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  1. Repair Questions
    Hi - I have a 2000 3.3 4wd with 137K on it. Everything rubber is starting to get brittle. I replaced the valve cover gaskets recently and need to stop a leak coming out of the bell housing now. 1. Is there any way to tell what it is without dropping the tranny? It would be a little easier...
  2. Repair Questions
    Hey all, After reading up on the forums on this, it seems that others that have a 1st gen x have had this same problem of leaking out the RMS. However, I've also read that to many people it ends up being some other more easily fixed problem like a valve cover gasket. Last winter, my oil pan...
  3. Repair Questions
    i may have been posting in the wrong forum but Im still looking for a few answers. I bought a clean 04 xterra from a friend because the trans had gone out (it was super cheap). i sourced a transmission locally for 550 which seems cheap as well. Today i pulled out the old trans in order to have a...
  4. Repair Questions
    Hey everyone I am new to the forum. I purchased an 02 Xterra about 6 months ago. Just went to have the oil checked and they said my rear main seal was leaking. I look underneath and YES I have a leak but am not a PRO mechanic but i am NOT certain it is my rear main seal. There appears to be...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hey ya all, I have a 2003 Nissan Exterra S/E 4wd. Im leaking oil from the rear main seal. ive cleaned the area & see the leak coming from where the engine buts up to the transmission/transfer case. Im looking to undertake this project mysef. Can ano give me some advise on the steps i need to...
  6. Repair Questions
    Hey Everyone. I'm new here. My sister in law has an x 2000 6 cyl. I was a yacht diesel mech and know just enough to be dangerous on cars. ANyway there is a 12" spot under her bellhousing and the valve cover gaskets are not leaking. I checked the oil and it was about 1" high on the stick.>She...
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