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99 maxima check engine light

I took the car to the auto parts store for diagnostic check and it told me the mass airflow sensor and the noc sensor were the problem. they both have been replaced and the light is still on. Even the mechanic has no idea, the car runs good it is just really bothering me. It was having a problem with starting but so far its been starting right up after we got the starter fixed. what else could be the problem????

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    forget what they said, they are not automotive techs (if they were they wouldn't have that min, pay job) and should not be handing out any advice on changing parts that cost $100's, what are the codes you have..



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I must ask how long ago sense these parts have been replaced? If not too long ago, say less than 50, 70 miles it may not have reset the Computer  or whats called a (Drive cycle). If you must, disconect the battery, both cables for approx 30 mins. This will loose any codes, but also, you can not have the Emmissins checked untill a Drive cycle has been completed, if you get the light on again have it checked, this sometimes causes different codes to show, ones that where masked behind other problems. . 

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