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A multinational automaker headquartered in Japan. Formally marketed as Datsun until approx 1982-1984.

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Electrical isues on j10 nissan qashqai

I have a problem with my Nissan Qashqai, its a late 2010 so its a facelift model. The lights flicker when I am driving, when im parked, basically all the time, my windows roll down slowly, some ...
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Where is the coolant reservoir on my Nissan Caravan 1995?

I have a Nissan Caravan 1995 VRGE24 and I just can't find the coolant reservoir. I can find the orange radiator cap on top of the radiator itself and a small tube leads to the back of the motor but ...
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2015 Nissan Altima

Can anyone help me to identify this intermittent metal sound ...almost as if someone was sticking a card in a metal fan or spinning spoke. i searched youtube & found a guy with exact same sound. ...
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Can a Crank sensor cause fuel pump failure?

I have a Nissan Primera P12 2001 (2500cc) which was working without any issues. Yesterday when I try to start, it wouldn't. Talking to the repair guy said it was the fuel pump. But later he said it ...
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USB portal and radio does not turn off and buttons don't work

I recently plugged my charger cord into my usb portal and now my radio does nothing it will not shut off or on just stays stuck in usb mode what should I do? I have a 2004 Nissan Armada
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I just changed my transmission in my 2008 Altima and im having codes pop up

I just changed my transmission in my 2008 Altima and these are the codes that's coming up p1777, p0740, p0745, p0778, p1740, and p0125.
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Sputtering at low rpm and massive loss of power, sudden onset and persistent

Vehicle: 1994 Nissan Sentra GA16DE engine 4-speed automatic transmission 298,400 km Recent Work (3 months ago): spark plugs spark plug cables distributor rotor distributor cap cleaned K&N ...
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Having a SR20DE Nissan, how to reach the thermal sensor just above the oil filter?

After a lot of thinking, reading field service manual and swapping sensor parts because of a good rust bucket source, I'm sure I want to replace my thermal sensor. I'm aware a SR20DE engine has two ...
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voltage starts at 14 every morning but then drops below 12 shortly after driving

Just bought a 1998 Nissan Frontier. It has a new alternator. For a while I was getting shorts at the terminal connectors so I replaced both. That seemed to fix the short but then I started having ...
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Isolator or Separator for my Hitachi alternator

I am looking to charge an auxiliary battery for my motorhome, but am not sure if I can use an isolator given the alternator. It is a Hitachi LR160-78B 60a alternator in a 1985 Nissan 720 pickup (...
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Nissan Altima Alternator/Battery Problems

I own a 2005 Nissan Altima which has been having alternator/battery problems for past 1 year. My car has 112,000 miles on it. My car battery was past warranty so I had the battery replaced about a ...
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Nissan Sunny B14 (limited) (1998) RPM in engine idel

I'm using a Nissan Sunny B14 (limited) (1998) (Manual transmission) and for quite some time, when the engine is in the idle state, the RPM drops to 0.5-0.6 even the AC is on. Usually, it was in 0.9-1. ...
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Clutch issues with 2011 Nissan Juke

I got stuck in the flood traffic going uphill and had to ride my clutch for several minutes due to an idiot 2" behind me. It started smelling really bad then clutch went out. Had it towed to garage. ...
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Sporadic Pulsing or “Slipping” of Brakes

Have a 2011 Suzuki Equator 4WD (AKA Nissan Frontier). Had to brake hard from ~45MPH a few weeks ago to miss some turkeys in the road. Felt like ABS engaged. Now, from time to time I get a random ...
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Can I fix a dashboard with inverted lights?

