I would not buy any aftermarket sensors because of the effort required to replace the sensors. When you bought that Nissan, you had a decision that could last for many years, so supplement that ride with world-class new parts. The sensors would ultimately fail. If it turns out to be warranty they can't legally charge you because warranty will pay the diag charge. Thanks so much for that info. There is also a good write up since Altima's with different engine size also have different locations for that. Before I had a chance to take to a dealer, the service engine light went off! Pull off the valve cover breather hose with the air tube.
Thanks so much for your reply! Does that make sense as these codes seemed to be transmission related?? On 2006 vehicles, the camshaft position sensor is located on top of the engine, on the engine head cover. To see the crankshaft sensor and connector, look between the valve cover and the throttle chambers intake runners on the drivers side, look straight down toward the ground… look for the sensor with a black wire connector with a green tab on the side, held to the engine block with a gold colored 10mm hex headed bolt. All of our Speed Sensors are guaranteed to fit if you use enter your Nissan Murano into your Year Make Model selector. After you remove that one bolt you can lift up on the speed sensor and remove it. However after reading your response, I went to the Nissanusa website which showed the increase to 120K. The Nissan is always a well-made car but with mileage even the best-engineered vehicles can't function without periodic maintenance and repair of damaged components.
Unless you are into electronics and have a lab scope to look for a square wave pattern, I will continue with my other input. I do appreciate your comment regarding poor quality technicians giving dealers a bad name. I used the gold bolt to draw the sensor in while slowly tightening. Install tbe sensor in the reverse order of removal. . Pull the clip at the end of the cable and the cable should release without trouble.
I would hope that the diagnosis part would be covered in the warranty for this car? Below are the steps I used to replace the crankshaft position sensor. The speed sensor is located on the transmission housing. I would hope that the diagnosis part would be covered in the warranty for this car? Follow the cable that runs along the firewall to the transmission it will terminate into the speed sensor. The information below is compiled of tips I found on the internet and my own experience. For some reason I didn't even consider the warranty possibility, as I've seen numerous posts--don't even recall where, regarding people forking out money several times without getting it fixed properly. Unlike the camshaft position sensor connector that is removed by squeezing in on a tab located at the top of the connector, the crank position sensor was secured to the harness via some green colored push button assembly. If you were able to accomplish the above procedures, the cam sensor is a snap to remove in install.
Under certain driving conditions, these variations in temperature can be large enough to cause a brief interruption in the signal output from the sensor. However after reading your response, I went to the Nissanusa website which showed the increase to 120K. For some reason I didn't even consider the warranty possibility, as I've seen numerous posts--don't even recall where, regarding people forking out money several times without getting it fixed properly. Now place a drop light under the two rubber heater hoses at the firewall on the drivers hand side , shining the light forward towards the back side of the block below the intake runners. I do not work for Nissan. There is factory service bulletin for the following Nissan Models: 2015-2016 Nissan Altima with 4 Cylinder Only The factory service bulletin recommends replacing the Transmission Valve Body to repair the problem.
Notes: May not be compatible with flanges. There is a large wiring harness bracket attached to the transmission bell housing that was temporarily unbolted to aid with the removal and installation of the crank sensor. I realize that times are different nowadays--in every type of business. I was not able to get the green tab on the connector to snap back into place while the new sensor was installed in the block. Tested to ensure highest level of quality and reliability; it helps to reduce harmful emissions and extends catalyst life. Remember to reinstall all brackets and items that were removed.
This is not an easy job due to the location of the crank sensor. This sensor wouldn't affect your performance but, the Cam sensor will if its damaged. The steps are for a 2004 Nissan Altima with a 2. These reviews are from anyone who purchased those parts, in this case a Speed Sensor, so you can feel confident that you know what you are buying. So a few questions-- is it safe to drive the car if the light is still on -though no hesitation events; And where should I take it.
The dealer may ask you to approve a diag charge up front just in case the issue turns out to be something that isn't covered. No information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. If our prices don't convince you, we also want to make sure that you can hear from car part experts, so we have reviews you can browse through on our sites to get you peace of mind. To answer you question correctly, it would be the cam sensor i would check. This video is applicable to the 02, 30, 04, 05, 06 Nissan Altima.