Need Help?

2004 Nissan Maxima SE 4dr Sedan Auto

2004 Nissan Maxima
Trim Info:
Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
20 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
 Miles
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle


Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.
back to question list

Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics


March 31, 2013, 9:59 pm

Manuel D
 

Question: why my car dies when put in gear

i have put a new fuel filter and had battery tested and its still good....i think it might be air flow sensor but not sure


April 1, 2013, 6:54 pm

Richard W
Expert Mechanic

If you think the air flow meter is bad disconnect it. The car should run. I would check the idle air control valve. That would cause it to die.


0/0 users found this helpful.

Ask our panel of certified auto mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to



My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

For Your 2004 Nissan Maxima
Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…