I've got a Nissan Altima 2008. It is a 2nd hand car, I have had it for 2 years now with no issues. Recently, the dashboard's lights became "inverted": during the day, the lights are on, and when it ...
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Hard start and squeeling

My 1996 Pathfinder has over the past few weeks started squeeling and acting like it isn't going to start but after a few tries it starts and in a few minutes it stops squeeling and runs fine, but when ...
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ac compressor question for 2008 nissan pathfinder

I am putting new ac compressor and it came full of oil do I still need to vacuum system or can I just fill it
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Loss of power when park lights switched on

My Nissan Nv200 2012 right hand drive has this issue when ever i am driving then switch on the park light so as to illuminate the dashboard i immediately lose pedal power.Switch it off and vehicle ...
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Put in aftermarket stereo and used aftermarket wiring harness adapter… won't work unless connect battery and ACC wire together? Draining battery

I have put an aftermarket Double Din stereo in my 2001 Nissan Xterra and used the correct aftermarket wiring harness adapter kit. I have wired it color for color with the exception of leaving the ...
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2015 nissan sentra- a/c only blows cold at highway speeds

I have a 2015 nissan sentra. When i first got it in 2015 it had one of the best ac systems i had ever had the pleasure of using, like too cold in 105 degree heat on the minimum setting. Then after ...
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Engine surges when depress accelerator past a certain point

I have a 2003 manual Nissan Almera S petrol 1.5L with only 75,000 miles on the clock. Today the engine has started to surge. If I depress the accelerator pedal more than approx. ½ inch - 1 inch, the ...
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Nissan truck overheats sometimes

if on a 2004 Nissan frontier ,the water at normal temp.and you have the cap off on the radiator should it be flow water through the radiator if everything working properly.
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Anyone know the cause of (rain) water leaks in '16 Nissan Pathfinder trunk storage area?

Just bought a 2016 Nissan Pathfinder 2 weeks ago (a Friday). It poured rain the following Saturday night + all day Sunday + Monday. By Monday afternoon the stench that filled the car was unbearable!! ...
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Hours of labor required for 2007 Altima 2.5 engine refresh/rebuild

The cost obviously depends on the mechanic's hourly rate, but I know that the manufacturers provide authorized dealers with a guide of how many hours each service / job should take. However I can't ...
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Should the Nissan Skyline 350GT 2007 Sport seatbelt warning light come on for the passenger?

I have a Nissan Skyline 350GT 2007 Sport and wanted to know if the front passenger is not wearing a seatbelt should the warning light come on? At the moment it only comes on when the driver is not ...
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2007 Nissan Altima - Master Power Window Switch / Lock Fob Issue

2007 Nissan Altima I installed an aftermarket Master Power Window Switch. After replacing the switch, I can no longer use the lock button to lock the doors while sitting inside the car. However, if ...
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Brake pedal slow to rise when reversing

Every time we put the Xterra in reverse the brake pedal takes a long time to rise back up, releasing the brake. The pedal slowly moves up, making a noise as if the brakes are still on, then when it's ...
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Changed thermostat but the need to top the coolant up every few days

I have a Nissan March (Micra) 2003 and I had a thermostat problem (was jammed) and my friend changed it for me almost 9 months ago. Ever since then, I need to top up the water every few days. If I'm ...
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How safe is it to drive with no muffler? [duplicate]

I drive a 2007 Nissan Versa with 248,000 km on it. The other day, as I was driving, The section where my muffler pipe should be welder or otherwise attached to the flange broken off. Basically my ...
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Delay engagement of the transmission

I use a Nissan pathfinder 2000. Recently it has delay engagement of the transmission from neutral to drive and will not move unless it is changed to gear 1, then it moves perfectly. Then I manually ...
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Nissan Pulsar ST1.8 oil filter change

First time replacing oil filter and oil. I've drained the old oil from the oil tank and I now want to remove the existing filter. For the life of me, it seems as though the filter is in the most ...
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Nissan keeps losing Bluetooth connectivity to my phone

I have a 2013 Nissan Altima SV. The car offers Bluetooth connectivity, and that feature worked great for about a year; for phonecalls, podcasts, and music. However, for some time now, when I start ...
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How to read torque specs off this Nissan service diagram?

