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2010 Nissan Maxima repairs by problem area

Engine (7%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (25%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (17%)

Other (12%)

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2010 Nissan Maxima electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (5%)

< $100 (90%)

Chart based on 20 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Nissan Maxima 4dr Sedan

290-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

18000 mi dead battery. 
31000 mi

US $155
Battery replacement. This is the second battery replacement. First one last barely 2 years. 
17200 mi TPMS light came on, found screw in tire. Brought to dealership, was told screw didn't puncture tire, no leak found. Found dead TPMS sensor in different tire, which is why the light came on. Replaced sensor, problem cleared. 
31000 mi Replaced window regulator that was ordered during previous trip. 
66340 mi

C $20
in the last year, I had my 2 hight beams changed, that all when a high beam burs, the day lights stop working,, in canada we have day lights, that,s how I get to know a I have a light burned... 
43060 mi had the battery change in january (14) 
79360 mi

C $38
had a lignt bulb burned, had the two changed, high beem 
26400 mi Intermittent malfunction of front passenger power window. Heated Seats not working 
28000 mi Intermittant failure of passenger side front window to respond to switches. Driver's side power window switch replaced for second time, passenger side power window switch also replaced. 6-disc changer began to behave erratically, including the display. Mirror mounted turn signal indiator flashed erratically diring wet conditions. Dealer replaced the turn signal incator (pass. side) 
93000 mi Airbag light kept blinking for a couple of days. Reset it my self. 
100000 mi

US $700
Replace ac compressor 
21800 mi Drivers side seat heat controls shut off after about 1-10 minutes 
14300 mi Seat heater was not working.. Replaced Seat. 
21000 mi Drivers seat heater. Second repair for same malfunction. 
32000 mi Alternator could not keep system up to voltage when all sytems running. This allowed the battery to drain when on ACC after 15 minutes, and the car would not restart due to battery not having enough voltage. 
15000 mi Replaced seat cushion heater on passenger side as not heating evenly. Some improvement, but neither heater (driver or passenger) warms up properly in very cold conditions. 
13000 mi The battery discharged for some unexplained reason. This is the second time this has happened. Had the battery jumped by AAA, and took it to dealer. Dealer could not find anything wrong. 
16000 mi Steering wheel motor/presets were not returning to predetermined settings. Dealer could not find any electrical problems and said they would need the car longer to determine the issue. This issue occurs over the course of a week, though. 
34800 mi air bag sensor was defective on right side airbag. fixed in 4 hours. 
8000 mi Heated seat switch was ordered, due to the light being intermittent. Never installed. 
18000 mi Had to reset TPMS after replacing battery. 

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