It seems like Nissan ought to recall the part and correct the issue. Ultimately this vehicle has been a sincere disappointment that needs to be returned to the dealer, however my dealer has gone out of business and the new dealer will not take the vehicle back because it is not their responsibility. Van looked at by the dealership, not problem could be found. I know the first time our throttle stuck, I cleaned it myself because the dealer wanted an ungodly price to do it. No damage to the motor. This has happened on two or more occasions. I have all of this documented in service receipts and paperwork.
With the key on, engine off you can back probe the eight pin connector on the passenger side valve cover of a V-6 engine and find a reference voltage in the 4 V range. No maintenance to throttle plate stated in owners manual. Yes Review Date: 11th June, 2008 My wife and I had a '99 for about 3 years. If I have cruise set at 65 and approach and intersection or object in the road or lower speed zone, and apply the brakes but then press the accelerator to continue at a lower speed 45 , the accelerator will go down on its own and the van will accelerate on its own till it hits the 65 mph that was originally set on the cruise. If you ignore a small coolant leak long enough, you will run out of coolant, which leads to an overheated engine and other serious, but highly avoidable, problems.
People just want them to pass state emissions inspection without dumping a lot of money into a car that won't last much longer. I had forgotten about this until now. Within a few months, I returned to Goodyear again with the same problem and they agreed to change all four tires. In this article will explain why it's worth your time to address the problem. Testing the Knock Sensor before Replacing It Maybe it's not a failed knock sensor? The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control with 39 problems.
A few things to note about coolant is that it is sweet tasting and highly toxic, so it can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. It is also very hard on my wife's neck; she has had a cervical discectomy and Fusion. I would be hard pressed to ever sell it. The Nissan Pathfinder and the Maxima are two automobiles that fit into this category. I consider this problem a safety issue as the vehicle lurches forward when sufficient pressure is applied to the petal that will override the stuck throttle.
It leaves little room for hands and tools. I've seen postings on the web from others who also state the same problem with this vehicle. He contacted the police and the fire departments. The problem has existed since the vehicle was new but the dealership said that they could not find a problem with it. The current and failure mileages were 78,000. I have kept up with all of the recommended servicing, including the timing belt at 90,000. Then, when it unsticks, the vehicle lurches forward faster than expected.
It was a little cheap feeling. This is a dangerous situation as when you do jam the pedal the car must accelerate quickly into traffic. Able to drive to my office job, hauls clients without truck-stigma. After 100,000 miles there was no mechanical problems with exception of a front boot that cracked. And thanks for reading Autoblog. Also, at the 30,000 mile maintenance, I was told that there was less than 10% left on front brakes. Throttle body started sticking after 60,000 miles.
Plus, you'll find relocation kits, technical tips and replacement parts that help you get the job done. We wish we could just show you the entire manual before you buy, but our publishing agreement with the auto manufactures prevents this. And maybe this is the right thing for your situation. We consider this a difficult repair even for experienced technicians. When you do this, you cut the original harness and splice in a replacement pigtail that attaches to the new location. Very versatile, great all around. I have test driven many other makes, and still find this one to be the best van overall.
Pain in the back side to replace. It is nothing, but trouble. I have always owned Nissan's 3maxima's, 2 stanza's 1 Quest and have referred over 20 people to buy Nissan's, but as far as a van goes I am very dissatisfied. A myriad of features inside keep children happy in the back seats and, when fitted with the optional second-row captain's chairs, it's a comfortable ride for a full load of adults. My disappointment in Nissan is: 1.
It occurs when the vehicle is stopped at a light, and I then try to accelerate. The problem was reported to Nissan who replied that it may not be on warranty, but when taken to the dealer and discussed, I had to pay the 50 dollar copay on a 54 dollar repair. No Review Date: 14th December, 2003 I have owned several Nissan's. She was scared because her grand children were in vehicle. Within a few months I returned to Goodyear with the same problem and they suggested that the vehicle weight may of been too much for the tires so he requested that I replace the performance tires on the vehicle with other tires.