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  1. 2004 Xterra what fluids to change and what to use

    Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance
    Ok so so just got a 2004 Xterra with 104k miles on it about 3 weeks ago. Me and my dad did the timing belt maintenance today and man did it need it, it had a lot of slack in the belt and the belt showed signs of wear. My next task is to do all fluids which I think are as follows transfer...
  2. Castrol GTX VS Mobil 1 High Mileage

    Repair Questions
    Posted this in the Preventative Maintenance section but did not get a response so i though i would post here. When we first bought our 2002 Nissan Xterra in 2012, the previous owner told us to always use Castrol on the vehicle. Ever since, I have been using GTX High Mileage 10w40. Its not a...
  3. Castrol GTX VS Mobil 1 High Mileage

    Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance
    When we first bought our 2002 Nissan Xterra in 2012, the previous owner told us to always use Castrol on the vehicle. Ever since, I have been using GTX High Mileage 10w40. Its not a full synthetic, but its a semi synthetic blend. Now i've been wanting to try out Mobil 1 High Mileage and that was...
  4. First Xterra, First post, first Oil Change

    Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance
    Hi All, I just completed my first oil change (ever, on any vehicle) on my 2012 Xterra. It was up to 5300 km (3293 miles). I put in Mobil Super 1000 5w30 and a Nissan filter. So, draining the oil was easy. Removing the filter was difficult. I didn't take the whole skid plate off, I just...
  5. Is Valvoline Synpower 5w-30 good for high mileage xterra?

    Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance
    Hi! I have a 2000 Nissan Xterra with 81500 miles. I just bought it 3 months ago, and im planning on switching it to a full synthetic oil. I was looking for Valvoline Max Life full synthetic, but the guys at o reilly said that valvoline stopped making that brand. even though i still see the brand...
  6. splash guard bolts are all stripped

    General Discussions
    I have a 2004 SE with 90k miles on it and decided for the first time to change the oil. No problem. Easy enough. When taking off the splash guard, first off, I noticed there were only 3 of the six bolts still in. Ok. Putting the guard back on, I have found that 2 of the remaining 3 bolts...
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