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#98 of 4184 engine stalling problem
Mar 08, 2001 (6:33 pm)
Have a 1993 Nissan Maxima that is having intermittent stalling problems. Car starts okay in Park or neutral and when you put it into gear, either reverse or drive it stalls. Doesn't always do this and some times will run for days without any problems. Usually happens when the car is cold and has been sitting for a while. Have had to dealer and they can't get it to act up. Has anyone experienced this same problem. Fuel pump seems okay and have put in new fuel filter. Does it sound like an electrical problem as some times car won't start and if you move the transmission gear shift around the car starts okay.
#99 of 4184 2000 maxima gas mileage problem
Mar 10, 2001 (4:04 pm)
I bought my 2k SE about a year ago and i have noticed that my mileage is decreasing by the tank. I average about 18 miles per gallon. This doesn't seem right. Does anyone else have this problem or know a solution? My dealer does not what it is. Please help.
#100 of 4184 Power antenna problem
Mar 11, 2001 (1:41 pm)
The Power antenna system of my old maxima went wrong a few days ago. It will stop before extending completely and make noise for a while. If it extends out normally, then it will not retract. The mast looks a little bit deformed.
Is it possible to replace the mast and/or nylon strip without replace the motor? Where can I find those components?
#101 of 4184 re: Power antenna problem
Mar 11, 2001 (1:54 pm)
You can buy just the antenna and nylon strip at a Nissan dealer. The part is called the Antenna Mast.
#102 of 4184 re:#94 Stalling problem
Mar 12, 2001 (5:44 pm)
I own a 93 maxima and I had the same problems. had it hooked up to a computer by a mechanic and he couldn't find anything. I finally found someone to find the problem. It turned out to be a bad fuel inject or and that made the O2 sensor go bad as well.
#103 of 4184 Starting Problems 96 Maxima
Mar 14, 2001 (12:21 pm)
My neighbor owns a 96 Nissan Maxima that will not start after being left to sit for 24 hours or more. This does not happen every time, but enough that she has bought 4 batteries in the last eight months. The car does not turn over, just like the battery was dead, but I don't think that is the problem. Any suggestions?
#104 of 4184 Rust never sleeps
Mar 14, 2001 (3:18 pm)
Oh boy! I just bought a 2001 GXE Feb. 9 and on
March 11 I found little bits of rust all over the
area where the trunk hood fits in and across the
rear bumper. I tried rubbing them out with a chamois cloth, but some spots were really tough.
So, I took it to the dealer and the service manager said it was from the metal shards that were left over from where they drilled the holes to install the rear spoiler. He said it was probably a one-time thing and that they could buff out the rust
and then wax the area.
A lot of the rust came out, but some of it didn't and I am so bummed out. I bought a new car so I didn't have to deal with rust for a few years. The service manager said I should probably keep this area waxed. This irritates me because I don't really have the time or the energy to keep up with this. It's a new car--I don't want to have to deal with this.
Has anyone ever experienced such a thing?
Maybe the rust is really a one-time occurance, but
it just seems bizarre to me.
Any thoughts or feedback would be greatly appreciated.
#105 of 4184 Automatic Transmission refused to go to O/T
Mar 15, 2001 (8:42 pm)
I have a 87 SE and a 91 GXE both with automatic transmission. The transmission in both cars refused to shift to overdrive until the car is traveled for 3-4 miles at highway speed during the winter here in MN. Anybody experienced the same problem? This problem does not occur to all the other vehicles that I owned.
#106 of 4184 re: Automatic Transmission refused to go to O/T
Mar 16, 2001 (7:23 am)
This is how the Nissans are designed. (We've have/had Maximas: 87, 88, 90 & 91 Stanza) The revs are held higher, by not shifting into O/D, to warm the engine up faster. This does, however, really hurt gas milage on shorter trips when it's cold outside.
Mar 16, 2001 (10:53 am)
The rust may be transportation damage from a railcar. You could have a body shop look at it, they would know. If the body shop says it is transportation related, you should have the dealer repaint it or keep buffing it to get it right. Maybe they just aren't trying hard enough.