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  1. 2002 3.3L 6cyl Engine Swap

    Repair Questions
    I haven't found this Q/A on this site but may have missed it. I have a 2002 Xterra, 3.3L 6cyl, man tranny. The engine is gone and considering a donor engine. Assuming the best option is an exact match. However, would the same engine, make, model, year but with an auto tranny work just as easy...
  2. '02 SC knock sensor relocate question

    Repair Questions
    Which loom do I need to cut into for the relocate? I bought a new tail and sensor off Amazon (link) and was about to cut into the loom (highlighted in red) when all of a sudden I realized I wasn't quite sure if I was in the right place. I watched (this video) on youtube which makes me think I'm...
  3. Engine compatibility 3.3L VG33E V6 supercharged and the 4.0 L VQ40DE? Is this possible? 02 Xterra MODS

    Repair Questions
    Currently have an 02 Xterra, bought it for cheap and its most likely valve leaks. It runs great, significant oil burning smoke in cold weather at startup but seems to run fine in warmer weather and barely even smoke at startup. 268000km on it. I have a great lead on a 4.0 L VQ40DE 2008 engine...
  4. Replacement Tires for 2002 Xterra SC

    Street Wheels & Tires
    Hello - I am so sorry to post yet another TIRE question. I would greatly appreciate feedback - thank you. Need to replace my 2002 Xterra SC Tires and was hoping to go BFG/KO. However they are telling me that they no longer make them in 17 inch. What is a comparable 17 inch tire? Size on...
  5. Purchase help

    General Discussions
    I have always wanted an Xterra but was a tool and bought an RX8 instead. I have no sold it and am able to purchase a 200k (km) 2002 supercharged for 3k (from a family friend hence the cheap price). It has been gently driven and the family are lovely. Has been treated as a soccer mom car. I dont...
  6. Engine Dies At Low RPM

    Repair Questions
    Hey Ya'll, So I'm new to the forum, and also to the Xterra world (Just bough mine a month ago and have been making repairs). This Xterra was in good condition when I bought it but had it's little issues, such as a knock sensor which I just replaced last week. Anyways to the main problem...
  7. Questions about upgrades/Budget upgrades

    Offroad Suspension & Steering
    Hello Everyone, I am new to this site but have seen a lot of great info from it. I wanted to take the opportunity to ask some question for anyone who won't mind answering. I have a 2002 X and very much enjoy off-roading. I am, however, getting a little tire of my stock suspension performance...
  8. Passenger Fog Light Wiring(02 XE)

    Repair Questions
    I recently bought a 2002 Xterra and I thought the passenger fog light was just burnt out, however when I went to replace the bulb I had noticed some wires hanging that were not attached to anything. I switched the bulb and it still does not work. The driver side works just fine. Here are some...
  9. '02 Suspension?

    Street Suspension
    Disclaimer: This is my first post and I am by no means a "car guy". My 2002 XE SC V6 could use new suspension. I bought it 6 months ago and have no idea when it has been replaced, with 165xxx miles, they are visibly rusty now. I am running a pretty tight budget and found the Gabriel Ultra's...
  10. 2002 Xterra Manual Hub Help

    Offroad Drivetrain
    Auto Locking Hub gone bad Fixed Cam Plastic Crap Busted, Warn says they do not make one to fit 2002 xterra XE. I ordered aftermarket from JC whitney that they said would fit. However the 6 bolts that hold the hub on are to long. Has anybody experienced this problem? Has anybody with a 2002...
  11. 02 Xterra 3.3 quits while driving

    Repair Questions
    Happened twice in last week - once at highway speed, once while leaving parking lot. No codes set at all. Shop found nothing obvious in quick check. Running a bit rich when running (carbon in tailpipe) but again no codes are present.
  12. ABS decel ("G-sensor") sensor help

    Repair Questions
    Hi everyone, So I have a 2002 Xterra V6 XE auto 4x4. My Abs started acting up a few months ago, it hasn't effected my state inspection or anything, and truthfully I haven't missed it. However, I hate having dash lights in my face and I like my vehicles working 100%. I did the paperclip trick...
  13. 2002 Nissan Xterra SE 4x4

    Vehicles For Sale
    I didn't get much response on here for my other Xterra but I'm willing to try again. Here's all the details you could probably want to know: It has: Pretty much new Bridgestone tires worth about $700 Running boards Factory RF sound system w/ steering wheel controls and cruise control. A non...
  14. Headliner fiberglass piece

    Repair Questions
    Ok so, about 4 months ago my headliner (fabric) was falling very badly, so I tore it down. After awhile I got all the glue and foam on my head and rest of the car and it looked dumb. So then I ripped the insert down(fiberglass I think) where can I find a complet set. My x is an 2002 se, it's an...
  15. Coming back!

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys! Once again I'm back from the world of Dodges! I got handed down my Dad's 02 SE Xterra! I've already started to do some Mods to it! I re-did the sound system (pioneer head unit, currently adding my sub, and re-doing the speakers), I've cut the plastics out of the wheel well to fit...
  16. New Member (Bumper Paint Tips?)

    New Member Introductions
    Hi. I am 19 years old. I got my xterra when I was 16 as my first vehicle. Its a 2002 Green 6cyl 2wd. At first it was just the vehicle I drove, but I've feel it love with it the last few years. I love to take her down dirt roads and trails even though it is a 2wd. I would definitely love to...
  17. Replaced Engine - Now get codes P0430 & P1143

    Repair Questions
    Hey all, I had my engine replaced about 1000 miles ago. It had a blown head gasket, they replaced it, but some part they used was faulty, which somehow messed up the engine, so they replaced the whole thing (free). Anyways, I'm getting these two codes now. Since these two codes deal with...
  18. New Mudder

    New Member Introductions
    I got my self a dodge ram 1500 ssrt. My dads got a X 2002 SE. I'm looking to putting money into it for a lift tires, and grill guard. What's the cheapest route?:hi:
  19. Hello Everyone

    New Member Introductions
    Just wanted to start off by saying thanks for everyone's help and great information. I have a 2002 Xterra 3.3L SE, that ive owned for 4ish months. I absolutely love it. 156k currently. I just finished the stock intake mod, upgrading to a K&N filter. Timing belt, water pump done this week. New...
  20. "BryceT.York's" BUILD THREAD

    Member's Xterras
    BUILD THREAD:BryceT.York BUILD THREAD: 2002 Xterra SE 5-speed manual 4WD I bought her for $4,700, she had 124,000 miles, modding the X didnt even cross my mind. It stayed stock for about 8 months, THEN i found CX. Soon after the mod-bug bit me and here goes... Here she is after i put 5% tint...