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I have a 2002 Nissan Altima with 38,000 miles on it, and had problems starting. Took it to the local Nissan dealer and they say it's the mass air flow meter, and they want to charge me over $500 for the part alone, plus another $200+ for labor. I think that's outrageous, since others sell the same part for $225. Is it feasible for me to buy the part myself and replace it? I have rebuilt engines in the past, but I don't have any of the fancy computer gear.

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  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    you need to replace 2 sensors

  • roycroberts Mar 05, 2009

    Turns over but won't start when cold. Sounds like no fuel. when it does finally start (when things warm up) runs fine. Cold is around 35 or below F. Tried the directions in owners manual to hold 1/3 throttle but would fire one cyl one or two times in ten seconds and still not start.

  • dougrose Mar 23, 2009

    i have a 02 altima it will start then after you let it cool down it want start,but after a few hrs or a day or so it starts,my fuel pressure is fine,its firing,injectors are noiding, when it does start it misses badly for about 15 seconds then smooths out but today it want start at all it tries but want. i have read several recalls for this car for crank,cam sensor,replacement,also computor reprograming

  • dougrose Mar 23, 2009

    i have a 02 altima it will start then after you let it cool down it want start,but after a few hrs or a day or so it starts,my fuel pressure is fine,its firing,injectors are noiding, when it does start it misses badly for about 15 seconds then smooths out but today it want start at all it tries but want. i have read several recalls for this car for crank,cam sensor,replacement,also computor reprograming

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Yes it is easy to replace let me know if you need assistance on how to replace.

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