A qualified tech they take courses on how to use the tester at Autozone should be able to diagnose your friends problem for free. Its our pleasure to help. Took vehicle to dealer who stated it was the alternater, not to use rear defogger because it may result in a vehicle fire, also dealer told consumer not to fix it because there was going to be a recall. Note the fans do not need to be removed to get at the altenator. I turned the car off and restated it at which time the car began smoking.
The consumer opened the hood and saw fire in middle of the alternator. Nissan needs to replace air bags at there cost. Vehicle was taken to the dealer, and mechanic replaced the alternator. The problems began when this alternator Drive works was not available at my local Advance Auto Parts store that is less than a half mile from my house. As far as the remanufactured alternator. Seeking information about 2000 Nissan Maxima Alternator Wiring Diagram? The wiring electrical connector also allows for the harness to be connected to the many electrical devices in the Nissan Maxima so that they can draw power from the alternator and run. The reason I am filing this is becuase, before the recall the car was fine.
Trust in the value of the parts you get from carpartsdiscount. Just dont forget to disconnect the battery pull the negative cable and youre set or you might get an unpleasant surprise working down there. Says diodes in alternator may have been damaged when built. Upon starting there was a terrible grinding noise. While fumbling around in the dark trying to hold the hood up and hold the flashlight I hooked my jumper cables up with positive on negative and visa Yes.
A battery in good condition should have 12. This causes problems at first start. If so do you think the alternator is part of the powertrain because the car is still under warranty. I even called the store that was 18 miles away just to verify that my order was correct, and no one said anything about the substitution until I got there and noticed it for myself. Check the wiring to the alternator and the wires from the battery going to the fusible links to see any wires are crossed and stripped. Do you really think it could be the alternator.
Our parts have an average production date of 3 months ago or less. The contact owns a 1998 Nissan Maxima. Tonite while i was driving i noticed the service engine soon light was very dimly lit in the dash. Consumer was told that the recall was warranted for 1 year. If the car died after being driven with the replacement alternater I would agree with ax, it just sounds like you got abad replacement.
Looks like the problem may still be with the replacement alternator as a low charging voltage can cause various controllers to behave erratically. You may have a new alternator but the output is marginal Ive seen this in refurbished ones. Now for 2 years my car makes a screaching noise when I turn it on for about 45 sec - which wakes up the whole neighborhood. My mechanichas checked it all out and he does not know what is going on. Then decided to turn engine off. The trunk release stopped working and as a result the trunk could only be opened with the key. Our Parts just fit right, and just work right every time.
Don't go too long without fixing your Wiring Electrical Connector. When I looked at mine, there was a bulbous-ended plastic covered screw-on wire , and a 3 wire bundle, where one was a plastic plug inserting into the alternator , another was screwed directly onto the alternator casing , and another was a thin wire with a square end looks like it would plug into something. Went to start 5 mins later and no go. Production Date: All parts we sell are factory fresh, are produced less than 1 year ago. I have seen one or two that when they wear begin to get a little off-center. It appears the range of defective alternators is larger than Nissan is willing to accept responsibility.
If you have some tools like sockets you can do it. A fully charged battery should read 12. I havent looked at it yet so im not even sure where it is. Here is the address for one in your town. I start the car and the woofer thuds a little then the amp shuts off. Sometimes the engine dies when driving so I have to put it in neutral and pull off to a side street. Now the battery alternator light and the brake light will not come on at start up and after the car set in my garage for 7 days it would not start because the battery was completely drained.
What if the 2nd alternator comes back overcharging again. AutozoneNapa About 200 and service extra. Given all the trouble that can be involved with fixing broken parts on your car or truck, let www. Its so strange that they keep dying. These alternators have died Just a question i have about my friend 95 maxima v6 he put a new alternator on it he got from autozone and a new battery. The part number applies to 04-08 maxima.
They also have a 5% discount until 15Jan09 so the price is 250. Hear from other customers via the 1,313 reviews on parts for your Nissan Maxima. Luckily it was still under warranty so we replaced it and the car was fine. I turned the car off and turned the key back to the on position just to check the dash lights and they were all bright like they should be. Was going to take pics and do a writeup but was way too angry to mess with pics. Ive been racking my brain trying to come up with what could discharge a battery like that and the only thing I can come up with is that I dont understand electronics Just to trow some more stuff out there since there doesn't seem to be much else going on in this thread. That's why they are preferred by more professional installers.