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P0335, P0726 Codes on 6thgen Nissan Maxima (Transmission Would Not Shift )

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 07/07/2018

Credit: Sparky's Answers This 2004 Nissan Maxima came in with the complaint that the transmission would not shift properly. The customer stated it felt like the transmission was starting in a high gear. I really did not want to work on this vehicle as the customer informed me that the…

6thgen Maxima Transmission Shifting Issue Fix

Relevance: 97%      Posted on: 02/10/2018

Member Credit: Sparky This 2004 Nissan Maxima came in with the complaint that the transmission would not shift properly. The customer stated it felt like the transmission was starting in a high gear. I really did not want to work on this vehicle as the customer informed me that the…

How to Get Rid of Annoying Free Play on Clutch

Relevance: 96%      Posted on: 01/22/2017

Member Credit: Jevon Gunning Tools Needed: 14MM This how-to is very straight-forward and will allow you to get rid of that annoying free play on your manual 6spd or 5spd Nissan Maxima. Make sure the car is not in gear and your eBrake is activated before attempting this. https://youtu.be/pwDtPOTZOQQ

How to Do 5AT Shifter Direction (Triptronic) Mod

Relevance: 76%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

Member Credit: Waz350GT So I decided on something a little easier with the same result. Just to remind everyone, this will make it: PULL BACK = Next Gear PUSH FORWARD = Previous Gear And the best part? It takes 15mins or less, uses $2 worth of connectors, and is totally reversible…

What does my Air Fuel Ratio (AFR) Mean?

Relevance: 73%      Posted on: 12/02/2017

Source Credit: SAFR Tool Air Fuel Ratio (AFR) is the ratio of air to fuel in an internal combustion engine. The AFR is an important measure for performance-tuning reasons. If exactly enough air is provided to completely burn all of the fuel, the ratio is known as the stoichiometric mixture…

How to Install Stillen Underdrive Pulley on 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 67%      Posted on: 02/02/2018

Member Credit: Stillen Tools/Materials required: Assorted wrenches/sockets Pulley puller Pry Bar Torque wrench Anti-seize Factory repair manual New belts (Gates K070653) Notes: Please refer to the factory service manual for additional information on removal of additional items. Remove the crankshaft pulley as follows: Step 1. Disconnect the battery, raise the…

How to Drain and Refill Transmission Fluid on 6thgen Maxima & Altima SE-R

Relevance: 65%      Posted on: 01/20/2018

Member Credit: NAMEL355 Decided to take pictures as I changed the ATF in my 2005 Nissan Altima SE-R (Should be similar for 6th gen Maximas) since I couldn't really find any how to's prior to attempting my first ATF change using the Drain and Refill method. Usually people do 3 drain…

How to Remove Your IACV

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

Member Credit: Freeengineinfo Idle Air Control Valve Replacement Does your car idle rough or the speed cycle up and down. You probably have a bad idle air control valve. The only purpose of the idle air control valve is to keep the engine’s idle smooth. The engine’s computer gives the…

How to Change the Transmission Fluid (’02-’03 6-speeds only)

Relevance: 58%      Posted on: 02/06/2017

Member Credit: shift_ice Note: This how-to is for '02-'03 Maxima's with a 6-speed transmission. I ordered 3 quarts of Redline MT-90 Manual Transmission fluid from myoilshop. Their service was quick - I received the oil on 1-17. Redline MT-90 is a quality GL-4 fluid. Amsoil Series 2000 SAE 75W-90 Synthetic…

NISformance Breaks All Motor 1/4 Track Record – 11.75 @ 114 MPH

Relevance: 54%      Posted on: 10/08/2018

NISformance just broke the all motor 1/4 track record running 11.75 @ 114 MPH 1.8 60 ft. The event took place at Fayetteville Motorsports Park in North Carolina on October 7th, 2018. NISformance is just warming up and getting started. Below were the previous 1/4 record holders in order. Sandeep…

How to Replace seals on Vortech Supercharger Blower

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 08/18/2017

Member Credit: 99BlackMaxMS So upon installation of the kit, my car developed a small oil leak that turned worse as time passed. It started after installing the supercharger, so I tried everything possible. I replaced sandwich plate & fittings, feed line fitting and eventually after pulling the blower, I saw that…

How to Make Your Maxima Manumatic

Relevance: 46%      Posted on: 01/09/2017

Member Credit: Rob 1. General Overview If you can install a car alarm, you can install this kit. However, if you make a mistake, it may render your car undriveable. Please take your time and following all the test procedures listed in the installation guide. Disclaimer: Because this is a do…

5-Speed VLSD Rebuild on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

Member Credit: Viper Vadim This is not a guide by any means, just familiarizes you with what is involved. This is not a job for someone who doesn't have intermediate/advanced wrenching skills - so you've been warned. It took me a week to disassemble my first 5spd back in 2005,…

Installing an Unorthodox Racing Underdrive Pulley

Relevance: 44%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

Member Credit: Greg There has been some very uninformed and incorrect information going around the electronic Maxima community regarding use of the Unorthodox Racing Underdrive Pulley.  Some of the unsubstantiated comments I have heard are: "It will blow your crankshaft" "It will imbalance your motor" "It will make your idle…

