86 Nissan Maxima issues

Gerel Sirjuu

Asked by Apr 22, 2016 at 09:25 AM about the 1986 Nissan Maxima SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

86 maxima electrical issues will get battery
charged place battery back ride for a lil bit
and battery will be drained and then won't
crank over to start what could be the issue

5 Answers


Sounds like the alternator is not working to keep the battery charged. Should have the alternator checked out.

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Gerel Sirjuu

My thing with the alternator is I just replaced it not very long ago

Gerel Sirjuu

Was a remanufactured alternator shouldn't be kicking the can so soon but I'll have it tested


The battery can be an issue load test it, then use a volt ohm meter to check the Alternators output at the battery terminals 13.2-14.8 volts when the vehicle is running. Check all connections on the alternator, clean and tight? and also ALL ground / earth straps..


Yes, all of the above mentioned.

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