2001 Nissan Xterra Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Nissan Xterra
2001 Nissan Xterra Problems
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 Questions
with the a/c off car runs fine all the time
I just bought this vehicle Wednesday from a used dealer. Drove it all the way from the dealer to where I live, different counties. Noticed some smoke but figured from the heat being on, was told that isn't the case. Used a car MD device and the only thing that came up is a code for a replacin...
2001 Nissan Xterra Recalls
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.