1999 Nissan Altma

Asked by Jun 19, 2014 at 09:11 PM about the 1999 Nissan Altima GXE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

If car overheats.  But will start up
alright.  Cohld it jist be valve cover
gasket?

4 Answers

74,085

If it is running hot more than likely head gasket not valve cover gasket.

1 people found this helpful.
74,085

Have you checked where the leak is,may be hose or water pump,radiator.

120

Your head gasket may have failed, or the head is cracked. The valve cover sits atop the head and will in no way cause overheating. The engine starts because the leak is not horrible YET. If you keep trying to drive the car, you will ruin the engine.

6,215

Remove the oil filler cap and see if it has a white gunk on it. If it does, you have a blown head gasket.

Your Answer

Altima

Looking for a Used Altima in your area?

CarGurus has 70,156 nationwide Altima listings starting at $1,495.

ZIP:

Nissan Altima Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,450
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    880
  • #3
    Cassie Sapphire
    Reputation
    770
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima
200 Great Deals out of 17,499 listings starting at $1,900
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry
761 Great Deals out of 70,900 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic
333 Great Deals out of 52,980 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Sentra
457 Great Deals out of 50,801 listings starting at $1,795
Used Toyota Corolla
571 Great Deals out of 66,738 listings starting at $1,449
Used Hyundai Sonata
365 Great Deals out of 49,687 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Malibu
480 Great Deals out of 49,315 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
397 Great Deals out of 25,595 listings starting at $799
Used Hyundai Elantra
423 Great Deals out of 48,041 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Nissan Altima For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 32,599 listings starting at $13,890
2017 Nissan Altima For Sale
129 Great Deals out of 9,238 listings starting at $10,950
2016 Nissan Altima For Sale
114 Great Deals out of 6,601 listings starting at $9,490
2015 Nissan Altima For Sale
245 Great Deals out of 9,513 listings starting at $5,999
2014 Nissan Altima For Sale
73 Great Deals out of 2,541 listings starting at $3,995

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.