So if you have electronic engine mount, disconnect the connectors and check the engine response. I told the rep i would stop by tomorrow to pick it up. He asked me let's do a diagnostic and see. Safety: Antilock brakes are standard; traction control is optional. Hope you solve the electrical issues--let me know. Up until now, the car was running fine. The only downside is the plastic connectors in the engine bay are getting old an brittle, but so far I have been able to replace them with parts from Amazon or Autozone.
I can't believe there isn't a recall on something so dangerous. In any event, I would like to hear your opinion as to whether you think it's the crankshaft position sensor and do you think I need to take it to Nissan to get this replaced. I am not buying that and I am going with the reprogramming of the keys and remotes as you suggested. I then started to do research online and found this forum. That bought me a little power back.
Hope this works for someone else. My fear now is that simply putting it back in and powering it up will give the same result and damage the unit once again. Read our illustrated for more tips on what to look for. Overhauling them is almost an impossibility. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and they stated that the coil ignition failed. He was quite and I said, i here is alot of 2000 max with issues, i did research and i want to start here. Catalytic Converter Bank 2 Common problem.
Have someone tap on the starter while you turn the key to start. The dinging is caused by a defective micro switch in the ignition switch. Engine had misfired between 10-02-06 and 10-23-06 and had exhibited extended cranking time for approximately 1 month before. Steep grades and moderate to hard acceleration are the worst. I've had the car for nearly 3 years and have put nothing but Premium unleaded in the car except for 1 tank my brother borrowed the car.
The car handles well and the suspension feels sporty, not your typical sedan play in the wheel. One year ago, the engine warning light illuminated on the instrument control panel. Its now 10 years old and still has all it power and eveything. I went to the net looking for answers and found this forum and read what was here and a couple other places. A used is not a bad choice if you like sporty handling. This is a lot of money to most of us trying to raise a family and do not have that type of money.
He said this is the problem and I'm afraid it is expensive. If I kept the accelerator to the floor the engine would jump to 5500 rpm and just hang there not gaining any speed nor shifting. Even high beams are so dim that they are unsafe. I am hoping that this letter among others will further convince Nissan to do something about this problem considering it seems to be a defect in these cars thank you very much. That way you are only paying 1 hour of labor.
The stock Mass Air Flow sensor on the 2000 Nissan Maxima is very prone to failure if in undesirable conditions. I guess I'll wait till I'm stranded somewhere and then change it. Doing research, found hundreds if not thousands of cases where the 2000 Maxima had ignition coil failure anywhere from 18K to 90K miles. Lets say that it is 80 degrees outside, If I set the automatic termostat to 65 degrees it does its job by blowing cold air with the fan all the way up. It has just passed 300,000 miles and is still running great except for the wear and tear look of a 300,000 mile vehicle. For all these years and miles! Overall great value and performance, this car hooked my family on Nissan for years to come.
. I used t drive around for my work and used this car as my work car and everyday driver car. In my years of experience as a garage owner there is nothing older than an old Maxima as I have worked on many. I did not take mine to any dealer becasue my confidence in them is close to a back yard mechanic. Nissan has improved the design in newer models. The structural support also supports the engine. The front motor mount isn't attached to anything.