Got the code read and it came up with p300. The connector can then be pulled off. Thanks for letting me vent. I have spoken with many dealers and auto repair technicians and they all agree this is a common problem with Nissan Altima. This problem causes your car to stop randomly in the middle of traffic which could cause you to get into a car accident or worse death. We picked up the car drove down the street and the check engine light came on again. Runs fine when finally started, turn it off back to square one again.
The car reversed after a couple seconds and when I put it in drive a hard jerk and the car was in 5th gear. I've never witnessed this, but I've heard from other techs that intermixing sensors on the 2. The head may be cracked, which I'm assuming is unlikely because the car was running perfectly before this started. Install the four retaining screws. By posting the year, make, model and engine near the beginning of your help request, followed by the symptoms no start, high idle, misfire etc. Now camshaft on top of engine i as a female did it myself, i went to site that had step by step instructions and pictures, it have me the confidence to do it myself. The change in the magnetic field cause the voltage from the sensor to change.
Have you replaced any parts? I get regular oil changes, as well as the regular schedule maintenance. She asked where I had it repaired and I told her at a local repair center. Supposedly my vin was not on the list for the recall but then why is everything that is going on with my car the same situation of the recall. A few weeks later the light came on again and we had it diagnosed and the code indicated it was electrical, battery, or crank shaft sensor. According to the dealer this is a common problem in 2002 to 2008 Altimas and sentras. Check engine light came on, also saw some oil splash coming from engine or around, battery was fine and everything else. I would make sure your battery is good…if its older than 4 years old, replace it anyway, then get a mechanic to check your alternator output.
Or just go to your local auto store and get it checked for free!!! For as many miles that it has, it runs nice and smooth. Also, when I had a diagnostic ran on the car, it read that the crankshaft censor was the issue. It took me about 20 mins. Because the battery cable had been disconnected i relearned the thottle body to eliminate the rough idle. I think they said 10 degrees or more is out of spec. She said that she could help us by refunding the repair costs. I don't have a cranking capture to share, just an idling capture off an '06.
My car is in the shop right now today getting the crankshaft sensor replaced and a new battery. . He replaced the alternator and a few small parts and it ran fine for months until this throttle body assembly went bad according to the Nissan shop. It sounds like you have a defective camshaft position sensor. It was closing in on 224,000. Now i find out they may need to reprogram my car.
I have a 2005 nissan atima. I bought my car used in 09 and had not one problem the first year. This Nissan came in on a tow truck earlier in September. You need to verify the knock sensor, the cam sensor, the flow meter, and map sensor. The old sensor was oily and sandy probably due to the mechanics hands. Other than that the car runs like a dream. I have heard people mention changing the sensors that have already been replaced but at this point I'm sure it's a sensor because I don't see any structural failures.
The 2002 Nissan Altima is a horrible car its just manufactured all wrong and is constantly giving me issues. Material may not be copied or reprinted without written permission. P0340 2006 Nissan Altima Sedan Description The Camshaft Position Sensor is an electronic device used in an engine to record the rate at which the camshaft is spinning. The complaint was a Crank, No Start. This time, however, I had a hard P0340.
A few days later the car became harder to start and the engine shut off on the interstate once again. It seems to me that it should be. I ask because my first thought is a timing issue, especially when hot. Nov 19, 2016 You don't need the part number as it depends on the maker of the starter motor. If you want to make sure if you have a blown gasket do the following: 1 fill the radiator full with water and leave the cap off and have someone else turn the car on, if water jumps out of the radiator then that means the pressure from one or more of the cylinders are exiting through the cooling system. I did replaced the crankshaft position sensor,but the service engine soon light kept coming on.
One mechanic says it will run for a long time, and Nissan says it could blow up at any second. Here is a guide to help you get the sensor changed out. How many miles on this one? I was driving in my car with my niece when my car just stopped in the middle of traffic scared me to death!!! What are the symptoms on your vehicle for the P0340 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan code? P0340 2005 Nissan Altima Sedan Description The Camshaft Position Sensor is an electronic device used in an engine to record the rate at which the camshaft is spinning. I turned the car off and it sat for 3 or 4 hours and i went to start it and all it would do is turn over, the next morning i tryed it again same thing. For as many miles that it has, it runs nice and smooth. Plus, the timing cover is separate from the valve cover, so you can't just pull the valve cover and have a look at the chain tensioner. If don't help don't damage.