Nissan

Nissan Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Nissan

I have the p1273 code on my 2005 Nissan Xterra after

Customer Question
replacing the bank 1...
I have the p1273 code on my 2005 Nissan Xterra after replacing the bank 1 sensor 1 o2 sensor which was original. I read a service bulletin that says the ECM needs to be cleared or I will keep getting that code. Is there anyway to clear the ECM orther than having a factory tech do it? I need to get this in for Pa state emissions and the code is on. If I have the code cleared at autozone, it comes back in 100 miles with the p1273 lean condition. The car goes from running great to a real dog
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Nissan
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Nissan Question
Answered in 17 minutes by:
8/22/2016
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 1 year ago
Jay
Jay, Nissan Technician
Category: Nissan
Satisfied Customers: 20,656
Experience: 20+yrs experience with Nissan & Infiniti Trained & Certified.Currently still working for Dealer
Verified

Hello my name is ***** ***** thank you for your question.

I would just like to start by making sure you replaced the correct Air Fuel Ration sensor ( upper 02 sensor ) by telling me where the sensor is located that you installed and where did you buy the part?

Ask Your Own Nissan Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I bought the Bosch replacement sensor at Autozone. It is passenger side upper, before the cat
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 1 year ago

That is the correct side and location. How ever, when it comes to after market electrical parts, they tend not to work properly. Plus I think I recall a bulletin on this where after you replace the AF sensor you have to do a reprogram. Can I check into that later this evening for you when I am off work and get back to you?

Ask Your Own Nissan Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the service bulletein says the ECM needs to be cleared or it will be storing the code. That was my original; questions is there a way to clear the code other than taking it to a Nissan Tech to do it?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
If theis code comes up after 100 miles of driving, Hopw can I pass the emmissions. If I take it to a garage, they are going to point to the sensor I just replaced as being bad because it is running in a closed loop situation
Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 1 year ago

Oh if you are looking to simply clear the code, just disconnect the negative battery cable for 15 mins..

Ask Your Own Nissan Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
jay, I have disconnected the negative terminal overnight, then after 100 -150 miles of driving the p1273 code comes back on.
I wanted to make sure that resets the ECM memory by doing that. I have replaced the upstream sensor and after i did that the 1273 code comes on. If I just clear the code and turn the engine light off, it comes back after about 30 miles, If I disconnect the battery and then run, the code comes back after approx. 100-150 miles.
Ask Jay Your Own Question
Jay
Jay
Jay, Nissan Technician
Category: Nissan
Satisfied Customers: 20,656
20,656 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 20+yrs experience with Nissan & Infiniti Trained & Certified.Currently still working for Dealer

Jay is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I was in trouble with an electrical issue with my brand new Nissan. I frantically went online trying to find help and luckily I found your site. I reached a NISSAN tech named RIP. He was absolutely tremendous and helped me work through the issue. What a pro!

cjazLexington, KY

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris(aka-Moose)

Chris(aka-Moose)

Nissan Technician

638 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

577 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Marty

Marty

ASE Certified Technician

146 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch master tech. 30 years experience.

Mike V.

Mike V.

Nissan Technician

9,283 satisfied customers

Nissan factory trained and Certified Subaru Technician.

Ron

Ron

ASE Certified Technician

543 satisfied customers

34 years of automotive Repair

Anthony

Anthony

ASE Certified Technician

332 satisfied customers

ASE Master Automobile Technician with over 18 years exp. in this field.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

