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  1. '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...
  2. VG33E Intake Manifold & Valve Cover Bolt Sizes?

    Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance
    Hi All, Does anyone have a diagram, parts list, or just know what the bolt sizes and bolt grades are for the upper and lower intake manifold and valve covers on the VG33E engine? I am planning on replacing the knock sensor and leaky valve cover gaskets on the 2003 Xterra XE and would also...
  3. Knock sensor relocate question

    Repair Questions
    I'm in the process of changing a series of gaskets, hoses and stuff and part of the job includes relocating my knock sensor to the top of the engine. The sensor was originally bolted to the engine block, when I relocate it what should I do with the old bolt and hole? Should I A: re-install...
  4. Idiot Line says O2 and Knock sensor

    Repair Questions
    Idiot light on my Xterra indicates I have a bad O2 and Knock sensor. I have a 2004 Xterra V6 without the supercharger. Is there only one of each of these? I want to order the parts online, I don't know if there are more than one of each and if they are designed differently at different...
  5. Yet another Knock Sensor relocation mod.

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    My '04 non-supercharged 6 cyl has been showing the knock sensor code since I bought it about 4 years ago. I noticed it when I got an oxygen sensor code that tripped the light. (the knock sensor does not light the check engine light). I've hemmed and hawed about it for years, Originally I thought...
  6. Did some repairs and now have idle and acceleration issues-P0325 code

    Repair Questions
    Vehicle ran hot-replaced thermostat, water pump, timing belt. Had leak from back of thermostat housing into water tube, fixed that. Now have rough idle and doesn't want to accelerate at times when driving. Got a P0325 code. Did not have this problem before the overheating. What issues...
  7. Need help, 1st Gen Problems

    Repair Questions
    Before all of this happened I had a engine light on for about 2 weeks and it went away, I'd say about 2 weeks later is when the first problem started to occur. I was driving home on a rainy night and the car started to jerk, I was going about 70 and it was subtly. There was a lot of rain on the...
  8. P035 and P0100! Please help!

    Repair Questions
    Whats up everyone. Im new to the forums but hope to be on here often. My uncle was gonna trash his xterra but I told him I wanted it. I think its a 2000. So first things first, I turn the key and nothing happens. No lights no nothing. I checked the terminal and it was corroded! I bought a new...
  9. 2000 nissan xterra Knock sensor and Camshaft Bank 1

    Repair Questions
    I was driving back home from class today all of a sudden my car just stalls. The steering wheel locked up and thankfully i was already on my block. I got a code for the knock sensor as well as the camshaft positioning sensor bank 1. Where is the knock sensor located as well as the camshaft...
  10. Great info here! thanks for helping attack the issues we all face.

    New Member Introductions
    I'm glad to see I'm not alone with that damned knock code! I'll probably do a replace soon. I'm not going to bother moving it this first time. I'm a noob here, but fairly mechanical, and am excited to start tinkering a bit more on my X. I've already replaced the headliner and removed the nerf...
  11. Part it out or Fix it?

    Repair Questions
    Sorry for long post! I wanted to get some opinions on what you would do in this situation. Here is the some history on my wife’s Xterra: 2002, 3.3L NA, ~165K, Original Owner. She kept the miles low using around college town for 8 years. Really started to put miles on as a commuter car when...
  12. knock sensor wiring

    Repair Questions
    I am doing the knock sensor relocation. So I bought a new harness, but it had the wrong knock sensor plug on it. I got a new plug for the sensor and wired it to the new harness. the plug that i cut off only had 1 wire going to the knock sensor but there are 2 wires on the other side of the...
  13. Knock Sensor Best Brand?

    Repair Questions
    Hey everyone, I have an issue with one of my X's. The knock sensor code popped up so I want to replace the sensor but there are a few brands out there and I want to know which brand is the best? Thank You In Advance DieselXterra
  14. Supercharger Predicament?

    Repair Questions
    Hey everyone. 2 things. (1) All was good until I started the truck 2 days ago. It made the weirdest and loudest noise I've heard once I started it up. It sounded almost as if a large golf ball sized bearing let loose through all the engine components upon startup. The weird thing is that the...
  15. How do you replace the knock sensor?

    Repair Questions
    I got the code that said that my knock sensor was not working properly and i have heard the "knocking" for quite some time and would explain my decrease in gas mileage. So I want it fixed. How much would it cost for a shop to fix it? Or better yet, how do I replace it myself? Need to know as...
  16. A few issues...

    Repair Questions
    I bought my 02 X 4x4 about a month ago and have done a few things to it such as trans fluid, filter change, cooler add-on, rear diff oil change, rear shocks, new slotted and drilled rotors, ceramic pads, etc. The issues I have are as follows. First off I have a very slight miss that is only...
  17. knock sensor...

    FAQ/Common Questions
    my check engine light comes on and off like a Christmas light every now and then, got the codes read and 3 codes came up. 2 knock senor codes and a cat code. I have a mad crazy exhaust issue but that's besides the point I think. my knock sensor I think blew when I had to put normal gas in from...
  18. knock sensor or fuel-ignition problems?

    Repair Questions
    I was goin to work this morning and on a incline downshifted to 4th and while accelerating my cel came on.I assumed it was the knock sensor and after haveing it read it was in fact the cause.I have 01 and I know there no power horse and in paticular with big tires but it feels extra sluggish and...
  19. Knock Sensor Bypass

    Modification Questions
    Hey....im getting a KS code, along with couple others that im planning on taking care of....ive read a bit of the KS bypass....wondering what are the pros and cons....is it a big deal to bypass it? or is it better to take the time to replace it? if its worth bypassing pics of the procedure...
  20. Knock Sensor Relocate Question

    Performance Mods
    Good afternoon everyone! After reading the KS relocate thread on another board...is it really necessary to use the Maxima wiring harness? Would a good mechanic be able to install a new KS in an alternate location, using the existing wires? I think they tapped into some wires above the...
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