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Nissan Repair: Nissan Altima Timing kit, nissan altima, timing chain
nissan altima, timing chain, altima: Mbuthia, The following is a link to autoparts warehouse where the kit cost $278.98 and that is pretty much the best I have found. I like Cloyes timing sets or the factory ones. But, the factory ones are much more expensive. http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/mmp/nissan~altima~timing_chain~parts.htm...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Altima-vibration at stop lights, nissan altima gxe, nissan altima
nissan altima gxe, nissan altima, air control valve: Adrienne, The engine is stumbling due to one of a couple of things. The first is the throttle body probably needs to be cleaned and the other is the idle air control valve could be gummed up. I would have both of these items cleaned and see if that clears...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Altima, nissan altima, blower motor
nissan altima, blower motor, possibilty: it sounds to me like there might be something that went into your dash, like a small peice of paper or something of the sort. and you are hearing it when it is hiting the fan from the blower motor. another possibilty is the blower motor itself is going bad....

Nissan Repair: Nissan altima overheating, nissan altima, water control
nissan altima, water control, control valve: Dave, You need to bleed the air from the system. The system has trapped air in it. There should be bleed screw high on the cooling system. If not, unscrew a hose clamp high on the system and let the air out. Once coolant comes out tighten the clamp...

Nissan Repair: Nissan auto tranny problems, nissan pathfinder, auto tranny
nissan pathfinder, auto tranny, tranny problems: Chris, Take it to a place that has a scanner that does Nissan vehicles. When a Nissan automatic screws up it locks itself into third gear to keep from trashing the rest of the transmission. So, the computer has put it in third and it will not let it out...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Bose Audio System, field effect transistor, nissan bose
field effect transistor, nissan bose, infinity q45: Rus, The speaker with the noise has a blown amp. Each speaker has an amp and when they go out they make noise. The part that fails is either a capacitor or a field effect transistor. If you take the amp card out you will see a burnt up black thing with...

Nissan Repair: Nissan bluebird engine trouble, nissan blue bird, air fuel mixture
nissan blue bird, air fuel mixture, nissan bluebird: Wayne, A temperature related problem would lead me to think that the temperature sensor for the computer was defective or the throttle position switch was going bad. Check the resistance on the throttle position switch using a Haynes Manual and a volt...

Nissan Repair: Nissan brakes, brake master cylinder, phillips screwdriver
brake master cylinder, phillips screwdriver, plastic hose: Judy, First be sure you purchase some really good brake fluid like Ford High Performance Brake Fluid. Then replace the brake lines. Bench bleed the brake master cylinder before you put it on the truck. If you get some bench bleeder lines it makes the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan A/C not working., nissan maxima, dat nguyen
nissan maxima, dat nguyen, r134: Dat, Check the belt to the compressor and see if it is tight first. If the belt is tight and the compressor is not coming on then check the pressure. I bet you will need to add a can of R134 if there are no leaks. R134 has smaller molecules and it seeps...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Cefiro A32 rough starting and check engine light, nissan cefiro, starter motor
nissan cefiro, starter motor, airfilter: Ben, Yes, I would change the fuel filter and check the fuel pressure. It sounds like an injector or two is sticking and flooding the engine on occasion. Fill up with some good gas and see how it goes. If you still have an injector or two hanging up you...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Cefiro water pump replacement, rb20det engine, nissan cefiro
rb20det engine, nissan cefiro, water pump replacement: Bruce, Yes, the water pump replacement is a pain in the butt. I would do the timing belt while I had the front taken a part. That would mean you need the belt and tensioner. Yes, taking the radiator out is the best way unless you want to remove the inspection...

Nissan Repair: Nissan - Coolant Leak, coolant leak, nissan maxima
coolant leak, nissan maxima, nissan dealer: Muppitathi, If the intake is where the water leak is it will need to be removed to replace the gasket. If there is a leak elsewhere the other mechanic should tell you where it is. The upper intake could be the source of the leak or there could be a hose...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Crank Angle Sensor, crank angle sensor, haynes manual
crank angle sensor, haynes manual, hall effect switch: Steve, The crank angle sensor is a Hall Effect switch. That is, when a ferrite part passes it a square wave is generated and a signal is sent to the computer. This is used for timing things like the spark and the fuel injectors. No real way to test...

Nissan Repair: Nissan car alarm, nissan 240 sx, nissan 240 sx se
nissan 240 sx, nissan 240 sx se, nissan car: Bullet, Sounds like the wires that go to the cylinder lock in the driver s side door are broken loose or the master control switch on the door is shorted. The master switch sounds more like it since you say the window is not working. Remove the door panel...

Nissan Repair: Nissan cold valve adjustment/specs, pulsar nx, valve clearance
pulsar nx, valve clearance, valve adjustment: David, On the intake 0.0008 or 0.0020 (it s in between these 2) this is for the stem to guide clearance. (for the intake) The Exhaust 0.0018 to 0.0030 stem to guide clearance. Stem to DIAMETER: intake: 0.2744 - 0.2750 Exhaust: 0.2734 - 0.2740...

Nissan Repair: Nissan cruise control switch, static electricity, steering wheel
static electricity, steering wheel, set button: Scott, Unless you have the tools and have experience taking airbags a part I would let the dealership do it. I say this because the possibility of airbag deployment. Now, if you follow the instructions and disconnect the battery first. The remove the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan ECCS optical pickup, crank angle sensor, s12 silvia
crank angle sensor, s12 silvia, nissan 200sx: Jonas, The optical system is used to send a signal to the ECM to fire the spark plugs. To get the injectors to fire there is another cam position sensor that is used. I would get a Haynes Manual for a fuel injected Nissan and follow the schematic to understand...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Engine Swap/Issues, engine swap issues, body bolts
engine swap issues, body bolts, air leaks: Ernie, The distributor has oil in it and that is what is causing the rough running. The transmission kickdown cable should be adjusted at full pull when the throttle is on the floor. Tighten the throttle body bolts and clean the throttle body for the idle...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Engine Swap, smog equipment, automatic tranny
smog equipment, automatic tranny, nissan engine: Jay, The engine will fit but you will need to can parts from your truck engine to make the swap complete. You will need to swap your smog equipment over to the new engine and you will need a new pilot bearing for the new engine as it was for an automatic...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Engine, cold air intake, magnaflow muffler
cold air intake, magnaflow muffler, nissan engine: Asif Ali, The porting that I was talking about could be done with a die grinder. You just use a new gasket as a template for the intake, exhaust and the manifolds. You would port match them using the inner diameter of the gasket as a guide so the diameter...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Extera transmission replacement cost, nissan extera, transmission replacement
nissan extera, transmission replacement, cottman transmission: David, Is it a manual or automatic. If it is a manual it can be rebuilt and the cost is substantially less as is a rebuild of an automatic. If it is 4X4 it costs more. Worst case is about $2500 bucks and it could be as little as $1500. A new transmission...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Fan felt, waterpump, fan belt
waterpump, fan belt, cooling fan: Bec, If you have a mechanical fan that is bolted to the waterpump and it does not turn means that you need a waterpump too. If yours is electric and it does not turn on could be the temperature sensor, the fan or the relay. Simply replace the defective...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Frontier 2000 Headliner removal, nissan frontier, overhead light
nissan frontier, overhead light, velcro: Keith, $125 is cheap to get it done. But, if you have the visors loose and the a pillar trim loose along with the overhead light you should just have to loosen the door gaskets on each side and then there are a couple of sections of velcro that hold the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Frontier 2000 - Tranny will not go in reverse, goes forward in all gears., nissan frontier, nissan cars
nissan frontier, nissan cars, valve body: Lynn, Yes, the transmission is not shifting out of gear due to the wreck. I would pull the pan and address the shifter problem. I have seen this before and not only on Nissan cars and trucks. Pretty esay fix an under $100 bucks if you do it yourself....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Frontier alternator replacement, nissan frontier, jackstands
nissan frontier, jackstands, ground clearance: Dean, It is easy and you do have to go at most of it from the bottom. The nice part is it is a truck and there is plenty of ground clearance withouut jacking the truck up too much. Be sure to block the wheels and use jackstands so it does not fall on...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Frontier OBD system, obd system, nissan frontier
obd system, nissan frontier, powertrain control: Ron, It sounds like the computer is not connected properly. I would disconnect the cable and reconnect it and then drive the vehicle as described in the service manual to get it in test mode. You have to go through several complete cycles of driving to...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Frontier spark plug wire blows out, spark plug wires, spark plug wire
spark plug wires, spark plug wire, double overhead cam: Mark, Remove the sparkplug from that hole and see if it is not seating properly or if the washer is missing. Other than that the only other reason the boot will pop off is that the spring connection that clicks when you put the boot on the plug is not...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Frontier transmission and radiator, nissan frontier, radiator cap
nissan frontier, radiator cap, syncromesh: Lisa, A clutch alone will cost about $500 installed and since they have to remove the transmission to get at the clutch, pressure plate and throw out bearing this is a great deal. Check the phone book and shop around. The transmission gear will run something...

Nissan Repair: Nissan headlights, phillips screwdriver, nissan maxima
phillips screwdriver, nissan maxima, steeringwheel: Diana, The headlight switch circuit is probably drawing too much load. You see, the headlight switch has the contacts that turn on the circuit for both highbeam and lowbeam. The contacts get old and corrode and resistance builds up and that gets the circuit...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Interior Lights, fise, dome light
fise, dome light, johnathon: Johnathon, If the interior lights do not come on and you are talking about the dome light then check the fuse under the dash on the driver s side. If you are talking about the interior lights on the dash then the problem is probably the dimmer switch on...

Nissan Repair: Nissan interior lights, mileage indicator, nissan altima
mileage indicator, nissan altima, radio shack: J, The burning smell is probably oil they got on the exhaust when they changed the oil. The light behind the odometer is just out. You can take the instrument cluster out and replace the bulb. You can get them from Nissan or Radio Shack. Just take the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan jerks and revs at high speed as if downshifting, interstate transmission, transmission shifts
interstate transmission, transmission shifts, jerks: T Gober, It sounds like the transmission is slipping when you have it running at those speeds. The jerk you describe could be the clutches catching and releasing. Email me back with more information and I will write more. Also, it could be jumping in...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Largo SXG, fuel line filter, nissan largo
fuel line filter, nissan largo, volt ohm meter: Bill, First off I would get the charge system checked to see where your voltage is. I do not know what the other sensor is that is giving you an indication. I would check the owners manual in the instrumentation section. Check the manual and email me...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Largo Van, nissan largo, haynes manual
nissan largo, haynes manual, auto nissan: Robbie, I am in Las Vegas and do not have access to the diesel timing setting. I would checkout a Haynes Manual or go to your local library tech section. I will look on-line and see if I can find it and send it to you. But, I cannot promise I will find...

