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  1. Hi Beams work, Low Beams Don't

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    Checked all the fuses and relays and they are all good. Visual inspection of the bulbs and they looked good. With an electrical tester I tested the plug where it connects to the bulb and found no power with the low beams on. When switched to hi beams there is power at the plug. I don't have fog...
  2. Strange Electrical Problem

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    My 2000 Xterra recently started acting like it was haunted. Here's what it does: When the car is off: Pressing on the brake turns on the Rear Defogger indicator light on the dash button, the rear wiper motor buzzes and tries to move the wiper with varying levels of success, and the air bag...
  3. mysterious electrical issues in 2001 4x4

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    I just bought a 2001 Xterra SE 3.3L 4wd. I love the looks of the truck (bright yellow), but it turns out the guy I bought it from lied to me about how long he owned and work he had done to it. It's got 132k miles, and seems to not have been maintained beyond oil changes for a while...
  4. 04 Meter Fuse Keeps Blowing

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    I've tried searching for threads on this, but I haven't seen any that have been particularly helpful. I'm a rookie too, so be gentle. I have an '04 V6 4x4 5-speed with 91k that recently started popping the Meter Fuse. At first I didn't know what was wrong with it, so I compression started it...
  5. Wierd Electrical Problem 2000 Xterra

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    I have a wierd electrical problem. Seemed initially like battery was going dead but my battery charger said it was good. The engine was slow to crank over. I took it to my mechanic and he thought it was corrosion/oxidation on battery cable. He removed corrosion, tightened down the cables and it...
  6. Idea: Add Electrical / Service Manuals Sections to the Main Page

    Modification Questions
    I, as a lot of people seem to be, are interested in adding lights to the roof air dam, electrical acc. questions/wiring in general...Thought it might be a good idea to have an "Electrical Mods" section to keep them together, I don't know how many different threads in different windows I have...