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Nissan Altima  problems

Nissan Altima

engine Problems

Here are Nissan Altima engine problems, by model year. The most common Altima engine problems cost $2,400 to fix & occur at 99,000 miles. Regarding the worst model year 2002 Nissan Altima engine problems, "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"

The worst model years for engine problems are the 2002 Altima, 2001 Altima, and the 2003 Altima.

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Worst Nissan Altima Engine Problems

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