i dont drive this car i need a smog test-- but my car smell-- the exahaust smell like some thing burning -- im not sure if it alittle white smoke cos its been sitting for months are something eles-- how long should it take for white smoke to stop coming out the exhaust??? they say if it white smoke u have a blown head gasket i know that but my smoke dont smell sweet in i dont have yellow oil around my oil cap in oil is not mix in with my cool...
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Newest reported 1997 Nissan Maxima problems
The Check Engine Light may illuminate indicating a primary ignition signal fault. Many times the cause is an ignition coil(s) that has failed. The problem in the coil causes the spark energy to feedback through the wiring harness into the other coils. If this is not repaired, it can damage the other coils (blistering on the coils may be seen).
The rear spoiler (if equipped) may allow water to leak into the trunk and onto the trunk lock assembly. This could cause corrosion on the lock assembly leading to false "trunk open" signals to the body control module (BCM) and erroneous security alarm system activation.
code 325 piggy backs just about any other code when a failure occurs.
Nissan calls this a ghost code. It is a software glitch that has never been solved. In most cases, repair the primary code and the 325 does not return.
the only way this code is valid is if it is a stand alone code with no other issues.
If the power steering pump develops leaks, it can drip onto the lower control arm bushing causing the bushing to deteriorate. A knocking noise will be heard when driving over bumps and it may become more difficult to control the vehicle.