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Old 03-17-2010, 03:24 PM
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I have an 02 Maxima gle with 160,000 miles, felt misses then ses light came on started blinking, changed plugs believe that was the first tiime they were changed. After the spark plug change just have a rough idle, when in park no miss in, n little, in drive miss like crazy, once you hit the gas it runs good. Can anybody help.

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You may have a problem with one of the coils. Unfortunately since is a small miss, you may have problems trying to find the cause. What code did you had before you replaced the spark plugs?
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Old 03-18-2010, 06:36 PM
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Code p0300, sparked checked all coils all good, also did cylinder balance test no all cylinders changed idle.
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Dino131 I am having the almost exact problem. Its idling & missing like crazy but yeah once i get on the interstate and drive its fine,at a stop light i have to put it in N to stop the missing. I had someone replace spark plugs,thats when the nightmare began. Then we bought 3 coils,thinking the back ones needed cause they were real gunky & bad,replaced them nope still idling way off & missing. I too do noyt know what to to. I am going on Saturday to have the idiling checked electronically. But i do not know what else to do. A routine maint. has become a nightmare--now my car who before ALl this never made a peep. Now borderline like a junker or racecar.
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what kind of spark plugs did you guys use?
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They(auto store) didnt have the NGK Platininum ones i needed so they gave me at ones they said were equivalent to them for my Maxima. Can i only get the ones i need from the dealership?? SHould i only be using those,ive heard nissan's are picky, but really didnt think it'd cause all this. I am on my second set of plugs. Changed out 3 of the coils too. Its just frustrating.
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fixed it guys you have to replace all 6 coils runs great.
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Great Dino i will try that im desperate..Frustrated. I bought 3 & replaced them guess ill try 3 more & hopefully ill be back to normal like you..Thanks!!
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Hello, I have a 2002 sentra with the exact same problem. I am a little confused about how to replace the coil or coils. Is there one for each cylinder ? and where are they or do you replace one in the distributor ?
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