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

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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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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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Check engine lights came up after Air filter change?

Yesterday I changed air filters in my car (Nissan supper saloon N16 - model year 2000). After installation the check engine light came on when I started the engine and the engine seemed to be running ...
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Bad Radiator Messed up Head Gasket

I have a 2003 Nissan Altima 3.5 V6 and today my radiator was leaking from the bottom. I drove it to the mechanic and at about 4.5 miles from the mechanic the car temperature gauge was all the way to ...
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Unable to bleed brakes 87 nissan 300zx

I am currently restoring a 1987 Nissan 300zx I replaced the master cylinder and when bleeding the brakes the pedal would hold for a few seconds and then slowly fall I ran about 2 liters of fluid ...
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Clicking when braking

I have a Nissan Altima 2017. I just noticed that when I brake when parked, the clicking is present. I placed my hand on the shifter when parked, and it throbs when I brake. It doesn't do this when I ...
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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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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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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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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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Maxima, Alternator & AC

2007 Nissan Maxima just came out of the shop for alternator replacement 2 hours ago. The AC worked great when it went in and now it blows hot. Question is- could it be anything more than bad timing?
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Bad voltage regulator?

1999 nissan altima. Battery and brake light came , had it tested at o'riley alternator tested bad voltage regulator. Replaced with rebuilt alternator. Cranked car, lights are off everything is good ...
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Missing a bolt to take out to remove alternator 2001 Nissan sentra

I am trying to remove the alternator from my 2001 Nissan Sentra. I have taken the belt off, have taken a screw out of each the left and right side (looking from the front of the car). It seems like ...
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My car won't shift into second its a 5 speed what can it be?

I have a 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5s 5-speed with about 183K miles. I think it still has the factory clutch, and the transmission fluid is at the correct level. The other day I tried to shift into second ...
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Hours of labor required for 2007 Altima 2.5 engine refresh/rebuild

The cost obviously depends on the mechanic's hourly rate, but I know that the manufacturers provide authorized dealers with a guide of how many hours each service / job should take. However I can't ...
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Do car dealerships check if a car needs recalled parts for free?

I'm looking to buy a used car (2003 Nissan Sentra) from a friend who also bought it used a couple years back. Since he bought it used he doesn't know the detailed history of the car. I looked online ...
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2006 Xterra Doesn't Always Start

I have a 2006 Nissan Xterra with about 106,000 miles on it. For some reason, the car doesn't always start. I will try to start the car, and I can hear it attempting to start but it never does. ...
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I have Nissan Altima 2013 model S, not sure what type of disks will play in the factory fitted disk player

I have Nissan Altima 2013 model S, not sure what type of disks will play in the factory fitted disk player. As it is not having any logos on it mentioning as MP3 or DVD, not sure which type of disks ...
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What's That Honey Smell?

From time to time I get a pretty noticeable honey-like aroma coming out of my vents. Although it smells like honey to me, a friend described it as "old lady lavender". I have a 2011 Nissan Sentra ...
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Step-by-step guide to changing oil of a 2004 Nissan Xterra

I'm looking for a step-by-step guide to changing the oil of 2004 Nissan Xterra. I found one a very useful one for my Lexus but I can't find one for my Nissan. Does anyone know of one or would like to ...
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Engine misfire during load at 2500+ rpms on 3rd and 4th gears

I am in the process of making a 1977 Nissan 280z road worthy once again after having it sit for about a year. Here's what I've done: cleaned fuel injectors cleaned fuel lines replaced air filter(high ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Going at 60-70 KPH in first gear - does it damage the transmission?

I'm actually talking about a CVT transmission here. I understand that CVTs don't actually have gears, so what I mean by "first gear" in this case is switching to manual mode and accelerating the car ...
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I have nissan 240 1985 problem in electricity the problem

I have nissan 240 1985 problem in electricity the problem is I start my vehicle normally without any problem. When I want to off my engine I turn the ignition switch off and the engine won't stop, ...
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Air Conditioning button “on” by default

re: 2015 Nissan Versa Note When I turn my air on, the AC button is lit up and on by default no matter how I left it on last use. If it have the temperature turned to max heat, will having the AC ...
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Sporadic keyless entry (2013 Altima)

A few months ago, the keyless entry on my Altima became sporadic in reliability, and sometimes once I got in, the screen would give a "Key ID incorrect" error. I can get the fob to work if I hold it ...
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fix P0615 Infiniti FX45 2003.Please help me find out what is going on and how to fix it [closed]

How to fix error code P0615 of Infiniti FX45 of engine 4.5L of 2003 Please help me find out what is going on and how to fix it.
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How does dynamic control light works

Take the example from Nissan Juke dashboard: There are 2 modes in the dashboard, the first mode is when the label shows "A/C" and in the other mode, it shows the label "Normal". I was wondering how ...
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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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Adding a key to Nissan NATS system

Is there any way I can purchase / add a key to a Nissan NATS based system other than getting charged through the nose by a dealership? My car is a 99 Nissan Almera.
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Altima 2006 2.5 S Code P0462 = Fuel Level Sensor A Circuit, Low Input Fuel Gauge Is Inop

My fuel gauge does show a full tank when filled, however as fuel is used the gauge will not read accurately. I'm getting the fault code - P0462 Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Low Input Which is setting ...
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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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350Z Grinding in lower gears following clutch/flywheel/slave cylinder replacement

I recently replaced the clutch and flywheel on my 2008 350Z with a JWT aftermarket combo. The dealership also replaced the slave cylinder. Now, from time to time it is very hard to shift into first ...
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NISSAN Primera P12 2006 - ABS is working constantly

I was planning to buy this car, but one thing worries me - ABS is always trying to interfier, no matter what weather conditions is outside. It looks like he is always detecting a threat, every single ...
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'04 Nissan Sentra - Smoke from engine compartment after long drive

My sister has a 2004 Nissan Sentra with a 1.8L engine, and a day or two ago she started noticing some (not a lot) smoke coming from the engine compartment after driving for a long time (i.e., more ...
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Trouble starting 1997 Pulsar N15

I'm having difficulty troubleshooting an issue starting my 1997 Pulsar N15 (also known as Nissan Centra, Nissan Almera in other countries). If the car has been sitting for a few hours (or overnight), ...
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Should the Nissan Skyline 350GT 2007 Sport seatbelt warning light come on for the passenger?

I have a Nissan Skyline 350GT 2007 Sport and wanted to know if the front passenger is not wearing a seatbelt should the warning light come on? At the moment it only comes on when the driver is not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...