Car Stall Problems of Nissan Altima - part 1



Nissan Altima owners have reported 245 problems related to car stall (under the engine and engine cooling category).

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Nissan Altima 1
Failure Date: 09/16/2016

The contact owns a 2013 Nissan Altima. While driving approximately 55 mph, the vehicle stalled. In addition, the vehicle failed to shift out of the drive gear. The contact, who had an infant present, had to engage the emergency hazard lights and received help pushing the vehicle to the side of the road. The contact placed a screwdriver in the gear shifter to help change gears, and was able to restart the vehicle on the third attempt. The vehicle was diagnosed by an independent mechanic who determined that the shifter cylinder was fractured and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer stated that the vehicle was not under warranty. The failure mileage was approximately 65,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2014 Nissan Altima 2
Failure Date: 09/08/2016

The contact owns a 2014 Nissan Altima. While driving approximately 30 mph, the vehicle suddenly stalled without warning. The vehicle was able to be restarted. The dealer diagnosed that the sensor for the camshaft failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Nissan Altima 3
Failure Date: 08/08/2016

Im driving down the freeway taking the curve downtown dallas & my car stalls o power available. I cannot steer to coast, nor put can ion emergency flashers. Where it dies it sits. This is a major safety issue and Nissan cannot figure out why. I have only had car for 2 months. Very disappointed and scared.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2002 Nissan Altima 4
Failure Date: 05/20/2016

The vehicle stalls while driving which could cause an accident. It has happened many times and we have been lucky other drivers are paying attention. The vehicle does start back up. We have found a recall but when we've checked the VIN # it comes up with no recalls. There is a sensor issue recall that describes exactly what the car is doing. It has stalled on off ramps, city streets and suburban roads. I have found the following online: on certain passenger vehicles equipped with a 2. 5l enginethe crankshaft position sensor can overheat causing a brief interrupion in the signal output. If the interupption of the signal is so brief that the ecm electronic control module dose not have time to diagnose the condition, the vehicle may shut off creating the risk of an accident. The dealer will reprogram the ecm free of charge. The Nissan recall # is r0606 Nissan is no help the vehicle only has 97,0000 miles and was bought used from a lot in nh who was also no help.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2005 Nissan Altima 5
Failure Date: 04/29/2016

The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Altima. After the vehicle was shifted into the drive position, it stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the crankshaft position sensor failed and needed to replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified and stated that the vehicle was previously serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 07v527000 (engine and engine cooling). The failure mileage was 204,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2005 Nissan Altima 6
Failure Date: 03/27/2016

The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Altima. While driving 20 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle after some time. The service engine soon warning light illuminated. In addition, the vehicle failed to start. The vehicle was towed to a dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact was aware of NHTSA campaign number: 07v527000 (engine and engine cooling); however, the VIN was not included. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 117,000.


car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Nissan Altima 7
Failure Date: 02/11/2016

Tl-the contact owns a 2006 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 40 mph, the vehicle stalled without waring. The vehicle was able to restart. The failure recurred once a day. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the crankshaft sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact was unaware if the VIN was serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 07v527000 (engine and engine cooling). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 182,786. Ak.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Nissan Altima 8
Failure Date: 02/09/2016

Car jutter & stalled when came to a stop. Took car to local Nissan dealership and they placed car on diagnostic which came back clear and could not duplicate problem for 2 days. Received car back and car did the same thing, took it to a different Nissan dealership that said they have heard of same complaints but they have had my car for 5 days and claim to not be able to duplicate the problem. Car warranty is almost up and Nissan seems to be of no help. Passenger airbag light also stays on from time to time. I have read and printed out several identical complaints and there seems to be no resolve.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2002 Nissan Altima 9
Failure Date: 12/10/2015

My 2002 Nissan Altima started to have problems with the car engine shutting off without any warning. Just 98000 miles on it dealer charged me $900 for set of sensor and labor. Car would stall in traffic on the highway, no warning, we would lose all power. Went to Nissan and they said no one else had this problem.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Nissan Altima 10
Failure Date: 11/29/2015

Tl- the contact owns a 2013 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that while driving at 15 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. In addition, on some occasions, the vehicle vibrated severely while idle. The failure recurred intermittently. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the continuously variable transmission had failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 69,000. Jo.


 
car image   Car Stall problem of the 2004 Nissan Altima 11
Failure Date: 11/15/2015

Stall at stop and idle when engine is hot.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Nissan Altima 12
Failure Date: 10/26/2015

While driving at slow speeds the car begins to lurch and then stalls. This has happened 3 times in the past two days. In addition, when you stop at a redlight and then start to go at the green light the car stalls. This happened last night and we were almost hit by the car behind us. The car stalled at the light so we had to put the car in park, then put your foot on the brake to start the car, and then put in drive. The car lunged forward but stalled again in the middle of a intersection. We repeated the start up process and the car drove home. This morning the same thing happened again. We called Nissan and they advised there are no recalls for this. This car is simply not safe to drive in this state. We dropped the car off at a dealer this morning. I am providing this information because many others have as well. Our car just went over 36000 miles.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Nissan Altima 13
Failure Date: 10/22/2015

Car intermittently stalls without warning. Car is under original manufacturer warranty. Car died once while I was in motion driving through an intersection, 3 times while stopped on a highway at a traffic light and once in my driveway while I was moving. Has been to 2 different dealers, 2 times each for a total of 4 repair attempts, continues to stall. 5th repair attempt scheduled.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Nissan Altima 14
Failure Date: 08/27/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2013 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that while driving at 20 mph and coming to a stop the vehicle would shake then stalled. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the vehicle needed reprogramming. The vehicle was repaired. However the failure recurred. The contact also stated that the vehicle was taken to the dealer where the transmission was replaced but the shaken recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 45,800. Aw.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2003 Nissan Altima 15
Failure Date: 08/26/2015

