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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2001 Nissan Xterra

2001 Nissan Xterra

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2001 Nissan Xterra Problems

Engine -- Verified

The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.

Engine -- Verified

The coolant outlet on the front of the lower intake manifold may develop a coolant leak.

Engine -- Verified

The fuel injectors can fail and cause drivability problems. Often there is no Check Engine light and the failures can be caused by corrosion of the connector, clogging beyond the point of cleaning, and/or internal failures.

Engine -- Verified

Valve clearances for this engine are shim adjusted and should be checked periodically to help maximize engine life. Another good time to check the valve clearances is when the valve cover gasket is being replaced.

Drive Train -- couture1 and 3 others

when it's cold out my nissan won't shift into high gear for about 5 to 10 minutes.

2001 Nissan Xterra Recalls (Recent)

Engine, June 28, 2004

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SIX CYLINDER ENGINES AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FOUR OR SIX CYLINDER ENGINES, THE FUEL PUMP TERMINAL ON THE FUEL-SENDING UNIT CAN DEVELOP A CRACK IN THE PLASTIC MOLDING. THIS CAN CAUSE THE TERMINAL STRIP TO CORRODE UNDER SOME ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS.

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Engine, December 10, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK INLET SHUTTER VALVE DOES NOT MEET THE SEALING PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION.

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Suspension & Steering, December 10, 2003

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, WATER MAY ENTER THE REAR AXLE HOUSING DUE TO INADEQUATE SEALING OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) SENSOR.

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2001 Nissan Xterra Questions and Answers

iamfoxtrax, 2001 Nissan Xterra, 4 Cylinder, Plymouth, IN

have just had oil change every 3 months + lube and belts checked. I would like to drive this for at least 5 more years. What else should I be having done?

countryboy50, 2001 Nissan Xterra, V6, Winter Garden, FL

I pull the duel pressure switch off drier
and bypass connector with a jumper wire
witch should have engage compressor clutch but it will not the ground is wire is blu/blk the hot is a green/blk I...

Angelsongs4610, 2001 Nissan Xterra, V6, Kansas City, MO

Start engine, runs fine, put it in gear it dies. What would cause this?

twistersceo, 2001 Nissan Xterra, 3.3L V6, Clarksville, MD

My car stopped while driving. Diagnosed to be broken timing belt and estimated cost to repair was 3000.00. Does this make sense?

CWILLMAN, 2001 Nissan Xterra, V6, Fort Worth, TX

I changed TPS and Knock Sensor 1st and 2nd gear fine. I have hesitation getting into 3rd (revs to about 4k rpm).Transmission never hits 4th gear (it only revs high and redlines)and can only go abou...

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2001 Nissan Xterra Reviews

I love my Xterra! It is now 10 years old and I have not had any problems with it. Would I buy another one? Absolutely!

I am that retired school teacher, who has driven every used car you've tried to buy. The only thing wrong has been a draft on the passenger side, which is a problem, especially when it is -20 F.

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