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  1. Aftermarket radio on stock amplifier wiring - loud 'pop' when turning radio on/off or changing modes

    General Discussions
    So I installed a Pioneer head unit using the Metra 70-7551 harness, which uses the RCA outputs on the radio and uses the stock Rockford F amp. I'm getting a loud 'pop' whenever the head unit turns on or even when changing modes or radio stations. Did a bunch of research and this forum and...
  2. ASWC-1 steering wheel controls installation help

    General Discussions
    2004 1st gen Xterra. Trying to set up the ASWC-1 unit to enable steering wheel controls with my aftermarket Pioneer (MVH-X390BT) head unit. I managed to get it to kind of work, but programming is wrong, and not sure how to fix it!?? My volume up works steering wheel button works correctly. But...
  3. Replacing the positive battery cable

    Repair Questions
    I have to replace the positive battery cable on my '00 at 220k. I have both the positive and negative cables and a day off on friday. The negative cable looks easy enough, so I don't think I'll need any help with that, but this positive cable. Holy hell it looks like a PITA. I tried traced the...
  4. Q about suspicious wiring on distributor

    Repair Questions
    Vehicle: 2003 XTerra, M/T, VG33E Hello, I had a mechanic come to my home to diagnose a crank no start and he determined it to be the distributor coil. He also wanted $500 to replace it (also recommended replacing spark plugs @ $1200 thanks to the pesky #6) so I thought I would shop around, no...
  5. Connect aftermarket radio to amplifier?

    General Discussions
    Trying to connect an aftermarket radio, but ran into a challenge, wondering if you guys can help! So on my previous Xterra, I put it an aftermarket radio, was super easy -> just got one of those Metra connection harnesses, connected the harness wires to the aftermarket radio, and then just...
  6. Ground strap location and replacement

    Repair Questions
    My 02 6 cyl 3.3 non-supercharged Xterra has been having this problem where it would stall out while driving. When I say stall out, it is like the car looses all electrical power, and it starts to shut down, but it is like a split second. Usually it puts itself in "Limp Home" mode and then snaps...
  7. Wiring off road lights in my '03

    Exterior Lighting
    So i just purchased two sets of LED flood light pods for my '03. I'm planning to put one pair in my grill and the other pair in the rear bumper flush to the downward slanting squares. I'd like one switch for each pair or a 3way switch in the blanks on the dash. The guy i bought them from said i...
  8. how to wire offroad lights 03 Xterra.

    General Discussions
    So i just purchased two sets of LED flood light pods for my '03. I'm planning to put one pair in my grill and the other pair in the rear bumper flush to the downward slanting squares. I'd like one switch for each pair or a 3way switch in the blanks on the dash. The guy i bought them from said i...
  9. p0744 and p0120 codes and wiring

    Repair Questions
    i have an 01 X and i bought the vehicle this way for dirt cheap with plans to fix it. It drives great if you keep it in 1st or 2nd gear but if you put it in drive it will just rev when it goes to shift into 3rd. p0744 and p0120 are the codes i have from scanning it. i just dont want to change...
  10. DIY headlight wiring

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    I just installed Spec D led projector halos but I have a problem I was hoping to get some help with. To make the halos and leds work I believe I need to attach the wires to the fuse box but I'm not sure how to attach them to the fuse box. Any help much appreciated
  11. 2006 X OBD2 wiring questions

    Modification Questions
    I have been looking on the power supply, ground, circuit elements section of the service manual for my 2006 Nissan Xterra X and cannot determine the purpose of some of the wiring in the bundle that runs to the OBD2. I circled the two extra connectors in red. The OBD2 itself should be M22 in the...
  12. Wiring Help

    Modification Questions
    I'm no electrician by any means so please excuse my lack of knowledge :D I have this switch for my light bar However, I cannot figure out how to make the words "ZOMBIE LIGHTS" as well as the logo light up. It is set up to where "ZOMBIE LIGHTS" can light up when the dash lights are on, and...
  13. Passenger Fog Light Wiring(02 XE)

    Repair Questions
    I recently bought a 2002 Xterra and I thought the passenger fog light was just burnt out, however when I went to replace the bulb I had noticed some wires hanging that were not attached to anything. I switched the bulb and it still does not work. The driver side works just fine. Here are some...
  14. 2004 trailer wiring

    Exterior Lighting
    Towing X'ers, Being a newbie here I was excited about an easy install coming my way when I found: http://www.clubxterra.org/forums/showthread.php?t=4262 Unfortunately that covers 2005 and newer. My 2004 xTerra has different wiring plus Nissan isn't big on keeping old stuff around. First parts...
  15. Squirrels chewed up wiring

    Repair Questions
    While we were away at Christmas a squirrel made a nest in my wife's 2001 Xterra's engine compartment and really did number on the wiring. It chewed through all 6 sparkplug wires, the wiring harness and connector to the cruise control motor, an injector's wiring and several other wires that I...
  16. sony xplod CDX-GT09

    Interior Mods
    So im putting a system in my X. Ive got everything wired up except the head unit. I wired it up and i got power but nothing through the speakers. I followed the diagram that i got with it but it didnt work. Im using a metra wire harness for a 2005 nissan xterra. Ive rewired the speaker wires...
  17. Wiring KC lights to High Beams

    Exterior Lighting
    Right now I have my KC Slimlites (driving pattern) all wired up and working and they turn on and off with the switch. I want to have them turn on with high beams but it says to contact the dealer for any vehicle past 2000. Anyone done this and had it work?
  18. Bumper and roof light Qs

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    So I want to add some bumper lights and roof lights to my 2007 S Xterra. I already added the factory fog kit so keep that in mind. Im thinking I'd like to add BM light bars roof light with four hella 75 driving lamps: http://bmlightbars.com/B%26M_lightbars/2005-2012.html...
  19. GPS, Radar, and Lights

    Interior Mods
    Finally got myself an Xterra in January after a LOT of saving up. 2012 OR package. Blue. :D :love-eyes-big: Got the gps dock with the spearks, but I found out my own nuvi 750 isn't compatible with the dock speakers, and I'd need the 750 nissan-sepcific model. Anyone know where to get one? I...
  20. Replacing headlight bulbs often

    Repair Questions
    My 2000 is giving me headlight grief. Seems I'm replacing bulbs every 6 months or sooner. I'm using the Sylvania Silverstars--so they're not cheap bulbs. I'm the third owner of the vehicle, and the kid before me did a bunch of wiring work--yikes. I'm worried there's a voltage problem that's...
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