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Old 05-04-2011, 12:04 AM   Thread Starter #1
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So recently, the max's SES light has been flashing, car runs like its misfiring, and goes thru gas like never before. Autozone and an independent shop diagnosed, but both keep saying no codes from ecu, but just reading "Random Misfiring". Nizmo 1 suggested it might very well be the Cats blocked and the O2 sending signals because of this. Damn! Well, the repair option he linked me with is quite pricey...Damn! (twice). Don't want headers, as Emission here ain't no joke, and I seen what the headers and throwing codes do for some members here, and the darned cats aren't cheap either. I'm gonna try another shop, hoping they'll tel me its the cam position sensor as that may be cheaper. If not, there goes my garage floor staining that I'm saving for.... Any other suggestions fellas???
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Default Re: Car in Limp Mode

What are the actual codes? I bet your girl hates limp mode.
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What are the actual codes? I bet your girl hates limp mode.
PO 300 I would imagine. I think the Autozone guy said that. yeah, she doesn't like limp mode, so she shakes and wakes....
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:17 AM   #4
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I would replace the coils and spark plugs to start.
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Coils arent CHEAP either, I doubt if any fellow 6th genners around your area would be able to swing by and swap them out to see if the coils are indeed bad.

at least you can troubleshoot if it was or not , then purchase coilpacks if they are the issue
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Default Re: Car in Limp Mode

Set up appt. with a local Nissan stealership here to diagnose next Tues., since everybody else can't actually pinpoint the origin of the SES light. The code that the Autozone guy told me his little "thingamajig" says is 300. This might correlate to the PO300 code (random misfiring), but that's not even listed in the help section posted by EddyMax for looking up codes from ECU. All these sensors on the Max is driving me nuts, but I'll see what the stealership indicates. BTW, I did change the plugs, and still the SES lights are on.....what vexes me more is the way its drinking gas-when I do drive it!!!! Grrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!
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hmmm, interesting. I will stay tuned, cant wait to hear what the stealership says.
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