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  1. Repair Questions
    Hey all, a few issues with my 02 Xterra that may or may not be linked. First, the first time I try to start it (either in the morning or after several hours of non-use) it starts without issue, but then if I park and come back to it, it will often sputter a couple times as I turn the key before...
  2. Repair Questions
    I am new to owning as 07Xterra and it is having trouble accelerating for passing and won't let engine go over 4000 rpms and delays shifts till it hits a certain speed and rev. This is only happening when the engine is warmed up and driving 10+ min. On cold start it seems to run great. The engine...
  3. Repair Questions
    I've got a 2004 Xterra 3.3 v6 5-speed manual. When I start the car I let it run for 3-5 mins before driving. For the first 5 mins of driving when I let off the gas the car shakes/rocks for about half a second, but it's pretty noticeable. After 5 mins though the shaking goes away when I let off...
  4. Repair Questions
    Hey guys! I just got this 2007 nissan xterra 2wd a few months ago and this strange noise that I've never heard before has been happening. I'm still under warranty but I want to try to figure out what it could be before I pay for a diagnostic fee. So, this only happens when the engine is...
  5. Repair Questions
    I have a 2004 Xterra, and recently I've noticed that the RPMs have been way high (I'm talking like 4000 @ 45MPH, and it redlining once I hit 60). It shifts from 1st to 2nd gear just fine, but then has painfully slow acceleration from there, and I can't get it to go over 60 MPH. I've searched out...
  6. Repair Questions
    Greetings all, So I wanted to get your expert opinions before I start throwing time and parts at my 2000 Xterra. I have been having issues with starters, I have been needing to replace them every few months...but that could just be faulty refurbished parts. Im having some issues with a rough...
  7. Modification Questions
    I have a 2000 Xterra as my first car, and I'm really just not happy with he acceleration rate I'm getting. I have recently learned of a new tactic to increase performance called chipping. Basically where you just replace the chip inside the engine to increase speed, fuel efficiency, loads of...
  8. Repair Questions
    For the past couple of days I have noticed a change in my cars acceleration after. I was flooring the day before i noticed the change. It seems its acceleration is not as strong as it use too! Does anyone know what the problem might be?
  9. Repair Questions
    Need some ideas for where to look. This just started up last night on my way home from work. Here's the situation: For the previous month or so, I've had a subtle squeek coming from what I would guess is the u-joint of the driveshaft at the t-case. I am not 100% certain but this was where...
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