Nissan 3.0L Index of Articles

How To Test The Ignition Coil And Power Transistor (1993-1998 3.0L Nissan Quest)

How To Test The Ignition Coil And Power Transistor (1993-1998 3.0L Nissan Quest)

In this tutorial I'm going to explain how to test the ignition system of the 1993-1998 3.0L Nissan Quest (Mercury Villager). You'll be able to find out if any of the following ignition system components are bad or not: ignition coil, power...   read more >>

How To Test The Camshaft Position Sensor (1993-1998 3.0L Nissan Quest)

How To Test The Camshaft Position Sensor (1993-1998 3.0L Nissan Quest)

The camshaft position sensor, located inside the distributor, is the heart of the ignition system on the 1993-1998 3.0L Nissan Quest or Mercury Villager. When it fails the 3.0L V6 engine in your mini-van will not start due to a lack of spark at...   read more >>

How To Test The Idle Switch (1996-1999 3.0L Maxima)

How To Test The Idle Switch (1996-1999 3.0L Maxima)

The throttle position sensor assembly, on your 3.0L Nissan Maxima, is two components in one. One part of the TPS assembly is the idle switch and the other is the actual throttle position sensor. Testing and/or adjusting the idle switch assembly... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

Ignition System Wiring Diagram (1993-1998 3.0L Nissan Quest)

Ignition System Wiring Diagram (1993-1998 3.0L Nissan Quest)

The above typical ignition system wiring diagram applies only to the 1993, 1994, 1995 3.0L Nissan Quest and Mercury Villager. It includes the following circuits: ignition coil, power transistor (ignition control module), and camshaft position...   read more >>

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1996-1999 3.0L Maxima)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1996-1999 3.0L Maxima)

The throttle position sensor on your 3.0L Nissan Maxima (Infiniti I30) can be easily and accurately tested with a simple multimeter. In this tutorial I'll show you how in a step-by-step way so that you can say ‘Yes, the TPS is bad and needs to be... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1990-1994 3.0L Pathfinder)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1990-1994 3.0L Pathfinder)

Testing the throttle position sensor on your 1990-1994 Nissan 3.0L Pathfinder (3.0L D21 Pickup) is not hard and can be done with a multimeter. As you're already aware, the TPS is two components in one assembly. One part of the assembly is an... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How To Test The Starter Motor (Nissan 3.0L Maxima)

How To Test The Starter Motor (Nissan 3.0L Maxima)

If you've been driving long enough, you know that eventually the starter motor is gonna' fail and when this happens, the most common symptom is that nothing happens when you turn the key (to crank and start the engine). Well, the good news is...   read more >>

3-Wire Oxygen Sensor Heater Test (1994-1995 3.0L Pathfinder)

3-Wire Oxygen Sensor Heater Test (1994-1995 3.0L Pathfinder)

The 1994-1995 Nissan 3.0L Pathfinder (and Pick Up) uses a single oxygen sensor that has an internal heater. When this heater fails, the oxygen sensor doesn't start working fast enough or doesn't stay working consistent manner. You don't need... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor Test 3.0L Nissan Maxima (1995-1999)

Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor Test  3.0L Nissan Maxima (1995-1999)

The Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor of your 1995-1999 Nissan Maxima (equipped with a 3.0L V6 engine) can be tested in 3 easy test steps, and this article will show just how. You don’t need an Automotive Scan Tool to do them, since this article will... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How To Test Engine Compression (3.0L Nissan)

How To Test Engine Compression (3.0L Nissan)

In this tutorial you'll find instructions on how to do and interpret a compression test on your 3.0L equipped Nissan Maxima (Pathfinder, Quest or D21 Pickup). You'll also find the ‘Wet’ compression test explained so that if you do find a... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)