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

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Nissan Xterra 2007 electronic Lock problem

I have a 2007 Nissan Xterra with power locks and power windows. About 2 months ago, the lock on my driver's side ONLY will not open when I use the key fob. The other 3 doors and the cargo door open ...
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Consistently losing coolant, but no overheating

Hi I’m new on here and I could use some help. I have a 2006 Nissan Maxima and I can’t figure out what is up with my coolant system. To start I replaced my motor with a good used JDM but before ...
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350z cranks won't start

2003 350z cranks but won't start VQ35DE / FIXED * partially [ Stock / DC intake / Straight pipes ] (11/11/2016) My Cousin is a certified mechanic and took over the repair! -Car idle rough and ...
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20 Year old car. What should be replaced next?

I'm buying a Nissan Maxima 98 Auto. It has about 50k miles on the odometer. I'll put an engine pic just for reference, it was very well mantained. However, it is still a 20 year old car. What should I ...
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2005 Nissan Sentra - Pressing gas pedal has no effect - vent control valve

My car (2005 Nissan Sentra) had a problem for a while: gas spills out when pumping. I was lazy and did nothing about it. After a month or so, the car started to fail. At first it was only hiccups, but ...
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Fuel pump can't pump after few days stopped

I have a 1995 Nissan Sentra with a carburetor and a mechanical fuel pump. After being parked for a couple of days, the car doesn't start because no fuel reaches the carburetor. At most it, will start ...
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2003 Nissan Altima's heat is only lukewarm

My '03 Nissan Altima blows plenty of heat when the weather is warm. Now that we are into cold weather, it blows only lukewarm air when I have the heat on. The coolant level is okay. I had the ...
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1997 Nissan what does it mean if there’s steam coming from the hood of the car

After my car has been running for a while and I park I can see steam coming from the hood. It doesn’t stop until the car cools off. I check the radiator it’s full of water/ coolant, overflow is it in ...
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2005 nissan Altima often will not start on the first try. Any ideas why?

Lately when I try to start the car for the first time it will not start. It clicks once but will not turn over. It may start the next time or sometimes it will take 2 or three times of the same thing ...
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Information on the correct way to camber my 2015 Nissan Versa note

I’m wanting to camber my 2015 Nissan Versa note before deciding to lower it. I wanna make sure I do it correctly, as you can imagine it’s hard to find the information on doing it to this specific type ...
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How to replace '05 Sentra headlight w/o opening the hood

My kiddo's car has a busted passenger highlight due to him rearing ending someone. This accident has caused us not be be able to open the hood. At this point I don't want to replace the hood, just ...
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Reverse Gear Doesn't Work Anymore on an Automatic

I've been having troubles with my automatic transmission for sometime now mainly it's lost it's smoothness and has been slipping first thing in the morning. I've practically worked on every other ...
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Car Jerk when switched to Drive and Engine Bangs (Knock) over bumps

I have Nissan Teana 230JM (J31) 2007 model. The issue i am facing is when I start the car in the morning then it takes some time to shift to Drive, So I have to switch it to 1st and then drive a ...
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2014 Nissan Maxima Loose Engine Bearings?

(I apologize in advance, I don't know much about cars). I recently purchased a 2014 Nissan Maxima. About 3 months later I got an oil change and recently after, I started to hear a knocking noise ...
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2012 Nissan Juke won't start after replacing timing chain

Replaced the timing chain and timing cover for 2012 Nissan Juke. Nothing moved so it shouldn't be out of time. Put it all back together and it cranks but won't start. Cleaning cam sensor now in case ...
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06 Nissan Altima won’t fire after dead battery

I came outside this morning and found that my car battery was dead. After an attempt to jumpstart I put it on the charger for several hours, but the car still won’t start. It has been running fine ...
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Cracking noise when launching vehicle or at lower gear

I have a Nissan X-Trail 2002 manual with almost 300k on it. I know it's old, but it was the only secondhand manual SUV I could find. The last service was about than 3 months ago. I drove it into a ...
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Nissan Note 2012 battery drain

I have had problems with my 2012 Nissan Note (the boxy model). The battery would be flat after a couple of days, even when driving occasionally. After leaving the car parked and locked for 20min, ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Nissan Connect firmware?

I've a new Nissan Note Acenta. With my VIN, I can deduce that it was produced on 2014 in the UK. It has a Nissan Connect system (without camera, so no Around View Monitor, Safety Shield system, etc.),...
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Towing Car with all wheels on the ground

I bought my Nissan Sunny automatic car about a year ago. So far, I have towed it three times with all four wheels on the ground, about 40 km in the aggregate. I didn’t know that it was bad for the ...
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Car starts for 47 sec and then slowly stalls and dies every time

I own a Nissan 300zx Z31 1985, a car which has been having the same recurring problem almost a dozen times now. I am usually able to fix this issue, however the fix is never successful permanently. ...
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Analysis of spark plugs [PHOTO] and fuel trims

Again, this is a 2002 Nissan direct injected engine (QR20DD). By judging spark plugs, I assume that the air / fuel mixture is not rich. May be some kind of a lean condition? But the issue is fuel ...
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Hubcentric vs OEM compatible steel wheel

I've Nissan Rouge SL 2015 with 18 inch wheel size. I want to buy steel wheels. When I look for options on Costco website it shows me Hubcentric and OEM Compatible. I'm not sure what's the ...
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MAF Sensor Performance Code in cold weather

