I just purchased a 2008 Nissan maxima last week, I drove it home (about 45 miles) and I had no issues. well I got home and couple hours I turne it on for 15min and all of a sudden there is smoke coming out of the engine, looks like it overheated. Any ideas on what it could be?

Asked by Dec 29, 2013 at 10:56 AM about the 2008 Nissan Maxima SL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers


Check all your fluid levels? Also did they give you any kind of warranty? Might be something simple like a busted hose but could be something more major. Inspect engine to fine out exactly where the smoke is coming from.

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ya...the tailpipe? damn, you'd KNOW if the mo-mo was cookin~

it'd smell like someone was makin' popcorn~

the Maxima is a superior vehicle...wanted to get a Maxima wagon...could haul my big acoustic bass...you need a wagon for this...my mini has put the brakes on my bass playing~

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