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2005 Nissan Xterra Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2005 Nissan Xterra owner complaints.

Most Common 2005 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 2005 Nissan Xterra Brakes Problems

1 Known 2005 Nissan Xterra Drive Train Problem

2 Known 2005 Nissan Xterra Electrical & Lights 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...
The 2005-2010 Nissan Xterra equipped with the automatic transmission may develop an issue which is commonly known as the "strawberry milkshake". The name is based on the color and consistency of t...

3 Known 2005 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.
Screws inside the intake manifold can become loose causing internal engine damage if they fall out completely. Our technicians report that using a strong thread locker on the power valve butterfl...

0 Known 2005 Nissan Xterra Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 2005 Nissan Xterra Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2005 Nissan Xterra Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2005 Nissan Xterra Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2005 Nissan Xterra Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2005 Nissan Xterra Problems & Complaints

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 2005-2010 Nissan Xterra equipped with the automatic transmission may develop an issue which is commonly known as the "strawberry milkshake". The name is based on the color and consistency of t...
Screws inside the intake manifold can become loose causing internal engine damage if they fall out completely. Our technicians report that using a strong thread locker on the power valve butterfl...
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