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Accelerator Pedal Problems of Nissan Altima



Nissan Altima owners have reported 15 problems related to accelerator pedal (under the vehicle speed control category).

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 1995 Nissan Altima 1
Failure Date: 09/14/2012

I was driving and the gas pedal separated/ cracked from the firewall . ## VIN passed ## Nissan Altima 1995 ##.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2012 Nissan Altima 2
Failure Date: 06/18/2012

My brake pedal is too close to the gas pedal. I have to be very careful when driving. I have hit both pedals several times now. This needs to be fixed ASAP!!!.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2009 Nissan Altima 3
Failure Date: 07/01/2011

S10 appropriate handling- copy of a letter to Nissan re acceleration problems with his 2009 Nissan Altima 2. 5 sl the consumer stated when she merged onto a major highway, she applied the accelerator pedal, and soon discovered the vehicle was decreasing in speed, instead of increasing. The consumer stopped to a repair shop, but they were unable to find any problems. After approximately an hour and a half of driving at a constant speed of 60 mph, the acceleration problem returned. Going up hills, was extremely difficult and the top speed of going up a hill was 45 mph. The vehicle was towed to a dealer and the next day the consumer was informed they were unable to diagnose and fix the acceleration problem. The consumer continued to experience the same problems. The consumer took the vehicle to her local dealer, and they were unable to diagnose a problem as well.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2003 Nissan Altima 4
Failure Date: 10/09/2009

The contact owns a 2003 Nissan Altima. While driving at speeds of 35 mph, the engine would not respond when depressing the accelerator pedal. Within a few moments after sitting idle, the vehicle became responsive to the depressed accelerator pedal. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where a diagnostic test was performed, however the failure could not be duplicated. The vehicle was taken to a second dealer but they too, could not duplicate the failure. The failure mileage was 94,364 and the current mileage was unknown.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2005 Nissan Altima 5
Failure Date: 04/02/2009

I have a 2005 Nissan Altima, I bought the car in 10/2008 a few months afterwards I started noticing the clutch would go all the way to the floor. I had a friend drive it after that incident and he said he didn't notice anything so I let it go. It would notice it happening again, usually when I'm driving around town in stop and go traffic. I took it to the mechanic who told me they couldn't find anything wrong with it. This has happened to me soo many times now. I will be driving and their would be no pressure in the clutch, it would go all the way to the floor and all the time I'd have to use my feet to pop it back up. One incident happened when I was parked. I turned my car on and put my foot on clutch, no pressure. Usually I could put it in gear, drive it around for 10 mins (popping the clutch back up) the whole time and the pressure would start to come back after a couple drives around the block. This time, I couldn't even put the car in gear. I was stuck for almost 30 mins, trying to pump the clutch, turning the car on and off, doing everything possible. Finally I was able to put it in gear and drove it around the block and then straight to the mechanic. Who told me nothing. Basically he bled system, and so forth and so forth. Just yesterday, this happened again while driving in busy street in my city. It is very, very dangerous and as I began to research online, I noticed that others are having the same problems. I don't know how much money I've put into trying to "fix" this problem but their should be a recall for this vehicle. To ensure that no lives are lost or in danger, someone from Nissan needs to look into this matter.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2000 Nissan Altima 6
Failure Date: 09/22/2004

The accelerator connecting rod came off while driving. Upon inspection I noticed the socket was cracked.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2003 Nissan Altima 7
Failure Date: 09/01/2004

While driving on the highway and when pushing on the gas pedal vehicle would not accelerate, and it does this when trying to precede on from a stop light. It might go 2-3 mph. This first started happening around September 1, 2004 and this happened intermittently. There was no fore warning and there was no noise.

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2003 Nissan Altima 8
Failure Date: 06/20/2004

While parking, the vehicle accelerated forward. As a result, the vehicle crashed into a parked car. No injuries reported.

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2001 Nissan Altima 9
Failure Date: 10/19/2003

My 2001 Nissan Altima, with approx 89000 miles, has started experiencing engine failure at cruising speeds (50-70 mph) on the freeway. It is intermittent with no apparent warning. First, all guages, including gas, temperature, rpm and odometer, fall to zero. The car jerks as if downshifted, and slows drastically, and the gas pedal does not accelerate the car. It has happened 7-8 times in the past few weeks. The radio display light also blanks out, not sure if this is related or a separate problem.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2001 Nissan Altima 10
Failure Date: 05/10/2003

The gas pedal became stuck in full throttle position. Ph.


 
car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2002 Nissan Altima 11
Failure Date: 07/23/2002

After putting vehicle in drive and applying gas vehicle doesn't go anywhere, it doesn't even rev up. Contacted dealer. Cannot find cause of problem.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2000 Nissan Altima 12
Failure Date: 03/23/2001

Consumer has to pump gas pedal to get vehicle started. Consumer sometimes has to leave someone in vehicle to keep it running. Vehicle is too new to be doing this. Dealer can't find anything wrong wiht it.

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 1998 Nissan Altima 13
Failure Date: 09/01/1997

Intermittently when accelerator pedal is pressed the vehicle will cut off. Dealer has not been able to duplicate the problem.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 1996 Nissan Altima 14
Failure Date: 02/24/1996

When coming to a stop vehicle went in open throttle position, to stop vehicle applied brakes real hard and put into neutral position.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 1996 Nissan Altima 15
Failure Date: 02/24/1996

When coming to a stop vehicle went into open throttle position, to stop vehicle applied brakes real hard and put into neutral position,.


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