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2004 Nissan Maxima repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (32%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (1%)

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2004 Nissan Maxima electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (19%)

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Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Nissan Maxima

Engine not specified

115000 mi

US $15
Replaced overhead light switch 

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2004 Nissan Maxima 4dr Sedan

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual FWD

118000 mi

US $900
The air vent motors were replaced. 
135000 mi

US $640
Alternator and a belt 

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2004 Nissan Maxima 4dr Sedan

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

91000 mi

US $2300
replaced actuator in driver control panel. 
91000 mi

US $2100
Motor for front driver window failing 
170000 mi

US $145
Replaced battery 
66960 mi

C $500
motor replaced for sunroof. Problem still not solved as sunroof will not close completely. Dealer will work on it next week 
214000 mi

US $300
replaced passenger window motor and regulator 
58900 mi

A $300
Central locking system. 
140000 mi

US $130
recharged air conditioning. Included dye in coolant to help ID the slow leak. 
157000 mi

US $135
Replaced motor, window front left door. Window slow & stalled. First try dismantled and lubed window track. Improved, but motor died 3 days later. Time to repair 20 min research, 20 min to lube, 1.5 hr get parts with 20 min install motor. 
77000 mi

US $365
hose coming from A/C compressor replaced due to leaking vacuum. 
59520 mi Central locking did not open and close the back doors. Door locks replaced free of charge as there was a known problem with the locks. 
38000 mi

US $350
Low pressure air conditioning hose needed replacing due to leak in hose. 
260000 mi

US $812
Battery and brake lights came on. 
288000 mi Brake light was on, but no problem was found. Display was faulty. 

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2004 Nissan Maxima Electrical Problems

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