I can not let my family drive in the car and am concerned with my own safety. The fuel level sensor consists of two parts, one is mechanical float and the other side is variable resistor. Now, instead of the gas needle always going up, it goes down. Machado for all you did for us. You will need to barrow a special tool which is the lock wring wrench from your local parts store to remoe the fuel pump. Nissan has attempted to correct this changing the oil and filter, promising to monitor the level - subject to another trip to the dealer- at 700 subsequent miles, they will then provide an unknown 'fix' to the issue if the oil level has decreased to their satisfaction, if no noticeable decrease in their perception, then monitor another 700 miles - return to dealer again and have them review, possible fix is to replace the engine at that time.
If you are interested in doing this yourself I can try to help you but it will require you disassembling many things. Nov 15, 2010 If the fuel gauge drops off when you are driving then its a sending unit problem that means you have to drop the tank and replace the float and sending unit. Despite how simple this fuel-measuring tool is, there could be a number of reasons behind it sending readings of insufficient voltage. What are the symptoms on your vehicle for the P0462 2006 Nissan Altima Sedan code? The electrical connection and one vent is connected to a T connection on the box that you can unplug by twisting on the T. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed of recall 07v527000 engine and engine cooling and she was told that her vehicle was not included. This is actually a fairly simple problem to diagnose.
When we arrived he surprised us yet again by providing us with a second key free of charge since there was only one on the used car we purchase. Still on check engine light. Nissan did a recall back in 2006 for oil consumption due to bad piston rings, but many owners report to us that the recall didn't fix the problem. There is a spring and a little plunger inside this tube. The Altima does start back up, but only after a minute or two. The engine is very hard to start and is consuming a lot of gas.
A service engine soon light began to illuminate on the dashboard. This happened numerous times while traveling to work on highway 50 and also while driving on surface streets. Provide details and share your research! The vehicle was taken to a repair shop where the mechanic replaced the battery however, the failure recurred. While driving at approximately 70 mph the vehicle momentarily lost power before driving as normal. The service engine warning light also illuminated. If the car or truck has about 100,000 miles you might want to change the fuel pump at that time also just to cover your back. The sensor and fuel pump have both changed.
The low Fuel indicator light comes on, depending on how sensitive it is set, when you have between 2 and 5 gallons of gas left in the tank. Bank 1 sensor 1 says around 0. If this is the case why would it even move at all and what else am I missing? Xmas morning, fire it up, lights come on, do the air bag light reset and they go out, and I start the 4 mile drive to my parents. The service engine warning light illuminated. She started it and the Rpm and the Fuel gauge didn't work. I checked pin 2 to tpin 17 on the combination meter and that is also shorted as it is supposed to be. The fuel gauge may or may not be accurately showing the fuel level.
I contacted Nissan about it and they said my engine was not part of the recall. The paint on my vehicle is also faded and the clear coats has come off. To learn more, see our. I then took my vehicle to the original mechanic that had advised me what the issue was and he repaired it. While I highly doubt that that bulletin applies to your incident it has very specific verification criteria I would not be surprised if you have a ground issue somewhere. I am considering taking legal action against Nissan since they failed to take responsibility and resolve my issue.
He then referred me to another shop manager named Jose. The contact stated that the engine stalled at low speeds and at a traffic light. But after 2 weeks and some severe cold weather, my engine wouldn't recieve any gas, ended up being the fuel pump. Info specific to the Altima - 2006 The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit. Thank you for using FixYa, have a nice day. When she started down the street the speedometer didn't work either.
The first time occurred on June 6, 2015 while driving across woodyard road to pine view lane from the clinton shopping center. We ended up returning and looked at a few others on the lot. I had a service engine light on and i took my vehicle to a local dealer to see why the light was on. I have two small children and cant afford something catostrophical happening to my vehicle. This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. The vehicle was then taken to dealer who advised that the failure was related to the crankshaft sensor.
I then called the dealership back and spoke with a service manager named Thomas. I was told that they are running a oil consumption test on it because some of the 2006 Nissan Altimas had a recall for a oil consumption problem due to faulty piston rings which I believe caused my vehicle to have a bad cat converter. The guy told me he asked his friend who is the insurance agent to get me the commercial insurance. Now that I know the problem, I would like to repair the one I have. You could try resetting the code, checking all the connections, topping the fuel up again and seeing if the problem persists.
I took the fuel regulator off. When I took it to the shop the cam sensor had to be replaced. Did you ask auto zone they usually tell you what's wrong otherwise go to the dealer. This is not a diagnosis job for a rookie, I don't know your skill level but to properly diagnose this right without potentially damaging any of the control units. So, after everything was done and I made the payment then drove the car home. The low fuel level light depends on the level of fuel in the tank itself but other than using that sensor it has nothing to do with the fuel gauge itself. Get in the car today to go get breakfast, car just cranks, but does not run.