Question about 1998 Nissan Maxima
Also sometime it starts and then won't start again ????? Please have a solution Lynn
If the battery light is on than there is a problem with the charging system, not the battery.
With the vehicle running check the voltage at the battery. There should be around 14 volts if there is less tha. 13 volts than the charging system is not working.
Have you checked the brake fluid level in the reservoir?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
No it's not you are having a massive failure or a bad battery or a broken alternator belt look to see if you have any belts missing then pull the battery out have it charred and tested at shucks AutoZone or first interstate or sear and see if the battery is ok, if it is then drive it into the same places and have them do a charging system check, it's free except at sears.
Posted on Jun 24, 2009
Your alternator is dead/dying. Nissan puts both of those lights on to tell you that the alternator isn't charging your battery.
Posted on Jun 10, 2009
Your brake light switch is eith stuck or gone bad. It is located on the brake pedal and you can try to jiggle it to see if it will free itself and turn the lights off or you will need to replace it. It's a pretty easy job and relatively inexpensive. Let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks for rating my response and for using FixYa!
Posted on May 28, 2009
SOURCE: brake and battery lights stay on
when both lights stay on with the car running it usually indicates an alternator that is not charging at an acceptable voltage level. check the battery voltage with the car running, if it is under 13.5V you should replace your alternator.
Posted on Dec 12, 2008
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Hello and welcome to FixYa!
If the battery light is on, I strongly suggest that you have
the battery charged. It can be an indication of a weak battery or a faulty
alternator. If the battery light still on after charging then the problem will
surely be on the alternator itself. If that's the case the alternator should be
replaced to resolve the problem.
If the battery won't hold charge even on a new alternator
then the problem will be on the battery itself. It surely is in the end of it's
service life and replacement will be necessary.
You may try to reset it to by removing the positive battery
connector, letting it sit for at least 5mins. then reconnect it again. This
will reset the system and can get the battery light off.
Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!
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