Nissan Repair: Nissan light controls, daytime running lights, nissan repair
daytime running lights, nissan repair, light sockets: David, If you installed aftermarket switches they do not last as long as the factory Nissan ones. Also, on the headlight being dimmer than the other one I would check the grounds at the headlight and make sure that they are tight and corrosion free. Some...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxiam 93 Brakes Spongy, internal seals, rear brakes
internal seals, rear brakes, rear cylinders: Tash, The master cylinder is going out so get it replaced now. If the brakes take several pumps, at times, the seals are going out internally. I say this since you say the fluid level is sufficient. ALso, you did not say there were any leaks at the wheels....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima, nissan maxima, pressure gauge
nissan maxima, pressure gauge, mobil 1 synthetic: Johan, If the oil light came on it could be low on oil or the oil pump could be going out or the pressure sensor port could be blocked. I would change the oil to 5W30 and use whatever brand you like. I use Mobil 1 synthetic. Now, I would add oil to the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 1990 Alarm problems, nissan maxima, door switches
nissan maxima, door switches, nissan dealership: Denise, There is no real way to remove the alarm so the dealer is correct. If the alarm is going off when you are inside the car and it goes off it is probably because the system timed down for a couple of minutes and it set itself and then went off when...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima (1996), nissan maxima, vent area
nissan maxima, vent area, center vent: Sharon, It is probably the head unit that is going out on the car. You probably have a Bose head unit and if you do getting it repaired is cheaper than changing everything out. You see, with a Bose the speakers are amplified and require a Bose headunit...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 1998 Overheats, nissan maxima, temperature switch
nissan maxima, temperature switch, fan switch: Parnak, I would get one from a wrecking yard if they are trying to take you for a grand to replace it. With a used ECM you will be in business. Otherwise, you could to the cheap thing and get your own temperature switch and use that to ground the relays...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 1999 thermostat, nissan maxima, temperature gauge
nissan maxima, temperature gauge, clock position: Jeff, Go to Nissan and pick up a new thermostat. It is the best deal going. Nissan sells the thermostat with a new neck all together. Be sure to get the gasket too. Now remove the old one and replace it with the new one and you are good to go. Be sure...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 2000 GLE Error code P1126, nissan maxima, economy mode
nissan maxima, economy mode, nissan dealer: Rohit, Here is what P1126 means. The Throttle Control Motor Relay is defective. Now, you have a normal throttle and not an electronic one so I would recheck the code as it is probably the throttle position switch since the dashpot is not electronic or...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 2001 Vent controll and canister, hydro carbons, charcoal canister
hydro carbons, charcoal canister, nissan maxima: Your charcoal canister is in the back of your vehicle on the driver side. It looks like a square black container, and has hoses towards the front. Its behind the driver rear tire. You can probably change it yourself if you have some mechanical knowledge. If...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 2002, crank angle sensor, nissan maxima
crank angle sensor, nissan maxima, autozone: Scott, I need the engine code to be sure of what is going on with your car. If the tach went to zero there is a good possibility a coil has gone out or the crank angle sensor could be going bad. Go to Autozone or Checker and get the code read for free...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 95 engine/sensor problem, nissan maxima, power steering pump
nissan maxima, power steering pump, vacuum line: Bin, If the light is off no code is detected and you are probably looking at a tune up or perhaps a dirty fuel filter. I would do a baseline tune to make sure the car is running properly and clean the throttle body. If the error code was a knock sensor...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 97-$1.3K brake repair-WOW, tire repair service, nissan maxima
tire repair service, nissan maxima, cv boots: Chester, I would not think that all that could be wrong in one visit and I would find a new shop. If the CV boots were torn I could go with that. If you live where they use salt on the road I could go with the caliper. And, if you have had the brakes...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 97, OBDII code P1400, nissan maxima, impact wrenches
nissan maxima, impact wrenches, lug nuts: Naruse, The speed sensor is easy as it plugs into the transmission and the oxygen sensor is a little more difficult as you need a 22 millimeter wrench to get it out. The EGR needs to be replaced and it is a pain since the upper intake has to be removed....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima Check Engine light, malfunction indicator light, nissan maxima
malfunction indicator light, nissan maxima, computer scanner: David, You have a couple of choices here. First, you could go to the dealer and get violated. But, if it were me and I wanted to know what was the problem I would go to Autozone or Checker and get them to read the code for you for free. Another option...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima 'Check engine soon ' warning light, nissan maxima gle, nissan maxima
nissan maxima gle, nissan maxima, autozone: Steve, I do not know if you have access to Autozone or Checker. but, for $65 to $70 bucks you could purchase a scanner that you can read the code and reset the light after you replace whatever is showing up. I have one just to know what is going on with...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima Clutch, nissan maxima, throwout bearing
nissan maxima, throwout bearing, clutch pedal: Jerry, The throwout bearing is probably grabbing and needs to be changed. This means that the transmission has to be removed to get to it. And, if that is the case, replace the clutch while you have it out. Use a scotchbrite to clean up the shaft that...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima - crunching/noise turning, cv joints, nissan maxima
cv joints, nissan maxima, cv joint: Greg, Yes, the CV joints are probably gone along with the strut bearing plates. If the car does not bounce over bumps the torn boots would not be a problem. However, if the car bounce is excessive I would replace the struts on both the front and rear....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima dashboard lights, nissan maxima, dashboard lights
nissan maxima, dashboard lights, wiring loom: Yelena, I would remove the instrument cluster and clean the contacts on it before I replaced anything. Then, reset the codes and drive it and see if the lights stop coming on. Email me back if you have difficulties. Go to Radio Shack and get tuner cleaner...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima fuel filter, nissan maxima, nissan dealer
nissan maxima, nissan dealer, fuel filter: Marisol, It could be the fuel pump or the coils going bad. I would ask if there is a check engine light? If not I would think the coils. If the check engine light is on go to Autozone or Checker and get them to check the code for free. If the pump was...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima fuel injectors, nissan maxima, haynes manual
nissan maxima, haynes manual, hard job: Krystal, The injectors are on the intake manifold. They are not too difficult to change with normal hand tools. You will need to get an upper intake gasket to do the job and a set of o-rings for the injectors to install new ones. Get a Haynes Manual...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima GXE 2001, nissan maxima gxe, nissan maxima
nissan maxima gxe, nissan maxima, dashpot: Jerzy, This is the shift interlock and it should be replaced. There is one on the shifter that keeps the car from starting unless in park or neutral. The idle is probably the idle dashpot not activating unless the air is on. That is the plunger looking...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima Instrument panel, nissan maxima, instrument panel
nissan maxima, instrument panel, bezel: Ken, Yes, just remove the cluster and take it a part. The screws are all phillips. The haze can be cleaned with armor all on the inside of the lense as well as the outside. On the instruments use nothing and try to be gentle as the needles are sensitive...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima Muffler, magnaflow muffler, nissan maxima
magnaflow muffler, nissan maxima, stock components: Elle, The 2000 Maxima uses the Skyline muffler and it is a really cool muffler. It has a titanium baffle that opens up the faster you go. So, it is quiet and allows for more power. Yes, your car has a back muffler and a resonator up front. The aftermarket...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima power windows failing, nissan maxima, couple responses
nissan maxima, couple responses, power windows: LOL, well where do we start, this will take a couple responses so please be patient. Have you tried the individual switches on each door? Driver window is the only one that works... When you actuate the switch, can you here the motor trying to work or is there...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima Radiator Fans, radiator replacement, radiator fans
radiator replacement, radiator fans, nissan maxima: Hi Matt, Yes, please check all the fuses and that connector on the wire from the fan motors for corrosion. Then start the car and turn on the A/C. Check to see if the fans came on. If they do, then it will be a bad fan thermostat and we should be able to...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima Suspension, nissan maxima, pot hole
nissan maxima, pot hole, sunday papers: Ali, Sounds like the strut is blown and needs to be replaced. Replace both front at the same time. I like deals where you get both replaced and a front alignment is included. Check the Sunday papers for specials. Probably looking at $250 to $300 bucks....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima not starting, neutral safety switch, engine cranks
neutral safety switch, engine cranks, nissan maxima: Shelly, If the engine cranks slowly it would be the battery. If it does not want to turn over at all and then on the third try it works try putting it in neutral and starting it. If it starts up right away it is the neutral safety switch. If not you...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima Timing Belt, nissan maxima gxe, nissan maxima
nissan maxima gxe, nissan maxima, tensioner pulley: It sounds like you have the one with the deep teeth. I always buy Nissan timing belt components to be sure that the parts fit. Aftermarket timing belts are not worth the money. Also, if you are in there doing the timing belt I would go with a new tensioner...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima tramsmission, nissan maxima, bearings
nissan maxima, bearings, maxima: James, The transmission is known for bearing problems and that is what you have. You could go with synthetic to quiet it down but you will need to replace the main gear bearings in the future. It is a pain to get out but that is what is required to change...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima V6- 1998 Flashing SES with Shaking engine, mass airflow meter, nissan maxima
mass airflow meter, nissan maxima, autozone: Rohan, From what you have said I would be looking at the coil packs to see if any are defective. Also, check the harness to the mass airflow meter. But, first go to Autozone or Checker and get a free code reading of what the SES is storing. Email me...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima Window, nissan maxima, window regulators
nissan maxima, window regulators, gravel road: Linda, The window regulators on both front doors need to be replaced as they have come loose from the glass. You might get lucky and the bolt that holds the regulator to the glass could have come loose and that would be all that is required. So, remove...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Maxima, drive pulley, nissan maxima
drive pulley, nissan maxima, loose water: Yes and no. A belt running perfectly concentric would be the best for any situation, however, more often than not, there are some that are not set as concentric as they should be. I would check for a loose water pump pulley, idler arm pulley or for a bad...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Multi 1986 EG1, nissan multi, autozone
nissan multi, autozone, electrical inspection: Khal, Sounds like the alternator to me with the age of the vehicle. ALso, get the battery fully charged and take it to Autozone or Checker and they will do a free electrical inspection with their computer. With a fully charged battery you should be able...

Nissan Repair: Nissan manufacture date, nissan dealership, thanks in advance
nissan dealership, thanks in advance, nissan: Phil, I m not for sure of what it is your asking. If I am interpretting this correctly you are missing the Date of Manufacture tag on your Kingcab which provides the information to your A/C? The Date of Manufactor should be on the inside of the driver...

Nissan Repair: Nissan maxima dtc P1147, oxygen sensors, nissan maxima
oxygen sensors, nissan maxima, oxygen sensor: The code P1147 is a heated oxygen sensor on bank 2. The easiest way to replace this is to order it first from the parts store and then get the proper tool to remove it from the exhaust system. There are usually two of these oxygen sensors. One located under...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Navara 2.5 td 2003, fuel pressure gauge, nissan navara
fuel pressure gauge, nissan navara, fuel pump relay: Keith, A couple of things here are that the fuel pump relay could be going out. Second is the throttle poisition switch being wornout. Third is the coil could be overheating for the ignition. To make things simple get a fuel pressure gauge and hook it...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Navara gearbox problem., nissan navara, better mileage
nissan navara, better mileage, japanese metal: Paul, Fifth gear and the baulking ring needs to be replaced. Fifth is an overdrive and it receives much wear, expecially when it is not shifted down to fourth when accelerating. Fifth is only for driving a steady speed to get better mileage. Also, Japanese...

Nissan Repair: Nissan NX 1991 only runs well with cooling fans on, nissan nx, car idles
nissan nx, car idles, jeff duncan: My thoughts has to do with the temperature sensor that is signaling to the fans to turn on and off. I think it is stuck in cold mode due to a defective temperature sensor. Remember that the car is old enough to use multiple sensors. One is for the gauge...

Nissan Repair: Nissan P/U transmission, nissan 4x4, automatic tranny
nissan 4x4, automatic tranny, interchange: Corey, Not a direct bolt in but it will fit as long as you take all the other things that connect to it. Remember, that the 1995 is fully electronic and the 1987 is not so if you are putting the older transmission in the newer vehicle you will have to...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder 1988 Smog, fuel pressure regulator, spark plug wires
fuel pressure regulator, spark plug wires, haynes manual: William, Sounds like you have a couple of defective injectors or a defective fuel pressure regulator. I would get a gauge and check the pressure first. If the pressure drops off instantly when you turn the key off would let you know you have leaky injectors....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder 1995 - odometer broken, nissan pathfinder, mechanical type
nissan pathfinder, mechanical type, wrecking yard: Karen, If this is the electronic odometer you are going to have to take it in if you cannot find one at a wrecking yard. If it is the mechanical type you can get parts from a wrecking yard and take it apart and replace the bad parts. The important thing...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder 2002 SES light on..., fuel pressure gauge, actron scanner
fuel pressure gauge, actron scanner, nissan pathfinder: Alex, You probably have a fuel condition that is causing the problem. My guess would be a stuck injector that has caused an over rich condition. The oxygen sensor is picking this up since the Pathfinder cannot lean out the condition. Get an adapter and...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder 2004 oil filter change, fastening device, 2004 nissan pathfinder
fastening device, 2004 nissan pathfinder, nissan pathfinder: Use a small screwdriver and pry the center part of the clip out and the entire clip will follow. The clip is a press in type with the center being the locking device. It basically pushes out the back part of the outer part of the clip. The good news is...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder 3.3 litre model 2000, obd code scanner, nissan pathfinder
obd code scanner, nissan pathfinder, search ebay: Uri, If the car is a 2000 then it should have scan ability. First, I would check the code. You can purchase scanners on-line for about $60 dollars U.S. That would allow you to find the problem without spending money on unnecessary parts. Second, if...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder 98 3.3 4WD Timing Belt and Water Pump Replacement Project., metric socket set, timing belt tensioner
metric socket set, timing belt tensioner, radiator hoses: It should take four hours to replace the belt if it is your first time and you have good hand tools. Your waterpump should come with a new gasket and no sealant is required. The bolt that holds the crank is a 19mm Ask for the factory heat range...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder Automatic Transmission Case, nissan pathfinder, self diagnosis
nissan pathfinder, self diagnosis, code explanation: Levan, You need a code scanner to pull the codes. You can purchase one on-line for around $65 bucks. Try the following link for the vehicle self diagnosis. Reference the codes and this is how it is done. http://autorepair.about.com/library/images/bl253a-lib.ht...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder brakes, brake calipers, nissan pathfinder
brake calipers, nissan pathfinder, speedy reply: Mike, I would take it to another shop and get a second opinion about the calipers. If they are not leaking and the pads are wearing out way too soon I would be looking at a different reason for the pad wear. My bet is the anti rattle clips and slider...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder Cottman findings, nissan pathfinder, guinea pig
nissan pathfinder, guinea pig, automatic transmissions: Hi Scott! LOL I really hope this works, I had a 95 SE and I lost second gear and reverse 5 miles after having it flushed. At the time I was with Aamco and they were running a promotion on flushing and selling all the dealers a machine to do this. My car...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder electrical, nissan pathfinder, looking at the body
nissan pathfinder, looking at the body, body control module: Adrian, I would check the master fuses at the positive battery terminal first. I say this since you have already stated that the other fuses are good. If the master fuses/fuse links are good then you are probably looking at the Body Control Module as...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder location of Knock Sensor, nissan pathfinder, haynes manual
nissan pathfinder, haynes manual, knock sensor: Kristen, Most knock sensors on the V6 are located on the lower part of the intake. If you get a Haynes manual or a factory manual they show the location on a picture page with all the sensors and lines pointing to each. You have to remove the upper intake...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder Front Rotors, nissan pathfinder, wheel bearings
nissan pathfinder, wheel bearings, inner workings: Jim, If the rotors and hub are together you need to remove the retainer clip and then rotate the inner workings and the rotor will come off. Yes, you need to repack the wheel bearings when you take them apart. When you clean the bearings do it with carburetor...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder: Starting problem, nissan pathfinder, leaky injector
nissan pathfinder, leaky injector, fuel pump: Does the engine crank when it is hot and it is just difficult to get it to run? If this is the case I would think a leaky injector is flooding out one or more spark plugs. If it clicks but does not turn over I would be thinking the relay or starter is on...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder stalling, nissan pathfinder, car records
nissan pathfinder, car records, air meter: Chris, I would almost bet the air meter is failing. They do not show a code but cause the problem you describe. I would have the shop do an ohms check on the pins before replacement. That seems to be the only way to tell if it is going out since it refuses...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder transmission codes, nissan pathfinder, torque converter
nissan pathfinder, torque converter, cottman transmission: hehehe Scott your still going to be struggling! There is no code of 5. The code has to be two digits and they start at 11 and go up to 55. 55 means all systems normal. I need the scan. It s obviously a transmission issue in OD or something with the torque...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder turbo diesel won't start, nissan terrano, diesel treatment
nissan terrano, diesel treatment, nissan pathfinder: Eddie, A dirty fuel filter will cause this as will bad diesel. I would get a bottle of diesel treatment and put it in and try to start it. I would not recommend her using starting fluid to get things kicked off unless you get someone that has done it...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pathfinder Waterleak, nissan pathfinder, factory specs
nissan pathfinder, factory specs, hoses: Hi Rosi, Hard to say without seeing it myself. It could be leaking from the head itself. 1) Why did we replace the head? 2) Where did he get it? 3) Did we replace all the gaskets and retorque to factory specs? 4) Inspect all the heater and bypass hoses...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Patrol carburetor problem, car repair shops, air tubes
car repair shops, air tubes, nissan patrol: a major complaint in the auto industry is it loses power going up hills . under load, the SPARK PLUG is responsible for servicing your motor its correct power and reduce heat that builds up in the chambers. if you have any sort of plug failure, you will...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Patrol, diesel fuel additive, fuel pressure regulator
diesel fuel additive, fuel pressure regulator, intake hoses: Andrew, Yes, this is common on Nissan vehicles. I would make sure the path was clear and replace the valve. I have had no end of trouble with just cleaning it an reinstalling it. If you do just clean it make sure it works free against the port it blocks...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pickup Truck Clutch in a Pathfinder, nissan pickup truck, nissan pathfinder
nissan pickup truck, nissan pathfinder, nissan pickup: Greg, No, they are different and I would not attempt it. Remember that this is a rotational mass and if it comes apart while it is spinning it will cut through the bellhousing and more. Just not worth the risk. Also, remember that you should always use...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Primera Brake Lines, skyline models, corrosion inhibition
skyline models, corrosion inhibition, jap cars: Chris, The lines on all cars that I am familiar with are cadmium plated or zinc chromate. Stainless lines would offer not too much in respect to corrosion inhibition for the length of time a car is allowed to drive on the streets in Japan. However, if...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Primera electric window, phillips screwdriver, nissan primera
phillips screwdriver, nissan primera, screws and bolts: Rebscott, it might not be the motor. Check the switch before you do a replacement of the motor assembly. If yours is bad it is probably an assembly. That requires removal of the door panel and the screws that hold the panel on. Get a phillips screwdriver...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Primera LX 93 Cold start problems, temperature sensors, nissan primera
temperature sensors, nissan primera, cold start: Morten, If your car is equipped with a cold start valve, an extra injector, that is probably the cause of the cold start problem. If it is not the injector it will be the temperature sensor that sends the signal to the computer that fires the cold start...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Primera P12 Diesel Engine Rattle, nissan primera p12, nissan p12
nissan primera p12, nissan p12, frequent oil changes: Usman, Change the oil yourself if you can to save a buck. Also, use the lowest viscosity you can get to keep the warranty. I would use synthetic if you have access to it. The galleries for the oil are small and synthetic works wonders cleaning up the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Primera P12 MI Light on steady, nissan primera p12, malfunction indicator light
nissan primera p12, malfunction indicator light, nissan garage: William, The Nissan shop seems to be spot on since it is a lean burn problem and the sensor picked it up. They car figure out if the wiring to the o2 sensor or the sensor itself. Once they get it on a scanner they can tell if the fuel pressure is out...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Primera sidelight bulb replacement, side marker, nissan primera
side marker, nissan primera, sidelight: John, You should be able to rotate it counter-clockwise and it should come out. If it does not I would recommend removal of the headlight assembly and the side marker to get a better look. But, I have always removed the indicator connector as you describe...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Programming Instructions, interior illumination, nissan altima
interior illumination, nissan altima, nissan vehicles: This is the process from nissanhelp REPROGRAM KEY FOB QX4, 1997-2004 Q45, I30, I35,1999-2002 G20, FX, G35, M45, Most Nissan Vehicles The horn chirp can be disable by pressing the lock and unlock buttons simultaneously until the hazard lights flash, and...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pulsar 2003 - bad smell from Airconditioner, nissan pulsar, circulation system
nissan pulsar, circulation system, deoderizer: David, The evaporator core has mold on it and that is the smell. I would get a airconditioner cleaner and get under the passenger side dash and put the system on recycle. Now, spray the cleaner/deoderizer in the return with the system on and follow the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pulsar 88 N13 Shotcircuit, turn signal switch, temperature gauge
turn signal switch, temperature gauge, nissan pulsar: Rafael, The hazard is on a seperate flasher. If you do not have your flashers on does the fuse blow? If so, I would be the turn signal switch is blown and that is causing the problem for the circuit. The headlight switch does many things and the flasher...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Pulsar Refuses to Start, nissan pulsar n15, engine cranks
nissan pulsar n15, engine cranks, trickle charger: Graham, DIACOM makes software as do others for a laptop and they come with the OBDII connector. But, for the money a $50 buck unit from Harbor Freight or an auto parts store is your best bet. If the engine cranks but does not start I would be looking...