I have a 2011 Nissan Murano with a check engine light that comes on and off. It started once the weather started turning cold, however the check engine light will disappear shortly after I get my OBD ...
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1993 Nissan Caravan/HOMY headlight replacement

Can anyone point me to a tutorial for headlight replacement for a 1993 Nissan Homy E24 van? Do the headlights swap-out from the front? Any hints as to how to "open" them up? Many Thanks
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Switch in Nissan Caravan

I recently bought a Nissan Caravan (year 2000) and I still don't know the function of two switches. Unfortunately I don't have a manual and I couldn't find information on Google. Maybe someone knows ...
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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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New Car battery car won’t start

I bought a new battery for my 2006 Nissan Pathfinder, I put it in went to start the car and it started perfectly. I drove the car around for like 25 min. When I arrived back home I turned the car off ...
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My 07 Nissan Pathfinder won't start but lights still work

My 07 Nissan Pathfinder won't start, all lights turn on (headlights, dashboard) radio and fan work. There's no noise when I turn the key to start the truck, what can it be? It completely shut down
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EPS failure, rpm guage failure temperature guage failure

My Nissan Sentra 2008 started having electrical problems. After a typical 25-30 minute ride, my rpm indicates 0 and my EPS light comes on with loss of power steering 80% of the time. Shortly after my ...
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Is it possible to rebuild the batteries of the Nissan Leaf?

I've seen many used Nissan Leafs being offered for a very low cost (as little as $6000 as of 2016), but I'm concerned about the lifetime left in the batteries of those cars. Nissan says that they will ...
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Fans run all the time

Hi I have 98 Nissan Maxima. I recently changed the thermostat in it and ever since then my fans will stay on, and I am not running the a/c either. Can you please tell me what could be causing them to ...
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2000 Nissan Frontier is hard to start

I have a 2000 Nissan Frontier 3.3 v6. Experiencing that it won't start without pumping the accelerator several times. I changed the fuel filter, and fuel pump, still experiencing the same problem. ...
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Vibrate with humming sound

I recently notice there is vibration with humming sound coming from my 2017 Nissan Pathfinder. When I start the car and leave it idle I don't hear any vibration with humming sound from front driver ...
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Battery died and now car will not run

I have a 2001 Nissan Sentra. Monday morning, I drove the car and when I got home I forgot to turn the lights off. It sat all day like that then Monday evening I realized that I had run the battery ...
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Can I install GPS navigation system in Nissan B15?

I'm somewhat sedan enthusiast, and while I'm working in some asian countries, I've got my attention on little old Nissan Sunny car. model name is B15 Sunny. This is the wikipedia link I found for the ...
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2002 Pathfinder overheats when driving into the mountains?

My 2002 Pathfinder will overflow coolant through the reservoir on the way from the city into the mountains. About an hour drive its mostly fine all the way till the last 10 miles which is also the ...
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Nissan Versa 2014 reverse light wire

I have a backup camera to set up, but checking which wires go to which light isn't easy since the bulbs are mounted onto a circuit board instead of visually being able to see where the wires go. Upon ...
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02 Nissan sentra 1.8 heater not working right?

I have a 02 Nissan sentra 1.8 heater is very weak even after it warms up I have cool heat not hot gauge always stays right in middle never over heats top radiator hose is hot and bottom hose cold same ...
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How much rust is okay on a used Nissan Rogue 2015? [closed]

How much rust is okay on a used Nissan Rogue 2015? Please see pics of undercarriage and brake rust on a car from NJ. Run 35000 miles. Is this a major issue/deal-breaker? There seems to be no rust ...
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Trailer AFC converter turn signals blink together

I have a Nissan Murano 2009 (made in Japan for US market). I installed a trailer towing hitch and now I want to install a towing harness. Since I live in Europe I bought Brink Wiring Kit (732614) ...
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Hard to get into 1st and 2nd gear, when clutch is pressed against the left side

I have a manual Nissan Qashqai dci, where when I hold the clutch stick left, in order to switch to 1st or 2nd gear, I find it very difficult or almost impossible. I have to hold the stick lightly and ...
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Nissan Murano 2016 tow capacity

the Nissan Pathfinder can tow 5000 lbs and the Murano 2016 only 1500 lbs, how is it possible if they both are almost the same size, engine?. am I missing something?.
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Car Clicks While Turning Over

I was at the park driving around, and I decided to stop at a shelter to use the bathroom, I was gone for 1-2 minutes. I came back and my car starts clicking (the clicking was fast, not slow). So, I ...
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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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air bag light after seat removal repair

I needed to remove the passenger seat to weld a hole in the floor. I disconnected the battery, the wires to the seat and removed it. After re-installing the seat and the battery , my air-bag light ...
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'95 Nissan Hardbody, auto trannie slipping in 1st, was told *not* to flush/replace the ATF?

Of the 5 people I've asked IRL, two have told me something like "in older trucks sometimes the transmission fluid is almost 'holding together' a bad transmission, and doing a flush & replacement ...
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What would cause a short to ground while driving - how to locate the problem?

So I was pulled up at the traffic lights yesterday in my 1980 Nissan Urvan (E23) diesel after just coming off a 30 minute commute on the freeway when all of a sudden the engine cut out and a few ...
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No start after error code P0118

I replaced my the Coolant Temperature Sensor and after replacing with an OEM Nissan part it has not started. I have a Nissan Altima SL 2002 2.5L 4 Cylinder.