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2009 Nissan Altima Repair Histories

130 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2009 Nissan Altima. 45 of these members (34.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 89 repairs to 2009 Nissan Altimas--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 89 repairs.

2009 Nissan Altima repair cost distribution

Chart based on 20 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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2009 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Nissan Altima in Maryland, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2012
3000 mi   check engine light caused by lose gas cap that didn't reset after correcting situation 
83000 US $100 Electronic steering wheel lock 
Nissan Altima in Florida, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2014
3000 mi   Condensation in tail lamps 
Nissan Altima in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2013
1000 mi   No Key light on dash. Vehicle not recognizing the smart key. Dealer reset codes B2190 and B2191. The service advisor suggested not putting the smart key into the port on the dash. It could be a bad contact in the dash port? 
6000   No key displayed on dash when smart key is inserted in port 

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2009 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Nissan Altima in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Sep 2011
2000 mi US $800 Hit a curb, needed to replace rim and tire. 
Nissan Altima in Oregon, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2014
2000 mi   Water pump on hybrid system failed on highway. Three days in shop. Warranty. No charge but no loaner car either. 
Nissan Altima in New Jersey, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2014
4000 mi   Shifter bezel warped, part ordered. Squeek in driver's door panel, will be repaired on next visit when shifter bezel part arrives. 
5000   Shifter surround bezel warped. Creaky driver's door interior trim panel. Noisy brake pedal - sounds like a goose. 
30000   Check engine light, rough running, hybrid system not running as normal. Cylinder head, exhaust manifold, catalytic converter and parts in between all replaced under warranty per TSB. 
52000   Noise when driving, worst at 60 mph. Both front wheel bearings were replaced under drivetrain warranty. 

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2009 Nissan Altima 2dr Coupe

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Nissan Altima in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
80 mi   TPMS failure - sensor replaced; A/C system failure - sensors, motor, compressor (?) replaced 
1000   Temp sensor, condenser, heating motor failure. 
Nissan Altima in Louisiana, United States
Apr 2009 - Jan 2011
1000 mi   Service Engine Soon light,(just happened again today) dealer just cleared fault and gave it back to me the first time, according to internet research, it is the Emission Control sensor, off to bad start here with this service dept. 
Nissan Altima in Delaware, United States
Mar 2009 - Jul 2010
24000 mi US $32 Wiper washers stop working ended up being a twisted hose 

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2009 Nissan Altima 2dr Coupe

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Nissan Altima in New Hampshire, United States
Feb 2009 - Nov 2011
4000 mi   Interior rattles 
8000 US $121 Door panel rattles. 
12000   Driver seat foam misaligned. 
15000   Squeaky window regulator 
28000   Lugging when car shifted into lockup and slight surging on moderate accel between 20-35 mph. Same as problem 1: Lugging when car shifted into lockup and slight surging on light/moderate accel between 20-35 mph.Motor mounts replaced with updated version and software updated. 75% improvement in symptoms. 
29000   Weld or seam sealer cracking where window frame meets door inside. Need to reschedule with body shop. 

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