Even though you have already replaced the thermostat, there are other issues that can cause your Nissan Maxima to overheat. Your fan may be stuck and not operating as it should.
The 2002 Nissan Maxima thermostat can be found on the front of the engine in the thermostat housing. You can follow the bottom radiator hose directly to the thermostat housing.
You can find the 1997 Nissan Maxima thermostat on the front of the engine. You can follow the top radiator hose directly to the thermostat housing.
I think you have to follow the lower radiator hose to the engine block.
its under the engine aginst the firewall not the by the radiator....
Look at 'where is the starter in a 1998 Nissan Maxima';
Nissan Maxima was created in 1976.
Usually in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose
A 1998 Nissan Maxima holds 5 quarts of oil. This includes the oil stored within the oil filter which is replaced during an oil change.