153,115 miles


In 2005 my dad brought this nissan and it seemed fine.... we had the car for almost 3 years and it starts to over heat. so my dad spent 1500 getting it fixed the first time i drive it for almost 7 months and it starts cutting off if i didn't hold gas to it. it runs really rough.. so i took it to precision tune and they said my knock sensor was missing an i needed a new starter just for this little bit of work it was 641.78. so i finally get the car out and i drive it home its doing the same thing just not as bad. I come straight home after this and decided that i would go out this is only my 2nd time driving the car since i got it out the shop. i stop to put in gas and the car wouldn't crank back up and then i notice the fuel injector is smoking so i had to call my dad and he still hasn't figured out what is wrong with it. Im tired of spending my money on it Im just going to get another car

- , Sumter, SC, USA

problem #2

Jul 122007

Altima GXE

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

the power just cuts off to the engine. my dashboard usually goes blank at first. All the dials just go down and the digits disappear from odometer. Shortly after, I lose power from accelerator to engine. I have to pop it in neutral then back to drive. It's very dangerous. Have you had a solution to this?

- , Walnut Creek, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 192007

Altima GXE

  • Automatic transmission
  • 51,500 miles

My 2001 Nissan Altima just cuts off while I'm driving or sitting at the light. its very dangerous. i have had a tune ups, fuel cleaned, distributor replace and nothing is helping!!! i was told it was not the intake manifold. the check engine light is NOT on, and other than that it runs fine!!! this did not start happening until after i got a hot shot when i left my lights on. could that be the source of the problem?? PLEASE HELP!!!

- , Baltimore, MD, USA

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