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Dies on idle speed,not all the time but some times

Idle control valve ??

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Yeap, I would look in the area of IAC valve. However, be carefull. If your Maxima has A/T trans, than your car is set up with ECM (computer) controled engine mounts (electronic engine mounts, which move depending on engine load) to optimize vahicles performance. Those engine mounts seize up and BURN OUT the DRIVER in your ECM (computer) for the IAC circuit, resulting in car dying at times. So, if your car has A/T trans, check your engine mounts for operation with CONSULT2 (nissan based scanner). If mounts are OK, than I would look at the IAC valve and IAVL re-learn along with closed throttle position re-learn. Good luck.

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