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

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possible to replace rings in i4 from the bottom?

I'm checking out a 2007 Nissan Sentra 1.8 inline 4, 170k miles, for a friend. I have never witnessed this vehicle while running so here's what I "know." It takes like 20 minutes of cranking before it ...
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System too lean at low fuel level

My car shows lean condition at low fuel level. Also it exhibits low fuel average and low rpm and loaa of power. I have Nissan dayz 660 cc with 64000 on ODO.
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Can the Nissan Leaf charge while driving?

Can the Nissan Leaf charge while driving? I am looking at this car thinking what would I hate about it? I don't like the idea of being stranded if I completely deplete the battery. I don't like the ...
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R33 GTR Importation

The r33 gtr as I know of now has to be 25 years old to be imported to the USA. The r32 is already legal and is an example of this rule in effect. I looked up this NHTSA sheet and it says here that the ...
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What is the power boost I get in low gear high RPM

I recently upgraded to a Nissan Micra Vibe 1.2 2015 Petrol from a 2005 Petrol C4. Something different I notice when driving in low gear (1-3) high RPM (3000+) is without changing the amount of gas I ...
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Nissan Sentra- automatic, stalls and jerks

I have been searching for answers, and problems like mine, and it seems that it may be easier to describe my problem to you (the experts?). 1)My car has begun 'stalling' when I first turn 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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Can an undercharged battery cause the van to have trouble keeping a high enough idle to keep running?

So a few weeks ago I accidentally left my keys in my van ('04 Nissan Quest). Not only in the van, but in the ignition in the 'on' position. I didn't realize this until about 10 hours later, long ...
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Maintenance more expensive for Infiniti-discontinued G25?

I recently saw a 2011 Infiniti G25 for sale at a very good price. But I've read in car forums that the maintenance for a G25 (ie. the parts for that specific model) would be more expensive since the ...
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2001 Nissan Sentra will not pass 2000 RPM in drive

I have a 2001 nissan sentra. When I am in park, the engine RPM struggles, but eventually rises up past 2k to 5k or wherever I let it off. However, when it is in gear(drive, reverse, 1st, 2nd) it will ...
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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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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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2001 Nissan Pathfinder - What other years have interchangeable body parts?

I need to replace the hood, front bumper, front light assemblies, etc. What years are interchangeable with the 2001 so I know what to look for in the junk yards?
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Blinker not working due to corrosion of socket connector pins

I've got a 99 Nissan Almera 1.6L with a turn signal that's stopped working. If I press on the wires at the base of the connector in a specific direction it will start working, but as soon as I ...
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Steering wheel controls with non-iPod audio player in Nissan Sentra 2012

I have a 2012 Nissan Sentra SR (USA), with the default head unit that has an iPod cable. Ever since maybe iOS 5 or 6, it hasn't reliably connected with my iPod touch (a 4th gen and a 5th gen), and ...
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Car Idling High, but with no apparent vacuum leaks

The car is a 2002 Nissan Almera 1.8L ATX. Normally the car idles in park about around 700 - 800 rpms and was showing a long term fuel trim of about -10%. Then one day I was sitting in park and all ...
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Temperature gauge is at 3/4 mark

I have a 2001 Nissan Sentra and recently had an oil change last month and a coolant flush just last year. A few days ago, I noticed the needle of the temperature gauge went up to the 3/4 mark while I ...
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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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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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Hood Only Opens When Pulled Up On

I've got a 2002 Nissan Almera Perfect 1.8L MTX on which the hood only opens if I pull up on it while someone else yanks the hood release lever. If I manually set the latch with the hood up, then pull ...
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Power Steering Fluid Leaking from some kind of ECU controlled actuator

I've got a 99 Nissan Almera 1.6L MTX ( European version of the Sentra ) and I've noticed that occasionally power steering fluid ( ATF ) will leak / squirt out from this thing: First of all, I'm not ...
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Antilock braking system

The brake pedal of my friend's Nissan Terrano becomes spongy for short period of time while braking over bumps and the braking doesn't seem to slow down the vehicle for a short time.Braking under ...
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What is my cars problem?

