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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi new member here, first post. My name is Mike, just recently bought an 01 Xterra a few months back. Love this truck. Have become quite the fan of my Xterra. I've been reading posts and threads and discussions on here looking for fixes for problems I am encountering with my x and so far I've...
  2. Repair Questions
    I'm rebuilding my transmission and would like some advice on my findings. The only symptom was that my 2004 SC 4x4 (RE4R01A) wouldn't move in reverse. The major problem is that the reverse clutch oil seal on the oil pump cover supply shaft was destroyed. Since pulling it apart, I can see why it...
  3. Repair Questions
    So my stock Nissan skid plate was literally being held up by two out of the six mounting bolts. The other 4 were totally stripped - I'm sure the tiny M6 bolts don't hold up well in the face of Jiffy Lube shop boys with impact drivers... Fix got a bit more interesting after I snapped an EZ-out...
  4. Repair Questions
    Hey guys, new to the forum and first posting! Thank you in advance! Problem: 2000 Nissan Pathfinder 3.3L 4wd 184,000 miles starts, idles, and drives perfect until the truck is thoroughly heat soaked. Once it's hot, the truck chokes/misfires. If you give it any throttle it's coughs, bogs down...
  5. Repair Questions
    Hey all, got a weird one for you. I was driving around town today and my Xterra randomly sputtered and hesitated (as if it was out of fuel) for a couple seconds and then ran fine for the remainder of my hour long drive. Got off the freeway, 5 minutes later same thing. Happened intermittent and...
  6. Repair Questions
    Hello, My 2006 Xterra got in a collision about a year and a half ago, but I haven't had a chance to fix it. Since it has 136,000 miles, I want to spend the least amount of money possible. I am mostly concerned about the aesthetics, it has run great since the accident. There is some body damage...
  7. Repair Questions
    Hi everybody, my name as you can see is Kamen and i live in south Texas. I have loved my Xterra 2002 4WD SE not supercharged,regardless of the accumulation of rust and continues repairs. My front suspension have been screeching for almost two years and after finally getting the upper control...
  8. Repair Questions
    I have some weird electrical problem. Basically the car loses power for a split second and then it comes back. When I say it loses power, I mean everything: lights, radio, gauge cluster, etc. When it comes back on, if my foot is on the gas, it is now in neutral, and the O/D light is on...
  9. Repair Questions
    Hi there! I have a 2003 SE S/C. My low beams work just fine, but when I push the combination switch forward to turn on my high beams ALL my lights turn off. I've read through this section of the service manual for ideas, but it didn't cover this issue. I've inspected the bulbs and the filament...
  10. Repair Questions
    Hello Everyone. Just want to identify a part trying to get for my 2001 Xterra. This part has been blown off when one of my tires exploded. I will put up to photos from either side so you will know exactly what I'm talking about. Also if you know any places that you would recommend to get these...
  11. Repair Questions
    I tried to turn traction control off to go offroading, and when i pushed the button and it went into the socket and i cant get it out. Please help
  12. Repair Questions
    Sooo.... I am replacing my head gasket on my Nissan Xterra 01, but the last intake manifold nut gave me trouble and I striped the nut. can any one give me advice on the head gasket and how can I take off the stripped nut. thanks. Ps. I didn't know this club exited!!
  13. Repair Questions
    Hello guys. I've been having an issue for the last few months with my AC. I finally got a chance to take a good look at it and poured some UV dye in the system. I found the source of the leak but while I was expecting it to be the hose it was actually the high side port piping that plugs into...
  14. Repair Questions
    HELP! I need to pass my Mass Inspection today, just got my xterra finally after waiting and realized the 3rd brake light doesn't work.. replaced all 3 bulbs still nothing. checked the fuse box under the driver side and in engine compartment nothing, all fuses work.. wiring issue...
  15. Repair Questions
    Great news everyone! My rear leaf spring broke giving me the opportunity to rip into my 03' Xterra (Mamba) and fix her up. I have purchased my replacement leaf springs and U bolts (as recommended) and have questions about these front shackles i've been reading about. I know that when i...
  16. Repair Questions
    Hey guys; I'm looking for some guidance on my AC problem. About a week ago, I was driving 9 hours back to the city where my house is, when one of my belts started squealing for a few seconds. I pulled over, just to check it out, and it appeared it had been slipping over my compressor pulley...
  17. Repair Questions
    I am sure somebody has done a write up on how to change out the motor mounts on a 2004 or first gen Xterra. I have done several types of searches and coming up empty, except that a lot of people have had this problem. I am going to tackle it on Thursday and wanted to get a little info before I...
  18. FAQ/Common Questions
    I'm in Texas, in the Killeen/Copperas Cove/Belton area, and need a recommendation for a GOOD....BUT CHEAP....mechanic. Cheapest he can be, and still be good, in other words. You know what I mean. I've checked the forum for prices, and they seem to vary widely...some saying average is...
  19. 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...
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