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

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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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I dropped some food into the hole under my hand brake

2014 Nissan Versa I dropped a nut (like a peanut, walnut) into the small hole under my hand brake. The nut is about 2/3 the size of the hole. There seems to be no way for me to get it out. Does ...
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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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120 A fusible link keeps on blowing on 2008 Sentra

My wife was driving our 2008 Nissan Sentra when suddenly the car shut down while driving. I noticed the 120 A battery fuse link popped, so I ordered a new one and put it in and popped again. The car ...
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How to Troubleshoot “Jumpy” Rear End

The Vehicle 1994 Nissan Sentra, GA16DE engine, automatic transmission, 326k Recent Maintenance motor oil change (last 2 weeks) replaced cracked rear wheel spacers (~5 months ago) Symptoms How ...
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Wheelwell smokes upon acceleration

I have a 1998 Nissan Maxima. It feels as if someone's holding the car back and smoke comes from front right wheelwell after accelerating. It's also getting terrible gas mileage. Is this a brake ...
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Why is one of my interior components electrified?

I have a 2007 Nissan 350Z and there is a trim bar inside of my car that feels electrified. I even touched my tongue to it (please, I know) and I can feel electricity. It's similar to if you have ...
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350z auto shifted vibrates

Hey guys I need help figuring out want is wrong with my automatic shifter for my 2007 350z, when I go over 85 my shifter starts to vibrate real hard and my car shakes abit too, would like to know what ...
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My '06 Nissan 350z (UK) alarm goes off when battery connected

I've had my 350z in storage with the battery disconnected. Whenever I reconnect the battery the alarm goes off immediately and I can't disable it with either key fob (I have 2). Both key fobs have new ...
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350z limp mode and low oil

My 350z went into limp mode while I was highway driving, and the check engine light came on. I noticed that the oil was nearly nonexistent, and added oil. The car still wouldn't get out of limp mode. ...
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2003 Nissan Maxima vibrating

[My 2003 Nissan Maxima, with standard transmission, is vibrating a lot.] I have changed the motor mounts, ignition coil packs, clutch, and my car still vibrates. A lot. Does anyone know what the ...
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Xterra goes limp, dashboard goes dark at random

I have a 2002 Nissan Xterra with 96K miles on it. Once in a while, the instrument panel goes dark. No speedometer, fuel gauge, etc. I can't drive over 30 mph either. The next time I start the car ...
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Is it possible to replace the diodes in a rectifier?

I've got an alternator whose diodes are going bad as evidenced by excessive AC output from the alternator. The problem is that the diode assembly is a discontinued part, which I can't even order at ...
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Where to buy interior parts, that OEM doesn't sell?

I am trying to find an armrest cushion in Altima 2008 (this part). But Nissan and all OEM re-sellers will not sell the cushion only, they are only selling it as a whole door panel, which is very ...
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2007 Maxima transmission lines hose clamp size

I just replaced the radiator on my 2007 Nissan Maxima and the 2 transmission hose clamps were rusted and cracked. I would like to replace them, but I don't know what size they are. Anyone have this ...
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Broken Automatic Shifter Cable Replacement

My 1994 Nissan Sentra started being difficult to start a couple of weeks ago. I'd have to shift into Neutral in order for it to start. I figured the automatic shifter cable was loose again, so I went ...
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What is making my car lose almost all power when accelerating?

I recently put my 2002 Nissan sentra 1.8 back together from a head gasket job.  Upon starting the car, it idles just fine...but as soon as I put it in drive the rpms drop to about 550 and feels ...
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2002 Nissan Sentra XE (1.8) bogs down under heavy acceleration

This is my first time asking for help here so please bear with me. As the title says, my 2002 Sentra XE bogs down when my try to accelerate hard. It's more noticeable from a stop, but seems to do ...
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Belt noise only when A/C clutch is engaged

I have a 2003 Nissan Primera 2L with what seems to be a belt noise when the A/C is turned on. The noise isn't really a typical high pitched squeal, but is very noticeable when the hood is lifted. ...
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How do I remove debris from spark plug well (without damaging the head)? [duplicate]

The problem is that either someone didn't use anti-seize or someone forced in the plugs wrong (or both) because I've had the jolliest time trying to remove them from this 2002 Nissan sentra 1.8. I ...
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How to know the tire pressure of my car?

I am a new car owner (Nissan Note manufactured in 2016) and I am learning how to do basic maintenance on my car instead of going to the shop which is expensive. I want to check the tire pressure on my ...
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Odd overheating issue need help

I have a 2004 Nissan Xterra 3.3 liter V6. Tonight, it overheated while idling. I found out the coolant reservoir was empty. I filled it with what I had handy which was just cold water and this cooled ...
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Transmission Swap - Nissan Rogue Sport - Warranty still intact?

My wife and I purchased a Rogue Sport in the US and, though we love the vehicle for the space, were dismayed that we couldn't find it in a manual transmission. In looking at Nissan UK - it appears ...
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Whining Engine Noise Nissan Qashqai

Vehicle: 2013 Nissan Qashqai Yesterday driving my Qashqai was a weird experience. The car starts jerking (as if it were on a hill with low speed/incorrect gear) on the 2nd gear at 2500RPM. I usually ...
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Tailpipe tip color analysis [PHOTO] What is the good tailpipe tip color?

My Nissan Sylphy with a 2L Neo Direction Injection engine was running rich due to 2 faulty injectors (leaking) and I replaced all 4 injectors three months ago. I have put 2000Km during this three ...
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Using 4wd on snow/dry pavement bad for 2012 Pathfinder?

Just bought a 2012 Nissan Pathfinder LE. I live in Colorado where the weather can be pretty random and very location specific. This creates areas of the town where snow may be covered in some areas ...
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Spark plug analysis [Photo]

I noticed some performance issues while accelerating and today, I decided to pull my spark plugs out and check their condition. This is a Nissan car with 2L NEO Direct Injection engine and they have ...
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Is this plug fouled due to being too cold?

When changing the plugs on my 99 Nissan Almera 1.6L I noticed that the tips of all the plugs looked a bit weird with these white deposits ( all four look like this ): Upon closer inspection, I ...
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2010 Nissan Sentra - Idling rough in reverse, occasionally stalls when stopping

Been having an issue with my 2010 Sentra where the idle in reverse is very rough and has very little power. As well when making abrupt stops in drive the car will occasionally stall, but start back ...
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Options for fixing Nissan Quest rear motorized hatch?

The vehicle is a 2004 Nissan Quest 3.5SE, and recently the rear motorized hatch has been very weak at trying to open or close. It gets stuck and needs quite a lot of help to get it opened or closed. ...
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92 Terrano - Full tank of gas stalls

This question is very similar to "Engine hesitates and sometimes stalls after filling gas tank", however seems to be more severe. I purchased a 92 V-30 (V6) Terrano about a year ago, and have always ...
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Electrical lights stay on and headlights won't turn on

I have an 1996 nissan sentra and my headlights won't come on and the park lights,tail lights, stay on even when the car is off and key removed as well the fuses are good and there is no headlight ...