Symptoms of a faulty starter motor can be intermittent functioning of the starter, clicking with no function of the motor when the key is turned and dragging of the motor when trying.
Nissan altima starter location. The starter motor on the nissan altima is located on the front of the engine and can be changed from the top of the engine compartment. Seems like you might be able to replace from the top and/or feeding it. It is part of the intelligent power distribution module engine room.
This 2009 nissan altima 2.5l automatic was towed in with a no crank no start problem. I doubt any of you have needed to worry about the starter yet but if your wondering it's accessible from the top front after unclipping the front plastic cover and air intake. Did some quick tests on the starter wires to confirm a bad starter issu.