I have a 2004 Nissan Maxima (168,000 miles). I stopped at a red light, but I pressed the gas to go again and there was a slight pause before my car began to gain speed and accelerate at a decent pace....
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Maxima 02 gear stuck in neutral

My manual transmission is stuck on neutral I was driving on freeway when I exit and took out of 6th gear it would not go into any gear no noises does it make just wount go into any gear not even ...
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2002 Nissan Quest breaking down

I was given the vehicle after it had sat for over 7 months. It sat with 3/4-1/2 a tank of gas. It was not cranked once. It is now idling and running very rough. It doesn't want to accelerate and when ...
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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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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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Would a camshift position sensor cause my symptoms?

I have a Nissan quest 2008, and I have weird symptoms. When I go to start the engine it takes about 5 seconds for it too actually turn. It sounds like it wont start but then it does. The next ...
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Why can't I get my thermostat housing to seal?

I have a 2002 Nissan Almera 1.8L AT which I've been fixing up. The thermostat needed to be replaced. Unfortunately, I threw out the old thermostat after buying the new one, but I strongly suspect ...
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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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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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dipstick channel is blocked

I found my dipstick is missing. Tried to insert another one but it's blocked after 6". The mechanic tried and failed. He needs to takeout the major parts to fix that. He said it's okay to drive like ...
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07 Nissan Xterra SE catalyst service code

I went to buy an 07 Nissan Xterra SE and it had a Check engine light for a cylinder 1 misfire. So the guy took it to his buddies mechanic shop, and they replaced the one spark plug and coil. Retest ...
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99 nissan altima not starting, makes a buzzing noise but engine doesn't turn over

I have a 99 Nissan Altima manual transmission. Just put on a new starter and solenoid, battery is good (12.7v), replaced the starter fuse and still nothing, and I've checked the ground wires and ...
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Does a Nissan Leaf necessarily have a 6.6kW capacity on-board charger if it has Quick Charge port?

Looking at a 2015 Nissan Leaf I see it has a Quick Charge port (listed as part of the Charge Package on the spec sheet). Does this mean this car also has the 6.6kW on board charger? I'm not sure if ...
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Nissan Sentra vvl

I'm driving sti 2 liter with vvl engine. I recently tuned my car. It has a dictator management. Will disconnecting my battery affect the settings done with tuning?
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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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Installing rear fog lights

I have a Nissan Murano 2009 LE (made in Japan for California) which came with OEM front fog lights. It doesn't have rear fog lights. Now I want to install the rear fog light(s). I couldn't find ...
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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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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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cvt transmission

I have a 2015 nissan pathfinder. It seems to take a long time when you shift into reverse. Other than that it seems fine. Has anybody else had that problem. My dealer says that at some point it had ...
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Oil Treatment made Nissan Altima harder to use steering wheel

The weirdest thing happened to my 2001 Nissan Altima. I was changing the oil and afterward, I put in oil treatment into the engine - and when I started to drive, the power steering started to make the ...
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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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Starter motor doesn't “let go”

My wife owns a 2008 Nissan Micra/March, commonly known as the K12 (originally from Japan if that makes a difference). We've noticed over the last few weeks that, when starting the car, the starter ...
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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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I have a friction sound coming from the front bottom leftish side of my car - what should I look at? (Video inside)

[Nissan Sentra 2001 here] I have a friction sound of metal rubbing together that is coming from the front of my car. It is not the brakes because it happens any time I cold start the car, not ...
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How to correct brake pedal click from the interlock solenoid on a Nissan Titan

I'm familiar with a known issue on the Nissan Titan regarding clicking/popping from the shifters located in the center console. When coming to a stop you can hear a distinct clicking sound. After ...
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Not sure if my block heater is working

Whenever I plug my car in, 2013 Nissan Maxima, I can always hear a fizzing sound at the beginning followed by a constant hissing. It sounds like it's working, however when I start the car in the ...
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Does the computer in modern cars record the maximum RPM attained by the engine?

I have a 2013 Maxima and I'm wondering whether its computer would have recorded the highest RPM it has attained in the past. Is this something all modern cars are able to do? The dealer closest to me ...
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Smoke coming from behind engine with a stutter at idr

A couple weeks ago my Nissan Quest overheated blew the radiator cap off. Replace the lower and upper radiator hose, change the thermostat but now there's smoke coming from behind the engine and a ...