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2005 Nissan Altima repairs by problem area

Engine (39%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (6%)

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2005 Nissan Altima transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (13%)

$1000 - $2499 (19%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (31%)

< $100 (38%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2005 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

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

74400 mi

C $2800
Transmission failed, needed to be totally rebuilt 
66340 mi

C $1500
Transmission went into limp mode and had to be towed to the shop, diagnosed the problem and had the valve body replaced. 

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2005 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

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

136000 mi

US $350
had to replace driver side axle due to failure. dealer notified me that passenger side axle is on its way out also and will need to be replaced soon. 
25000 mi Transmission cooler leak. Now awaiting appointment to replace trans cooler. 
28000 mi Trans cooler leak, cooler replaced, problem gone 
64000 mi

US $20
Inner passenger side CV joint boot was broken and leaked grease. Part was replaced with a new one. 

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2005 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed manual FWD

24000 mi Replaced throwout bearing. 

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2005 Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

234000 mi

US $2000
Transmission rebuilt due to oil leaks. 
103000 mi

US $312
P0745 - bad solenoid in transmission, faulty wiring. Drop trany pan, clean, replace 1-2 solenoid and repair faulty wiring. Info attached to a TSB, found out with check engine light coming on. 
30000 mi

US $236
Transmission does not shift correctly, or intermittently shift correctly. Other than shifting car is working great. I fill they didn't correct the shifting problem maybe repaired ... 
31000 mi Transmission was replaced in Altima with a 2k mileage transmission from salvage yard. 
46000 mi

US $141
axle leaking (under factory warranty) cpu update-factory recall 
56000 mi

US $420
leaking oil seal on transmission, cracked steering belt plus usual oil change, filter etc 
119000 mi Suspected broken axle. 
147000 mi

US $1700
Car delayed getting into gear. Transmission fluid was flushed/replaced. 
153000 mi

US $2500
Rebuilt Transmission 

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2005 Nissan Altima Transmission Problems

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