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1998 Nissan Maxima Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Nissan Maxima

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Nissan Maxima is between $361 and $441 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Nissan Maxima
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$401
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The ground inside mass air flow (MAF) sensor can corrode and possibly cause drivability problems. The corrosion is enough to affect the sensor data but not enough to create a trouble code. Diagnosi...
The crankshaft position sensor can fail causing the engine to run poorly or it may crank but fail to start.
The timing chain tensioner may bleed off oil pressure after the engine is shut down. This can cause a rattling noise when the engine is started cold and a revised timing chain tensioner and guide a...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, ONE OF THE DIODES USED IN THE ALTERNATOR MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED WHE...
Overall (5 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
March 28, 2011
1998 Nissan Maxima
What a vehicle. I bought this with 55K miles on it in 2001. It now has 345K miles. The engine runs great, burns no oil, and gets 25mpg consistently. I've changed a couple starters and both the rear...
December 22, 2010
1998 Nissan Maxima
This thing is an Abrams tank. I bought mine around 2000, had an Altima before for several years that was outstanding. I think my Maxima had around 40,000 miles at purchase. Now has over 183,000. I'...
October 28, 2010
1998 Nissan Maxima
I've had my car for 12 years and love it! So comfortable and reliable. Don't like the looks of the newer Maximas though.