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I have replaced the Alternator. The Battery is good.
ill leave it locked and ill come back and find it with the windows down and unlocked
I was an idiot and broke my buddies 99 Maxima security key I really don't want to have to pay 180 bucks for another key and tow it to Nissan, he has a 98 Maxima is there any way to change a big mission system or to bypass the anti theft codes on his 99
Car is stuck on gear 5, the car is automatic.
I haven't noticed any problems.
The sound is coming from the driver side tire it a single CAM engine v6
The sound is coming from the driver side.
More than half the time I brake I hear this metal hit and "spring" (like the sound the metal spring that stops the door from hitting the wall makes when you flick it) then I hear what sound like a computer hum. Sometimes I hear the metal grind and I feel a shake in the pedals. What's odd is I had my brakes inspected by Sears... Just a minor check and they said my brakes were good. I paid 50 for nissan to check the noise and they said they didn't hear anything when they drove it.... I wouldn't want to spend money on brakes I don't need and to find out it's something else. Please help:)
Bought this car from a used lot (never again!)
The ac didn't work but heater does. They added freon. It worked for a couple of hours (had an 06 prior and the cold air of the 2004 wasn't as cold as my 06) then it blew out warm air... And it whistles. I took it back again and same thing. They added freon and said they "didn't know the problem". Said there was no leak. And they pretty much said they weren't going to help:( it's hot and I need my ac. What can be the issue? And around how much am I looking at? Thanks in advance
I had battery checked and it was fine the next day. The noise didn't happen that next day either. But the following day it returned and has remained. I tried to put my car on cruise control and it jumped off of it and forced me to use the pedal.
When it wants to
any help would be wonderful heres the story.
I have not so great credit becasue i havent ever gotten a lone in my life finally i get the score up high enough for a car lone of about 11k with pretty high intrest but im willing to do this to better my life and credit if i get a nice car.. so heres what happened so far..
I went to a used car dealership found the car i wanted with low miles 07 max with 85k miles ..looks pretty nice to the eye and drives like a nice car. prior to buying it i took it to a well known import car mechanic to have it looked at he found an oil leak "probally from the a hose" i didnt pay him except for 1 hour of his time since i was spendng more than i should on the car aready..
he also found that the ac is not very cold the lugnuts on the front wheels were stripped and needed all new bolts and a couple were missing compleatly the (!) light was on he said it is for tire pressure sensor this car has custome wheels and the correct pressure still has the light however.. a few minor things i would consider normal wear and tair a small skuff from bumping parking in sf not a bigdeal im willing to work with that since the car i found out has an extended warranty from nissan on the transmission 120kmiles... that the dealer ship i dont think knows about.. bodys in very nice shape long story short is i came back $100 lighter in the pocket but glad i spent the money...
I attempted to buy the car for a lower price so that i can get the repairs done myself from mechanics i know around town..
SOOO>.... the dealership assured me they would repair the ac and he oil leak and the everything else i wrote on the "DUE BILL i insisted on if i agreed they can have the repaired compleated under the terms of the contractual sale.. so i put on the Due bill this exactly
"Dealer is obligated to all oil repairs listed in mechanic checklist (the mechanics notes i paid 100 for ...)
install compleate set of ceramic break pads for all four wheels
change out broken breaklight bulb
replace all lugnuts and all lug studs for all four wheels
repair AC to normal working condition.
fanally My special note i hope helps me...
(BUYER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO VERIFY WITH OUTSIDE MECHANIC REGUARDING ACCURATE OEM GRADE REPAIR QUALITY AND NORMAL FUNCTIONALLITY)"
they signed it denoted the due bill in the main sale paperwork as well as the mechanics checklist.. in the article to refer to and of course i had a witness to the verble assurance and phisical signing of the documents ...
anyway i agreed if they gave me a loner for the couple days so i can continue working "driving around for my biz doing pickups and deliveries"

finally after 3 days they called me reporting that its finished so yesterday i returned to the place gave them the rental and took my car. they said it was a powerstearing leak and they repaired it.. they are wrong or lieing im sure of this ive been dealing with old used cars for awhile since i have been in the beater market most of my 28year old life now... so driving the 16 miles back to my home wheels feel like still not all nuts on there kinda feeling ac is very weak however its been recharged they reported.. it does work but its weak for sure...my 97 with 220k miles was nuch better on low than this one on max ac...
so the plan for today is what i want advise on Nissan dealership?
local mechanic ASE certified well known import guy?
nissan wants 140 an hour..
local probally 80-100
work time is prbally im guessing double what nissan predicts so 2 hours for compleate check of all systems..
finally check this out they were hesitant to give me the car since they say the car paperwork needs to be redone but the guy who did the orginal is off and will return tuesday so they wanted me to wait. i convinced them that i will come back and take care of what the hell ever they want then since the man on duty wouldnt do it for me then but with a little sales skills let me take the car ..
Mind you i have a bill of sale the yellow carbon copy transfer of vehicle form and approval letter from the lender

now what is the best course of action here i feel like i have some kind of hand on this transaction right??
Lose power climbing hill. The sputtering minimizes when increasing acceleration could this be caused by bad spark plugs? Havn't replaced plugs in 4 years
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