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Re: Maxima irregular cranking
Posted to Technical Discussion Forum on 1/13/2013

Hi to everyone. We recently have the vehicle with similar symptom. After scoping and checking all the possibilities. We removed newly installed starter and found it had 9 tooth. Original it should be 8 and later nissan changed to 10 and 11. The reason for starter electromagnetic interference is beyond my knowledge at this time. But it was remedy for our problem. Also after speaking with former nissan tech we were advised to relocate engine main ground to the starter bolt eyelet and checking trans ground to body due to corrosion between engaging and trans.

Bill Sturm
Morton Grove Auto
Morton Grove, Illinois, USA


car Vehicle Data

1996 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L

Engine3.0 L
Trans4-speed Automatic (Electronic)