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  1. Idles low and dies.

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    I have a 02 5 speed Xterra with a 3.3 V6 and 167,000 miles. I got it about a week or so ago as a project car. It was having power issues and thanks to your guy’s help it was solved. Now that I got it started I could move on to more issues. (Note: the previous owner let it sit for a year so it...
  2. High Idle and Stutter While Stopped; '03 Xterra

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    Good morning! This is my first post on this forum, and I apologize in advance for any terms I misuse or simply don't know. I'm here to learn, so feel free to correct me! I'm not much of a car guy (yet). I've got an '03 XTerra 3.3L with a VG33E V6 engine, just over 203,000 miles. For the last...
  3. Idle speed going up and down. Clean idle air control valve?

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    So this has been happening a few weeks. I'll be sitting at a stoplight or something (out of gear) and the engine will rev itself up and hold then drop and any variation of it. It never goes BELOW what it should be but it'll just jump up and down randomly. I'm thinking I need to clean the idle...
  4. Idle high, hangs

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    Hey all, just picked up a 2004 Xterra 4x4 3.3 NA. 101k miles (101,500 now) drove it 300 miles home. Today changed oil and filter, and air filter. Mobil 1, oem Nissan filters. Also sprayed MAF cleaner on the maf, and sprayed throttle body cleaner on the throttle body, wiping it and the gunk...
  5. Rough Idle on warm-up SOMETIMES

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    Info: 2002 Nissan Xterra XE w/ 151k miles. Recent work includes Trans flush, oil change, both diff fluid changes, air filter, cabin air filter, PCV valve, and SeaFoam. The problem happens randomly sometimes but its always warm when it happens. I have tried pulling codes but they change...
  6. High Idle RPM

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    Trying to figure out why my automatic 06X idles at such a high rate of RPMs, causing my truck to sound whiney. Upon dropping it into gear the RPMs reduce to a normal rate, however the whine still exists. can any of yall give me any ideas of what the root issue may be, and also how to fix it...
  7. Wont Idle in Cold

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    Hello i have a 2002 gen 1 3.3 and when i start it no it wont crank without a little gas and will not idle above 500 for at least 10 - 20 minutes until finally the temperature heats up. It didn't used to be like this even in weather close to 0. The heater also takes forever to heat up as well...
  8. Acceleration and Idle issues.

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    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...
  9. 2007 Xterra idles at 600

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    HELP!! I have a 2007 Xterra. I have had the plug/wires changed. Throttle body cleaned. Fuel system cleaned. O2 sensors replaced. Truck still idles at just above 500 whether in P, D, N, or R ONLY when warmed up. It does NOT hesitate, shake, lose power, stall or idle rough. Its a very smooth idle...
  10. idle surge

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    Hello guys! So, I have a manual 06 X OR with 77k. Just got A total clutch overhaul at a tranny shop. When I go to pick it up they tell me there is a issue with the idle and they don't know how to fix it. The code reader was spitting out a code for the IAC. So I bring the X home with plans to...
  11. Noise after timing belt change

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    Had a shop change the timing belt on my 2004 xterra and now there's a weird and prominent humming/whirring noise. The noise is very audible and happens only when the engine is warm and at idle. As soon as you step on the gas it goes away. It doesn't get louder or change frequency/tone with...
  12. Looking for help.

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    Hello I need help with a problem. The story goes like this. In my infinite wisdom I was spraying the engine compartment with a pressure washer to try and clean it up a little. So I am really trying to be careful not to soak the distributor and I am staying pretty far away. The engine is running...
  13. Isolated valve(?) noise under throttle, not at idle

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    Since my head swap the car has only been let to idle while I've chased down a couple of bugs. At idle everything sounds fine now, but when I finally gave the engine a little gas I get a loud "single-source" tapping (not from multiple sources such as valve clatter) under the ps valve cover. I...
  14. Rough idle after many correction attempts

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    I've been a forum member for a while now and have been really impressed with all the write ups. I have saved myself many bruised and bloody knuckles and hours of frustration. I bought my 02 X out of Chicago this Spring and I have been having fun working on it. I have had this idle problem for...
  15. Problem when sitting idle

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    when i stop at a light on idle the xterra has like a shaking feeling kinda like hesitating to shut off but not completely and the rpm's does not move it stays around 700-800 i was told by some friends that it seems like i might need to do a tune up but i want others opinion any help would be...
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