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2006 Nissan Altima Repair Histories

97 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Nissan Altima. 22 of these members (22.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 44 repairs to 2006 Nissan Altimas--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 44 repairs.

2006 Nissan Altima repair cost distribution

Chart based on 18 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2006 Nissan Altima

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Nissan Altima in Ontario, Canada
May 2009 - Mar 2010
71920 mi C $220 rear brakes needed to be changed 

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2006 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Nissan Altima in Michigan, United States
May 2009 - Apr 2011
60000 mi US $95 Faulty bank 1 camshaft position sensor caused check engine light, and stalls at idle. Sensor was replaced and engine code erased.  

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2006 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Nissan Altima in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2014
55000 mi US $105 sticks, leaves and other debris in vents 
87000   Electrical system was going haywire due to a short circuit somewhere. Speedometer stopped working, ABS and check engine light went on. 
98000   shocks had to be replaced due to wear and tear 
Nissan Altima in New Hampshire, United States
Jan 2008 - May 2012
100000 mi   Replaced all 4 rotors and sets of pads. 
119000 US $1227 Power Steering Rack failure. fluid drained into the power steering rack, and blew out the side of the power steering rack, leaking all the fluid onto the ground. 

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2006 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Nissan Altima in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2011 - Jul 2014
149000 mi US $375 check engine light code 420 took to dealer ..changed program CEL came on again changed front cat prob still exists 
156000   after memory was reflashed by dealer, CEL code 420 came back on. replaced precat and cat.. problem fixed 
170000   ses light on again after replacing cat converter 15k miles ago..beginnning to think as motor ages and burns a little oil, it fouls the pre cat..car is drivable..car passes emissions testing windshield washer motor failed!!! imagine that!! plus.. starter motor starting to sound bad 
194000   left front window motor needs repair floor boards rusted out!!!! 
232300   Front cat went bad again at 80000 
247000   replace clutch 

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2006 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Nissan Altima in Mississippi, United States
Jan 2009 - Aug 2012
82000 mi   Crankshaft Position Sensor was failing causing the car to sputter. Extended warranty covered the repair.  
Nissan Altima in Illinois, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2013
88000 mi US $125 Rear brake pads and rotors replaced after pulsation noticed when braking.  
113000   Alternator died with no warning light. Discovered when the car went into limp mode at a stop light. 
Nissan Altima in Arkansas, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
67000 mi US $278 Dealer replaced the crankshaft position sensor, and reflashed the ECM per Nissan recall. 
Nissan Altima in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2009 - Jun 2014
34720 mi C $950 front brakes serviced, rear brakes replaced..discs, pads and hardware. Oil changed and full warranty inspection. Front wheel bearing replaced under warranty. 
51460   Car wouldn't start on cold morning. Had to replace the OEM battery. Replaced with battery from Costco.  
80580   Rear brakes worn. Replaced rotors and pads (self). 
83700   Did not pass emissions test. Also had check engine light on. Part had to be ordered. Replaced variable valve timing solenoid. Re-run emissions test...Pass. Also replaced all four tires at the same time. 
85340   Seized rear caliper. Replaced caliper one one side and rotor and pads on both sides (rear). Checked front brakes and also replaced both front calipers, and pads. 
95480   Noisy exhaust. Had to replace the catalytic converter, O2 sensor and flex pipe. Bought the parts at a 3rd party auto parts store and had them installed at the dealer. 
Nissan Altima in New Hampshire, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2009
21000 mi   Creaky drivers seat back. Cold start, drive for 4-8 miles. Stop briefly and turn car off (To go into a store), restart, will not shift into fourth (overdrive) for half mile. 
22000   Cold start, drive for 4-8 miles. Stop briefly and turn car off (To go into a store), restart, will not shift into fourth (overdrive) for half mile. Transmission replaced due to metal contaminents in trans oil. Problem still exists. 

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