Like many others my 2003 Nissan Altima has stalled in traffic while driving. It reads no codes. There could have been a serious accident! this is a major concern I could have been on the interstate or in having traffic. I called Nissan and they state there was a recall for a problem to this affect and it was already fixed on this vehicle in 2007. They will not fix it again. Unbelieveable! also like many other my floor board has rusted. I had a patch repair to pass inspection. This car is a saftey hazord. After reading numerous reports that others have experienced similar situations of cutting off in traffic! I have not read any fatalities yet thank goodness! recall this car befor someone is killed!.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Nissan Altima 16
Failure Date: 07/23/2015

Tl- the contact owns a 2006 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that the while driving the vehicle had experienced some intermittent stalling and jerking while driving 25 mph. In addition when trying to start the vehicle the it takes longer to operate than it normally would. The check engine warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and it was diagnosed that the speed shaft sensor, camshaft sensor, and the crank shaft sensor were malfunctioning and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired however the recurred. There was a recall for this specific failure NHTSA campaign number:07v527000 (engine and engine cooling) however this vehicle's VIN was not included. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 108,000. Kh.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Nissan Altima 17
Failure Date: 07/18/2015

The contact owns a 2006 Nissan Altima. While driving at 15 mph, the engine warning light illuminated and the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was able to start after the tenth attempt. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 154,000. The VIN was not available.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Nissan Altima 18
Failure Date: 07/14/2015

When slowing down for traffic light, car stalled. Would start but would not move. Transmission stalled and it rolled backward although I was in drive and pushing on gas. Transmission finally engaged once up to 4000 rpm and car began to move, slowly. Various cars almost rear-ended me at different times when light was green, I had foot off brake, and was trying to move forward. This happened various times before the transmission actually went out at 62,500 miles. Had it hooked up to computer at Nissan dealer and showed no defect.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Nissan Altima 19
Failure Date: 06/08/2015

While driving my 2006 Altima on 6/8/15 for a few minutes after starting it when it had been parked for more than 12 hours, the car stalled. It restarted and I continued to drive. The following day, this occurred again exactly the same. Then the next day, the car stalled again after the car had been sitting only a few hours and "threw a code" , I. E. The "service engine soon" light came on. Today, 6/13/15, it occurred again when driving a few minutes after the car had been sitting for more than 8 hours. This time the car almost wouldn't restart. I looked up this issue and found a recall on the crankshaft position sensor. I took the car to courtesy Nissan who told me that my car did not fall under the recall. After the mechanic diagnosed the problem via the code, it was the crankshaft position sensor.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2003 Nissan Altima 20
Failure Date: 05/09/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2003 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning while he drove at 65mph. The vehicle was towed to the contact home. The contact performed a diagnostic which located failure codes at the crank position sensors and camshaft position sensor. The dealer advised that recall NHTSA campaign number 03v455000 (engine and engine cooling) expired. The vehicle was repaired. The contact replaced the the crank position sensors and camshaft position sensor. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 218. 000. Li.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2010 Nissan Altima 21
Failure Date: 04/12/2015

Traveling east on I-20 in arlingtjon texas our car began losing power and coasted to a stop. We were powerless to move and could not get off the freeway. We were hit from behind and as reported our car went airborne. The truck that hit us also hit another vehicle and flipped onto its top. In all 4 people went to hospital including my self and my wife. In researching the reason the car stopped, I found a number of other cases over several years of people online that lost power in this type vehicle. The problem seems to be a sensor for the crankshaft/camshaft that fails causing stalling. I contacted Nissans representative(case number18593816) at 615-725-7539. Told them the car had been sealed and secured awaiting their inspection to determine the problem. They refused to inspect the vehicle saying their were no recalls on it. I feel this is a dangerous situation that could have killed us and others.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2003 Nissan Altima 22
Failure Date: 04/09/2015

Car stalled two times within 20 minutes when slowing car down to make a turn. Meineke and paul miller Nissan of fairfield, CT identified that parts 23731-al61a (crankshaft/camshaft sensor) and 23731-6j90b (camshaft posaition sensor) need to be replaced. These sensors were part a recall for the same make, year and model of car that I own. Nissan n. A. Claims that my VIN was not a part of the recall. 630,000+ vehicles were affected by this recall but my vehicle does not apply. On line complaints suggests that the exact same complaint keeps reoccurring but Nissan has not expanded there VIN registery to include all cars that are affected. Spoke with Nissan n. A. Case expediter who stated my vehicle VIN was not on the affected list although my complaint was the same as those vehicles on the list. Nissan representative would not tell me where my part was made and where the defective parts were in fact made. Claimed that this was internal Nissan information that they had no obligation to give me.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Nissan Altima 23
Failure Date: 04/02/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2012 Nissan Altima. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. After waiting for a few moments, the vehicle restarted and resumed normally. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 52,000. The VIN was unavailable. Pam.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2008 Nissan Altima 24
Failure Date: 04/01/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2008 Nissan Altima. The contact stated while driving at 55 mph, the vehicle stalled. As a result, another vehicle crashed into the rear of the contact and the air bags failed to deploy. No injuries were sustained. A police report was filed. The contact was able to restart the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who was unable to diagnose or repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000. Oo.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2006 Nissan Altima 25
Failure Date: 04/01/2015

My car was previously serviced for a campaign posted on your website, but the problem was not fixed. I should be entitled to have this problem re worked and fixed. The problem is that the car stalls out without warning, creating a dangerous situation. It stalls out while driving and while idle.