Hello Everyone. I just bought a Nissan Altima 2002 for $3800 from a third party. Car is in a gud shape wid 109k miles on it. Before I goto a Garage or a dealer for Oil change, I just want to know what the other things I need to change/check. I am not huge in cars so all ur suggestions are appreciated and helpful. Please guide me. Thanks
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posted: Feb. 16, 2013 @ 11:00p
that's very good price you paid. Of course you alrady had an ASE mechnic checked it,right?
posted: Feb. 16, 2013 @ 11:15p
Unfortunately not. I drove the car and driven fine. It was a quick decision. So, now before I or anyone from my family goes on the road I wann make sure its not gona break down...My friend's uncle had that car so I assumed he is not gonna sell me something which is not safe..but I know I should ve thought all ths before buying.. But now Whats the next step..
posted: Feb. 16, 2013 @ 11:21p
I was and I am ready to spend a few hundred dollars for the needed things..So, need to know what r the things I need to tell the Mechanic..
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posted: Feb. 17, 2013 @ 12:24a
It's hard to say. Could be just an oil change, or could be a nightmare of things wearing out such as brakes, belts, tires, CV boots, leaks of all sorts, etc. 10 year old vehicles start having issues, no matter the brand.
posted: Feb. 17, 2013 @ 1:40a
Check the floorboards ... my cousin has a 2002 Altima and the outer layer is rusted out; supposedly it's pretty common on that vintage Altima (at least in the salt belt).
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