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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How are RPM'S AND MPH recorded by Nissan Rogue?

How are RPM'S and MPH recorded by Nissan and others. Do they use the cam as a pickup for RPM's and what is the pickup for mph (distributor, fly-wheel, what?). Does changing rim size (17 vs 20") ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Nissan Skyline 350GT 2007 shudder on acceleration

Looking for help to troubleshoot this issue please on a 2007 350GT Skyline with the VQ35HR engine imported from Japan. The car shudders hard once after the accelerator is pressed. We don't seem to ...
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Nissan micra 1.1 engine management light on, common fault?

Is this a common fault on the micra? Will the light go out if battery is disconnected, as some people claim? Obviously it would come back if there is an actual fault.
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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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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-...