Nissan Repair: Nissan pathfinder door panel, nissan pathfinder, razor blade
nissan pathfinder, razor blade, silicone spray: Hi Mike, If I remember right about the door there is an outer ring of plastic trim around the inside door handle that can be carefully pryed off with a door panel tool or equivalent. E.A. Small screw driver, radiator hose tool or anthing like that. Be...

Nissan Repair: Nissan pick-up...dim lights, a/c noise, compressor clutch, lighting problem
compressor clutch, lighting problem, mainteance: Werner, The headlight switch needs to be replaced to cure the lighting problem. The compressor probably needs to have a can of refrigerant added to get the rapid cycling to slow down. If the system is low or too high it will cycle on and off rapidly....

Nissan Repair: Nissan pickup brake switch, nissan pickup, brake switch
nissan pickup, brake switch, stupid question: Steve, No problem and it is easy so it is not a bad question. The brake switch is above the brake pedal. Follow the arm up and you will see the stop and there you will find the brake switch. You will look excellent to your wife. Just get the new switch...

Nissan Repair: Nissan pickup mirror replacement, nissan pickup, kick panel
nissan pickup, kick panel, electrical wire: Cleis, If you have the door panel off you will need to remove the kick panel and fish the wire through the rubber connector that leads from the door to the inside of the truck. Otherwise, you could cut the wires and solder and heat shrink them on inside...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest 2000 A/C + Heater Malfunctions, temperature guage, nissan quest
temperature guage, nissan quest, blower heater: Saqib, You either have a bad controller or the blend door is stuck. It is under the dash on the passenger side and if you move your control from hot to cold you can see the arm move the door. But, you will have to take the glove box off to get access...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest 2001 tune up, apples to apples, nissan oem parts
apples to apples, nissan oem parts, nissan dealerships: Sasha, The fuel filter is in the gas tank and is part of the pump. Nissan deleted the normal fuel filter so it is really a nylon sock and does not need to be replaced. It just filters particulate matter. When the pump fails the filter gets replaced as...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest 2004 Headlight replacement, high intensity discharge, nissan quest 2004
high intensity discharge, nissan quest 2004, high intensity discharge lights: Andy, If you have high intensity discharge lights you need to be careful if you are going to change them. They are high voltage so make darn sure the lights are off or you will get a shock. You can purchase the bulb at the dealer, a parts store or on-line....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest Antenna, power antenna, nissan quest
power antenna, nissan quest, mast: Bill, You should be able to get the mast from the dealer and not have to purchase the entire antenna. Then you unscrew the top and run the antenna all the way out and the plastic cable will come out with it. Then stick the new cable in the hole and turn...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest A/c, nissan factory, nissan dealership
nissan factory, nissan dealership, nissan quest: Srividya, If the individual you bought it from will not make it good and Nissan will not do it under warranty. You will have to pay out of pocket. Just have them find and correct the leak and recharge the system and you should be fine. I would guess...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest Heatting/Cooling, coolant level, long hot summer
coolant level, long hot summer, hose clamps: Pierre, The car has an air bubble in the system. You are going to need to bleed the air out of the system to get the car to run normal. Basically, there are small bleeder screws on the highest point of the cooling system like where the radiator hose connects...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest Loss of Acceleration, nissan quest, fuel injectors
nissan quest, fuel injectors, fuel filter: Jim, I would check all you said. First, change the plugs and the fuel filter and clean the throttle body. Now, run some injector cleaner through the engine. If you still have problems do an ohms check on the injectors and replace those out of range...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest Sunroof, nissan quest, allen wrench
nissan quest, allen wrench, specialty shop: Cheryl, Yes, there is an emergency crank at the front of the sunroof under a plug. There should be something in the owners manual to show you how to access the hole and what to use for a crank. Many have a handle in the tool kit and some use an allen...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Quest, crank angle sensor, nissan altima
crank angle sensor, nissan altima, nissan quest: Wayne, If it is a 2000 Altima I would be checking the crank angle sensor to make sure it is developing a proper signal. The computer has to get a signal to fire the injectors and if it is not there will be only one micro-burst when you first start it...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Repair, valve cover gasket, nissan repair
valve cover gasket, nissan repair, cam sensor: If you have done the distroburot and related parts I would be looking at the ignitor and coil as a last resort as the cam position sensor is that gets coated with oil inside the distributor. Lastly, did you check the intake hose for cracks. This is the hose...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Repair, nissan maxima, nissan repair
nissan maxima, nissan repair, upper manifold: You have bad coils. From 1999 through 2003 the Maxima has had isues with the coils. Replace the coils and the problem should go away. Nissan globaly sources injectors. The Nippondenso injectors are the good ones and the Bosch ones are the problem children....

Nissan Repair: Nissan rebuild, amp fuse, nissan sentra
amp fuse, nissan sentra, gear overdrive: Brian, First if only fourth gear/overdrive will not engage it would be the shift fork or the balking ring being defective. Take the transmission apart and replace the broken or bent parts. On the clock the full time power is not connected. If you cannot...

Nissan Repair: Nissan repair starting, neutral safety switch, nissan 240sx
neutral safety switch, nissan 240sx, nissan repair: George, Check to see if there is a neutral safety switch that is not working properly. If yours is an automatic you should turn the key to start the car and move the shifter from park the neutral and back to see if the starter works. If it does work...

Nissan Repair: Nissan replacement engine, fly wheel, input shaft
fly wheel, input shaft, nissan pathfinder: David, Use your flywheel on the new engine. You will need to get a pilot bushing and install it in the crank of the new engine. basically, there is a hole in the end of the crank where the end of the transmission input shaft goes into. There has to be...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra 1.6 Overheating, nissan sentra, torque sequence
nissan sentra, torque sequence, chevy v6: Justin, If you are getting bubbles in the radiator from all cylinders as you describe you have a defective head gasket. I could not imagine a crack in a cylinder head that would run across all the cylinders. Now, I have seen some old Chevy V6 engines...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra, nissan sentra, egr valve
nissan sentra, egr valve, gas mileage: Dan, The code means that the EGR is not flowing properly. That is, the EGR valve could be defective or the path could be blocked with crud. Since you say it comes on and goes off it would lead me to think the valve could be removed and the port cleaned...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra - 1994, nissan sentra 1994, nissan sentra
nissan sentra 1994, nissan sentra, clutch master: Kurt, Replace the clutch master and slave cylinder and bleed the system with Ford High Performance Brake Fluid. You do not have to use this brake fluid but it makes the clutch pedal feel much more firm. The pressure from the system should return the pedal...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra 1996 stalling, nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra
nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra, oxygen sensors: Check the intake hose that leads from the air meter to the throttle body. I had one that acted much the same as yours and the hose had a crack in it. Under certain conditions the crack would open up and the engine would buck and then die. Then the car would...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra 1997 A/C Electrical Issues?, nissan sentra, electrical issues
nissan sentra, electrical issues, seperate issues: Danielle, Yes, some are seperate issues. Go to Autozone and get the codes read for free on the MIL light to see what is wrong with the car. Then, correct the problem with that. I would be looking at checking the compressor if it is dragging the system...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra 1997 starting problem, neutral safety switch, nissan sentra
neutral safety switch, nissan sentra, cable bill: Bill, Could be a defective cable, starter or even a neutral safety switch. Jump the starter at the starter and see if it starts. If so, check the neutral safety switch. IF you are not getting power to the starter on the large cable then the cable is...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra, nissan sentra, hazard light
nissan sentra, hazard light, light switches: Ashley, If the car does what you say it is not charging the car. You need to get the charging system checked out. I would charge the battery and reinstall it and drive it to Autozone or Checker and get a free electrical inspection. They will hook up...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra 2003 >> have starter problem, nissan sentra, starter problem
nissan sentra, starter problem, electrical problem: Hi Mia, Well, that is the $1,000,000 question. First, try shorting a plug wire to ground while someone is cranking the engine. If you have spark, then that s not the issue. You can unplug a fuel line and try cranking it over and see if any gas comes out,...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra 99 Battery Fuse, nissan sentra, fuel injectors
nissan sentra, fuel injectors, sentra: Rodolfo, Whatever blew the main battery fuse, probably the alternator, is causing other problems. You need to check all the fuses to see what has blown. And, if all is well, check the alternator out to see if it is putting too much voltage out. 14.2...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra air conditioning 1996, nissan sentra, compressor clutch
nissan sentra, compressor clutch, engine compartment: Backupmusicman, I would check the compressor relay and replace it first. If that does not correct the problem check the auxillary fan that comes on when the compressor comes on. If the fan is hard to turn with your hand it is probably what is overloading...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra brakes, nissan sentra, vacuum line
nissan sentra, vacuum line, lug nuts: Philip, There is a rod that applies the brakes when you press them. This is inside the firewall and connects to the brake pedal. If the master cylinder is removed. Do not take the lines off. And pulled forward you can see the rod. There is an adjustment...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra Crankshaft Bolt, crankshaft pulley, nissan sentra
crankshaft pulley, nissan sentra, impact gun: Christopher, The trick to putting the bolt back on and getting it torqued is to use a screwdriver or something to wedge in the bellhousing to the starter ring gear. You will need another person to hold the screwdriver, prybar or similar tool on the bellhousing...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra high idle, nissan sentra, high idling
nissan sentra, high idling, best bet: Summer, I would check you throttle cable. If it is pulled to far this will cause the high idling. If not It could be the choke link. Your best bet is to take it to a shop and let them take care of it. This way they give a warranty to the repair. ...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra Overheating, nissan sentra, radiator cap
nissan sentra, radiator cap, sentra: Brian, Yes, it is an air pocket. Jack the front of the car up and put it on stands and block the wheels. About a foot off the ground should do. Then open the radiator cap and add coolant. Start the car and have someone hold the throttle at 1000 rpms...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra P0340 Code, nissan sentra, nissan models
nissan sentra, nissan models, sharib: Sharib, If the engine is setting a code that the cam position sensor is defective I would replace it before the car leaves you walking. There was a recall on several Nissan models for this problem and it would make the car stall at a most inopportune time......

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra - SE 2001, nissan sentra, black carbon
nissan sentra, black carbon, tail pipe: Jim, The black carbon in the exhaust pipe is normal. The process of a fuel injected engine will leave black byproducts in the tailpipe. If you really do not like it you could clean it out with some carburetor cleaner and a Scotchbrite pad. It will come...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra "service engine soon" on after changing starter, nissan sentra, nissan cars
nissan sentra, nissan cars, service engine soon light: Howard, Depending on your year the check engine light can be turned off at Autozone or Checker once they let you know what is going on to set the code. If you have a 1992 or older a different scanner will be needed. But, for most instances you can simply...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra suddenly electrically dead, sentra 4dr, nissan sentra
sentra 4dr, nissan sentra, shock tower: It sounds like you have a bad battery. The internals must have fused together. Go to an autoparts store and have the battery checked. Now, remember, you might get a battery only to find that the alternator was just putting enough amperage to run the circuits...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra/troubleshoot, air control valve, nissan sentra
air control valve, nissan sentra, volt ohm meter: Czar, I would check the idle dashpot on the throttle stop first and if that is working properly I would then remove and clean the idle air control valve. Check for codes and if there are none I would think the idle air control valve is defective. Get...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra won't start electrical problem, vehicle speed sensor, nissan sentra
vehicle speed sensor, nissan sentra, neutral safety switch: Scott, Does the engine turn over? If not I bet the starter is going out if it has not been replaced lately. You can check this by jumping a hot wire to the small terminal on the starter when the problem occurs. If the starter does not turn it is the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra XE 1994, nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra
nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra, seat belt system: Mark, The body control module is probably defective since it runs the two items indicated. But, to be sure check out the fusable links at the positive battery post first. If these check out then you need to get someone with a scantool that does airbags...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra XE 2001, upper radiator hose, thermostat temperature
upper radiator hose, thermostat temperature, nissan sentra: Roger, Follow the upper radiator hose to the engine and you will find the thermostat neck and the thermostat is inside. Also, replace the radiator cap. Do not back flush the system with a hose just drain the engine and radiator a couple of times. If...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sentra, nissan sentra, dampner
nissan sentra, dampner, shut downs: Tom, The car only dies when you come to a stop? If this is the case you probably have a idle solenoid or dampner that is going out. If the car dies while driving down the road I would be checking the coil and distributor. Email me back and let me know...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Serena 1994 2.0td auto, nissan serena, vanette
nissan serena, vanette, alternator: Make sure that you are not missing a bolt on the alternator and be sure to use new Nissan belts and get them properly tightened. The airconditioner is the same and should be tight too. I ahve had to scuff up the pulleys on some with sandpaper to give the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Serena 1995 diesel 4 w/d auto transmission, recod, auto transmission
recod, auto transmission, position sensor: why are you coming at me with negative comments, you asked for my opinion on what i think you should do , i told you. obviously you like taking this vehicle to people that dont know what they are doing and i told you to find somebody else...i think thats...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Serena 2.3d, nissan serena, fire watcher
nissan serena, fire watcher, nissan dealer: Glen, Depending on your year there is a bleed screw. If you cannot find it and it is located on the thermostat housing or the metal water line on the engine. Now, if you cannot find it you can loosen up the heater hose and with the heater on run the engine...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Serena 95 diesel 4 wheel drive auto-transmission, nissan serena 95, torque convertor
nissan serena 95, torque convertor, torque converter: Alex, The flex plate or the spacer plate are probably rubbing from being slightly bent upon install. You probably will have to take the bellhousing loose from the transmission to get enough room, slide them a part, and look for what is touching. I have...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Serena dieselEngine Removal, radiator core, nissan serena
radiator core, nissan serena, dieselengine: Phil, The engine comes out the front if you take the radiator core support out. I have seen people remove the K member and remove the engine and transmission from the bottom too. It depends on your shop and the lifts you have at your disposal. Taking...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Serena (engine), diesel fuel additive, fuel pressure regulator
diesel fuel additive, fuel pressure regulator, nissan serena: Dele, Black smoke means you have too much diesel getting into the engine. I would postulate that the fuel pressure regulator is stuck or the injectors are sticking. Check the fuel pressure and try a diesel fuel additive along with a change of the fuel...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Serena, water pump impeller, nissan serena
water pump impeller, nissan serena, backflushing: Andrew, You could have a plugged up radiator or the water pump impeller is spinning free on the water pump shaft. Remove the radiator and check for blockage and if it is clear remove the water pump and do the same. It is just a matter of getting the garden...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Stanza loss of power, air inlet hose, nissan stanza
air inlet hose, nissan stanza, optical pickup: Ron, First I would take the air inlet hose off that goes between the air meter and the throttle body and check for cracks in the hose. Look where it is pleated and that is where the cracks start. This will cause some of the problems you are experiencing....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Stanza Strut Noise, nissan stanza, 1988 nissan stanza
nissan stanza, 1988 nissan stanza, nissans: Leigh, He is correct that it is no big deal but the cost would run about $150 since it will require an alignment after the strut bearing is replaced. Yes, it is a really common problem but it is not a safety issue. If the steering begins to grap it would...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Stanza xe/transmission, nissan stanza, dextron iii
nissan stanza, dextron iii, large drain: Kerry, Yes, it could be the polyester filter in the transmission. Go and buy a filter kit. It will come with a gasket and a filter. Buy four quarts of dextron III transmission fluid. Now, jack the car up and use blocks on the wheels and jack stands...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Starter, nissan 4x4, amp meter
nissan 4x4, amp meter, battery connections: Bruce, When you say you have to rock the truck to get it to start that would mean that the drive gear from the starter is not pushing out hard enough to get the teeth to line up. So, by rocking the truck the teeth line up. This means a weak starter or...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sunny Alternator, nissan sunny, alternator
nissan sunny, alternator, hydraulic pump: Royston, Yes, the alternator is defective and whould be replaced. The combination pump needs to be removed to get the alternator out and that makes your alternator a little more expensive. I would check around for prices on rebuilt units and see if you...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sunny Estate 1993 Alarm, electric fuel pump, pin switch
electric fuel pump, pin switch, security threat: The factory alarm is difficult to disable. If you really wanted to keep it from setting you could disconnect the pin switch under the hood. This would make the alarm think it was not ready to arm and then it would never set. If you open the hood you can...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sunny FB14 oil light comes on and off, gauge type, reply thanks
gauge type, reply thanks, oil light: Misnad, There are two things you can do here. The first is take the sending unit off the engine and clean it out with aerosol carburetor cleaner and reinstall it and see if some dirt plugged it up and if that does not work replace with a new part. Since...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Sunny.Gearbox feeling a bit notchy/dry, milege, gearbox
milege, gearbox, nissan: Michael, Change the gearbox oil to synthetic and that will get rid of harsh shift feel. The fill plug is on the side of the case and the drain is on the bottom. Look for a half inch socket plug and use an extension to remove it. Replace the bottom plug...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Synny 1.6 SLX - Headgasket change, haynes repair manual, pressure release valve
haynes repair manual, pressure release valve, power steering pump: Simen, You pretty much confirmed that the headgasket is blown from the observation that water is leaking from between the head and block. The head will have to be inspected after it is removed to check for cracks and anything else that might be damaged....

