On the highway, passing response is more or less immediate, with virtually none of the delay it sometimes takes for conventional automatics to find a lower gear. The Inside Tall drivers may find the Maxima cramped, as the standard power driver's seat offers limited travel. Remove air cleaner to electronic throttle control actuator tube, air cleaner case upper , with mass air flow sensor attached. Once at this speed, I attempt to accelerate and all that happens is the rpms rev way up but it seems to be stuck at 40mph. Remove it and replace it with a new one, clean all old gasket material from the trans and the pan, and then reinstall the pan. I suspect the next generation may come through on that.
Remove support bearing bolts using power tool, and pull righthand drive shaft from transaxle using suitable tool as shown. How does the Maxima compare? I'm in Virginia by the way and I am the original owner. Remove the cotter pin and wheel bearing lock nut using power tool. Several details — like the indented grille and slicked-back headlights — mimic those on Nissan's other cars, many of whic. The tachometer needle simply jumps to 3,500 rpm or higher, and off you go. I brought the car to Nissan dealership and they acknowledged the problem, diagnosed it as an internnal transmission problem, and since its under factory warranty, put a new transmission in it at no cost to me.
If you test drive a Maxima, pay close attention to the transmission's behavior as you approach stop signs and red lights. Head restraints come in all but the middle rear seat and offer ample height adjustment. Disconnect the connecting rod from the front strut using power tool. Ok, I have been reading all of the threads and no one comes back and says what the fix was. What they do is disconnect the cooling lines from the transmission and connect them to the transfer machine. If i put it to the floor the car red lines and will lurch forward and slow down and lurch again and slow down. First is a power flush.
I am going to print this thread and bring it in with me after memorial day weekend. The could also use some work, as most functions rely on a hyper-sensitive joystick below the 7-inch screen. Once the pan is reinstalled, then you will refill the fluid. At just less than 195 inches from bumper to bumper, the Maxima is nearly 5 inches longer than Nissan's smaller Altima, but it isn't quite as big as its full-size competitors. I turned around and told the mechanic that there was a problem and he said all he did was change the oil. It gives the car a boxier face, though the rear remains as bulbous as ever. Still waiting to hear back since that was this morning.
Then support the engine from the engine slingers using suitable tool. Several details — like the indented grille and slicked-back headlights — mimic those on Nissan's other cars, many of which have been redesigned this year. I cannot think of any way an oil change could cause this unless the guy is three fries short of a happy meal and drained the transmission of it's fluid instead of the engine oil. Send Kelsey an Hide full review. It isn't quite as roomy as they are, it suffers from several design bungles and its side-impact crashworthiness could stand to improve — but on the whole, it's quite refined and engaging to drive.
I am a female and am feeling like they are giving me the run around and I would like a little knowledge about this problem so i could atleast understand what's going on. An optional rear center console, which converts the Maxima to a four-passenger car, eliminates the folding seat. In faster corners, the tends toward mild and moderate , and pavement grooves can quickly send the wheels skittering sideways — evidence that no matter what it used to be, today's Maxima is no sport sedan. Is it possible something happened during the oil change? Remove engine cover and undercover. Show full review Ever since the Altima became a midsize sedan with an optional V-6, experts have wondered why anyone would pay thousands more for the equally powerful, slightly larger Maxima. For now, the current car offers a high-quality — if somewhat flawed — cabin and engaging road manners. I turned around and brought it back and explained this to them.
So I'm assuming its a coincidence but a part of me feels like its not. That would point to what wheel sensor to look at first. Remove wheels and tires using power tool. The Maxima has it in spades. Thanks again for the reply! On my drive home I noticed that the car is doing the exact same thing I described. I own a 2007 Nissan maxima 3.
Remove push clips and engine undercover. Disconnect the lower ball joint from the steering knuckle using Tool as shown. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Maxima, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. But the rpms are very high. One is — the tendency in a powerful front-wheel-drive car to yank the steering wheel side to side during spirited acceleration. There is adequate legroom in back, though it's not nearly as commodious as in some full-size cars.
Remove the mounting bolts on the lower side of the steering gear. It makes 255 at 6,000 rpm and 252 pounds-feet of at 4,400 rpm. I am a female and am feeling like they are giving me the run around and I would like a little knowledge about this problem so i could atleast understand what's going on. Thank goodness you've got warranty for this. Lower transaxle while supporting it with a jack.