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I just put a new clutch in a 1999 Nissan Maxima and now the speedometer does not work

I have never had problems with the speedometer. The mechanic says he hooked it up and is not aware of what the speedometer was doing before he installed the clutch. He doesn't accept responsibiity for the speedometer

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If it was working before you got the clutch replaced, it is most probably the mechanics fault. They may have broken a wire or cable or the speedo sensor as a result of not disconnecting it before trying to remove the transmission. You need to bring it to another mechanic to find the problem to see if it was a result of the clutch removal. Then you may be able to seek retribution from your original mechanic.

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Hes damaged the sensor on top of the diff unit ,on removing the gearbox he hasnt removed the right side driveshaft ,but left it hanging their to save time ,then on refitting the gearbox hes pushed the shaft in and wiggled the box to locate spigot shaft but in doing so has damaged the toothed ring inside .How do i know this because i have done it myself so print this off and take it back to the mechanic its his responsibility to put his mistake right ,its not a big job just take the suspension unit off and remove the shaft and then the sensor and then hook the toothed gear out and fit a new one then refit the shaft and suspension and refill the gearbox simple

Posted on Nov 16, 2013

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SOURCE: i have a 1999 nissan maxima with code P1320

This code is a crapshoot. There are two main things it could be and they are both expensive. There could be wire breakage in the engine harness. There is a thick harness coming out of engine bulkhead on the passenger/right side and it has a slight bend to it. With the engine idling grab that bend and give it a couple of twists and yanks. If the engine stumbles or misses that is the source of your troubles. If not, you more than likely need to replace the coils. Any one of the six coils could be causing the code so I recommend replacing all six at the same time. You could buy one coil for the front bank and one for the rear and swap it between cylinders to see which coil is causing the code. This is time consuming but cheaper.

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SOURCE: i hooked up a new radio in my 96 nissan maxima and get no sound.

Hook up the Amp Turn on Wire usually blue/white strip

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SOURCE: 2006 nissan maxima clutch problems

The problem is that the slave cylinder is right next to the front head of the engine-heat, heat and more heat!!! I put a piece of aluminum angle to curb the heat and installed a fan to blow right at the slave cylinder-PROBLEM SOLVED!!!

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