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I just bought a 2002 Nissan Maxima two weeks ago and it is already out of oil. I don't know if it is burning oil or if it is leaking. I heard that with older cars, they burn more oil...not sure what is going on yet.Report it
Wow its been over a year. I hope you got your maxima issue figured out... I also have an 02' maxima 6 speed. My engine is firing only one cylinder these days and i have had extreme oil consumption since 2007 when the car only had 90k on it. It now has over 160k and has been a trooper. These cars are strong but you will have to deal with the issue eventually. Plan on a rebuild or replacement of the engine if you havent already done so by now. Like i said, I drove mine for five years like this! Also stay on top of the coil packs the can fail every 80k. Hope this helps cheers!Report it
Changed engine..... With the new engine the cars has the same exact problems with the engine as it did before. I now have 240,000 Miles. Consumes oil!!!!Report it
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