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2004 Nissan Xterra Problems

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Most Common 2004 Nissan Xterra Problems

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...
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.
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0 Known 2004 Nissan Xterra Brakes Problems

1 Known 2004 Nissan Xterra Drive Train Problem

1 Known 2004 Nissan Xterra Electrical & Lights Problem

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...

5 Known 2004 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 2004 Nissan Xterra Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 2004 Nissan Xterra Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2004 Nissan Xterra Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2004 Nissan Xterra Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2004 Nissan Xterra Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2004 Nissan Xterra Problems & Complaints

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