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2000 Nissan Maxima Problems

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Most Common 2000 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 fee...
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 becom...
The idle speed control motor may fail and possibly damage the engine's engine control unit.
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0 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Brakes Problems

0 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Drive Train Problems

1 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Electrical & Lights Problem

One or more wires in the engine wiring harness may break at the harness bend near the right strut tower. Symptoms include: Check Engine Light illumination, rough idle, drivability problems, and/or ...

6 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Engine 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 fee...
The idle speed control motor may fail and possibly damage the engine's engine control unit.
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...

3 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Oxygen sensor failures are common due to fluid leaks from the power steering pump. The power steering pump typically leaks directly onto the sensor and causes the wiring to fail. If the leaks are n...
The EGR valve can become clogged with carbon, which causes the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The valve needs to be removed and the system cleaned.
Software/programming updates to the Engine Control Module (ECM) are available to help solve some issues with Check Engine light illumination.

0 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

1 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Maintenance Problem

0 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Suspension & Steering Problem

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 becom...

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Known 2000 Nissan Maxima Problems & Complaints

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 becom...
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...
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 fee...
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.
One or more wires in the engine wiring harness may break at the harness bend near the right strut tower. Symptoms include: Check Engine Light illumination, rough idle, drivability problems, and/or ...
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 EGR valve can become clogged with carbon, which causes the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The valve needs to be removed and the system cleaned.
Software/programming updates to the Engine Control Module (ECM) are available to help solve some issues with Check Engine light illumination.
Oxygen sensor failures are common due to fluid leaks from the power steering pump. The power steering pump typically leaks directly onto the sensor and causes the wiring to fail. If the leaks are n...
The thermostat may become stuck closed, causing an overheating condition. Replacement of the thermostat will be required to correct this concern.
The idle speed control motor may fail and possibly damage the engine's engine control unit.
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