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89 Maxima clock and radio needs to be set

Clock and radio station memories need to be reset each time after start as if battery was disconnected. Battery is new.

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  • hag4s Sep 12, 2008

    Thanks, but it does not happen all the time. Any other ideas?

  • hag4s Sep 12, 2008

    Thanks, but it does not happen all the time. Any other ideas?

  • hag4s Sep 12, 2008

    The car is with my daughter at college. I'll be able to look at it early next month and I'll let you know what I find. Thanks for the help.

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You have a blown fuse for the memory for the radio & the clock.

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

  • Toyota Ed Sep 12, 2008

    Then look for a loose fuse in the fusebox. In the 80's, when the cars were shipped to the dealers, there was a fuse that we had to install at Pre-Delivery Service. The cars would get dead batteries travelling over on the boats, and Nissan added this fuse to keep the batteries from going dead. The clocks and the radio memories drain the battery. I still think that this is the problem, there really is nothing else in that circuit, unless you have changed the radio from the factory unit.

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