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My 2006 Nissan maxima pulled up the code P0780. I intended to change the valve body. Of what significance is it if my oil is black or brown?

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SOURCE: How do I replace an egr valve on my 2000 Nissan

When you pop open the hood, look at the side of the engine on your right (driver's side). Underneath all the air intake duct that connects to your air filter is the EGR valve. It may  have a grey plastic top with an electrical connector attached to it (this top is about an inch and a half to two inches in diameter), a middle section below this that is made from a silvery metal with two rubber hoses plugged into it, and below this a bottom section with a metal pipe maybe three quarters of an inch in diameter connected to it. The metal pipe curves around and goes back behind the engine. There are two bolts that the valve is mounted on. To remove the valve, first you have to get a bunch of hoses and stuff out of the way to expose it, then disconnect the hoses and electrical connector from the valve, then disconnect the metal pipe connected to the base, then remove the two nuts on the two bolts. There is a gasket between the EGR valve and the engine which you will have to replace. It cost less than two dollars, good luck and hope this helps. WHen installing just do everything on revers. If you not sure if you can recall how the hoses goes back, take picture with your cell phone as reference. 

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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SOURCE: maxima 2006 drive belt

First, keep this link which is to the diagram of the serpentine belt. It will be useful in knowing how to route th new belt...
http://www.gates.com/common/part_locator/view_diagram.cfm?id=S4003

Next, here's a link to a good video on how to replace a serpentine belt...
http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-inspect-and-replace-your-car-s-serpentine-belt-267229/

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 maxima no power to headlight

check fuses there is a left and right headlight fuse.

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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SOURCE: How do i install body welt (molding around driver's side door)

if youre talking about the rubber that seals the door to the car when its closed, you just push that ****** on, and it slides neatly into place. its pretty straightforward. Sometimes it can be a pain to get to stay in place, but after a few days, it shoul conform to the plastic interior panels and stay in place.

is that what you were talking about?

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

SOURCE: I am having problems finding the idle air control

It is always attached to the intake or throttle body in the one piece either below sticking to intake or is either at the throttle and is the only one with an electric plug on to it, on the Maxima 04 I know that it is s ingle piece with the throttle body.....and is held by 4 screws and the gasket most of the times can be reused....

Good luck.

Posted on Mar 15, 2010

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