2004 Nissan Altima

Asked by May 02, 2018 at 03:18 PM about the 2004 Nissan Altima

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've had a Nissan Altima for about a
year now and at first I was having
problems with my belt keep coming off
I had the belt fix and after the belt my
alternator went bad and I have that
fixed and now my check engine light is
still on I know it has a brand new
battery I went to crank it up today it
crunk and it started to run hot and I
looked up under the hood there was a
hole in where you put the coolant I'm
confused what should I do now

1 Answer

4,300

The car is running hot because the coolant has been lost, escaping by the hole in the reservoir. Most probably, the check engine light came on to tell you that there is a problem with the cooling system. I tried to patch a coolant reservoir once and it didn't hold, had to replace it. Replace the one in the car and refill the engine with coolant, either full strength or 50/50. I prefer full strength, if you use it, check the owner's manual or directions on the product container for the amount of mixture required according to the capacity of your vehicle's radiator. Hope this will solve the overheating problem.

Your Answer:

Nissan Altima Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,570
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    1,090
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    830
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima
6 Great Deals out of 367 listings starting at $4,490
Used Honda Accord
33 Great Deals out of 1,640 listings starting at $2,671
Used Toyota Camry
29 Great Deals out of 2,122 listings starting at $2,995
Used Honda Civic
117 Great Deals out of 4,989 listings starting at $100
Used Nissan Sentra
60 Great Deals out of 1,896 listings starting at $3,495
Used Toyota Corolla
116 Great Deals out of 4,220 listings starting at $1,995
Used Hyundai Sonata
23 Great Deals out of 1,396 listings starting at $3,450
Used Chevrolet Malibu
42 Great Deals out of 1,981 listings starting at $1,195
Used Kia Optima
42 Great Deals out of 850 listings starting at $4,800
Used Chevrolet Impala
16 Great Deals out of 985 listings starting at $2,994
Used Hyundai Elantra
97 Great Deals out of 3,714 listings starting at $3,295

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Nissan Altima For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 195 listings starting at $18,994
2017 Nissan Altima For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 200 listings starting at $15,222
2016 Nissan Altima For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 95 listings starting at $12,988
2015 Nissan Altima For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 117 listings starting at $9,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.