Nissan Repair: Nissan sentra 87 turns off constantly, nissan sentra, haynes manual
nissan sentra, haynes manual, resistance values: Giovanni, First, check to see that the throttle position switch works correctly. Get a Haynes Manual to get the instructions and resistance values. If the throttle position switch is working properly check to make sure the minimum air is set for it to...

Nissan Repair: Nissan sentra, nissan sentra, fuel mixture
nissan sentra, fuel mixture, valve work: OK I figured out that you have an aftermarket carburetor. So, check the fuel filter and see if it is clogged. That is probably going to be fine. But, just to be sure. Now, I think I understand the problem. Take the cap off the distributor and the rotor....

Nissan Repair: Nissan serena manual transmission to auto, nissan serena, nissan pulsar
nissan serena, nissan pulsar, wrecking yard: Danny, You will need to get the same bar unless you can get the information from a wrecking yard as to the interchange. Remember, that you will need the shifter, computer, radiator, cooling lines and everything that interfaces with the transmission...

Nissan Repair: Nissan stalling., nissan frontier, leaky injector
nissan frontier, leaky injector, educated guess: Joel, Check the fuel injectors by checking the fuel pressure. If the pressure drops off really quick after you turn the key off you have a leaky injector or two. You see, from what you say, I think an injector or two is leaking. The fuel pressure should...

Nissan Repair: Nissan sx200, nissan dealership, chiltons manual
nissan dealership, chiltons manual, nissan dealer: Paul, Buy a Chiltons manual for that year, make and model., OR Your local library might have one. If so, check it out or copy it. Sorry can t help anyother way. I would have done the same by going to Nissan dealership. BUT you already did...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Terrano 4 wheel drive problem, cv joints, power steering pump
cv joints, power steering pump, universal joints: Kevin, I would look to see if yours has CV joints or universal joints. Since you are in the desert the sand really eats bearing surfaces. If the boot is blown or the universal joints are gone replace them. If there is a way to grease them I would do...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Terrano backfiring on gas, liquid petroleum gas, fuel pressure regulator
liquid petroleum gas, fuel pressure regulator, nissan terrano: Tracey, Sorry for the confusion. I am in the United States and we do have LPG powered vehicles. Your problem is an over rich condition caused by the LPG control not backing off quickly enough when you let off the gas pedal. This is something that is...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Terrano faulty alarm?, nissan terrano 2, interior illumination
nissan terrano 2, interior illumination, side marker: Julian, Try reprogramming the keyfob. To reprogram (enter new ID) key fob (keyless remote controller) follow the steps. 1. Close all doors and lock all doors 2. Insert and remove the key from the ignition key cylinder more than six times within 10...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Transmission Headache, nissan transmission, shift cable
nissan transmission, shift cable, excellant: Vickie, If the car has no reverse it is going to have to go into the shop to have the transmission looked at. Now, if it goes forward in any gear that could mean that the shifter is broken off and stuck in drive and all you are doing is moving the shifter...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Truck Timing Chain, fuel pressure regulator, nissan truck
fuel pressure regulator, nissan truck, distrubutor: Davey, I would say the mechanical timing should be fine from what you have said. If you advance it a tooth it will not cause interference. I would be looking for a sensor like the cold start sensor since it runs fine when it is cold and then when it reaches...

Nissan Repair: Nissan timing, interference engine, timming belt
interference engine, timming belt, nissanusa com: Duane, It is an interference engine. Hope nothing is bent. The timing is pretty easy if you use a Nissan belt. Line the crank on TDC and then turn the cams to the pointer at the top and install the belt. You can get a diagram out of a Haynes or Chilton...

Nissan Repair: Nissan trouble codes, canister purge valve, emission control system
canister purge valve, emission control system, nissan sentra: Two things could be the cause. The first is a defective gas cap. The second is the canister purge valve. Check under the car and look for the evaporative hose from the gas tank and you will find a valve that has electrical wires running to it. This is...

Nissan Repair: Nissan truck 95 won't accelerate fast, vacuum leak, vacuum hose
vacuum leak, vacuum hose, nissan truck: Conquer, Pressing the clutch twice would indicate that the clutch safety switch is going out or needs to be adjusted. I would just replace it. The second thing is a vacuum leak on the engine. You need to look the engine over and check for a loose or...

Nissan Repair: Nissan truck rear wheel studs, stud extractors, wheel studs
stud extractors, wheel studs, nissan truck: Doug, You will need to get a stud extractor. In the old days you could drive it out with a chisel but that would damage the bearings. Now, you could remove the axle and use a press. But, now they sell really cool clamp on stud extractors. To drive the...

Nissan Repair: Nissan truck timing chain, oil gauge, nissan truck
oil gauge, nissan truck, oil gallery: Davey, Did you replace the guides as well as the chain? If not that could be the problem. Also, if you are running thick oil over 5W30 weight you could be keeping oil from getting to the chain tensioner. Otherwise, the oil gallery that feeds the chain...

Nissan Repair: Nissan V6 engine swap, nissan d21, electrical sensors
nissan d21, electrical sensors, nissan maxima: Adam, The electrical sensors vary and that will make the job difficult getting everything to work with your computer. The engine will bolt in but the harness and such is going to be interesting. So, make not of all of your sensors and how they connect....

Nissan Repair: Nissan vanette (cargo) water pump change, nissan vanette cargo, metric sockets
nissan vanette cargo, metric sockets, haynes manual: Barry, I have not done one of these and I would get a Haynes manual to be sure of the specifics. The pump is not difficult on any Nissan. But, some use it as a idler for the timing belt. There are really no special tools other than metric sockets and...

Nissan Repair: Nissan front wheel bearings, front wheel bearings, brake rotor
front wheel bearings, brake rotor, nissan pickup: If the spindle is scored you will need to replace it. you will know by simply taking the brake rotor off and checking the bearing race. The inside one that is on the spindle will be stick on the spindle and if you can get it off without too much difficulty...

Nissan Repair: Nissan Xterra Rough Idle and lack of low end power, nissan xterra, v6 supercharger
nissan xterra, v6 supercharger, plug wires: Shawn, Yes, the knock sensor should be replaced if it is setting a code. Second, the misfire on number 2 hole could be a defective injector. There is a known problem for the 2002 and 2003 models. Pull the plug from #2 hole and compare it to another plug....

Nissan Repair: Nissan Z24 2.4 Ignition Adjustment, nissan z24, nissan pickup
nissan z24, nissan pickup, proper heat: Change to high test fuel or retard the timing two degrees and the spark knock should dissapear. If you have any problems email me back. You might also check the plugs to make sure that you have the proper heat range. Too hot and the engine will develop...

Nissan Repair: Nissan, nissan skyline, throttle body
nissan skyline, throttle body, supposition: Felipe, Take it back as it is not adjusted properly and his supposition that the ISC is defective is not correct since it worked properly before he installed the system. You could clean the throttle body but I bet it is his system that is not metering...

Nissan Repair: Nissdan V6 Pathfinder starting issue., optical pickup, air meter
optical pickup, air meter, pump fuel: Phil, If yours has a distributor I would be looking for oil on the optical pickup under the cover that is under the rotor post. Take the cap, rotor and then with a phillips screwdriver take the post off and the cover and you will see the disc that has...

Nissan Repair: Nissian 200 sx 1996, cv joints, cv boot
cv joints, cv boot, cv joint: Bobby, You found your problem. I would to the driveshafts as assemblies since they are rebuilt and under $100 bucks at the store. If you have the work done it is just as cheap to have the assembly replaced as having them rebuild yours. The vibration...

Nissan Repair: Nissian Frontier, nissan frontier, pencil eraser
nissan frontier, pencil eraser, nissian: Jon, There is a known cluster problem on your Frontier. But, there is also a problem where the cluster connects to the wiring harness. Remove the cluster and clean the connector with a #2 pencil eraser lightly rubbing on both the connection on the harness...

Nissan Repair: Nissian Primera 1995, 1.6 alternator light, necessary voltage, car heater
necessary voltage, car heater, nissian: Roman, If the alternator light is coming on there is probably a diode going out in it. There are three and it will charge the car with only two working. I would check the charging system to see what the output is and if it is 14.2 volts your alternator...

Nissan Repair: Nissian Quest Air Conditioning Problem, nissan service manual, automatic climate control
nissan service manual, automatic climate control, quest air: Binh, It sounds like a blend door is stuck up front. Let me explain this problem. There is a fiberglass/plastic composite box under the dash that contains a heater core and a evaporator. The evaporator is what makes the air cool when the airconditioner...

Nissan Repair: NON STOP and Noisy Fuel Pump, 1986 nissan stanza, nissan stanza wagon
1986 nissan stanza, nissan stanza wagon, fuel pressure regulator: Gary, If the pump is not shutting down or dropping to the slower speed I would be looking at the ECM as it controls the pump and the relays control the power it receives. If it is 12 volts all the time there is something wrong upstream where the computer...

Nissan Repair: Noise when clutching, nissan sentra gxe, nissan sentra
nissan sentra gxe, nissan sentra, clutch pedal: Terrell, If there is noise when you have your foot on the clutch pedal that would be the throwout bearing. If the noise is in neutral with your foot off the clutch that would be the input shaft bearing. If your tach is jumping around it would not be a...

Nissan Repair: Noise, nissan altima, drive belts
nissan altima, drive belts, safety glasses: Robert, Wear safety glasses for this test! Open the hood and then have someone start the car while you watch the engine drive belts. Specifically, you are looking at the airconditioning compressor. Make sure to have the airconditioner off at first. ...

Nissan Repair: Noisey Sliding Door/Glass in sliding door, rough pavement, nissan quest
rough pavement, nissan quest, hindge: Dar, It sounds like the van was wrecked and that is the cause of the noise. Well, first I would go to a dealer and find a van that is the same year and examine the difference. The dealer should correct this under warranty since it is not past the 36000...

Nissan Repair: Nos Sensor, mass airflow sensor, hose clamps
mass airflow sensor, hose clamps, oxygen sensor: The knock sensor is a pain to replace and yes it is under the intake where it is hard to access. If you have a mechanic that will do it for the price go for it. Unless you have the weekend and the tools I would job it out too. Be sure to replace the water...

Nissan Repair: need help!!, mass airflow sensors, mass airflow sensor
mass airflow sensors, mass airflow sensor, autozone: Jose, The fuel filter is in the tank and is not really a filter and is just a sock. The possibility that it is the fuel filter is remote. I would check for engine codes. Does the check engine light come on? If so, take it to Autozone or Checker for...

Nissan Repair: i need info. on 96 maxima ignition, ground circuits, power circuits
ground circuits, power circuits, cam sensor: H.G. The only thing I didn t hear you check was the fuses. Under the hood there is a emission fuse inside the box. If that fuse is fawl it will not start. If all checks out well than You should check your computer to see if it is any good. ...

Nissan Repair: I need a new drivers side door, nissan sentra, hindges
nissan sentra, hindges, wrecking yard: Wrecking yard has doors for about $150 each. Just buy the door and replace your banged up door. There are only the hindges and the latch that have to be worked. Also, the wiring has to be removed from the harness and reinstalled in the new door. If you...

Nissan Repair: i need to replace seat belt..., wrecking yard, seat belt
wrecking yard, seat belt, ollie: Ollie, Yes, it is just a matter of unbolting the hardware that holds it on and doing a replacement. If you are going the wrecking yard route make sure the replacement is in good order. If you are getting the parts from the dealer you would be better off...

Nissan Repair: neutral switch, nissan maxima, shift linkage
nissan maxima, shift linkage, maxima: Paul, The switch is on the transmission where the shift linkage connects. Buy yours at rockauto.com to save a bundle. It might be a dealer item since it is a 92. But, if you can wait you will save money. Also, if they do not have it check out courtesynissan.com...

Nissan Repair: new car, wheel sensors, shop tomorrow
wheel sensors, shop tomorrow, initial problem: Esther, This could be as simple as the system having an air bubble in the brake fluid or as interesting as one of the wheel sensors being defective. To know for sure the technician will put your car on the Consult II or Consult III and read the computer...

