Nissan Maxima 2000 Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Nissan Maxima 2000 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

Mid-90s Maxima still up to scratch?

Answered by CarsGuide 29 Jun 2015

Any car from the 1990s is really old and outdated, on safety, equipment and the risk of a mechanical failure. You would be far better served by coming as far as you can afford into the 2000s.

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Nissan Maxima TI

Answered by CarsGuide 4 Jan 2011

It seems to be temperature related, and sounds like an engine sensor is playing up, it could be a connection that's faulty. Have a mechanic, preferably a Nissan specialist check the sensors and their connections.

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Ask Smithy Xtra Warm Nissan Maxima conks out

Answered by CarsGuide 7 Dec 2010

The most likely culprit is the idle speed motor. Nissan service specialist Jerry Newman says he’s had to replace a number of them on customers’ cars he looks after.

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Transmission vamp

Answered by CarsGuide 29 Mar 2007

NISSAN specialist Jerry Newman says that, though Nissan doesn't include a transmission service in its service schedule, he would recommend having it done at about the mileage of your cars. The Maxima doesn't use synthetic transmission oil, so it's not a long-life oil, and oils do become contaminated with use over time.

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Best used-car sale

Answered by CarsGuide 26 Jan 2007

THE A33 Maxima is one of the best-performing used cars there is. It has a good record for reliability. With only 60,000km, the car you're considering also has low mileage.

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Take it to the maxima

Answered by CarsGuide 8 Dec 2006

THE Maxima is a very reliable car. Very little goes wrong with them if you maintain them well, as the car you are considering seems to have been. I wouldn't have a problem recommending the Maxima.

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