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2004 Nissan Altima tight when making turns

Dear Doctor: I own a 2004 Nissan Altima four-cylinder with 46,000 miles. About a week ago, I felt a tightness and stiffness when making turns. The dealer looked at it, and they found nothing wrong, I continue to feel the … Continue reading

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1999 Nissan Pathfinder – engine light goes on and off

Dear Doctor: I recently had my 1999 Nissan Pathfinder serviced by a mechanic friend of mine. He changed the spark plugs and wires and did an oil change. Ever since then my service engine light has been going on and … Continue reading

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1995 Nissan Maxima – speedometer needle fluctuates

Dear Doctor: My 1995 Nissan Maxima V6 has 210,000 miles and most of the time it runs beautifully. Out of the blue it will start to lose power and idle irregularly. It starts revving up and bucking and then slowing … Continue reading

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2008 Nissan Frontier – odometer can be recalibrated

Dear Doctor: I recently purchased a 2008 Nissan Frontier pickup truck with 34,500 miles and is still under Nissan’s new car warranty. For many years, I have made approximately 20 trips a year from my house in Oakdale, N.Y. to … Continue reading

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2004 Nissan Pathfinder – engine suddenly starts racing

Dear Doctor: My 2004 Nissan Pathfinder with 21,000 miles is running fine. Once in a while stopping for traffic or at a light, the engine suddenly starts racing. The last time I looked at the tachometer it had climbed to … Continue reading

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2005 Nissan Maxima ignition coils burn out

Dear Doctor: I own a 2005 Nissan Maxima. My problem is the ignition coils keep burning out. I’ve taken the car to a couple of shops and they checked all wiring, plus the alternator, but now the car is just … Continue reading

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2004 Nissan Maxima

Dear Doctor: I am the original owner of a 2004 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE that has 147,000 miles. This car has always been serviced by the book by my local mechanic. Recently, the car (only occasionally) downshifts with a “lurch” … Continue reading

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