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

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2008 sentra coolant system

The overflow tank stays full. The heater only blows cold. I don't think it's thermostat (doesn't overheat until fluid drains out). I don't think it's the water pump (the leak is from the driver side) ...
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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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Interior lights aren't working, no power on ACC position

General Info: Car: Nissan Murano 2005 SL Crank + start: Yes Battery charged: Yes Battery terminals correct install/uninstall order: Yes Problem: No power on ACC position, no ignition key warning ...
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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 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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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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Blurry/wavy lines on HELP 2017 Nissan Rogue after installing aftermarket kenwood radio

I want to start by saying that i am not the most car savvy guy. This is why i’m here for help :) I replaced my factory 2017 Nissan Rogue radio for a kenwood 6.2 inch aftermarket radio. This caused ...
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Is there a cable issue that causes a no start?

I have a 4x4 12 titan crew cab. Last couple of months I've been battling a no start that I can't seem to diagnose the issue since it's intermittent. Battery was replaced 6 months ago but for some ...
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2007 Altima - Dash lights and automatic acceleration when starting

Sometimes when starting my car several dash lights go on and off as the engine revs up and down several times. If the car is put in drive before the car starts revving up and down then the car will ...
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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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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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Idles but no acceleration and battery signal is showing even when the alternator is charging on 2003 Murano

on my 2003 Nissan Murano, a wire short occurred and melted many wires, I separated them and replaced the damaged wires. Now I have a code U1001, U1000, P1212 and so on, my car will start and only idle,...
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Nissan Sunny Overheating

I have a Nissan Synny Engine QG1030159 - the temperature rises when i drive above 80km/hour from a long distance of 10km non stop. but when driving local at that speed it stays normal
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Altima 2017 S outside tempreture stuck on -40F

Can someone tell me what is the location of sensor? Or what's the issue?
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Nissan X Trail 2001 engine RPMs increase, but vehicle does not accelerate, has no power

2001 Nissan Xtrail. After driving for more than 20 minutes, the car seems to have less power. The rpm will go way up, but the car is slow. Rpm can go near the redzone, yet I’m still driving at 10-...
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Nissan Tiida hatchback how to put back water hose of back window's glass

I have next issue: a hose of the rear window washer fell off and I have no idea how to put it back. I tried just shove it back by force but without result. Looks like it has a clever way to put the ...
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Nissan Presage 98' change tires to 55 profile from 60/65 profile

Good day. So we bought a used 98' Nissan Presage (2.5L Turbodiesel/YD25) and we noticed that the tires on the front are 205/65 R16 and the rear left is 215/65 R16 while the rear right is 215/70 R16. ...
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Drive By Wire Without Adaptive Cruise Control

I have a 2014 Nissan Rouge Select, however I do not have the adaptive cruise control option, rather only the regular cruise control, with switches to control speed and braking. I read that Nissan has ...
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Why is it that my car smells like it's overheating but my temperature gauge says that it's not?

I have a 2006 Nissan Maxima with a hundred and sixty-eight thousand miles on it. The water pump works fine but for some reason everytime I get out of my car it smells like it's overheating and yet my ...
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How to figure out wiring scheme of cars AC controls

I'm not sure if this is the right for for this, but my 2011 Nissan Maxima has it's AC controls in the same part as it's stereo controls (see here) and I would like to replace my stereo. This means I ...
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No clutch fluid moves from the reservoir to the master cylinder during bleeding

When I do the clutch fluid bleeding to my Nissan Maxima 96, I can push the fluid out of the slave valve. However, I don't see any fluid move from the reservoir into the master cylinder when I press ...
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whether changing a 2010 Nissan Santra car Battery can cause the BCM to stop car from running

I have a 2010 Nissan Sentra that I am financing from Nissan. I got it from them after december 7, 2015. The car right now is not starting and it is back with Nissan servicing. They said that the ...
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Why i have no clutch

I changed the clutch,pressure plate and throwout bearing bled the slave and still no clutch all new and air free nothing it almost goes in gear but if i turn the screw to push more it pops the slave ...
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Engine RPM of 1200 when cold and gradually rises to 1500 when warmup

I pull off the cylinder and replace the head gasket with timing marks march up correctly on Nissan Qr20 30t. when i start the engine cold the rpm goes to 1500 and start to come back to 1200, and as ...
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Screeching Noise

Last month I had front brakes and rotors put on. Today, while driving downhill and making a turn, this loud screeching noise started. I was also applying brakes when this happened. I parked my car on ...
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Found a 10 mm nut in the transmission fluid

I was draining the fluid out of the automatic transmission of a '94 Sentra with a RL4F03A tranmission. While I was removing the magnets, one of them was holding onto a 10 mm hex nut. It was clean, not ...
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Electrical system problem on 1997 Nissan XE, 2.4 -5 speed truck

I disconnected the battery cable on a 1997 Nissan XE, 2.4 -5 speed truck to put on a new cable end because it was corroded, when I reconnected it all the idiot lights on the dash were off, the AC ...
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What are best steps to diagnose a bucking engine/

My 1992 Nissan with SR20DE (2.0 liter 143 HP o2 and MAF equipped OBD I engine, 16 valve, fuel injected), bucks. I own this car for ten years now and a lot has been replaced. Not always in attempt to ...
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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 ...