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How do you read the trouble codes on a '97 Nissan Maxima?

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Answered 2015-07-15 20:46:59


Auto zone will do it for free!

true, auto zone will do it for free, but. you can also do it yourslef with your vehicle. Look on the floor in fron of the drivers seat. Look to the right of the gas pedal. You will see a plastic cover, pop the little screws out and take the cover off. then you will see a little metal box, its the PCM, the computer that stores the codes, peel back the tape covering a small screw. take a screw driver and turn the screw clockwise until it stops, then imediatly turn it all the way back. then look at your check engine light. it will blink. it will blink fast a few times, then slow a few times. write down how many times it blinks fast, and write doen how many times it does slow. ex: if it blink 3 times fast, and 4 times slow, write: 34. then look on the internet or in a repair manual for trouuble codes and look up what the number means, if it is a 34, sometimes it will say 0304, or 304, but i

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