Nissan Repair: new pistons, nissan 240sx, proper clearance
nissan 240sx, proper clearance, cylinder wall: Glenn, If cylinders 3 and 4 are tight I would check the clearances to make sure the pistons are not too tight and that those cylinders need to be honed to a larger size. Also,make sure the rods are not bent causing the pistons to drag at mid travel. If...

Nissan Repair: nissan 1000nx electric windows, fuse panel, 100nx
fuse panel, 100nx, window switch: Peter, Since it seems your windows are not working all the time, intermittent, I would say the master window switch on the drivers door is going bad. If the fuse was defective the windows would not operate at all. I think the 15 amp assessory fuse is...

Nissan Repair: my nissan, nissan altima gxe, neutral safety switch
nissan altima gxe, neutral safety switch, nissan altima: Heather, Have the starter checked and if it is good replace the neutral safety switch on the clutch pedal. If the pedal is depressed and the key is turned it should start. You could simply jump a wire across the clutch neutral safety switch and if it...

Nissan Repair: nissan 200sx, nissan 200sx, nissan 240sx
nissan 200sx, nissan 240sx, air intake: The starter is probably on the driver side under the hood. It is underneath some stuff you might have to remove air intake and some other stuff to get down there. once you get down there it is pretty simple, undo the wires, undo the bolts, swap starters, redo...

Nissan Repair: nissan 200sx no fuel to cylinders, hall effect sensors, crank angle sensor
hall effect sensors, crank angle sensor, nissan 200sx: Lindy, The sensor that tells the injectors when to fire is defective. On yours it could be the distributor or the crank angle sensor if you do not have a distributor. These are basically hall effect sensors if they are on the cam or crank. So, find the...

Nissan Repair: nissan 240 sx 95 engine rattle, nissan 240 sx, left hand corner
nissan 240 sx, left hand corner, black oil: hi Andrew. it sounds like your timing chain guide needs to be removed. this is HIGHLY common with our 2.4 motors. this isn t something to be too nervous about right now, but i would get this taken care of when you get a free weekend. www.240sx.org is a...

Nissan Repair: nissan 240 sx, nissan 240 sx, tensioner pulley
nissan 240 sx, tensioner pulley, center bolt: Rich, Go to Nissan and buy all the belts and do them at the same time. If I remember correctly you will have to take the airconditioner belt off to get to the alternator belt. So, just do them at the same time. I think the bolts are a 12 millimeter and...

Nissan Repair: nissan 240sx electric window, nissan 240sx, wire cable
nissan 240sx, wire cable, adn: Randy, This sucks but there is not a way. You have to note where everything goes and take out all the nuts and the assembly falls into the door. It is great to have someone help hold the glass up when you do this. Now, with the tracks off the frame you...

Nissan Repair: nissan 300zx 1991 non turbo, nissan 300zx, fuel rails
nissan 300zx, fuel rails, gas tank: Chris, You have hoses that are weeping gas. In a car this old the hoses above the gas tank are probable rotten and need replaced. You need to get it on a lift and inspect the hoses. Also, look under the hood as there are a feed adn return line there...

Nissan Repair: nissan 300zx, 1990 nissan 300zx, nissan 300zx
1990 nissan 300zx, nissan 300zx, transmission shop: Chase, Sounds like the governor is sticking. You changed the fluid and filter so we have eliminated dirty fluid. I would go to a transmission shop like Cottman and have them check it out. You might get lucky and they will remove the governor or you might...

Nissan Repair: nissan 350 z issue, nissan 350 z, valve cover gasket
nissan 350 z, valve cover gasket, intake leaks: Francis, I have a 350Z too. I had the same problem you describe and it was a combination of the fuel pump going out and a couple of stuck injectors. You can check which injectors are defective by pulling the spark plugs and observing which ones are really...

Nissan Repair: nissan 91 300zx, nissan 300zx, pain in the butt
nissan 300zx, pain in the butt, performance brake: Jose, Bleeding the clutch is a pain in the butt. I like to usee a vacuum bleeder to suck the fluid to the slave since normal pressing of the pedal and then opening the bleeder screw quickly and shutting it before pulling the clutch pedal up to the upper,...

Nissan Repair: nissan air bag modeul, controller area network, self diagnosis
controller area network, self diagnosis, scan tool: Frank, The module is under the dash on the drivers side. If the car has been in a wreck the module would not be defective. If airbags have deployed you need to replace them and then get a Consult II or a generic airbag scan tool and reset the module....

Nissan Repair: nissan alternator output, alternator output, haynes manual
alternator output, haynes manual, nissan pickup: Jane, The field has a wire and the battery positive connects to the alternator. If he has the alternator positive wire that goes to the battery going to the ground on the alternator case there is where the problem will be. Basically, the case is grounded...

Nissan Repair: nissan altima 1996 gxe autimatic nothing electrical, nissan altima, high beams
nissan altima, high beams, electrical works: James, If the vehicle was bottomed out and the transmission pan was damaged there could be electrical damage to the battery via the fuse links or relays if they were knocked really hard from the bottoming out. I would backtrack from the battery to the...

Nissan Repair: nissan altima, lockup torque converter, nissan altima
lockup torque converter, nissan altima, load sensor: Pete, There are a couple of things that have to happen to get the overdrive come on. First, the car has to come up to operating temperature and then the load sensor has to see that the car is not loaded and then it will first go into overdrive and then...

Nissan Repair: nissan altima 86' main battery fuse, nissan altima, courteous attention
nissan altima, courteous attention, voltage output: Norman, You probably do not need to change the alternator. You will probably have to go to the dealer for the fuse if the local parts store does not have one. Once the battery is in and the fuse is replaced have the system checked and if the voltage output...

Nissan Repair: nissan altima air conditioning, nissan altima, air conditioning compressor
nissan altima, air conditioning compressor, ribbon cable: Frank, If you have the airconditioning on and you move the knob to defrost it does not stay on? If yours is the manual system you probably have to press the button. If yours worked before and does not now it could be the ribbon cable that connects the...

Nissan Repair: nissan altima electrical, nissan altima, speciality shop
nissan altima, speciality shop, trouble code: James, Liability comes into play. Unless you drop something like $2 grand on a scanner it will not have the air bag feature so you cannot read or turn off the airbag codes. Dealer only unless a speciality shop has an expensive scanner. Also, the high...

Nissan Repair: nissan altima, nissan altima, timing pointer
nissan altima, timing pointer, cam shaft: Becky, The timing pointer on the crankshaft has to be lined up first and then the camshaft pointer has to be lined up with the pointer on the head. It is important to use a factory timing belt to get the one with the painted marks on it so it will be easy...

Nissan Repair: about my nissan brakes, rear caliper, vacuum line
rear caliper, vacuum line, performance brake: Jay, If the pedal goes to the floor the master cylinder is out. If you replaced the calipers and did not bleed them you would have no brakes either. Now, what you need to do is make sure that you get Ford high Performance Brake Fluid, three cans and fill...

Nissan Repair: nissan car alarm button, interior illumination, nissan pathfinder
interior illumination, nissan pathfinder, nissan vehicles: Maria, Sounds like the key cylinder is not turning since the electric lock motor is frozen. The door panel should come off to get access to replace the door lock motor. The alarm reprogramming process is as follows: REPROGRAM KEY FOB QX4, 1997-2004...

Nissan Repair: nissan clutch replacement, clutch slave cylinder, neutral safety switch
clutch slave cylinder, neutral safety switch, speedometer cable: Haynes, Chilton or a factory manual are the best bet. But, since it is a truck and a @WD it is pretty easy. First, drain the transmission Second, disconnect the driveshaft Third, Disconnect the speedometer cable Fourth, place a jack under the transmission...

Nissan Repair: nissan computer code, gas mileage, service engine soon light
gas mileage, service engine soon light, pressure tube: hi dan. well i did some research on your 97 sentra and i have found that an error code of 400 is caused by a faulty egr and to fix this is to replace the egr and/or back pressure tube. i hope this helps, its the best i can do for now. good luck! btw...welcome...

Nissan Repair: nissan dash board, lint free cloth, nissan maxima
lint free cloth, nissan maxima, dash board: You will have to take the instrument cluster out of the dash to clean the connections. It sounds like a little corrosion has gotten on the terminals where the instrument cluster plugs into the dash. Oh, once you have it out get a new number 2 pencil and...

Nissan Repair: nissan electrical, using jumper cables, jumper cable
using jumper cables, jumper cable, battery connections: First this may sound silly but have the new battery tested. Sounds like you either blew a fuse or lost the ground. To check the ground using jumper cables. Do this exactly how I say or can blow up the battery or start a fire!!! First you will only need the...

Nissan Repair: nissan electrical, nissan 240sx, test light
nissan 240sx, test light, fuel pressure: Make sure you chave checked all the wiring to the engine and also check the fuel lines to see that they are connected properly. Check the fuel pressure and make sure the pump is working. Since you had the engine out there is a chance that the fuel pump fuse...

Nissan Repair: nissan engine swap with a 289 v8, driveshaft shop, nissan engine
driveshaft shop, nissan engine, nissan pickup: Michael, It will fit but you are looking at some work to make it happen. You will have to use the C4 transmission since no one makes an adapter that I am aware of. Second, the motor mount stands will have to be fabricated. Save the driveshaft from the...

Nissan Repair: nissan fan belt, wd 40, nissan pickup
wd 40, nissan pickup, scuf: Bryan, The pulleys are shined and smooth. You will need to remove the belts and scuf up the pulleys with sandpaper. 400 grit works nicely. Nothing too major, all you have to do is scuf the shine off where the belt rides. Now, we did not discuss which...

Nissan Repair: why are nissan frontier fuel injectors clicking, nissan frontier, frontier 3
nissan frontier, frontier 3, fuel injectors: Bill, Yes, the injectors click and some vehicles make the noise more than others. The injectors pulse with each squirt of gas and the clicking is normal. Now, you see why the manufacturers put those plastic engine covers on. Not only does it look cool...

Nissan Repair: nissan fuel leak, hose clamps, hose size
hose clamps, hose size, access panel: Trent, It sucks but the tank has to come down unless you have one where you can get to the top of the tank where the fuel pump is. Some later models of Nissans have an access panel under the seat in the rear that allows you to get to the line and then...

Nissan Repair: nissan hardbody 1987 p/u truck, nissan hardbody truck, 1987 nissan hardbody
nissan hardbody truck, 1987 nissan hardbody, positive cable: HI Kulika, Check your alternator output with a VOM. Jump start it and disconnect the positive cable from the battery. Check between the cable and the positive battery post and with everything on, lights, a/c, fan on high, radio, etc... Although you have...

Nissan Repair: nissan hardbody 86 z24, nissan hardbody, viscosity oil
nissan hardbody, viscosity oil, engine vibration: Hi Chris, 20 year old trucks have issues. Have you done the basic tune up? You may need to rebuild the head. How many miles are on this? I found this on this truck: Classification: EM95-01 Section: Engine Mechanical Reference: Technical...

Nissan Repair: nissan Maxima 2001, neutral safety switch, nissan maxima
neutral safety switch, nissan maxima, oxygen sensors: Angelika, First the P1706 problem is the neutral safety switch/clutch interlock. Basically, the switch on the clutch pedal is probably gone bad and needs to be replaced. This is the swtich that lets the computer know that the car is in neutral allowing...

Nissan Repair: nissan max, auto stores, floorboard
auto stores, floorboard, mechanic: from what i understand of your question, i belive you are saying when you turn your key it sometimes doesnt want to start (no noise) then if you press on the brake pedal (out of frustraion) and jiggle the key it may work sometimes. it has nothing to do with...

Nissan Repair: nissan maxima 00 ,fuel injectors., nissan maxima, feul injectors
nissan maxima, feul injectors, senser: Farhan, The coils on your car are known to go bad and that is what I would replace first. If you do the work yourself you could save a bundle. Coils can be purchased on-line for about $60 bucks each from courtesynissan.com or rockauto.com. I would wait...

Nissan Repair: nissan maxima, lower ball joints, strut bearings
lower ball joints, strut bearings, nissan maximas: Andy, I am assuming you are describing knocking as when the car is driven and you go over bumps? If this is the case I would be checking the strut tower bearing as Nissan Maximas are known for this. The bearing is the part of the strut tower where the...

Nissan Repair: nissan maxima 1986, air flow meter, nissan maxima
air flow meter, nissan maxima, check fuel: have you done/run a computer code test??????.....check fuel pressure?.......does it have the new fuel injectors, rails etc on it?.......does it have fire when it dies?////hook a timing light up an tie it to a w/s wiper arm so you can see the light.........

Nissan Repair: nissan maxima 2000,brakes, nissan maxima, ford dealer
nissan maxima, ford dealer, performance brake: Walter, The coils on the valve covers. If the coils have not been replaced I would replace all six. rockauto.com is a good source for parts on-line as is courtesynissan.com To bleed the brakes you need to purchase 4 pints of Ford High Performance Brake...

Nissan Repair: nissan maxima 2000 gxe 99,000. ml., amp fuse, nissan maxima
amp fuse, nissan maxima, whisle: I think what you are hearing is a motor mount. The motor mounts on these vehicles can get noisy over time. The best way to isolate is to disconnect the front motor mount electrical connector, if the noise goes away that is the problem. To find the connector...

Nissan Repair: nissan maxima gxe 2000 99,000., nissan maxima gxe, amp fuse
nissan maxima gxe, amp fuse, nissan maxima: John, My 2000 Maxima SE makes the same noise. I think it is the electronic valve on the manifold that makes the noise. I have not had problems with mine but I still have the same noise you have. The manifold is split internally so air only gets to one...

Nissan Repair: nissan maxima overheating, fog lamps, nissan maxima
fog lamps, nissan maxima, car roll: More info on when it overheats would be useful. Freeway,short trips, etc. Before chasing down electrical problems here is a way to test your fans without any tools or scantool. This test will run functions as follows, rear defogger, front wipers, tail/ parking...

Nissan Repair: about a nissan-maxima, nissan maxima, pep boys
nissan maxima, pep boys, test light: Jeylisse, If you are going to do it I would order a new one from Autozone or Pep Boys as they both have a good reputation for dependability. You are looking at about $100 for the motor. But, be sure to take it apart and see if it is the motor. It could...

Nissan Repair: nissan micra 1996, nissan micra, lean condition
nissan micra, lean condition, electrical fault: John, Check the fuse links at the battery and make sure the ignition switch is going beck to the run position when you let off after starting the car. You can wiggle the key and see if it is in th right detent. If none of this works I would be looking...

Nissan Repair: nissan micra will not start, jumper cables, nissan micra
jumper cables, nissan micra, minimal tools: It sounds like the starter is locked up. Either the brushes are gone or the bearings are shot. You can check this by removing the starter and putting it on the ground. Now, with jumper cables connected to the battery clamp the negative on the ear of the...

Nissan Repair: nissan overheating, nissan altima, vacuum line
nissan altima, vacuum line, head gasket: Thomas, Be sure the radiator is clean and I would go so far as to have it cored out. Replace the cap and make sure the fans kick in when they should. I have seen things as simple as the fans not working causing all kinds of problems. You can check the...

