This Maxima was available with a 157 hp 117 kW , 3. Well I won't have to ever resolve another issue - I will never buy your car again! Second repair for same malfunction. It was just 4 years. Again, the Maxima's prime competitor was the similarly specified , which remained rear wheel drive. I took the car back to the same dealer for oil change and checking the engine light in August with less mileage than what the dealer stated. I drove it for couple of days if there will be an improvement.
With Nissan Maximas, an issue with the transmission can result in difficulty shifting gears. Summary Nissan North America, Inc. I drove there anyway, and had to grab a mechanic to see that my car thermostat was indeed pinned at hot. The current Maxima's design trades height and length for a sleeker styling, although the width has been increased slightly. Removed battery and returned it to Advance Auto Parts where it was tested and confirmed to be bad. Safety and crash data from and. Summary Nissan North America, Inc.
I am having transmission problems and after reading several forums on the internet, it seems as though I am not the only one with this problem. The sedans have independent rear suspension while the wagon has a leaf sprung live rear axle. It took 3 weeks to get repaired. To report a problem or fault to the AustralianCar. Online research showed this to be true, so went ahead with whole package.
It serves as Nissan's North American top front wheel drive sedan at Nissan dealerships. Air now blows nice and cold. What to look for when buying a used Nissan Maxima: When checking a used car, watch for leaks; coolant leaks are not uncommon. It was also available with the 2. This time we also replaced the battery.
The vehicle currently has 113,000 miles on it now. It received the smaller V6 engine so that it would comply with Japanese Government that tax larger vehicles. Symptoms have lessened, but not completely gone. Towed to shop, alternator replaced. It was developed from 1998 to 2002, with a March 2001 design freeze.
The vehicle is 82 pounds lighter than before, and it presents the revamped interior taking inspiration from aerospace. Completely drained and would not start - had to be jumped each time. Some improvement, but neither heater driver or passenger warms up properly in very cold conditions. Keep in mind, there are much much more, but these problems seem to come up the most with Nissan Maximas. Was original starter so I reckon 180k is great, with 1 brush change. While driving up a steep mountain road the car will not go over 20 mph.
Same thing happened when climbing hills, to the point where car would almost stop and put driver in danger of being struck from behind by traffic in the same lane. With the manual transmission 0—60 mph took 6. Many transmission-like problems such as 'unable to shift into higher gears' resulted from worn engine mounts triggering signals to prevent the vehicle from gaining higher speeds. Problem was low battery voltage on tire sending unit. The steering column would no longer go up when pushing the button.
The first generations come quite rarely, so we will not consider them, but the fourth is still somewhat popular. Screws were rusted and had to be drilled out. Original review: June 13, 2018 Great car. One of the biggest car manufacturers in the world and one of the biggest in Japan as well, Nissan creates and builds some of the most popular cars in the world. Nissan original parts are the best fit for this vehicle; using cheap aftermarket parts can lead to problems. Brought to dealership, was told screw didn't puncture tire, no leak found. Most of the issues involved the transmission of the cars.