92 satisfied customers

Nissan Tech ASE certified technician

< Previous | Next >

Related Nissan Questions
2005 Nissan Armada - when I open door after remotely
2005 Nissan Armada - when I open door after remotely unlocking via key fob, alarm starts going off and won't start. … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
1,160 satisfied customers
There is a small fan on the radiator I've never seen it
There is a small fan on the radiator I've never seen it spinning even if it ac is on so I want to know what time does it cuts in … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
3,938 satisfied customers
While I drove my Infinity I30 yesterday it suddenly broke
while I drove my Infinity I30 yesterday it suddenly broke could not start again and had to be towed to garage for repair now they have no answer… read more
Jay
Jay
Nissan Technician
20,656 satisfied customers
I have a 2008 infiniti g35 s that i just fixd (salvage) im
i have a 2008 infiniti g35 s that i just fixd (salvage) im haveing a problem when the vehicle warms up everytime i start the vehicle it turns off i got to do it about 4 or five times to finally get it… read more
Jay
Jay
Nissan Technician
20,656 satisfied customers
2013 NV200 with 56k miles. Symptom----- Extreme vibration
2013 NV200 with 56k miles. Symptom----- Extreme vibration throughout the van at higher speeds. At 65mph it becomes almost undrivable. Noticable at lower speeds but nowhere near as bad. Tires seem ok a… read more
Jay
Jay
Nissan Technician
20,656 satisfied customers
What size is the bolt that holds a tailgate hinge bracket on
What size is the bolt that holds a tailgate hinge bracket on a 2006 Nissan frontier? … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
1,160 satisfied customers
Getting "key ID incorrect" message. Neither of the 2 key
Getting "key ID incorrect" message. Neither of the 2 key fobs will work. … read more
3pac2222
3pac2222
nissan master auto tech
Associate Degree
2 satisfied customers
Oh we are trying to find out the injector bolt tensions on a
Oh hi, we are trying to find out the injector bolt tensions on a d40 nissan naravara diesel 2.5ltr … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
5 satisfied customers
Misfires and eventually stops after warm up,idles ok after
misfires and eventually stops after warm up,idles ok after staf up but starts mis … read more
3pac2222
3pac2222
nissan master auto tech
Associate Degree
2 satisfied customers
Air condition compressor. Over 90000 under 100000 mile. 2008
I have purchased a compressor and condenser. I changed out the condenser but the compressor, I doubt I'm able to do … read more
3pac2222
3pac2222
nissan master auto tech
Associate Degree
2 satisfied customers
Nissan 2010 maxima security light flashes and car will not
Nissan 2010 maxima security light flashes and car will not turn over … read more
3pac2222
3pac2222
nissan master auto tech
Associate Degree
2 satisfied customers
I have a2001 nissan sentra i dles fine butwhen iopen the
i have a2001 nissan sentra i dles fine butwhen iopen the throttle alittle bit it revsup down a lotkeep pushingon throttle levelsout at about 4000rpm … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
1,160 satisfied customers
No power to interior or fuel pump. None, starter turns but
none, starter turns but no fuel and it does have sperk and fires with ether … read more
Shawn Few
Shawn Few
AS
64 satisfied customers
I am showing a light on the dash that says VDC OFF and DIFF
I am showing a light on the dash that says VDC OFF and DIFF LOCK … read more
3pac2222
3pac2222
nissan master auto tech
Associate Degree
2 satisfied customers
2009 Altima. After replacing oxygen sensor car is. It
2009 Altima JA: Are you fixing your Altima yourself? What have you tried so far? Customer: after replacing oxygen sensor car is. It starting JA: Have you located all of the vehicle's oxygen sensors? A… read more
3pac2222
3pac2222
nissan master auto tech
Associate Degree
2 satisfied customers
Same topic of the Nissan Amp from last time. You had
Same topic of the Nissan Amp from last time. You had mentioned this can be repaired. I can remove it but I have no idea where to send it. Do you have a recommended repair center? My amp is a model num… read more
Jay
Jay
Nissan Technician
20,656 satisfied customers
I have a check engine code 0903 and don,t know exactly what
I have a check engine code 0903 and don,t know exactly what to check.I puued out te vent control valve and tested it and it seems to work fine... … read more
Jay
Jay
Nissan Technician
20,656 satisfied customers
Failed emmissons code po507. PO507 and yes tried to reset.
failed emmissons code po507 JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact code? And have you tried to reset it? Customer: PO507 and yes tried to reset JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan? Customer: 2004… read more
3pac2222
3pac2222
nissan master auto tech
Associate Degree
2 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x