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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Nissan Maxima
The Maxima is one of the most popular vehicles from Nissan, and they’ve been hitting it out of the park in recent years. The 2012 Nissan Maxima is a fantastic, practical vehicle that...

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I have to replace my IAC valve myself but don't know how to go about it.
Hi there. You will need the basic hand tools to remove engine accessories to access the IAC (Idle Air Control) Valve. The valve is located on the throttle body and is held on with either Allen head screws or Torx...
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I have failed smog 2 times this past year (2016) for high NOx at low speeds but passed at higher speeds.
Hi there. The issue that you are having is the purge valve on the fuel system is not functioning correctly and needs check and possibly replaced. The code P0600 is referring that the dash is not communicating to the ECM...
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Can you help? My car stopped starting.
Hi there. Check the spark plugs and wires to see if the engine is getting any spark to the cylinders. If there is no spark and the spark plugs are white in color, then I recommend replacing the spark plugs...
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A shop in another state replaced leaking gas tank from a junkyard and it cost me $800. I'm still having issues.
Hi there. The issue could be the vent valve on the fuel tank. The valve is designed to let out air but not fuel. The hose to the valve could have came off and caused the valve to crack or...
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key fob not bring recognized.
Hi there. You will have to reprogram the key fob to your vehicle to allow the chip in the key fob to be recognized in the security immobilizer system. Click here to reprogram the key fob. If you need further...
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Vibration over 65mph
The balance does not start until you are above 65 mph is going to be an imbalance in the tires and rims. The fact that you say you bent the rims and are still using the same tires and rims...
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Heating problem
Common causes of no cabin heat include malfunctioning blend door(s) (part of the in-dash ventilation network), a faulty or stuck heater control valve, a plugged heater core, stuck open engine cooling thermostat, collapsed hoses, and low coolant level. The cost...
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Broken wire right at connector to evaporative vent solenoid. Need t know where to find new connector to splice in.
Hi there. You could purchase an entire wiring harness and change out the pigtail or you could visit a salvage yard to find the pigtail that you are looking for. If you need further assistance with your electrical system, then...
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I have a 1997 Nissan Maxima GLE and I have no presser on my clutch pedal. If you pump it by hand real fast it will hold presser for a short time.
Hi there. The issue is the clutch master cylinder has an issue with the internal seals and is causing the brake fluid to slosh around in the chamber. I recommend replacing the clutch master cylinder. If you need further assistance...
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Losing power when i mash gas petal runs ruff
Hello, This may be a problem with fuel pressure or potentially a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor....
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the electrical system on my nissan maxima pulsates why does it do this
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically when you have issues with the entire electrical system, there is an issue with the charging system. You will want to look into having your alternator and you battery testing. Also make sure...
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My car won't properly speed in the first gear
This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors such...
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I recently replaced the starter and now my check engine light is on in my 1999 Nissan Maxima
Hello. The starter should not have anything to do with the check engine light. Since the check engine light is on I would scan the computer for codes. I am assuming that the engine has a serious misfire, which can...
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Clicking Sound
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid or potentially a weak battery.Generally, a weak battery will produce a rapid clicking sound when turning the key if it is too weak to turn the motor over. A faulty...
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Excessive smoke releases from the tailpipe after ticking noise
Hi there. In some cases, if too much oil is placed in the motor, "oil blow by" will escape past piston rings; but as the mechanic stated, it typically would only last a few days. But, if they drained the...
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Disable or bypass factory security system
To temporarily override the system, see these instructions. A permanent bypass requires re-engineering the system because engine immobilizers these days rely on multiple electronic modules and chips, the very removal or modification of any one of which, or reconfiguration, will...
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This is Luis from Mesa, AZ. I have a 2000 Maxima. Temp gauge rises when coolant level is normal, but when level drops, gauge reads
Hello Luis, thank you for writing in. If the vehicle is leaking coolant, and you are seeing white smoke or steam from the exhaust, then your engine is consuming the coolant. This happens when your head gasket allows coolant to...
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Gear stuck on park. Brake lights dont turn on. Brake light switch has been changed the problem still remains.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having a connection issue somewhere around the switch. Since you have a voltmeter or test light, you will want to test for power leading up to the fuses, and then...
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car has no power on inside and dosent crank when u touch hot wire on battery it sparks no lights no sound no c rank nothing
Hello, thank you for writing in. The starting system, and charging system are typically rather simple. There should be no other cause for the battery to spark, other than a bad connection. Completely disconnect the battery, and make sure its...
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Idling problem
Hi There, Depending on how long this condition lasts, you may have either a faulty or dirty idle air control valve or a problem with the enrichment process when the car starts up in colder weather. If the condition goes...

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