2005 Nissan Altima

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2005 Nissan Altima Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems A common problem on this vehicle is failure of the Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor, and occasional problems are failures of the Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) and Right Upper Engine Mount. Failure of the CKP Sensor may prevent the vehicle from starting. Failure of the TPS applies to the (2.5L) only and may cause a lack pf power. Failure of the TPS requires the Throttle Body to be replaced. The cost to repair the CKP Sensor is estimated at $29.13 for parts and $26.00 for labor. The cost to repair the TPS is estimated at $593.42 for parts and $58.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Right Upper Engine Mount is estimated at $161.00 (A/T) or $89.00 (Manual) for parts and $58.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Low Side Air Conditioning Hose. The cost to replace the Low Side Air Conditioning Hose is estimated at $120.00 for parts and $152.00 for labor. These prices include refrigerant recovery and evacuation and recharging of the A/C system. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Engine Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Overall 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5
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