Question about 2000 Nissan Maxima
More than likely, the culprit will be one of the ignition coils located on top of your spark plug. each plug has it's own coil and can be changed individually. Be prepared to change out multiple coils, especially if it's hard to get to it. You won't want to replace another one later when you already had access. You can expect to pay anywhere from $80 - $150 for one coil. While your at it, you may as well get some spark plugs and replace those too. No sense having to take everything apart again to fix a worn or faulty plug!
Posted on Jul 06, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
2000 maxima is filled with R134, not freon. You don't need retro fit kit. Get couple of cans of R134 and pump it into the low side valve /small fiting, while A/C compressor is engaged. If your compressor is not coming on, jump the low side pressure switch to make the compressor come on and than the R134 will get sucked in to your system through the low side line. The proper way to do this is to put a/c system under vaccum for 15 minutes at least and watch for leak/gauges coming/loosing vaccum. Than pump R134 into the HIGH side valve with engine OFF.
Posted on Jul 17, 2008
SOURCE: error code P0340
lionelloopho: P0340 is a Cylinder signal not getting to the ECM, momentarily while the engine is being cranked.
According to Nissan's diagnostic chart, the recommend checking the following: Harness connectors for the cam positioning sensor,
The sensor it self, The starter, for excessive draw.
The battery for weakness.
Nissan did have a service bulletin out on hard cranking problems.
The symptoms include difficult starting ans spark knock (very sharp rattling sound)
The bulletin reference number is: NTB95-090 You can check with Nissan because the solution warrants the replacement of the ECM.
You may have to tell a little white lie and tell them you have been living with the problem for quite a while because no one has been able to solve the problem and you have just now heard of this bulletin.
Good Luck and let me know how you make out, I'm pretty sure this is the solution.
Posted on Apr 20, 2009
the dash voltage egulator probably went bad. First,check the battery & make sure you have 12 volts,not running. Check it again running & you should see about 14.5 volts. If that's good,I'd replace the guage assembly.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
I would check that spark plug, and have that coil checked or replaced. Also check for any vacuum hose leaks in the area of the cylinder.
Posted on May 12, 2010
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