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  1. Help identifying two small engine compartment parts

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    Can anyone help identify these two items please? The true name or part ID would be extremely helpful in identifying them for purchase. A. Bushings for the vapor canister purge valve bracket B. Upper white clip that holds the EVAP Service Port line to the firewall I can't seem to find either...
  2. 2004 Nissan Xterra EVAP Vent Valve issue

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    Hello. I've got an issue with a 2004 Nissan Xterra 4WD 3.3L (VG33E). *** Warning..Electrical is my weakness*** Started with a P0455 (Gross Leak Detected)...Gas cap is new, so started tracing & inspecting hoses under the vehicle during smoke test. Found that the Vapor Canister Purge Solenoid had...
  3. Systems won't go to "ready" state

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    Hello, 2000 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD 3.3L V6 Maybe a year or so a CEL came on for P0443 (EVAP Canister Purge Control Valve & Solenoid Valve), but I had no emissions coming up so I ignored it. Fast forward several months and I had emissions coming up. I brought my Xterra to my friend's garage, but...
  4. thrown P0455, gas tank/evap mess

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    Hi all! First post. I've been lurking for a while, and never found the time to do a proper intro with pictures. I have a 2000 Xterra SE, manual, 80k miles. So my car threw a P0455 code this winter, and I also noticed a strong gas smell by the passenger side of my car. I started looking...
  5. P1444 and P0430 code

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    I recently had gotten a knock sensor code and a catalytic converter code at the same time on my 2002 Nissan Xterra. My mechanic suggested we replaced the knock sensor because it was possible that the bad catalyic converter efficiency was caused by the engine not operating properly. the knock...
  6. Knock sensor and EVAP canister purge volume valve - like peanut butter & chocolate

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    2001 Xterra, 4wd, no SC Check Engine Light is on. Mechanic says codes are the ever present "knock engine light" along with "Evap canister purge volume valve". This is the 2nd time I've repaired each. Knock sensor in 2005 and EVAP valve in 2006. question #1) How often is this stuff supposed to...
  7. 03 Check Engine Soon Light

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    Ok, after much reading around these forums I'm going to put my issue out there and pick some of the brains around here. I recently (around April of 09) had some work done to the engine from the local Nissan dealership here. The timing belts were changed, radiator hoses replaced, etc. I don't...