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Hard top radiator hose soft bottom hose [duplicate]

I've been investigating my friends Xterra overheating issue and noticed that after idling for a while the top radiator hoses was rock hard while the bottom one was much softer. Could this be an ...
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Intermittent overheating and P0300 at high rpm

I'm hoping someone might have some insight as to what's going on here. https://youtu.be/rhZzZZyLbd4 This is a friend's 2001 Xterra that came in with an intermittent overheating issue. While trying to ...
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Put in aftermarket stereo and used aftermarket wiring harness adapter… won't work unless connect battery and ACC wire together? Draining battery

I have put an aftermarket Double Din stereo in my 2001 Nissan Xterra and used the correct aftermarket wiring harness adapter kit. I have wired it color for color with the exception of leaving the ...
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Brake pedal slow to rise when reversing

Every time we put the Xterra in reverse the brake pedal takes a long time to rise back up, releasing the brake. The pedal slowly moves up, making a noise as if the brakes are still on, then when it's ...
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2001 Nissan Xterra drivability

2001 Nissan Xterra SE, 3.3L V6, automatic, 2WD, towing package, 150k miles Some history, perhaps useful: I bought this vehicle from a friend a few months ago. Vehicle was in good shape for its ...
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Cooling fan stuck on radiator shroud, truck overheated, damage?

Recently did a body lift on my 04 Nissan Xterra and had to relocate the radiator down to keep it aligned with the engine/fan. Everything worked well on the road, but after some off-road driving I ...
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Should I replace my Catalytic converter?

My 2007 Xterra had the P0420 code pop on. My understanding is that it most likely that the Catalytic converter is going out. If this is the case, how high of a priority is it to fix? Before you ...
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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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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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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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Can you replace a Toyota Highlander Engine with a Nissan Xterra Engine?

Please forgive my ignorance. I have a 2003 Toyota Highlander which has a blown engine. I also have an 2002 Nissan Xterra that is not in as good body or chassis condition as the Highlander. I would ...
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Oddball Cat and Exhaust Manifold 04 Nissan Xterra

I recently got the p0420 code and narrowed the issue down to needing a new cat. Thought i'd be smart and went to Walker identify the exhaust for a basic '04 Nissan Xterra XE, 4WD, 3.3L. Found the ...
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Water leaking from bottom of engine

2003 Nissan XTerra The lower heater hose was leaking. Note: NOT the radiator hose. Ordered a replacement but kept driving wile waiting for it to come in. Got to the point that I had to fill the ...
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Manual Transmission Whirs when coasting down, clutch disengaged, shifter in gear

I have a 2004 Nissan Xterra. When I am at speed, usually in 3rd or so, and I am coming to a stop, I disengage the clutch, brake, and coast to a stop, with the shifter still in gear. As I do this, ...
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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. ...