Nissan Repair: nissan Patrol engine warning light, vacuum valve, nissan patrol
vacuum valve, nissan patrol, turbo diesel: Robert, Sounds like the fuel pressure. Check to see if the fuel pressure is within normal range. Also, check to see if the turbo vacuum valve is working properly when you accelerte and let off the foot feed. Those are the two most common problems on...

Nissan Repair: nissan p/u 94 tension rod, bolt hole, 4x4 auto
bolt hole, 4x4 auto, tension rod: David, You could loosen the lower control arm and wiggle the bolt hole over where you can get the bolt in. Then, tighten the lower control arm back up. Do not remove it just loosen it to aid in getting the other bolt in. Get it aligned ASAP as it will...

Nissan Repair: nissan parking brake disconnection, parking brake cable, lever stroke
parking brake cable, lever stroke, control lever: Hi Jo, Adjustment Pay attention to the following points after adjustment. 1) There is no drag when control lever is being released. 2) Be sure that toggle lever returns to stopper when parking brake lever is released. Loosen parking brake...

Nissan Repair: nissan pathfinder 2002 headlight problem, nissan pathfinder, daytime running lights
nissan pathfinder, daytime running lights, low beams: Julius, The headlights are independent from each other. That is, they are on seperate contacts that operate at the same time. It should be the headlight switch since the highbeam works and the low does not. You see, they are grounded through the same...

Nissan Repair: nissan pathfinder transmisson removal, nissan pathfinder, torque converter
nissan pathfinder, torque converter, transmisson: Kenneth, Yes, it is difficult but it can be done. Remove the brace and then the cover and you can get to the torque converter bolts. I like to drop the crossmember and lean the back down to make it easier to get to the top bolts. Also, use a really long...

Nissan Repair: nissan patrol 2000, nissan patrol, humid environment
nissan patrol, humid environment, wrecking yard: Max, Here in the United States the solution is a qrecking yard one. But, before you do it be sure to disconnect the computer and reconnect it and see if that gets rid of the codes. If you are in a humid environment corrosion can get to the terminals and...

Nissan Repair: nissan patrol 4.2td 1999, fuel pressure regulator, nissan patrol
fuel pressure regulator, nissan patrol, residual water: John, Remove the fuel pressure regulator and clean it out. Put water dissipant fuel conditioner in the fuel tank and top it off with the best fuel available. Then tow start it to get it going. Be sure to check the new filters to make sure they have not...

Nissan Repair: nissan patrol alternator, electrical rebuilder, zd30
electrical rebuilder, zd30, nissan patrol: John, The alternator is internally regulated and as such it is pretty much indestructable. A brush kit would not be a problem in getting the alternator working properly again. But, you would have to part the case and check the condition of the brushes....

Nissan Repair: nissan priemera diesel, fuel pressure gauge, fuel pump relay
fuel pressure gauge, fuel pump relay, fuel pump: Aumar, First you need to get the system checked to see what code the computer is storing. Second, I would be looking at the fuel pump and fuel pump relay to make sure they are working properly. You could hook up a fuel pressure gauge to see if the pressure...

Nissan Repair: nissan primera 1996 1.6 single point injection, nissan primera 1996, dead as a door nail
nissan primera 1996, dead as a door nail, abs light: Hi Ady, Replace the alternator. How did you determine your alternator was fine? Silly! It s dead as a door nail. When you check an alternator or battery problem, it s easy. Start the car, disconnect the battery with everything on, a/c, radio, lights on...

Nissan Repair: nissan primera 20 slx auto cold starting, nissan primera, cold start
nissan primera, cold start, slx: It sounds like the cold start sensor is not reading correctly and the car never goes into cold start mode. After it warms up I assume it runs fine? Anyway, if this is the case go down to Nissan and purchase the cold start temperature sensor and replace it...

Nissan Repair: nissan problems, transistorized ignition, fuse box
transistorized ignition, fuse box, exhaust side: Karl, If the back coil is not getting power then I would be looking at the fuse box. If it is the trigger wire that is not letting it fire I would look at the transistorized ignition module being shorted or the distributor being contaminated inside...

Nissan Repair: nissan pulsar q89 wheel bearings replacement, wheel bearings, wheel bearing
wheel bearings, wheel bearing, brake caliper: Hi Samantha, The wheel bearing is in the hub assembly. Here is the procedure: Remove wheel bearing locknut while depressing brake pedal. Remove brake caliper assembly and support to frame using suitable wire. Remove tie rod end from knuckle. Separate...

Nissan Repair: nissan quest 1997 not starting, fuel pump relay, nissan quest
fuel pump relay, nissan quest, keyfob: Check the fuel pump relay. If the mechanic says it has fire at the plugs one cause could be the fuel pump relay. Also, check if the factory alarm system is not working properly. If you have the keyfob be sure to press it to unlock and atempt to start the...

Nissan Repair: nissan quest airbag light, clock spring, yellow wires
clock spring, yellow wires, nissan quest: Michelle, The airbag light being on means that the airbag computer has discovered a problem. You need a Consult II to read the code and if you have been to Nissan and they are telling you the computer is not reading codes they need to go back to school....

Nissan Repair: nissan quest brakes fail, vacuum booster, vacuum line
vacuum booster, vacuum line, vacuum hose: Melinda, A couple of things here. First, I would think the vacuum booster should be inspeceted. With the car off for several hours pull the vacuum line from the booster and see if you get a sucking sound. That would mean the booster and check valve is...

Nissan Repair: nissan quest A/C compressor, nissan quest, receiver dryer
nissan quest, receiver dryer, pressure switch: Deejay, The pressure switch is located by what looks like a black or aliminum can that the hoses go into. On yours it should be close to the firewall on the passenger side. The switch has two wires that come out of it and that is what completes the circuit...

Nissan Repair: nissan quest runs bad when hot, volt ohm meter, distributor shaft
volt ohm meter, distributor shaft, nissan quest: Steve, You found a problem with the one injector. I would check the rest using a volt ohm meter set to ohms. Check all the injectors and replace any that are out of range. Basically, you can check all of them and they should check the same. Those that...

Nissan Repair: nissan quest timing, nissan quest, timing light
nissan quest, timing light, bolt: j bermudez, First you need a timing gun a manual you make sure you hook up the timing light to the specs of the manual. Then it s just a matter of starting your car, shine the timing light on the bottom pully, then loosen the bolt on the distributor,...

Nissan Repair: nissan radio, nissan frontier, isolated ground
nissan frontier, isolated ground, speaker wires: Chris, Unless you used line converters on the speaker wires to connect the system to the amp you probably are not going to have sound. I would disconnect the amp from the stereo wires and get a line converter to connect it to the amp. On the power side...

Nissan Repair: nissan random surging, crank angle sensor, smog check
crank angle sensor, smog check, computer air: Bill, I feel that this is ignition related and the problem is when things get moisture around them. Basically, the engine is getting alternative paths for ground and this is causing the problem. You could spray WD40 on the cap and wires like fogging them...

Nissan Repair: nissan repair 2000 altima, mass airflow sensor, nissan altima
mass airflow sensor, nissan altima, nissan repair: Ruben, Check the mass airflow sensor as these are a problem for your car and they do not show up on the codes. But, they do go out often. If you live where it rains a lot or if you wash the engine it takes out the mass airflow sensor. Get a Haynes manual...

Nissan Repair: nissan repair re. wiper linkage arm?, nissan repair, plastic cowl
nissan repair, plastic cowl, auto parts stores: Richard, A wrecking yard wiper motor is fine and should do the trick and last a long time. Unless you are really wanting to purchase a new one the used one should work fine as they do not go bad that often. I would say that you should check the workings...

Nissan Repair: nissan Sentra 2002 clutch pedal sticking, nissan sentra 2002, nissan sentra
nissan sentra 2002, nissan sentra, clutch pedal: Sounds like air in the system and or slight leakage from either a slave or master cylinders in the system. If they performed the repairs they are obligated to fix it. If they can t, tell them that you will have the dealer fix it, and have them pay for the...

Nissan Repair: nissan sentra 2003, nissan sentra, cabin air filter
nissan sentra, cabin air filter, cabin filter: Krystal, The over fill of oil is not good as it will make the oil foam and that could hurt your bearings. Good thing you cought it. I will assume the check engine light is out now? If not, get the oil level corrected and have the trouble code read for...

Nissan Repair: nissan sentra clunk, nissan sentra, cv boot
nissan sentra, cv boot, bearing plate: Ed, If you look inside the front wheels and there is a lot of grease the CV boot is blown. If you have a clunk when hitting bumps it is probably the strut. The strut plate usually makes noise when turning the wheel. But, the strut makes noise when you...

Nissan Repair: nissan sentra dashboard lights, nissan sentra, dashboard lights
nissan sentra, dashboard lights, dashbord: Mark, First check the dimmer control and see if it has any effect on the circuit. Because, it is either the dimmer switch or the headlight switch. I would start with the dimmer switch first since it is much less expensive than the headlight switch...

Nissan Repair: nissan sentra trans/speedo problem, nissan sentra, shaft seal
nissan sentra, shaft seal, occation: Steve, It sounds to me like the engine is cutting off and then coming back on. I would check the fuel system for a drop in pressure or the ignition cutting out. From my experience it sounds like the distributor is going out. After this many years the...

Nissan Repair: nissan serena c24 auto transmission, nissan serena, c24
nissan serena, c24, auto transmission: Eric, Sounds like the governor is sticking. I would first change the fluid and examine the debris in the pan. If the fluid is burnt and dirty you migth be looking at a rebuild. But, if the fluid is reasonably clean the fluid change might do the trick....

Nissan Repair: nissan serena engine failure, nissan serena, engine failure
nissan serena, engine failure, engine swap: Philip, I do not know since neither is sold in the United States under either name. I would check to see that htey are the same displacement and close to the same year. Also, when I ahve done an engine swap I look at both to make sure there are not subtle...

Nissan Repair: nissan serena fx 2.0 ltr turbo diesel, nissan website, nissan serena
nissan website, nissan serena, injector pump: Run the timing to top dead center, if your belt is not broken, and replace the belt. If your belt is broken you are going to need to get the engine on top dead center and then align the pump pulley with the makes on the engine and the point on the pulley...

Nissan Repair: nissan serena prop shaft, wheel drive car, drive axles
wheel drive car, drive axles, prop shaft: Hi Lee, I am not sure what a prop shaft is. I am assuming this is a front wheel drive car, they don t sell this model in the states. I have heard of a drive shaft being called a propeller shaft in some cars. If this is a front wheel drive vehicle then there...

Nissan Repair: nissan serena repair, hydraulic clutch, slave cylinder
hydraulic clutch, slave cylinder, bleeder: Simply purchase a new one and open the hood and look at the firewall. Now, beside the master cylinder for the brakes is one for the clutch. It is smaller. If you look below this you will see a line that goes down to the slave cylinder. Remove the old one...

Nissan Repair: nissan skyline r32 gts-t, nissan skyline r32, r32 gts
nissan skyline r32, r32 gts, mass airflow sensor: I don t know what year your Skyline is? But, from the red light you probably have a Malfunction Indication Light. So, the best thing is to do is work through the systems and make sure the plugs, wires, filter and the like are in working order. I would start...

Nissan Repair: nissan slave cylinder replacement, slave cylinder replacement, clutch pedal
slave cylinder replacement, clutch pedal, dot3: Tyler, Simple bolt on installation. After you remove the hose disconnect the two bolts that hold it on and replace it with a new one. Now, here is where it gets interesting. You have to bleed the air out of the cylinder. There is a bleeder screw like...

Nissan Repair: nissan stanza, mass air flow, nissan stanza
mass air flow, nissan stanza, regulater: What s up Doc? (sorry, had to) Well, you have a bad sensor somewhere. One of the sensors I have been coming across lately is the IAC sensor. Though I think it s call the IAS sensor in a Nissan. Idle Air Speed sensor. I would figure that there should be...

Nissan Repair: nissan stops and runs, nissan sentra, timming belt
nissan sentra, timming belt, head gasket: Check the head gasket by doing a CO check on the antifreeze or have the machanic do it. it sounds like you are getting water into the compression chamber. If this is not it have the guy check the timing to see if it is too far advanced. Lastly, check to...

Nissan Repair: nissan sunny fuel system, diesel fuel treatment, diesel fuel system
diesel fuel treatment, diesel fuel system, fuel pressure regulator: Malcolm, I assume you had the system open for changing the fuel filter or the line to the pump or injectors. Well, If you do not have a vent on the filter itself then loosen the fitting at the fuel rail and turn it over until the air is released and diesel...

Nissan Repair: nissan sunny suspension system, inner tie rod, drive shaft
inner tie rod, drive shaft, erlangga: Erlangga, I would check the driveshaft for being bent and the bearing for damage and water. If the driveshaft was damaged the bearing is problem got a flat spot from the impact and that would cause vibration. Also, the inner tie rod end might be loose...

Nissan Repair: nissan terrano 1999, nissan terrano, fuel pump
nissan terrano, fuel pump, nissan: Peter, If there is a buzzing noise coming from the back with the window down could mean that the fuel pump is getting ready to fail. Start the vehicle and walk to the back and isolate the sound. The fuel pump is the only thing that would vibrate back...

Nissan Repair: nissan terrano 2.7td hesitence, nissan terrano 2, fuel pump relay
nissan terrano 2, fuel pump relay, plenty of power: Mark, It sounds like the fuel pump or the fuel pump relay to me. Most of the basics other than the fuel injection is not really controlled by a computer. So, I would go back to the basics first. The first thing that comes to mind that can do what you...

Nissan Repair: nissan terrano 3lt, nissan terrano, rev counter
nissan terrano, rev counter, test port: Ray, Either the tach is going out or the wire resistor combination is shorting out. If you hook up a scanner to the test port and the tach reads find then it is the tach. To verify this hook up a tach tester to the coil and see what the reading is. From...

Nissan Repair: nissan terrano dash panel, trip milage, nissan terrano
trip milage, nissan terrano, terrano ii: Ken, Ckeck the fuse to the instrument cluster. I would bet there is a short in the cluster when the reset it pressed. if the fuse blows again, without touching the reset you will need to remove the cluster to get to the back of the reset switch to correct...

Nissan Repair: nissan terrano free wheeling hub, nissan terrano, haynes manual
nissan terrano, haynes manual, ball joint: Dick, You will need a diagram to get the parts in correctly and there is a spring that keeps things unloaded when it is not applied. So, get a Haynes Manual for the blow up diagram. Or, if you only took one side down you could take the other side apart...

Nissan Repair: nissan terrano r3m, nissan terrano, shep
nissan terrano, shep, petrol: Shep, If you use lower grade gasoline and it pings you will need to retard the timing and the performance will drop off. If it does not ping you are ok to go. But, I run premium in everything I have just to be safe. The Maxima and the 350Z require it...

Nissan Repair: nissan timing chain replacement, pulley bolt, timing chain replacement
pulley bolt, timing chain replacement, wally smith: If you can drop the engine out the bottom there would be ample room. But, it is not necessary to complete the job. It is tight and you can remove the tire and the inner fenderwell and then drop the engine by supporting the car with jack stands and then...

Nissan Repair: nissan torrano, air filtration system, water intrusion
air filtration system, water intrusion, heavy rain: Billy, Sounds like the diesel is absorbing water. I would change the fuel filter first and add a water dissipant to the fuel. Now, if you are splashing through a puddle and it dies then I would be looking at the air filtration system for water intrusion...

