He said that the car had not been driven since then because he was still in the process of obtaining his driver license. I have to drive to get to work and to get the kids to school. An now the car just weakens by the day until eventually it wont start. Dale Aug 05, 2009 i would suggest you contact a dealer and tell them what happened they may tell you to bring it in and that may be a good idea when it comes to these computerized vehicles it's not always a good idea to disconnect the positive cable to check to see if the alternator is faulty it may have caused another problem doing so. I was told that nothing could be done because of the lapsed warranty.
This indicates that this is a common problem that Nissan is actually aware of. The engine compartment was sprayed off. Jan 30, 2010 If you have a new altenator and your battery is still dying, then you may have a short somewhere in the wiring. From your purchase to any questions you have after receiving your items, Car Keys Express is here for you. Sometimes the car won't move when attempting to accelerate.
While driving approximately 35 mph, the brakes began to fail and the contact was unable to shift gears. Investigation of the vehicle revealed an engine compartment fire. The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 1996 Nissan Maxima. Also of note was that the cooling fans were destroyed and one had fallen to the ground. But 8 days after, the car was on fire.
I am at the dealer at least once, sometimes twice a month. L believe that Nissan is aware of all of the manufacturing defects with the Maxima and by not responding hope that consumers will go ahead and pay for the repairs over and over again because they are afraid to drive an unsafe car. The car jerks backwards when reversing. There is a long hesitation before the car begins to drive after being put in gear to drive. I was told that a regional specialist would call me back within 24 hours. The battery would not hold a charge and the engine shut off.
And have most recently had to replace a brand new alternator because it, too, was defective. I remember these types of stories from work, alternator after alternator, found 2 things to be the problem, one is the connector to the alternator was defective, makes a poor connection and destroys the new alternator, the other is very poor quality rebuilds from Kragen, Auto Zone and the like, use a factory rebuild, they cost more but they are just as good as a new one. We recommend changing the battery in Nissans every 4 years. I have aftermarket headlights but i i didnt have any draining problems until 7 months after i had them installed. This warranty does not cover loss and we will need to receive the item back to investigate and ensure all future items from defects.
Now I feel like I purchased a lemon. The dealer stated that they replaced two wires under the driver's seat. I had had the brakes changed about a month before that, I knew that they were in good condition. Quality-Built, a division of Motorcar Parts of America, is an automotive aftermarket brand of professional-quality starters and alternators. The dealer also ordered a part for the steering column and replaced the battery. Oct 27, 2015 Just because they're new doesn't mean that they work. Any return may be subject to a 18% restocking fee.
I took my car to the dealer on September 18th because something weird going on with the brakes. How long between uses that the battery dies? Other 1996 Nissan Maxima Compatible Products. Most recently, I replaced the front and back brakes due to what I thought was normal wear and tear. I had a 1991 Nissan Maxima that I bought used with 173,000 miles on it. The car keeps making sudden violent jerking movements while driving creating a potential hazard for a car accident.
Have you tried removing a battery cable when you park it to see if that makes any difference? It will need to be referenced in order to fulfill the warranty. If you can't find it, call Nissan and they will give you the code for free. I asked what could be done about the hood. Nissan has diagnosed this problem. When this happens I have to pull over and restart the car.