"97"NISSAN MAXIMA

Asked by Sep 21, 2016 at 11:36 PM about the 1997 Nissan Maxima GLE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

BATTERY LIGHT AN BRAKE LIGHT
COMES ON I LOOSE POWER AFTER 4
OR 5DAYS HAD THE ALTERNATOR
CHECK & THE BATTERY  AUTO ZONE
SAID ALT WAS GOOD TOOK BATT TO
BE CHECKED THEY SAID BATT GOOD
ITS ALT SO AFTER LETTING BATT
CHARGE UP COMPLETELY PUT
ALTAN BATT BACK IN THE
BRAKE&BATTERY  LIGHT WENT OFF
STAYED THAT WAY FOR AWHILE NOW
ITS DOING IT AGAIN THERES A PLUG
THAT CONNECTS TO ALT SUMTHING
IN THE WIRE CAUSE I USE TO TAKE
THAT PLUG OUT AN TAPE UP THE
WIRE AN IT WOULD WORK BUT THAT
HAS STOPPED WORKING NOW
WITHOUT THE BATTERY CHARGER
HOOKED TO BATT IT STARTS AN
CUTS OFF NEED SUN HELP ANYBODY
NO WAT TO DO?

3 Answers

4,125

There's ur problem, that plug is what tells the alternator to start charging the battery, those wires are probably brittle and not making good contact. Need to replace that plug and probably a section of the wires from the plug

I WAS THINKING ABOUT THAT TOO IF I REPLACED THE ALT U THINK THAT WOULD HELP AS WELL OR JUST REPLACE THAT PLUG? 1ST WHERE WOULD I GO TO GET THA PLUG I WAS THUNKIN U PULL IT IM REALLY NOT TRYING TO SPEND TO MUCH $$

4,125

Well, trt if dealer will sell the plug by itself, they probably sell it as a complete harness and it'll be expensive. U can get it at Junkyard or rigup ur own by buying the connectors at Auto Parts store

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