'96 Maxima SE

Asked by May 11, 2009 at 11:15 PM about the 1996 Nissan Maxima SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

does the '96 Maxima SE have a timimg belt or a chain and if it's a chain, does it need to be replaced at any recommended interval?

2 Answers

105

its a timing chain and you could look at it but it may never have to be replaced being a chain in all and it has its own houseing

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
30

yes it has a chain and no it does not need replacing. there are no service time intervals on it .in less you can hear it making a lot of noise then i would replace the chain and all the sprockets and tensioner and water pump at the same time. if you keep the oil and filter change every 3000.miles and keep it serviced you can expected to get 300,000 miles on it ,i know i do all my own work on mine has 300,000 +and still running strong good luck

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • maxima 6 answers

    i have a 1990 nissan maxima i started it a few days ago and let it idle to warm up. it idled fine and ran fine until i pulled out onto the road. when it changed into second gear it just died so i pu...

    1990 Nissan Maxima SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • where is the EGr valve on the 2002 nissan Maxima 1 answer

    where is the EGR valve on a 2002 nissan Maxima

    2002 Nissan Maxima SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • '96 Maxima GXE--constantly turning off at low rpm(sometimes while moving) 18 answers

    has anyone had to deal with the problem in the past? im guessing its related to idle, or something with idle--idle air control? maybe something with vacuum pressure? the car likes to turn off when slo...

    1996 Nissan Maxima GXE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Nissan maxima se 1 answer

    Snow tires I was told only on the front of the vehicle. Is this correct information. A friend told me this could be dangerous,causing me to fishtail when turning on sket surfaces.

    2004 Nissan Maxima SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 maxima se...intake and exhaust? 9 answers

    just wanted advice on what to look at or into for intake and exhuast for my maxima

    2002 Nissan Maxima

    -

    Car Customization

Search Nissan Maxima Questions

Nissan Maxima Experts

#1 rtriel
rtriel
Reputation 570
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 530
#3 Cocohuate
Cocohuate
Reputation 410
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima
843 Great Deals out of 78,728 listings starting at $1,677
Used Honda Accord
716 Great Deals out of 87,004 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Camry
824 Great Deals out of 89,156 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Impala
511 Great Deals out of 29,109 listings starting at $1,100
Used Acura TL
238 Great Deals out of 6,941 listings starting at $900
Used Honda Civic
491 Great Deals out of 87,958 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Camaro
153 Great Deals out of 32,674 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series
964 Great Deals out of 33,361 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
362 Great Deals out of 46,831 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
826 Great Deals out of 81,056 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Maxima For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 15,178 listings starting at $18,300
2016 Nissan Maxima For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 2,265 listings starting at $17,491
2014 Nissan Maxima For Sale
90 Great Deals out of 2,543 listings starting at $10,995
2013 Nissan Maxima For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 1,265 listings starting at $9,495
2012 Nissan Maxima For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 783 listings starting at $7,889