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Old 04-09-2013, 12:38 AM
bblunt424 bblunt424 is offline
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Default 02 maxima engine problems? plz help

I recently had some misfire codes on my 02 maxima. Brought it to the dealer and they told me it was the 1 and 3 fuel injectors..they said they replaced them and im still getting smoke..they say i need an engine.only 147000k on motor and babied at that..can someone help because i think im being screwed. need professional advice plz

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Old 04-09-2013, 01:58 AM
maximaj30 maximaj30 is offline
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check your coilpacks, common problem on those cars for misfire
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:22 PM
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if you have codes on 1 & 3, move those coils to 2 & 4 to see if the misfire follows, if so, its coil time (might check the plugs while the coils are out)
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