Xterra won't Start (possible PNP, fusible link or ECM) - Nissan Xterra Forum
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 11-26-2012, 08:44 PM Thread Starter
Y22 Rydr
Noob
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
2001 Xterra
Y22 Rydr is on a distinguished road
Xterra won't Start (possible PNP, fusible link or ECM)

Long time follower (unregistered), first time poster....

2001 Xterra SE 4x4 Automatic

I recently got back from deployment, jumped in the X and it was a little slow starting. I figured it was due to not being ran on a consistent basis while I was gone. No real issues for the last 2 or 3 weeks, then the day before thanksgiving it would not start (starter would not engage, solenoid clicking). Jumped it and ran fine, but I replaced the battery anyways (it was about 5 years old). Popped it in and started up no problem.

My wife took it to work and back, no issues. We took it to the dog park there and back no issues. Then went to run out a little later and it is dead.

Issues experienced so far...
Doors would not unlock using remote.
Initially heard a clicking by the brake pedal (possible PNP switch)
Interior lights would not shut off.
Rear wiper had a mind of its own (pulled the fuse on that no change)

Jumped it and runs fine. Left it running for about 10 minutes and everything seems to work fine.

Shut it off and could not restart it without a jump.

Other symptoms I have determined. Putting the key in and positioning to "ON" initially no problems (radio works, dash lights work) then the clicking by the brake pedal returns and the dome lights dim out. They go from dim to bright back to dim. No headlights or dash lights. When attempting to crank, nothing.

Unfortunately this did not happen until late this evening so this is all I have right now. Oh yeah, my battery measures at 12.65 Volts (connected and no keys in the ignition).

I am continuing to dig through my FSM to see what else could cause these problems.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
Y22 Rydr is offline  
2001 Xterra
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 11-26-2012, 09:03 PM Thread Starter
Y22 Rydr
Noob
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
2001 Xterra
Y22 Rydr is on a distinguished road
Call off the dogs. I apparently overanalyzed the problem. After reading through many threads, I decided to go back to basics... loose positive connector.
Y22 Rydr is offline  
2001 Xterra
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Nissan Xterra Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode


Forum Jump

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off