I'm replacing the exhaust manifold gasket on a Nissan Altima and cannot figure out how to interpret the service manual diagram for the torque specs. From Google research, the bolt (the green arrow is ...
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Rusty oil pan, clean or replace

I have a 2011 Nissan X-trail, 2.0 Diesel. Bought it several months ago and noticed that the oil pan is really rusty. Here's how it looks: I am thinking of brushing the rust out and apply a coating ...
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Nissan Juke 2017 plate … battery

My father-in-law was looking after my 17 plate juke while I’m travelling, he let battery die . He recharged battery but now ignition won’t turn off and car will not lock
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Possible overheat

I have a 2011 Nissan X-Trail, 2.0 Turbo Diesel. Couple of days ago, we had a heat wave 39C / 102F. Normally the temp gauge gets close to the vertical axis of the cluster, so not really in vertical ...
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Metallic Engine Sound Coming from 2005 Nissan Altima

My car recently started making a sound coming from the engine. It's hard to describe, but it's something like a mix of metallic and squeaking. I thought it would be better if I recorded it: Listen to ...
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Oil leak from manifold on 2016 Nissan Micra

My daughter has just bought her first car - a 2016 Nissan micra and it has an oil leak from the manifold. It is under 28 days warranty from trade centre UK. They have booked it in for repair but I am ...
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Excessive brake dust and vibration / noise

Had brakes done about 3000 miles ago. They felt tight at the beginning. For the last week, brakes make a 'droning' noise and vibrate when applying brakes and both front wheel covers are completely ...
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I know next year's models come out mid year so a Nissan Altima manufactured 06/01 would that be a 2002?

Nissan Altima manufactured 06 0f 01 I bought it for my wife's aunt put a starter in it worked dine for about a month then quit working . The starter is spinning but not engaging which is why I ...
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Overheating 2009 Nissan Cube

I have a 2009 Nissan Cube. A few weeks ago the car overheated and I realized that it was out of coolant. I added coolant and a week later it overheated again. I realized that the Radiator was leaking ...
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Car horn only works during morning period

My car's horn only works during the morning in transit to work. After the engine and the weather heats up, i need to apply force to the horn in order for it to work. During the midday sun, it doesn't ...
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1997 Pathfinder - cranks won't start

Couple weeks ago my Pathfinder would occasionally lose RPM's at idle and sometimes die but started right back up. Then it began dying while driving regardless of speed - RPM would drop to nothing, car ...
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Weird Starting Issue

We have a strange starting issue with our Nissan Micra SE K12 2006. It first happened in March when it was freezing cold - it would turn over, battery was strong and kept going and going, the starter ...
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09 Nissan Cube Drive Belt Tensioner Rattles While Sitting

A week or so ago I noticed that when I put my Cube in reverse, or drive, and don't move, the drive belt tensioner seems to rattle/oscillate loudly. The sound will disappear as soon as a load is put ...
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1986 Nissan D21 Connector Part

What is this? As a hint, I'm losing about 2 volts between the alternator and the positive terminal of the battery here. It appears to be the last connection on the way back to the battery, just after ...
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Nissan Almera 2005 Parking lights and Dash light stop working

Nissan Almera 2005 Parking lights and Dash light stopped working. The external fuse box doesn't have a cover to identify the correct fuse. I need assistance
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Clicking when braking

I have a Nissan Altima 2017. I just noticed that when I brake when parked, the clicking is present. I placed my hand on the shifter when parked, and it throbs when I brake. It doesn't do this when I ...
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Unable to bleed brakes 87 nissan 300zx

I am currently restoring a 1987 Nissan 300zx I replaced the master cylinder and when bleeding the brakes the pedal would hold for a few seconds and then slowly fall I ran about 2 liters of fluid ...
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Left Parking Brake On

I recently bought a new vehicle (2019 Nissan Frontier) and I guess because I was not used to it I left the parking brake on and drove for about 6 km (3.7 miles) at about 50 to 60 km/h (31 to 37 mph). ...