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The video above shows to check the coolant hoses in your 1998 Nissan Altima. The coolant hoses (radiator hoses) carry engine coolant through your engine and will eventually wear out. You can avoid getting stranded by identifying signs of extreme wear before they break. In 1998 Altimas with the 2.4 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine, but it can also leak from the reservoir or from the hoses. Look for cracks in the hoses and analyze the brittleness or squishiness of the hoses in your Altima - if the hoses are hard to squeeze or squeeze very easily, it's time to replace them. The video above shows you where coolant hoses on your 1998 Altima GXE are located and the steps needed to analyze them.
Never attempt to replace a hose that is connected to your air conditioner - these hoses contain refrigerant that is under pressure and can blind you. AC problems are always best left to your professional mechanic.
Minor transmission fluid leaks can often be fixed with the right sealant - see how to do this1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
Many cars will burn or leak a little bit of oil. Over time, this adds up and you might need to add some - learn how to here!1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
See how to seal up minor power steering fluid leaks1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
Avoid tickets and accidents with both working headlights! New bulbs are much brighter too1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L 4 Cyl.