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2001 Nissan Xterra Problems

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Most Common 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. ...
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.
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0 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Brakes Problems

1 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Drive Train Problem

0 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Electrical & Lights Problems

6 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Engine 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. ...
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.

0 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2001 Nissan Xterra Problems & Complaints

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