Nissan Repair: nissan torrano, pencil eraser, rev counter
pencil eraser, rev counter, speedo: Billy, If everything on the instruments is failing then pull the cluster and check the connector. Clean the contacts with a pencil eraser on both the instrument and harness and blow off the dust and reinstall. If that does not work then check the transformer/filter...

Nissan Repair: nissan transmission, nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra
nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra, nissan transmission: The electronics that control the servos could be going out or the servo that shifts those gears could be going out. I would take it to Cottman Transmissions and have it checked for codes and the components I indicated. I have been taken advantage at other...

Nissan Repair: nissan transmission, nissan transmission, shift linkage
nissan transmission, shift linkage, torque converter: I assume it is an automatic? If this is the case check the fluid to make sure that it is full. To do this run the engine until it is warm. On a flat surface, with the car running in park pull the transmission dipstick and wipe it off. Then re-insert it...

Nissan Repair: nissan vanette cargo heater control switch, nissan vanette cargo, circulation control
nissan vanette cargo, circulation control, control moves: Brian, The blower motor resistors need replacement. If it only works on high the other resistors are burnt out. An easy replacement. The circulation control not moving would mean it is frozen or a cable or the actual door that the circulation control...

Nissan Repair: nissan xterra engine codes, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Greg, If the sensor got wet and now it is dry you might get lucky and the light will stay off. The mass air flow sensor got wet. The scary part is that the knock sensor was throwing a code. That would mean that water splashed on it or worse the engine...

Nissan Repair: nissan xterra, mass airflow sensor, nissan xterra
mass airflow sensor, nissan xterra, timing belt replacement: Sarah, Change it as it should be done at 90K miles. Somewhere around $350 for parts and labor. If they change the water pump it will be more but worth it as that should be done at the same time. Just check for engine codes as the knock sensor and the...

Nissan Repair: nissan, throttle linkage, stop screw
throttle linkage, stop screw, dashpot: Kelvin, If your Almera is carbureted you should clean the throttle plates and see where the throttle linkage connects to it. With the motor off have someone push the throttle and let off. You observe where the throttle stops against. It should be a dashpot...

Nissan Repair: nissian 1986 300zx, jumper cables, polarity reversal
jumper cables, polarity reversal, nissian: Mike, The distributor will probably need to be replaced to solve the ignition problem. The batttery thing is going to be a pain. If the cables were backwards you probably have some smoked electrical components. First, check and replace all fuses blown...

Nissan Repair: nissian pathfinder won't go over 2300 rpms, mass air flow sensor, mass airflow sensor
mass air flow sensor, mass airflow sensor, mass air flow: Joan, The P1102 says that the heater for the mass airflow sensor is defective. That could be the relay that provides the burnoff for it or it could be the mass airflow sensor itself. In most cases it is the mass air flow sensor. IF the vehicle has a...

Nissan Repair: nissian quest brake, internal seals, haynes manual
internal seals, haynes manual, rear brakes: Mickey, If the pedal is going to the floor when the vehicle is running you have either air in the system that still needs to be bled or the master cylinder itself has blown internal seals and that is causing the light to come on. If your quest has something...

Nissan Repair: nissian repair, optical pickup, disturber
optical pickup, disturber, carburetor: Phillip, Check the distributor for oil on the optics since you say it is backfiring through the carb. If the optical pickup in the distributor is contaminated a rebuilt distributor will be the solution. Take the cap, rotor, rotor post and cover off and...

Nissan Repair: nisson transmission will not shift to 2nd., gunk, transmission fluid
gunk, transmission fluid, stanza: Byron, The transmission is sticking due to sitting. it is probably the governor. The following is a link that shows what it does. You could try TransX in the transmission to see if it would free it up. Basically, remove a quart of transmission fluid...

Nissan Repair: noise coming from passenger side wheel, cv driveshaft, constant velocity
cv driveshaft, constant velocity, loud noise: Kei, The constant-velocity joint has probably failed and that requires a rebuilt driveshaft for that side. Also, you are going to need an alignment after the replacement since the lower strut and spindle have to be seperated to get the CV driveshaft out...

Nissan Repair: noise after driving 15-20 minutes, infiniti qx4, waranty
infiniti qx4, waranty, background noise: Sue, You got me, I would say take it back to the shop and tell them to fix the thing (demand it) or replace the car (demand it) since you are still under warranty. Don t let it go!! exchange the car. While you still have the warranty. The only thing...

Nissan Repair: noise in the engine, 1990 nissan 240sx, nissan 240sx
1990 nissan 240sx, nissan 240sx, ducks in a row: Well Madachee, The head does not have anything to do with the lifters. You need to replace the lifter (or a valve job). Also, try a different shop. If the mechanic told you it was the lifters and he changed the head instead. He might not have...

Nissan Repair: noise when in gear, cam follower, nissan pickup
cam follower, nissan pickup, dampners: Elizabeth, Sounds like the flywheel to me. The vehicle needs to be put on a lift and have someone start it, put it in gear with the brake on and follow the tick. If it ticked all the time under load I would say the tappets (cam follower dampners) but...

Nissan Repair: noise in lsd, limited slip differential, nissan pathfinder
limited slip differential, nissan pathfinder, oil level: Lyle, Can t imagine it screwing up. But, I would go with a synthetic oil and the Nissan additive and see how it responds. Email me back and le tme know if it corrects the problem. I have used synthetic and it has solved the problem most of the time...

Nissan Repair: noises, nissan frontier, starter problem
nissan frontier, starter problem, question thanks: any kind of noise related to starting would indicate a starter problem. it sounds to me like your starter is telling you its in the beginning stages of failure. due to your question, this is the best answer i can come up with. if this is what you are looking...

Nissan Repair: noisy and skipping, power steering pump, nissan quest
power steering pump, nissan quest, high pitch: Amanda, The whining sound could be brake related or the alternator or the airconditioner. Check this out and email me back. When you take off turn the airconditioner off. If the noise goes away it was the compressor. If the noise is still there does...

Nissan Repair: non-nissan, air control valve, compressor clutch
air control valve, compressor clutch, idle air control valve: Steve, Sounds like the airconditioning compressor is stuck and is in need of replacement. When you turn the airconditioner on and the compressor clutch applies the engine dies. With the engine off reach down and try to spin the outer plate on the compressor....

Nissan Repair: O/D light and cruise control, programmed mode, nissan pathfinder
programmed mode, nissan pathfinder, knock sensor: Lee, Yes, the speed sensor is the problem with the transmission. Since the computer cannot see how fast the truck is going it sets a code. The knock sensor is a problem and this causes the car to go into a pre-programmed mode to keep from hurting the...

Nissan Repair: O2 Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction, suzuki grand vitara xl7, suzuki grand vitara
suzuki grand vitara xl7, suzuki grand vitara, 2001 suzuki grand vitara: Ron, I would not think that all four would go at the same time either. Therefore, I would check each wire to find which one is heated. You probably have three wires. One is the normal generation circuit and the other two provide power and ground for...

Nissan Repair: OBD II Manufacture Code, obd ii scanner, coils
obd ii scanner, coils, millimeter: Ted, This code has to do with the ignition circuit and since you have a 2000 Maxima I bet your coils are going bad. I have a 2000 Maxima and this is what was wrong with mine and others I have worked on. You can order the coils through courtesynissan.com...

Nissan Repair: Occationally white smoke is emitted from engine., nissan sunny 97, compression gauge
nissan sunny 97, compression gauge, compression check: Hi Mohammed. If you are not loosing coolant or overheating this seems like you may be experiencing a problem with an oil control ring in one of the cylinders pistons. First off you can read the spark plugs. Remove them and keep them in order and look for...

Nissan Repair: Odd Starting, nissan hardbody, aftermarket radio
nissan hardbody, aftermarket radio, odd patterns: Andy, The radio is wired incorrectly. Nissan has a strange way of having a wire that looks like a ground when the key is off and then it turns into power with the key on. I would purchase a radio wiring plug made for Nissan and go from there. Or, you...

Nissan Repair: Odometer reading, vehicle speed sensor, digital odometer
vehicle speed sensor, digital odometer, wrecking yard: Carrie, If the speedometer is working fine and only the odometer is going nuts then it is the cluster. If both are going nuts then it is the vehicle speed sensor on the transmission. That is only a ten millimeter bolt holding the thing on and a plugin...

Nissan Repair: OIL LEFT OUT BY DEALERSHIP AFTER SERVICING, 2003 infiniti g35, infiniti g35
2003 infiniti g35, infiniti g35, better business bureau: Scott, I used to work on the F/A-22 out in Palmdale and I wish I was back on it. Anyway, I am out in Las Vegas working for a Department of Energy contract running a laboratory. If it were me I would go back to the dealer and raise hell. First, with...

Nissan Repair: Oil changes, infiniti fx35, long periods of time
infiniti fx35, long periods of time, full tank: E. Pinedo, I would start the car and drive it around the block once a week for good measure. I would change the oil every three months to keep the warranty up. You could get away with changing it every six months but the warranty would be voided. So,...

Nissan Repair: Oil Leak, timing chain cover, nissan maxima
timing chain cover, nissan maxima, reputable person: Elayne, If you want to step off the sinking ship $4500 is a good deal for selling the car. The timing chain cover is a pain since the car is front wheel drive and $1500 is the going rate. There is no gasket and they use sealant instead. It is a nightmare...

Nissan Repair: Oil Leak, nissan altima gxe, nissan altima
nissan altima gxe, nissan altima, leak location: Vern, The correct way to reseal the cover is to remove both the upper first and then the lower one. It is a pain using the sealer but you could attempt to remove the lower one and give it a try. If the leak is only in one spot and small I have seen them...

Nissan Repair: Oil leak on a 1998 Nissan Maxima, timing chain cover, nissan maxima
timing chain cover, nissan maxima, haynes manual: Kingsley, If the covers have to be removed you are in for a fun time. Yes, it can be accomplished while in the vehicle but it is tight. Be careful and clean all mating surfaces and use the correct grey silicone sealer. Get the Haynes Manual for your...

Nissan Repair: Oil leak, nissan altima, rubber gasket
nissan altima, rubber gasket, costly repair: I do not know what the mechanic is calling an oil simulator. He is probably talking about the sensor that lets you know if the oil is low. Some vehicles have a sensor in the pan that reads the level of oil and they tend to leak after a few years. That would...

Nissan Repair: Oil Under My Car, valve cover gasket, power steering fluid
valve cover gasket, power steering fluid, drain plug: Ashley, What model of car is it? And, how old and when was the last time the oil was changed? It could be as simple as a bad gasket on the drain plug or the oil filter not being tight. Or, it could be the valve cover gasket or the timing cover gasket...

Nissan Repair: Overdrive light flashes, overdive, flashing light
overdive, flashing light, crew cab: Nicholas, The flashing light means that the transmission has a problem. If it will not shift into overdrive the transmission will have to be looked at. The computer is reading a code on the transmission and it could be a servo or the transmission computer...

Nissan Repair: Overdrive Off light is on., nassan, highway speeds
nassan, highway speeds, fuel economy: There is a button on the shifter that turns your overdrive light on and off. If pushing the button does not turn it off, then it is most likely a faulty relay for the overdrive. The overdrive is used for highway speeds reaching above 50-60 mph. It assists...

Nissan Repair: Overdrive Vehicle Vibration, intake plenum, vacuum valve
intake plenum, vacuum valve, drive button: Wassim, there is a vacuum sensor on the intake. The parts guy should know. If not, check out courtesynissan.com and send them an email for the part number ad exact location on the intake. The last one I did was on the intake plenum behind the throttle body....

Nissan Repair: Overdrive, nissan altima gxe, nissan altima
nissan altima gxe, nissan altima, 1996 nissan altima gxe: Hi Ruthie! Congrats on your car purchase and a fine automobile it is! You car is designed to drive in the overdrive setting at all times. If you are on a hilly road and want to avoid numerous shifts back and forth, then you can disable the overdrive, but...

Nissan Repair: Overfilling gas tank ?, late model cars, fuel vapors
late model cars, fuel vapors, charcoal canister: Wayne, Yes, it is true that late model cars have a sealed fuel system and the charcoal canister is used to capture fuel vapors and then return them to the fuel system after the condense. If you over fill the gas tank there will be no room for expansion...

Nissan Repair: Overheating problem, lockup torque converter, nissan garage
lockup torque converter, nissan garage, overdirve: Paul, I would bet the radiator needs to be flushed and be sure to wash the exterior of the radiator with something like Simple Green or a citrus based solvent and lots of water to get the grime off. The overdirve is fourth gear and when you take it out...

Nissan Repair: Overheating, blown head gaskets, electronic thermostat
blown head gaskets, electronic thermostat, restricted flow: Hi Henry, A Stop leak and the kind will clog radiators and cause vehicles to overheat due to restricted flow at low RPMs. With that in mind, check to see if the fan is coming on. B The fan on your car is thermostatically controlled. If it is not...

Nissan Repair: Oxygen Sensor, technical service bulletins, nissan sentra gxe
technical service bulletins, nissan sentra gxe, nissan sentra: You have a four cylinder and on a V6 bank one is the front and bank two is the back. In your case there is only one oxygen sensor in front of the converter and one behind the converter. The front one is the one you will want. The back one is to keep people...

Nissan Repair: o2 sensor, nissan maxima, sparkplug
nissan maxima, sparkplug, e type: Tyrone, Get an oxyggen sensor socket at the store and jack up the vehicle to get to the one you need to replace. It is like a sparkplug with a few wires coming out from it. Best to buy the one for your vehicle as the generic ones usually require soldering...

Nissan Repair: o2 sensors, nissan altima, oxygen sensors
nissan altima, oxygen sensors, haynes manual: Kymberly, All automobiles 1993 and newer are OBDII. So, if they will not check your codes there is a way to perform a self diagnostics using the internal computer on the car. You will need a Haynes manual to describe the procedure. If the car is getting...

Nissan Repair: ocasional stalling, throttle position sensor, sensor module
throttle position sensor, sensor module, warm weather: Dave, The peoper way is to take the throrrle body off and clean it out with carburetor cleaner. But, mark the position of the throttle position sensor and remove it before you do or you could kill it with the cleaner. now, with everything clean reinstall...

Nissan Repair: occasional difficult start, rough idle, Nissan sunny, leaky injector, nissan sunny
leaky injector, nissan sunny, fuel pressure: Nab, Check the fuel pressure. If the car takes this long to start and it stumbles when you start it you probably have a leaky injector flooding the engine. Pull each plug and find the one that is really black. That is a clue to the cylinder(s) that might...

Nissan Repair: oil, 5w30, 10w30
5w30, 10w30, mobil 1 synthetic: Gary, 5W30 or 10W30 is what Nissan recommends in their cars. You will get better fuel economy using the lighter oils. Also, I use Mobil 1 synthetic in everything I drive and like the results. I know Nissan does not recommend synthetics so use what you...

Nissan Repair: oil leak, nissan xterra, haynes manual
nissan xterra, haynes manual, pain in the butt: Nick, It would be easier to remove the engine since the pan and then the crankshaft cover come off in that order. I would get a Haynes Manual for the diagrams. But, if you want to get the cover in the vehicle it will be a pain in the butt. The sealer...

Nissan Repair: oil leak, nissan xterra, radiator fan
nissan xterra, radiator fan, rear seal: Dawn, Nissan s usually leak at the drain plug since most shops do not replace the copper washer with an oil change. Check there first. If there is dripping there go to Nissan and purchase a bag of washers for your oil changes. If this is not the case...

