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  1. Bad MAF Sensor vs. EVAP purge valve/canister vs. water in fuel?

    Repair Questions
    My 02 Xterra SE 3.3L N/A (130,000 miles w/up to date recommended maintenance per drivers manual) will not reach above 2500 RPM, it will also die at RPMs lower than 1000 and it will also cut off randomly at certain speeds. It shakes, it sputters, it stalls and yes, check engine light stays on...
  2. 2007 4.0L V6 Xterra Issues

    Repair Questions
    My Xterra recently started acting up. For a while now the gas gauge hasn't worked properly, but it hasn't been much of a problem. Recently though, it started shutting off at intersections when stopped. It would take longer than usual to turn over, and when it turned on, the VDC off and SLIP...
  3. '05 X stalling randomly

    Repair Questions
    Have a 2005 Xterra which has been acting off for a bit here lately. While highway driving and exiting to make a turn or a stop then go it will lose rpms and act if about to stall. Then recently while in traffic it will stall and have to put in park and it will start right up. Would this be...
  4. Random Stalls and Surges

    Repair Questions
    Hello Everyone First-timer here. Unfortunately I'm in need of some assistance. I've got a 2003 Xterra that's been giving me some trouble lately. Problem started a couple of days ago. While driving the car normally it suddenly stopped. I was able to restart it but it turned off again 60...
  5. Engine quits at idle, while in gear

    Repair Questions
    *edit* This is for a 2000 xterra I have been troubleshooting this for a few months.... I'll get this out of the way right now, I am a Rover guy. =-) So don't give me TOO much static... First, the basic issue. It starts fine, and under load it drives fine. There are no sputters, it is...
  6. Xterra stalls and won't start.

    It Won't Start!!!
    Hello all, I've had my Xterra for about 2 years now. She's a 2000 model and never needed any major work done. Yesterday morning I took a drive into town and I put some gas in. Hours later, on my drive home she just shut off on me. I was not able to to turn her back on, although she continued to...
  7. 03 X stalling out

    New Member Introductions
    I have a supercharged 03 X which has been awesome to me! But it has 160k miles on it. In Sept. it started giving me a hard time starting...I thought it was the starter but since it didn't always give me a hard time I left it alone but today while driving down the road it completely stalled out...
  8. '04 dies after starting

    Repair Questions
    So my '04 SE with 65,XXX starts right up, first time, every time. Sometimes, however, immediately after it starts it just shuts off. It's only done this maybe 7 or 8 times, but in the last month it's been happening more frequently than the first few times it happened. It doesn't sputter or cough...
  9. X is dying PLEASE HELP

    Repair Questions
    Im hoping someone will be able to give some insight with this, Im really hoping not to get taken to the cleaners at the mechanics. Yesterday my car randomly died at a stop light. I restarted it and it died again a few feet later. I managed to get it home at stop and go pace. Prior to this my car...
  10. very low mpg and power

    Performance Mods
    hi i need help mi x mpg is les than 4 or 5 mpg on highway and also has very low power when is on drive and complet stop the rpm are 500 what i have to check or how can i best my mpg and hp. is a 2001 v6 se 4x4 46k.
  11. Misfire, stalling, MAF codes, rough idle, knock sensor etc..

    General Discussions
    Hello All, I am new here but have been referencing the site this past week in an attempt to solve a misfire / stalling problem. Seems this has been happening a lot lately and many have had success replacing things like cap & rotor, plug wires, plugs etc. I wanted to chime in with my situation...