Nissan Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
Hi, I’m Ron and I can help you.I have been in the auto repair business with my own shops since 1975 and also teach automotive repair. I am confident we can resolve your problem together. Please understand that I don't know your skill level. In most cases when you have a problem with the way the vehicle performs, specialized tooling is required to acquire computer data/information or engine testing results. We didn’t build these complicated vehicles; we just diagnose and fix them. Also understand that I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle either, so it may take a few replies to get to satisfactory results. I am also going to direct you with the fastest, easiest and most common things to check first. Please be patient and permit me to do what I do best.I also try to give all of the information you may need, expecting a “positive rating” in return. I will also continue assisting you after you have rated me, if necessary. If there is any reason I cannot get a positive rating, please let me know why “in advance”, so I can go another direction for you. I am sorry you’re having this problem; I’ll help you through it.
It can mean that the O2 sensor that was put in is NOT compatible with your system and requires an OEM sensor from the dealer, OR, the problem may not be that sensor at all, it can be an electrical or computer issue too.
I understand, but the quality may just not be there. I see this happen all the time and so does Auto zone with Nissan's and Ford's.
Have it tested with a scan tool, that won't lie to you and neither will I.
Thanks again, and please don't forget to rate me and keep this link in case you need me again later on.
NO and NO, You just had the codes read, you did not have the computer scanned to TEST the O2 sensor.
OEM means original equipment from the manufacturer, NOT aftermarket junk from Autozone. Please don't shoot the messenger, but I have been doing this a VERY long time and know what I am talking about, and please don't let the news i gave you effect my good rating:)
Thanks again, Ron
Auto zone has its' place for oil, filters, wax, fuel additives etc, but NOT electrical parts that are related to computer systems, they just don't fair up now or in the past.