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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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VDC off
The engine computer will lose certain stored "adaptive" data when you disconnect the battery but that would not result in any significant "reduced power". This could be an electrical issue and it may also be that there were co-existing "engine...
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car starts sometimes and sometimes doesn't
Intermittent no starts can be the hardest problems to diagnose and the transmission issues would not cause the no start. You may have a sensor or fuel pump issue and should have systems tested by a mechanic like one from...
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How much does it cost to replace lifters in a 2010 Nissan maxima
The OEM lifters from Nissan, which are the recommended lifters, cost roughly $430 for the set of 24. The camshafts have to be removed from the cylinder head to access the valve lifters which makes it a 12 hour job...
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I have a 2009 Maxima is dead,have a replacement key and can't unlock it at all
Hi Gabriel. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm not quite clear on the issue you're having. If the key you currently have will not open the vehicle, then you'll need to call a locksmith to open the car or head...
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after my car been running for a while it jolts like it don't want to stop
In the majority of vehicles, engine idle speed is controlled by an idle control valve (ICV). The ICV valve can fail or a faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading...
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I have a 98 Nissan Maxima that won't start, it will crank, has fire and fuel,
The fact that the carb cleaner causes the engine to "run" means the air fuel ratio is off, probably lean. Is the fuel old or contaminated? If so, drain the tank, replace the fuel filter and clean the fuel system....
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Car starts and idles but idle fluctuates but the car stays on. After bringing the rpms up to 4-5K the car dies on deceleration.
Since you are getting different codes and engine is stalling you may have a sensor issue along with ignition issues like a defective coil or compression problem in cylinder number 5. I would suggest getting a mechanic like one from...
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Overheated and engine knock
If your car has almost a quarter million miles on it it is quite plausible that it needs an engine replacement, Especially if it has been overheated. While it's possible to damage an engine by driving it with too much...
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Q: Loss of power while driving
Based upon the symptoms you are describing, it sounds like you may have a faulty camshaft position sensor. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection timing. It gathers...
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I have an 05 Nissan Maxima with the obd2 port missing, how do I get an obd2 port installed?
Most of the time something such as this would likely need to be done at a local dealership. This is not a commonly replaced part and therefore most places will not have the tools and equipment required to install and...
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I have a 2001 Nissan Maxima wich I recently fixed from a clogged catalytic converter and when I have it in park and rev it makes a
If your old catalyst came apart it may have broke apart and pieces of it got into the muffler or exhaust pipe and can continue to rattle. You may have to tap on the entire exhaust to locate where it...
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Had alt & batt replaced on 2011 Maxima Nov '17, CVT trans replaced Dec '17. Car just died on me Jan '18 with batt light on. Why?
The battery light can come on for two reasons: 1) there is a fault with the battery/charging system; or 2) the engine has stalled and thus the alternator is not charging. All the warning lights, including the battery light, may...
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I’m trying to losen the crackshaft pulley on a 98 Nissan Maxima which way to I turn it to losen it?
Turn the bolt counterclockwise while using the Nissan special service tool (or equivalent) to securely hold the central portion of the balancer. Be sure not to hold the outer circumference of the balancer or the pulley as that will damage...
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Hubcap wheel bearing?
Hi Megan. Thanks for contacting us today. Hitting a curb can cause wheel bearing damage, but also damage to steering and suspension components. I would strongly recommend not driving the vehicle until a professional mechanic is able to complete an...
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There is green fluid that came pouring out from the bottom of my car up by the driver side tire. I have 2009 nissan Maxima.
Green fluid in most cases is going to be coolant. If the car is running you will usually notice some sharp smelling steam as well. Best to stop driving the car until you can locate and repair the leak. The...
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P0746 2008NISSAN Maxima 3.5SE - Pressure Control Solenoid 'A' Performance
The P0746 code will set if the PCM detects an irregularity in the electronic pressure control solenoid circuit. Typically, that means that the level of hydraulic pressure (in PSI) commanded or expected is not actually detected by the computer. That...
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security light blinking
The immobilizer may be preventing the engine from starting. If the security warning light is on constantly while you are trying to start the car, please refer to YourMechanic's immobilizer tutorial - suggestions for disabling. If you cannot disable the...
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My 2007 Maxima stalls and bucks mainly after takeoff. What can possibly be the issue?
Stalling is typically an engine related issue unless something very unusual like a torque converter malfunction is at issue. So, engine management and controls would be evaluated first in a diagnostic. Among the causes that would be considered are a...
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No crank no start this it’s ignition switch
Hi Jaclynn. Thanks for contacting us today. Based on what you're describing, it's quite possible that you have a damaged ignition switch or faulty ignition relay. To know for certain, an on-site inspection by a professional mechanic can help diagnose...
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I'm having problems with my blower motor on my 2012 Nissan Maxima.
There is no resistor in the circuit, at least not of the type that controls blower speed. Instead, the speed control in your vehicle relies on a digital signal delivered via pulse width modulation. And, in your application at least...

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