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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 22 reviews

Rock Solid And Running Fine After 16 Years by Franky_Gee_3
 — Love the handling, body is still tight with only a couple of tiny, occasional rattles, doesn't have any squeaks. Easy car to work on for the most part, and any maintenance you'd do is easy to look up ... Read More
1998 Maxima Se by Bill
 — It is SMOOTH and QUIET, even after 180k miles. It has been VERY reliable for things that are not considered regular wear service items (brakes, cv joints, etc) It's no rocket but it has decent torqu... Read More
Dave's Nissan Qx by David
 — Good performance, comfortable, handles well! Well built, only needed wiper blades for M.O.T. Washer pump had to be replaced, very cheap! Uses a lot of fuel, if driven hard.I try not to! Haven't had it... Read More

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Nissan Maxima Questions


I Have A 98 Nissan Maxima And The Blinker/marker Lights Next To The Headlig...

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Nissan 98 Maxima Dies After Running When Foot Comes Off Gas

Trying to narrow down actual Problem , Which is best way to test , Mass Air Flow , Idle Arm Control , or Throttle Position Sensor .None are Cheap

15 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

What Indicator Lights Are On When Starting

My son is considering buying a 1998 maxima tomorrow. When starting the car, there is no check engine light when all the other indicator lights briefly light. Isn't the engine light supposed to come ...

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Smiley Garcia

I Have To Turn My Key As Far Back As Humanly Possible To Start My Car... Wh...

i have a 98 nissan maxima. in order to start my car i have to turn the key further back than normal and hold it there a second. then its starts without a problem... any idea why or what i have to fi...

27 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Angel Brown

1998 Nissan Maximanew Battery, Car Won't Start..lights On Dash Light Up But...

1998 Nissan Maxima- New battery, car won't start..lights on dash light up but nothing else.. I also have a push button start because the ignition switch gave out about a year ago. What could be the pr...

77 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)