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2009 Nissan Altima Problems and Repair Histories

124 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Nissan Altima. 43 of these members (34.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 80 repairs to 2009 Nissan Altimas--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2009 Nissan Altima problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2009 Nissan Altima problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2009 Nissan Altima problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2009 Nissan Altima repairs by problem area

19% of the 2009 Nissan Altima repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 5% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 20% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 80 repairs.

2009 Nissan Altima repair cost distribution

Of the 2009 Nissan Altima repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 21% cost less than $100, 43% between $100 and $499, 29% between $500 and $999, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 14 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

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

Nissan Altima in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 0    
3000 0 check engine light caused by lose gas cap that didn't reset after correcting situation 
83000 100 Electronic steering wheel lock 
Nissan Altima in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 2000    
3000 0 Condensation in tail lamps 
50000  
Nissan Altima in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 0    
1000 0 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 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 0    
2000 800 Hit a curb, needed to replace rim and tire. 
16000  
Nissan Altima in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 0    
2000 0 Water pump on hybrid system failed on highway. Three days in shop. Warranty. No charge but no loaner car either. 
78000  
Nissan Altima in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 0    
4000 0 Shifter bezel warped, part ordered. Squeek in driver's door panel, will be repaired on next visit when shifter bezel part arrives. 
5000 0 Shifter surround bezel warped. Creaky driver's door interior trim panel. Noisy brake pedal - sounds like a goose. 
30000 0 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 0 Noise when driving, worst at 60 mph. Both front wheel bearings were replaced under drivetrain warranty. 
58000  

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008    
0 TPMS failure - sensor replaced; A/C system failure - sensors, motor, compressor (?) replaced 
1000 0 Temp sensor, condenser, heating motor failure. 
 
Nissan Altima in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 0    
1000 0 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. 
13000  
Nissan Altima in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 0    
24000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 0    
4000 0 Interior rattles 
8000 121 Door panel rattles. 
12000 0 Driver seat foam misaligned. 
15000 0 Squeaky window regulator 
28000 40 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 0 Weld or seam sealer cracking where window frame meets door inside. Need to reschedule with body shop. 

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