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#4016 of 4184 Slip & TCS light on and them Car starts to vibrate
Jul 14, 2009 (7:37 am)
We bought this 2001 Maxima from a dealer in Feb 09. Around a month or so back whenever we drive the car after starting it kinda vibrates initially and runs fine after a mile or so.A week back I was just turning my car back from the parking lot when the TCS and SLip lights went on and the car started to vibrate a bit while driving as if a tyre is punctured but it was not.The lights went off next day but the car started vibrating badly, I was told that probably the transmission is not reaching 2 of the 6 cylinders, it was taken to Nissan dealership and they have a bill of $900 for it.
Does anybody know what could be the problem?
After readin all these discussions it seems to me we have been charged way too much and for all you know the car may still be vibrating after the repair as I read on other forums this is a known problem with Nissan Maximas.
#4017 of 4184 Re: Slip & TCS light on and them Car starts to vibrate [carkt]
Jul 14, 2009 (8:22 am)
you probably have bad ignition coils...a very common prob in 5th gen max.
Get it taken care if else you will end up having to change pre-cat too
go to maxima.org and you can get more info
#4018 of 4184 Air Bag light indicator malfunction
Jul 17, 2009 (4:16 am)
My '99 Maxima SE Air Bag indicator light has been flashing for months. Does this mean either the air bag system has failed, or just a malfunctioning bulb?
In addition, my TCS and Slip lights came on a few weeks ago including the Service Engine indicator light. My understanding is if both lights are on they cancel out the TCS and Slip functions.
There are 120,000 miles on the speedometer. Are these malfunctions typical for older Maximas?
#4019 of 4184 Re: Air Bag light indicator malfunction [lauris]
Jul 17, 2009 (11:15 am)
I have an 01 Maxima. When the airbag light went on, it was indeed a malfunctioning airbag and had to be repaired, so I would get that checked out ASAP. I also had TCS and Slip lights come on, and that meant a failed ABS sensor, and once again, those functions were not working until the sensor was replaced. So you should get both of those checked out. By the way, those two replacements are the only out of ordinary repairs I've had to make so far, so it's not like things are malfunctioning left and right.
#4020 of 4184 Re: Air Bag light indicator malfunction [suydam]
Jul 19, 2009 (9:10 am)
Thanks for your reply, suydam. I'll check into having the airbag repaired. How much did this cost? Curious. Think I can replace the ABS sensor. Besides this, I've replaced 4 out of 6 ignition coils so far. The coils are a persistent problem w/ '99 Maximas. The coil issues started around 90K miles.
#4021 of 4184 window relay?
Jul 19, 2009 (9:43 am)
On My 91 Max the master window control on the driver door will not roll up the passenger windows anymore, can anyone confirm and help me locate a relay that would cause only this one symptom?
#4022 of 4184 Re: Air Bag light indicator malfunction [lauris]
Jul 19, 2009 (11:34 am)
I had to take it to the dealer, and I think is was around $500 (parts and labor). The passenger air bag module had to be replaced. As to the ABS sensor, both rear wheel sensors were the ones that had to be replaced. The front ones are fine. You can try cleaning off the brake dust first, though. Sometimes that works. I've been fortunate so far, no coil problems.
#4023 of 4184 Looking for an active forum
Jul 21, 2009 (8:27 pm)
I have a 1995 Maxima and looking for a second opinion (Techs here I hope).
I pulled the code from the CEL and it was 0102 meaning MAF, I installed a NEW one and it still wants to stall when turning or parking, any ideas what to look at next. I have no CEL yet, probably didn't drive far enough since replacing the MAF and clearing the code for a full drive cycle yet?
#4024 of 4184 1990 dash lights out
Jul 27, 2009 (12:43 am)
Hi...I just bought a 1990 nissan maxima se. When I turn the headlights on the dashlights do not come on, tried the dimmer and it didnt help. I checked the fuses under the dash and under the hood. Anybody have any ideas, also the cigarette lighter doesnt work, the clock doesnt come on, speedo lights dont come on. I noticed my tag lights arent on either but havent checked the bulbs yet. Can someone help please?
#4025 of 4184 Maxima 1997 engine truns off on stops and lights
Jul 28, 2009 (3:39 pm)
I have a 1997 Nissan maxima and the engine turns off today on every light and stop sign. Anybody can tell what is going on? I would appreciate it very much. Thank you.