2001 Nissan Xterra Repair and Maintenance
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2001 Nissan Xterra ProblemsAbnormal Noise From Front of Engine
A whining or buzzing type noise may develop from the timing chain area caused by excess slack in the secondary timing chains. Nissan has issued a service bulletin (NTB09-128) regarding this issue. Replacement of both secondary timing chains and their tensioner shoes will be necessary to repair this concern. As part of this repair, the engine oil and filter should also be replaced.
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
The coolant outlet on the front of the lower intake manifold may develop a coolant leak.
2001 Nissan Xterra QuestionsWhy engine cuts off (3 answers)
When coming to a stop at red lights and stop engine cuts off tries to do sometimes while driving replaced the throttle body and now mechanic says it's the distributor I'm so confused please help when the engine is cold the car drives fine
Code 1443 or 1445- evap system and po325- knock sensor