Having problems with your 1999 Nissan Maxima ?
When to change timing belt on 1996 nissan maxima
Maximas had a timig belt until 1994. Some Maximas from 1992-1994 had chains also, but only the VE30DE models. All VG30 models had timing belt. Since 1995 all maximas (A32, A33, A34 the all new A35) have timing chains and the rarely/never fail. In fact in my 12+ years with nissan, I have't seen/replaced single timing chain in a Maxima, so pretty bullet proof setup and I have had few of those cars and have one right now. Awesome cars, by the way, just keep up with the oil changes and it will run forever. One of my Maximas had 245000 miles, when I was selling it and I still see it on the road here and there. BULLET PROOF engines.
Hi.usually nissan cars use timing chain. it doesnt need to be replaced unless its noisy. but if your car uses a timing belt, the typical replacement period of a timing belt would be around 80 to 100 thousand kilometers.
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