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  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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