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2010 Nissan Altima Problems and Repair Histories

95 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Nissan Altima. 27 of these members (28.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 53 repairs to 2010 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 2010 Nissan Altima problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Nissan Altima problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 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 2010 Nissan Altima repairs by problem area

21% of the 2010 Nissan Altima repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 8% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 19% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 53 repairs.

2010 Nissan Altima repair cost distribution

Of the 2010 Nissan Altima repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 13% cost less than $100, 38% between $100 and $499, 25% between $500 and $999, and 25% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2010 Nissan Altima problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

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

Nissan Altima in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 9000    
16000 0 Nissan called it a brake harness replacement. Car would not start had tow to dealer. TSB regarding issue was out it took two work days to order part and replace. Car was in over a weekend. Problem seems fixed after over 500 miles. 
 
Nissan Altima in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 0    
28700 300 severed brake line, replaced brake line 
69000  
Nissan Altima in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
0 Splash guard was falling off (bolts came out) and dragging on the ground. 
18000  

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2010 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

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

Nissan Altima in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 2000    
12300 0 Performed -3 TSB's .surge/hesitation, hesitation and touchy brakes. Also, condensation in driver side mirror-turn indicator 
17000 0 Battery replacement, less than one year old passenger door weather stipping was splitting 
24000 120 front and rear rotors replaced due to warpage 
37000 0 left & right mirror turn signals accumulated water in them all windows were barely working 
44000 0 left & right mirror turn signals accumulated water in them...again! 
48700 0 Right mirror turn signal accumulated water- was repaired in June and lasted less then 2 months 
60000  
Nissan Altima in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 43000    
44000 1550 The VDC and Slip light came on - took car for repair - that problem was fixed but it created another problem wherein I ended up paying $1550 for a new harness on a 2010 Altima. Extremely disappointed with Nissan. 
67000 570 Another problem with this car - used AC twice had to replace hose! 
74000 392 Had oil changed and replaced front brakes - will have to replace back brakes and purchase new tires next month (November 2012). 
79000  
Nissan Altima in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 620    
12240 800 Alternator and water pump making high pitch noise - similar to the noise of a loose belt 
34100  
Nissan Altima in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 0    
3720 0 Rear driver seatbelt was not installed properly. Seatbelt removed and re-installed. 
7440 0 Re-tighten gas cap 
20420 0 Clean a slight amount of rust around gas filler & Retighten gas cap. Reset check engine light. Unclear if rust caused light, or just loose cap. 
25420 0 Creaks coming from centre console. Remove & re-install centre speaker cover & vents and added more padding. Creaks returned after a few days. 
26040 0 Creaks from centre console 
33480  
Nissan Altima in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 7000    
8000 0 After a long run on I95, several hours, we got off and came to a stop sign. When we tried to accelerate, car would only go very slowly until we were able to get some speed. This happened every time we stopped after a long run 
 
Nissan Altima in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
7000 0 Evaporator leading condensation into passenger compartment. Hose re-attached. 
80000 664 Compressor failed. 
96000  

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2010 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Nissan Altima in Rhode Island, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 1000    
2000 0 Vehicle has vibration from rear at highway speeds. Tire rebalance did not help. Nissan Tech Center told dealer issue has been reported for other '10 Altimas. No solution yet. Car has less than 1k miles.  Nissan tech center told dealer vibration is "normal" 
 

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