Question about 1996 Nissan Maxima
I have 1996 altima just repaced alternater now brake lights stay on im a girl can you tell me where it is so i can fix it
Posted on Jun 23, 2011
I just had the same problem and it was my alternator
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
I had this same problem last month! I checked my battery connectors and got rid of some corrosion on them, and the lights turned off. I thought that was the end of it until a week later they came on again and my car ultimately died. Turned out the alternator was gone and I had to put a new one in. No problems now!
Just a note, I have a 2001 Nissan Sentra. After the alternator was replaced, it took a few miles for the electric transmission to remember it's parameters - at first, I was flooring it and it would rev to 5k rpm but only go 25mph. By the end of a few miles, it was fine and shifting as normal.
Posted on Oct 01, 2008
Check your battery cables for being secure and you canas I told someone else, on similar problem...unhook the cable and let the car stay unhooked from battery for aprox.15 this is a manuel reset for older acuras that works, sometimes it could be bad relay sending flase signals to dash, when there really is no smoke or fire, to be running from.
Posted on Sep 07, 2008
The battery light is signaling the failure of the alternator. If the brake light that is lighting is for the ABS, the service voltage may be falling far enough to affect the ABS operation. (I once had the ABS LOCK my brakes because of an alternator failure.) If the brake light is the one related to the handbrake, then the two may not be related or the switch that detects whether the handbrake is released or not, may be failing.
Posted on Sep 07, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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