2011 Nissan Xterra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Nissan Xterra

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2011 Nissan Xterra Problems

Noise From the Front of the 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.

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Fuel Level Sensor

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»

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2011 Nissan Xterra Questions

no heat (1 answer)

defroster,cabin heat not working at idle after vehicle is warmed.Systems work when vehicle is driven,cold air resumes at idle,red lights,stopping,etc.Thermostat?

Defroster,cabin heat runs cool at idle. (1 answer)

Defroster,cabin air runs cold at idle,however ;upon driving all systems heat up.I have tried warming up vehicle 15-20 minutes,defroster,heater still won't work till I drive.Stopping at lights,I notice temp decease in cabin

front driver seat (1 answer)

I just bought a 2011 nissan xterra X but I am 5' tall and my xterra driver seat does not raise. I am actually sitting on a pillow to drive....uncomfortable. Is it possible to replace the seat to an 8 way manual drivers seat? And if so, where can I purchase the seat? bettyboopeht@yahoo.com

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2011 Nissan Xterra Recalls

Potential Engine Oil Leak

Some of the bolts that attach the engine oil cooler and filter to the engine may have been manufactured below specification strength. As a result, the bolt may break at the oil filter attachment point, which can cause an engine oil leak. Loss of too much engine oil can result in loss of oil pressure and the engine could seize, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the connector bolts to correct this concern.

 

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