Over heating !!!!!!! When AC on and highway speeds

Asked by Jun 10, 2016 at 06:26 PM about the 2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hey everyone. I really need someone who knows abouts
cars advise. I currently am driving a Nissan altima 2003 3.5
SE and it keeps over heating. The car overheats 3x faster
when the air conditioner is on. I've changed the thermostat.
And had the radiator checked out but still. Coolant
container or engine oil seem to be mixed . The air
conditioner works and the heat. The car goes into a neutral
state when it gets too hot.the slip Can anyone give me
some possiblities what could be going on? My check
engine light won't turn off  nor the slip light and two others
as well. I'm getting different answers from people. I have a
2 yr old that gets therapy 5 times a week and I really need
this fixed.  Please help ?

1 Answer

44,315

If you are getting coolant and oil mixed either in the engine or the coolant reservoir you likely have a head gasket issue or a cracked cylinder head. Is the car losing coolant?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Nissan Altima Questions

Nissan Altima Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,980
#2 Cassie Sapphire
Cassie Sapphire
Reputation 630
#3 putolile
putolile
Reputation 620
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima
269 Great Deals out of 26,544 listings starting at $1,990
Used Honda Accord
708 Great Deals out of 88,074 listings starting at $699
Used Toyota Camry
826 Great Deals out of 90,439 listings starting at $950
Used Honda Civic
518 Great Deals out of 88,834 listings starting at $1,499
Used Nissan Sentra
461 Great Deals out of 57,313 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota Corolla
698 Great Deals out of 72,724 listings starting at $600
Used Chevrolet Malibu
837 Great Deals out of 82,006 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Sonata
613 Great Deals out of 52,192 listings starting at $995
Used Kia Optima
410 Great Deals out of 30,608 listings starting at $2,800
Used Chevrolet Impala
513 Great Deals out of 29,230 listings starting at $995
Used Hyundai Elantra
473 Great Deals out of 53,068 listings starting at $1,699

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Altima For Sale
39,276 listings starting at $14,995
2016 Nissan Altima For Sale
93 Great Deals out of 9,133 listings starting at $11,499
2015 Nissan Altima For Sale
253 Great Deals out of 9,502 listings starting at $9,345
2014 Nissan Altima For Sale
262 Great Deals out of 7,724 listings starting at $4,900
2013 Nissan Altima For Sale
81 Great Deals out of 3,774 listings starting at $4,200