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I have an 03 base model with the following mods:
Borla True duel Exhaust
JWT intake
Helix test pipes
Nismo LSD
Eibach springs

Any way I recently put my car in the shop at nissan for a cylinder missfire issue.
The number 4 cylinder was mmissfiringsometimes. The dealer said that because the car was lowered about an inch all aaroundit streched an o2 sensor wire and made it go bad which threw off the computer which made the cylinder missfire.
I have had many lowered vechicles and have lowered many more and have never heard of this problem before. Is this even possible I could believe it if I had raised the car a few inches but who would raise a car let alone a 350.
Anyway I am now looking at a 400 dollar bill because it is not covered under warranty because lowering the car caused the problems. I am going to pick it up Monday and when I do I want to be armed with the knowledge that I can call Bullshit on them if I have to. And yes I will make sure that they even did anything but reflash the ecu by getting all of my original parts back because I have been screwed like this before.
 

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If it's just a #^$%$! sensor wire, do it yourself. Sho ain't worth $400 dealer BS. You'll know by tracing the wire back from the exh...if it's too 'tight'.

My car is 'lowered', no problem....matter of fact, lots of cars on this site are 'lowered', & I have yet to see your problem in a post (?!?...) The Eibachs don't slam the car that much, if I remember correctly.

Penn & Teller say: BULLSH!T
 

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That is what I figured. I have already ordered tha parts. But I will install myself. When I check if it is actually tight or not I will see what the problem is and return the parts for a refund.
 

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i had a misfire like that once, turns out a mouse ate through my #5 cylinder wire harness. part cost 12 bucks. i say try another dealership or get a second opinion.
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really? How long did your car sit?
I had a corvette once that a mouse ate through the airfilter and had mice in my intake. But it had sat for like almost 2 years
 

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Lowering the car will not strech the wire.All you are doing is messing with the suspension which is not attached to your o2 sensor or wire.The wire comes from the harness and is mounted to the tranny.Unless when it goes from the tranny to the cats if you ran over something and it caught the wire.I doubt you did this you would have heard something bouncing off the bottom of the car.The dealer is full of s..t.
 

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I thought so. I told nissan this today and the installer told me to talk to the manage monday.
Guess how much an o2 sensor is from nissan 400 dollars :OMG:
It is 150 from autozone. If the manager refuses to cover it under warrenty it will only cost 150 for me to fix.
 

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it sat for about a week, i was having some minor body work repaired. doesnt take long for those little bastards to mess something up.
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that has to be the biggest load of crap i have ever heard. definitely take the car somewhere else or just do it yourself
 

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I don't mind doing it myself but what pisses me off is the fact that I paid for a warranty and I am **** sure going to use it.

I will show this forum to the manager to show him what a load of crap he is.
Are there any certified mechanics out their that would like to tell him what a load of crap this is?
 

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who ever said that is straight up stupid... the o2 sensor wire is long as it is... if i was you i would just go ahead and change the plugs and maybe even change out the fuel filter.
 
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