2005 Nissan Xterra Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Nissan Xterra
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2005 Nissan Xterra ProblemsErratic Fuel Gauge and/or Check Engine Light
The fuel level sensor can fail causing erratic or inaccurate fuel gauge readings. The Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Nissan has recalled 2006 - 2008 vehicles only for this fuel gauge issue. For more information on the recall, please click here»
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.
2005 Nissan Xterra QuestionsAfter about 5 to 10 mins of driving, engine stops,re-starting is hard, pls why? (1 answer)
when the car is on motion, after may be 5 to 10 minutes of driving, the engine stops immediately, trying to start becomes difficult. when the car eventually starts, movement is slow,climbing the smallest hill is difficult. i have changed fuel pump but no way out. if the car is parked for may be a...
Ran perfect when I shut her down, no overheat/engine noise, etc
when the car starts, i try to raise it but when it reaches 2 rpm on the pointer, it begins to jerk or vibrate and continous fire will put it off. but will move if i drive between 0 t0 1.5 rpm. why and what is the cause of this problem?. on diagnose, it says cam shaft sensor.bank A. after trying s...
2005 Nissan Xterra RecallsEngine Stalls Without Warning
A relay in the engine control power distribution module may arc and cause a failure which can result in engine stalling. Dealers will replace the relay inside the module free of charge to resolve the problem.
Nissan is recalling certain 2004 - 2010 Titan, Armada, & QX56 vehicles. Also included are 2005 - 2010 Frontier, Xterra, and Pathfinder vehicles for faulty front and/or rear suspension lower control arms. The problem is the control arm's attaching point to the vehicle's chassis. During the manufacturing process, some control arms may contain welds that do not meet Nissan's strength specs, and if they break, it may result in loss of vehicle control, and a possible crash.
The air bag crash sensors located in the front zone may have corrosion buildup due to a high level of road salt exposure. If this happens, the sensor may become inoperative, and the air bag light will come on. If this happens, the air bags will not deploy in a collision. This recall began on January 26, 2009.