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

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2007 Nissan Armada power window fuse location

According to the fuse block diagram, there is not a dedicated fuse for the power windows. Anyone know if the power windows are on another fuse? Front drivers side window will not go down and switch ...
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Why won't my gas gauge fill past 3/4?

I have a 2006 Nissan Sentra and no matter what gas station I go to, the gauge never moves past 3/4. What could be stopping it from filling all the way up?
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Car turns off when travelling at high speed

I usually keep a speed of 150-160 km/h (93-99mph) on the highway without any problems whatsoever. However, yesterday I decided to go up to 170 km/h (106mph) and the engine doing around 4600 rpm, when ...
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Low frequency steering wheel wobble at speeds above 20kph

99 Nissan Almera 1.6L MTX. Basically, at speeds between 20kph to at least 80kph there is a low frequency wobble in the steering wheel. Seems like frequency increases very slightly with speed, but it ...
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Replacing Nissan Qashqai 2L (2008) Bearing Kit - RE0F10A

I'm working on repairing the automatic transmission in a Nissan Qashqai 2008 (2L engine). Specifically, trying to replace the transmission bearing (RE0F10A) using this kit: https://www.ebay.com/itm/...
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Does anyone know the OEM for the 2006 Infiniti qx56 oxygen sensors

I've got the part numbers and some cross references for the 2006 Infiniti QX56 oxygen sensors, but I would like to buy from the OEM. Bosch? Denso? infiniti front left/right 226937S000 bosch 17204 5 ...
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This piece was on our driveway and belongs to one of our cars. What is it

My wife found this stamped metal part lying in our driveway so we figure it fell off of one of our vehicles. Either a 2010 Hyundai Veracruz or a 2013 Nissan LEAF. Can anyone help us identify it. ...
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My car will try to turn over but not fully engaged

I have a 2000 Nissan Maxima with 196,000 miles. Just replaced starter, alternator, fuel pump and spark plugs. When I turn the ignition, the engine turns over once or twice, then stops. This is what ...
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Tracking Down Excess Crankcase Pressure

So a problem I've been putting off dealing with for a long time is the excess crankcase pressure in my 99 Nissan Almera 1.6L. You can see here in the air box the results of this excess pressure: ...
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Is it unsafe to remove a heat shield?

My car (2007 Nissan Maxima) has a rattling heat shield. It has been rewelded once and is now rattling again. Would it be unsafe to remove it? Is it absolutely needed? What side effects may I have ...
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Intermittent A/C Nissan Note 2006

The A/C in my car works great, but after running it for 15 mins or so, the temperature rapidly increases, to the point where the A/C breeze is only slighly colder than the temperature in the car. ...
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2004 Nissan sentra 1.8L

I was driving the car and I was suspecting low oil but the oil light never came on. I just got off the highway and made my way through town when the car made a knocking /ticking sound almost sounded ...
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Keyless Entry System Nissan Versa Sedan 2014

I'm looking into buying a keyless entry system for my car which doesn't have one. I have seen videos on how to install them and stuff but not sure if they are compatible although they are labeled "...
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A lot of smoke coming from exhaust after oil change (mixed old with new oil)

I put new oil in my nissan earlier today (5w-30) and as I was driving I started to smell what I thought was burning oil, and I noticed behind me excessive amount of smoke while driving. I went from ...
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my 2013 nissan altima is jerking back and forth and can hear ABS pump when hitting brakes

Hello last week i heard a weird noise almost like something was loose in the hood of my car (like a big pin bouncing around) two days after when I started my car but still in park my rpm meter was ...
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ABS noise and pulsation in brake pedal while braking

My Nissan X-trail T30 ABS actuator make noise and pulsation in brake pedal while braking gently under 30-40km/h speed. No fault code, no ABS or engine light. If i take out the ABS fuse, no noise and ...
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Can you rinse air filters with water?

I have been told twice now that the air filters for the engine and my cabin air filter are really dirty and need to be replaced. They're roughly $40 each and it seems totally unnecessary to completely ...
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Manual doesn't go into 2nd gear smoothly

I owned a 2005 Infinit G35 and it has a manual transmission. At some point something strange was happening in regards to shifting. Example: When in first gear, if I revved the engine to 3000RPM and ...
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Very slow acceleration with RPMs hitting 4-5

I have a 2015 Nissan Altima. When I barely accelerate, the RPM shoots up to 4-5 but the car barely picks up speed. This all happens while the car is in drive, then my engine light turned on. What ...
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1992 Nissan 2.0 (SR20DE), ABS and battery light came on while cruising

Today I was driving on the highway and all of the sudden, the enige surged a little and the ABS and battery light came on. I've stopped the engine and started it again, the engine starts easily. I ...
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Radiator fan only runs when aircon is on, on its own it does not and it boils and spills out

I replaced a relay a couple of months back when even if the car was off it would run till the battery is flat. So now the fan doesn't run till I put aircon on.
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Where to locate engine mounts on Nissan Note 2006 HR15 Engine?

My engine started slightly vibrating when the car is in drive and i am fully braked, and I believe it to be one of the engine mounts. Problem is, I don't know where the left engine mount is. I can ...
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my car acts like its going to stall at a stop

my car drives fine but when i come to a stop light or any stop it acts like it will stall but never does. did some easy things like oil change. no check engine light is on but it seems to keep ...
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Nissan MAF Volts to Grams per Second Conversion?

So my 99 Nissan Almera GA16DE 1.6L ( Euro Sentra ) is only OBDI, and only provides a voltage PID for the MAF. Anyone know of a conversion from volts to grams per second?
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Should I use both gasket and silicone sealer or only one on thermostat?

