1990 Nissan Maxima Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Nissan Maxima

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1990 Nissan Maxima Problems

Fuel Injectors May Leak and Cause Engine/Fuel Problems

The fuel injectors can develop leaks on some models, causing the engine to run poorly or to become less fuel efficient.

Engine performance problems due to crankshaft position sensor failure

The crankshaft position sensor can fail causing the engine to run poorly or it may crank but fail to start.



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1990 Nissan Maxima Questions

My car idles bad & it stumbles off what could be the problem (1 answer)

It smells like it's not mixing the right amount of air & gas

1986 Nissan Maxima, labor to replace complete steering rack (1 answer)

I have no lights or power but the car runs (1 answer)

I replaced the altenator it ran good than well driving my head lights shut off n I have no electrical power but the car is still running n all fuses are still good what can I do ??

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1990 Nissan Maxima Recalls

Nissan Recalls 1990-1994 Models Due to Problem with Fuel Filler Tube

Nissan has recalled 1990-1994 Maxima and 1990-1992 Stanza models because a mixture of mud and salt may get trapped between the fuel filler tube and wheel housing, which can cause corrosion. This can lead to fuel leakage and a possible fire. Also, the left rear seat belt retractor is mounted to the wheel housing, and in the event of significant corrosion, the mounting could fail in a vehicle crash. Dealers will inspect these vehicles and corrective action will be taken depending upon the extent of the corrosion.

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1990 Nissan Maxima Reviews

I have been very pleased with my Maxima. Bought this car over 21 years ago as a pre owned certified never had one mechanical problem with nothing. I've replaced couple things but minor only the car has original tranny/engine at now 250,000 never once I did have it in the shop for nothing. I am looking for a 2016 Maxima as new replacement hope it be like my 1990 Maxima as well loving this car.
funny the people complaining, every car has problems at some stage. they dont go forever if you dont look after them. Iv had my maxima a year now and loving it its a 1990 model an only minor problems like hose's (i think the ones going are originals) these cars cant be killed the way i see it, and iv been told by heaps of mechanics an others the engine will outlast the body of the car. they don...

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