Nissan Maxima / Infiniti i35 P0720 or P1574 Check Engine Code

Relevance: 41%      Posted on: 07/07/2018

Credit: Best PC Reviews If you have been driving on interstate for couple hours and then notice your transmission fails to switch a gear or if you got codes like P0720 or P1574, this article may be for you. Read full article. As I mentioned before, if you have been driving…

How to Replace Water Pump on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: 01/23/2018

Member Credit: Mishmosh Typically, the water pump will need to be removed due to the water pump failing or the water pump O-ring seals (2) failing with age. You may get coolant leaking from the weep hole toward the front of the engine with the inner seal failing. Some will…

How to Fix Power Door Lock Actuators

Relevance: 36%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

Member Credit: lanzer The power door lock on the front passenger side had been having trouble unlocking for months and it seemed to finally stopped working. The degrading performance is a good sign, meaning that it should to be the motor dying and not something like a gear mechanism problem, which…

How to Change the Transmission Fluid (’02-’03 6-speeds only) Version 2

Relevance: 35%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

Member Credit: Greg I might be going out on a limb classifying the changing of your manual transmission fluid as a "performance" modification, but considering how use of this stuff will improve your shifts in both cold and hot weather, the classification might not be that far off. I used…

Comprehensive 4thgen Maxima 5-Speed Transmission Rebuild

Relevance: 35%      Posted on: 12/25/2018

Member Credit: JtzMax Ok, first I need to mention that I will try to add more pictures, so there may be edits in the near future. Also, can a mod please PLEASE please make this a sticky! I spent a lot of time doing this to try to help others, so…

How to Install Rear View Backup Camera

Relevance: 31%      Posted on: 02/05/2017

Member Credit: Ichigo So it was spring cleaning at the stereo shop I work at part time and I noticed a box I know I had seen at least twenty times before but never read. Whoa its a Farenheit rear view camera. SNATCHED (with permission of course). I already have the…

How to Bleed your Maxima Brakes

Relevance: 30%      Posted on: 01/21/2017

Member Credit: shift_ice Over time the brake system can take on air as the effectiveness of the brake fluid decreases with age. Air can also enter the system from a leaky brake hose, a bad connection on the brake caliper, during any maintenance when a brake line is removed, or…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 26%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

Member Credit: rpsuprdave WARNING: It is not recommended that you attempt this procedure without basic mechanical skills and knowledge of automobiles. Always take safety precautions seriously when working around an automobile. A simple mistake may cause you physical harm and/or death. Improper installation may cause mechanical damage to the vehicle. Materials…

Anatomy of a Complete UpRev Tune: Forced induction 350z

Relevance: 21%      Posted on: 12/16/2018

Member Credit: djamps THESE TABLES ARE FOR A VERY SPECIFIC F/I SETUP! I'm running GT25 twins with 600CC DW's, AAM basic fuel return, and HPX MAF. Don't be stupid and start making power pulls with these tables on YOUR setup. Tune it right and use these values as starting points if…

4thgen Nissan Maxima 5-Speed Swap Electrical Modifications

Relevance: 21%      Posted on: 12/24/2018

Member Credit: ajm8127 I did a 5 speed swap two weeks or so ago and there was a lot of time spent wading through the FSM pages to make sure the electrical system of the automatic chassis was compatible with the manual transmission, and the functionality of a manual chassis. This…

VQ35 FWD HR 2007+ Altima Engine Swap on 3.0 Timing

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 10/09/2017

Member Credit: 95naSTA The point of this thread is to give people a heads up on what they'll have to do to use the 07 Altima motor with the 3.0 timing. If you have the time/skill/money a full 3.5 swap will always out perform a hybrid setup. This is just for…

E-Manage Ultimate Review on 2002 Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

Member Credit: Unklejoe I purchased a used an E-Manage Ultimate a couple of weeks ago and I finally got everything installed and set up so I figured I should share my experience, as this is not a commonly used device for the 5.5 gen Maximas. Install: I used DandyMax's write up…

Underdrive Pulley & Drive Belt Installation on 3rd Gen Maxima

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 01/14/2018

Member Credit: Craig Brace This procedure is for the installation of an underdrive pulley. This requires removal of all 3 drive belts and possibly the starter. Nissan recommends changing drive belts every 30,000 miles. They should be checked periodically too. This procedure applies to the VE30DE engine, but is very similar…

How to Paint Dash Board on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 18%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

Member Credit: d_warner OK. I've had some people ask me about the painted dash in my 97 GXE. For those of you who really want to know, here's a short and I mean short write up.     I first started by removing the pieces of the dash that I wished…

How to Install TransGo RE4F04B-HD2

Relevance: 17%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

Member Credit: Stormzusmc '02 Nissan Maxima installation of a Transgo "Reprogramming Kit" and an Edge Racing torque converter. First, I'm working on the replacement trans, which I have mounted to an engine stand. This "kit" can be installed with the trans still in the vehicle, but it'll be quite a challenge. If…