Sorry If this is a stupid question but I'm a noob with mechanic work. I am replacing the thermostat on my 98 Nissan 200SX. I bought both a gasket and blue rtv silicone made to make or seal your own ...
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Tools for removing / installing valve shims without removing the camshaft

Two of the cars I own have DOHC engines ( Nissan GA16DE and Mazda 2L FS ) which use shims for adjusting cam to lifter clearances. You can see an example here on the Nissan how the lifters are ...
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AC Compressor Question on 2009 Altima

When I turn on by AC, the engine immediately dies and can hear a brief sound that seems to be a belt "squeak." I am assuming it is the compressor seizing the belt upon engaging, but are there any ...
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Still having blue smoke

I have no idea in car engines. My car is having a blue smoke in the exhaust. The car mechanic suggest to change the piston rings and valve seals. After he replaced it I still get this blue smoke when ...
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Will a 195/60r15 tire fit on a nissan altima?

Will a 195/60r15 tire fit on a 2008 Nissan Altima? When I looked it up it said 215/60r15. Are these tires interchangable?
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Bad fuel efficiency and suspected sticky / dirty injectors

The fuel efficiency on my 99 Nissan Almera 1.6L MTX has always been a bit below what I would expect, and the idle has gotten a bit rough lately, so I started poking around with a scope to see what I ...
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Nissan LEAF Operation in 0F, -20C weather

Is there any public data on LEAF operation at -20C? We routinely see those kinds of temperatures in the winter, and I am trying to understand the viability of a LEAF. My understanding is that ...
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08 altima burning through gas like crazy

2008 Nissan Altima 2.5s is burning through gas like crazy! Motor has 164k on it. I put in a half tank yesterday and I've only gone about 50 miles, 80% Highway and I currently have 36 miles remaining. ...
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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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04 Nissan Altima 3.5L alternator bad engine running

Has anyone had a problem with a 2004 Nissan Altima 3.5L having the alternator go bad and then then engine start running really bad multiple misfire and getting pressure in the crank case aka blow by.
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Power steering fluid

How long can I drive my car if power steering fluid is orange? I just noticed it and found out through Google I may have a leak in hose, can't do anything for a couple days, is that bad for my car?
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Whining noises when accelerating

05 Nissan Altima 2.5S Whining noise when accelerating but only when I have the heat turned on. Once I turn it off it doesn't do it. Any answers to why it's doing this?
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Bouncing car, notice every gap when driving [duplicate]

I own a Micra K11 from 1999 for some months now. The car has been lowered with lowering springs. The thing is, that the car is really bouncy, but when driving over a threshold or something, it ...
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Rear lights on 2012 Nissan Rogue

I am trying to help a friend solve a mystery: At various times her taillights and rear upper bar light stay on after shutting down the engine. This can happen day or night - i.e., the lights don't ...
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2010 Nissan Altima making noise, possible electrical that no one can help with.

Our 2010 Nissan Altima started making strange noises-sounds like knocking under the hood, especially when idling. No one can tell us what it is, when hooked up it doesn't register anything. I have ...
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Removing engine from Nissan E23 van/minibus (engine under seats)?

I'm converting an old Nissan Urvan E23 long wheelbase van/minibus (1986) to electric - the current motor is a four cylinder SD-23 diesel that has to come out (currently seems like it's running on 3 ...
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E brake on a 2005 Nissan Altima

I have a 2005 Nissan Altima. Yesterday when I was driving I put the car in reverse and then when I put the car back in drive the car wouldn’t move, it felt as though I was driving with the brakes ...
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Nissan Altima 2011 TPMS light on

I have one Altima 2011 S Sedan with 48000 miles. Yesterday, I went to one Mavis tire shop to replace 4 new tires. After I drove back home, I found that the valve cap of the left front tire (driver's ...
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Confirm battery condition after conflicting test results

I drained my battery using it to power a small electronic device for about an hour with the engine off. I called for roadside assistance. After they got it to start and run for a few minutes, they ...
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Replaced Transmission

I have a 1998 Nissan Maxima that needed a transmission. I replaced the transmission and installed the battery. When I try to start the car, it will crank but will not start, what can cause this ...
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What do 'L' gear and overdrive do on my Nissan CVT?

Nissan Sentra, 2015. I get that the 'L' gear and the overdrive limit the gearing ratio on the CVT, but to what extent for each one? What if overdrive is off in 'L' gear? Since there are four ...
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To DOHC or not to DOHC

I'm looking at replacement engines for my 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 L 4-cylinder and I see one that mentions having the DOHC. I'm wondering does that matter or not because I see others that do not have ...
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Why does my car have cold AC at idle, but intermittent on the highway?

My 2009 Nissan Maxima has cold air when idling, but when I get on the Highway it tends to get warm for a while then it kicks back on to cold. Not sure what the issue is. How do I fix it?
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When Did Nissan Globally Treat Electrical Corrosion Issues for the USDM?

I'm trying to figure out when Nissan addressed corroding electrical connections in their vehicles. Somewhere around the mid-to-late-90's maybe? I've been told that the notorious electrical issues of ...
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How is a variable displacement A/C compressor controlled

I have a 2002 Nissan Almera 1.8L AT which seems to have a CSV613 A/C compressor, which is a variable displacement compressor. I understand that there is a swash plate which somehow moves around to ...
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Poured small amount of oil into coolant reservoir

I poured a very small amount of old oil into the coolant reservoir. I have a mechanic that's 15 minutes from my house. Should I drive it there to flush it out - or have it towed there? (I don't have ...

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