Nissan Maxima Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Maxima ProblemsDrivability Concerns Due to Corroded Ground Inside the Mass Air Flow Sensor
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. Diagnosing this can be difficult because it won't always illuminate the Check Engine Light.
The crankshaft angle sensor may stop functioning. Failure of the sensor may cause an inability to regulate the engine's timing, causing the car to drive poorly or fail to start.
Nissan Maxima QuestionsHow do I determine transmission slip and identify leak? (1 answer)
I am fairly certain my transmission is slipping... spent a week at auto shop, who said 'nothing is wrong with the transmission'. Had a shredded belt replaced & an interior air filter. Mechanics said that I have a wheel-bearing on back left that is going to need to be replaced and that...
It smells like it's not mixing the right amount of air & gas
while driving sometimes the car skips or jerks.
Nissan Maxima RecallsBrake Fluid Leaks
Brake fluid may leak from the anti-lock brake actuator pump onto an internal circuit board. This can cause a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the ABS actuator and replace it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The occupant classification system may not appropriately detect an occupant in the passenger front seat, and as a result may not power the passenger frontal air bag for deployment in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the air bag control unit and occupant classification system electronic control unit in some vehicles, replacing the occupant classification system electronic control unit additionally in other vehicles free of charge to resolve the concern.
The anti-lock brake system actuator may have a damaged o-ring that may result in a lack of brake fluid pressure control. This can result in extended stopping distances when braking, or erratic operation of the anti-lock brake system or vehicle dynamic control system. Dealers will inspect and replace the anti-lock brake system actuator as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.