2010 Nissan Maxima Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Nissan Maxima

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2010 Nissan Maxima Problems

Engine knock noise at idle

My 2011 Nissan Mixama is making a knocking noise while idling. I have taken it to 2 different dealer and they say it is normal. My wife has a 2011 Maxima and it dosen't make the noise hers have close to 6000 miles on it

AC Not Cold Due to Pressure Hose Leak

The AC system may blow warm air due to refrigerant loss caused by a leaking low pressure AC hose. These hoses commonly develop a leak at the hose crimp connection.

Camshaft Sensor Leaking Oil Into Connector

The Camshaft position sensor can leak oil into its electrical connector causing the Check Engine light to illuminate. The engine may also stall intermittently as a result.

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2010 Nissan Maxima Questions

My air compressor isn't getting power. I've check the fuses. What should I do? (1 answer)

My air compressor stopped working for the second time. Tested to see if it was getting power prior to buying a new compressor and it was. After installing the new compressor I found out that there wasn't any power going to the compressor.

When I start car and drive off I hear a bumping sound in front end then it stops (1 answer)

It only happens when the car has sat awhile after that it doesn't happen while driving.

why does car vibrate between 35 and 40 miles an hour (1 answer)

does seem to stop when I take my foot off the accelerator

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2010 Nissan Maxima Recalls

Nissan Recalls 2009-2010 Models Due to Front Strut Problems

Nissan has recalled 2009-2010 Altima and Maxima models because the upper front strut insulators may have been manufactured out of specification, which may cause the strut insulator to crack. If this happens, the strut rod may come out of its mounting position, which could affect vehicle stability and lead to a crash. Dealers will replace both left and right side front strut insulators free of charge.

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2010 Nissan Maxima Reviews

I have a LOVE-HATE relationship with this car. I bought it in March of 2013 - it had just come off a lease with 28K miles and it was absolutely pristine! This was my first NON-Ford or GM product, and, after reading stellar reviews about the 7th Gen Maximas, I had high hopes for my first ever Japanese label! Unfortunately, in very short order, I found myself experiencing more quality control ...

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