Nissan Repair: oil leak/engine lockup, nissan bluebird, warning light
nissan bluebird, warning light, oil leak: If you can get a used engine it would be best and cheapest. On the engine that is in the car the crank would ahve to be replaced and most of the rods. Also, the block would have to be align bored and you probably would have to replace all the pistons. So,...

Nissan Repair: oil leak timing chain area, and transmission flush, valve cover gasket, nissan altima
valve cover gasket, nissan altima, transmission flush: Joseph, On the leak I would repalce the valve cover gasket first to see if that corrects the problem. Many times the valve cover leaks and runs down the cover making it look like the cover is leaking. If you are going to do the timing cover you will be...

Nissan Repair: oil leak, negative battery cable, nissan altima
negative battery cable, nissan altima, distributor shaft: James, There is a PCV even if it is not called this in the manual. The pressure on the crankcase is vented to the intake stream and sucked away through the flow of air. There is a check valve to prevent a backfire catching the oil on fire so you could...

Nissan Repair: oil light on Nissan sunny FB14, oil pressure sending unit, main bearings
oil pressure sending unit, main bearings, nissan sunny: Tom, There are only two things that could be wrong. The first is bad and that is the oil pump does not put out enough pressure. This could be caused by the bearings being worn out or the pump could be worn out too. The second is that the sending unit...

Nissan Repair: oil pressure light, low oil pressure, engine temp
low oil pressure, engine temp, oil light: Justin, Change the sending unit and see if the light goes out. After this many years they get plugged up or go bad. Make sure the oil is changed regularly. If you install a new switch and you still show low oil pressure make sure the gallery that it...

Nissan Repair: oil smell inside of vehicle, valve cover gasket, question with regard
valve cover gasket, question with regard, leaky valve: Chris, I would bet the oil change got onto the exhaust and that is where the smell is coming from. Now, you could have a leaky seal or a leaky valve cover gasket. It is just a matter of getting under the car and racking the leak to its source. I like...

Nissan Repair: older pickup won't start, oil contamination, rotor
oil contamination, rotor, shutter: Rich, If there is no ignition signal you should look to see that power is getting to the distributor. If you have power to the distributor then you need to check and probably replace the distributor. Usually, there will be oil contamination on the optical...

Nissan Repair: I would like to order a 'distributor..., nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra
nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra, sentra: Olive, Check out rockauto.com and you should find the price to be the cheapest. The distributor goes from a high of $500 new to anywhere from $300 to $150 for rebuilt units. I know, if you have the time to spare, rockauto.com should be the cheapest. ...

Nissan Repair: ordering my brake dics, nissan maxima, protective coatings
nissan maxima, protective coatings, rotors: You will need to be specific on what you want. So, when you order state that you want a set for the front and the back. Be sure that you clean the protective coatings off the rotors before putting them on too. If you are going through Rock Auto.com they...

Nissan Repair: overdrive button, nissan terrano ii, climbing a hill
nissan terrano ii, climbing a hill, overdrive: Sadiye, Leave the overdrive on unless you are climbing a hill and the car will not stay in overdrive. Then turn it off. Leave the car in overdrive unless you are towing something and the engine is being lugged. Then turn it off. Leave the overdrive...

Nissan Repair: overdrive light, shifting into overdrive, loose wires
shifting into overdrive, loose wires, transmition: Rob, The light might just be burnt out. You can tell if the transmission is shifting into overdrive by getting the car warm and driving over 45 miles an hour. Now, press the button and if the car downshifts you know that overdrive is working and you just...

Nissan Repair: what is an overdrive for?, nissan maxima, wrecking yard
nissan maxima, wrecking yard, overdrive: Tammy, Overdrive saves you gas on the road by letting the engine run at a lower RPM. If it is an automatic you have to get it fixed and if it is a manual and you do not do much highway driving it could be lived with. However, either way you are looking...

Nissan Repair: overheat engine, nissan maxima, something burning
nissan maxima, something burning, termometer: try replacing your thermostat and draining the old coolant out and flushing fresh water through your cooling system then adding fresh coolant back into your radiator and make sure that you fill it properly and bleed any air thats in the lines. hopefully...

Nissan Repair: overheated 95 Maxima GLE now it hesitates, maxima gle, blown headgasket
maxima gle, blown headgasket, few more minutes: Arinzo, It could be a couple of things like a bad sensor from getting it too hot. Go to Autozone or Checker and have the codes read for free. Second, you could have a blown headgasket or some other internal leak that would be really small but it would...

Nissan Repair: overheating in 1990 reecok sport, blown head gasket, radiator cap
blown head gasket, radiator cap, waterpump: David, You could have a couple of problems here. 1. The thermostat could be stuck and the radiator cap could be defective. 2. Radiator could be plugged or the fan is not working. 3. Blown head gasket. This would have to be checked using the...

Nissan Repair: overheating when ac is on, nissan sentra, start the car
nissan sentra, start the car, sentra: Don, I bet the fan is not coming on with the airconditioner. Start the car and let it warm up to operating temperature. Now, open the hood and look at the one fan running. Now, turn the airconditioner on and see if the backup fan comes on. If it does...

Nissan Repair: overheating, radiator cap, fan clutch
radiator cap, fan clutch, frontier 4: Rick, Check the front of the radiator, see if the coils are smashed or bent in anyway. If these don t have the right amount of air flow going thru, it will not cool down the engine properly. Also, check the coolant fan. If they are not coming on it...

Nissan Repair: oxygen sensor, oxygen sensors, oxygen sensor
oxygen sensors, oxygen sensor, pinion seal: On the oxygen sensor it will work if it is the correct type. If the connector is different you can cut and solder the wires. Since oxygen sensors are self generators it is important to make the wires the same length as the original and solder and seal where...

Nissan Repair: oxygen sensors, fuel pressure regulator, oxygen sensors
fuel pressure regulator, oxygen sensors, haynes manual: Rich, If you bought the car in California it is a California emmissions system. Since the advent of OBDII there is a downstream oxygen sensor after the converter and this rats you out if you remove the converter and tells you if the converter cannot get...

Nissan Repair: oxygen sensors, oxygen sensors, frontier 2
oxygen sensors, frontier 2, heat shrink tubing: Yes, use aluminized anti-seize compound and an aftermarket is as good as Nissan. But, if you have to splice the wires make sure that they are the same length when you are done and be sure to solder the connections and use heat shrink tubing to seal the connection....

Nissan Repair: P0110 code on Nissan Altima 2000, nissan altima, airbox
nissan altima, airbox, nissans: Lisa, The code shows to the the air intake temperature sensor. Look between the airbox and the throttle body and there is a sensor that detects the air entering the intake. It is probably unplugged or the sensor is damaged. Have the mechanic check and...

Nissan Repair: P0135 code on 00 maxima, confussion, harmonic balancer
confussion, harmonic balancer, alldata: Hi Craig, It s the right side looking at the harmonic balancer. Position 1 is the upper one closest to the exhaust manifold. Protector color is black. Blue on bank 2. Hold on Craig. Alldata has sent me an email on this stating it s on the left. I think...

Nissan Repair: P0301, intake manifold gasket, nissan frontier
intake manifold gasket, nissan frontier, garage mechanic: Bill, A Nissan distributor is much like your computer mouse. There is a shutter wheel that looks like a small CD disc with slots in it. It sits under the cover that is under the post that your rotor installs on. There is an LED and a optical receiver...

Nissan Repair: P0304 - MAF Sensor, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Myron, Yes, the mass airflow sensor can set this code and that can cause the problem It is not normal that this sets the does but it has happened. A year ago I did a Altima that had this happen on and it was the MAF. Now, be sure to check the intake...

Nissan Repair: P0304, nissan altima gxe, nissan altima
nissan altima gxe, nissan altima, angle sensors: Myron, Yes, you are on the right track and I would replace the coil too. You only have to purchase the coil and replace it. If you have difficulties email me back. For $20 bucks they have a haynes manual that pretty much describes the installation procedure....

Nissan Repair: P0400 CODE - 2000 MAXIMA, vent hole, port nick
vent hole, port nick, gun cleaning: Nick, Sounds like you are doing it correctly. There might be a hunk of carbon stuck in the passage. I like to use gun cleaning brushes or a wire coat-hanger as not to get anything lost in the hole. If it were me I would remove the EGR and clean it again...

Nissan Repair: P0400 code, exhaust gas recirculation, nissan cars
exhaust gas recirculation, nissan cars, egr valve: Ronald, If the EGR valve did not correct the problem then the path is plugged or the wiring has been damaged. The EGR is a self sensing device that understands when the unit is working and if the code comes back the unit is not sensing the flow of exhaust...

Nissan Repair: P0420 Code Present, p0420 code, o2 sensors
p0420 code, o2 sensors, threshold bank: Al, The tensioner should continue to get better. If it were me I would change the oil every 1500 miles until it went away. Remember that you are really cleaning the passages with the new oil. On the oxygen sensor I would think a good fuel injector and...

Nissan Repair: P0420 scanner reading, fuel pressure regulator, rotten egg smell
fuel pressure regulator, rotten egg smell, oxygen sensors: Rich, You have four coils that fire the plugs. Usually, if one is bad you will get an error code to the corrisponding coil and you do not. Or you will get a multiple cylinder misfire. You say that the sensors were replaced so I think the converter might...

Nissan Repair: P0455, handheld reader, full tank
handheld reader, full tank, gas tank: Bob, P0455 is an Evaporative leak. This means that a hose to the gas tank from the evaporative canister or the fill hose or the gas cap itself could be leaking. You will have fun finding the leak. I like a full tank of gas and then put the car on a lift...

Nissan Repair: P0500 code on J30, carfax report, shift points
carfax report, shift points, loose wire: Swapnil. Yes, that is a great alternative. Rebuilders do set the speedometer to what yours indicates and it is just a matter of pulling the old one and installing the new unit. Yes, this will correct the jerking problem too. Have a great weekend...

Nissan Repair: P0500, vehicle speed sensor, obd 2 reader
vehicle speed sensor, obd 2 reader, speed sensors: Can t repair them Ricardo, they must be replaced. Located on the transmission. The one you need is the vehicle speed sensor . This is the one that tells the computer how fast your going so it will know when to shift. When it is not working, which is extremely...

Nissan Repair: P1605 A/T Diagnosis Communication Line Nissan, nissan sentra 2001, controller area network
nissan sentra 2001, controller area network, transmission control module: Aniruddha, Unfortunately, you need the Consult II scantool from Nissan to read the specific code for the transmission. The Controller Area Network on the Nissan goes beyond On Board Diagnostics II. Now, you could go to Cottman Transmission and have them...

Nissan Repair: P1705 Nissan Pathfinder 2000 error code, throttle position sensor, nissan pathfinder 2000
throttle position sensor, nissan pathfinder 2000, nissan pathfinder: When changing any transmission fluids be sure to use the factory spec fluids. The code you have set is a throttle position sensor code. This code has nothing to do with your fluid change. I suggest that you take your truck to the dealer to have this checked....

Nissan Repair: Park lights, replacements, wrong way
replacements, wrong way, good luck: was there any bulb replacements done recently on the lights? if the bulb is in the wrong way, it will stay on all the time. another way to check this is after turning the car off, tap the brake pedal a few times to see if this goes off, you may have a faulty...

Nissan Repair: Parts for Japenese Spec Nissan Maxima '94, power window switch, nissan maxima
power window switch, nissan maxima, japanese spec: LaConger, I have no idea on the specific parts since yours is a Japanese Domestic Market version and all I have delt with is US spec versions. If there was a way to look at a European or American Specification car and match up the items you could tell....

Nissan Repair: Passenger Door/Window, internal switches, electrical problem
internal switches, electrical problem, fuse: Diana, It could the the wires to the door are messed up since both the lock and window are not working. Do they work with the internal switches? Email me back and let me know. It would not be a fuse since all are on the same circuit for the windows and...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder Belts Squeal, power steering pump, squeals
power steering pump, squeals, squeal: Factory belts work best on imports. I would check each assessory for binding with the belts loose. I would suspect a bad item like a dragging power steering pump or the like. So, check the assessories to see if any of them are too tight like they are binding...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder All Mode 4WD Transfer Case, dextron iii, automatic transmission fluid
dextron iii, automatic transmission fluid, vg33: Dizz, They have to be connected and you have changed it. To check this out look and see that they are connected. Where the tail housing goes there is a transfer case that is connected to the back of the transmission. If there was a seperate driveshaft...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder real sway bar link bracket, sway bar link, rear sway bar
sway bar link, rear sway bar, nissan dealer: Henery, If the factory does not have it available then the only option is to fabricate your own or get one from a wrecking yard. Remember, your is over ten years old and they do not keep parts much after that. I have excellent luck getting things from...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder No Spark, spencerville ohio, moisture problem
spencerville ohio, moisture problem, conections: Chad, If it is raining in your area and the distributor cap is getting moisture in it that could cause the problem on both vehicles. With the 87 Pathfinder I would be looking at the distributor for oil getting on the optics too. Probably only moisture...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder sometimes won't start, neutral safety switch, best thought
neutral safety switch, best thought, safety interlock: Bruce, When it happens try shifting from park to neutral to see if it is the starter safety interlock that is causing the problem. If you have a manual press in the clutch repeatedly while turning the key. Be sure the manual transmission is in neutral...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder stuck in park, tea, brake lights
tea, brake lights: Harlen, The shift interlock safety is shorted out. You will have to take the shifter cover off and access the switch and clean and dry it out. You might get lucky and not have to replace it. It is a pretty easy fix just taking the console out and getting...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder/Terrano Ecu, engine loom, sequential injection
engine loom, sequential injection, position sensor: Harry, You could simly unplug the injectors or disconnect the cam position sensor to keep them from firing. I have not done a conversion on a fuel injected engine so it will be interesting fooling the computer. I bet unplugging the injectors is the easiest...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder Transmission Codes, nissan transmission, nissan dealership
nissan transmission, nissan dealership, nissan pathfinder: Scott, The transmission is probably on the way out since you had shavings in the pan. But, I would say to run it to failure if it is continuing to work fine. There are a couple of things that do strange things on late model transmissions. The first is...

Nissan Repair: Pathfinder Transmission, 4x4 vehicles, shifting gears
4x4 vehicles, shifting gears, diagnostic service: Hi Richard, There is nothing from Nissan on this. I was hoping to find a TSB for a common problem that would help us out. I can t think of anything either I have experienced either. I would have you take it to a Cottman transmission and have them do their...

Nissan Repair: Pick Up over heating, engine temp, running the water
engine temp, running the water, antifreeze: Lin, Yes, the heater trick will work as it is like adding another small radiator to the cooling process. It sounds like your timing is too far advanced and when you operate at higher speeds the engine gets hot. Other options here are a stuck thermostat...

Nissan Repair: Pickup Transmission, best gas mileage, good mileage
best gas mileage, good mileage, nissan trucks: Robert, If fifth gear is gone it would be cheaper to just replace the gear. A used transmission, you describe, will fit, but you will need the driveshaft to come with it to be sure. It will fit the engine and the frame but there might be an issue with...

Nissan Repair: PLEASE HELP ME!, nissan sentra, vacuum leak
nissan sentra, vacuum leak, vacuum hose: Christina, You have a vacuum leak and it could be the brake booster or the hose that goes to it. This excess air will set the check engine light too. Replace the vacuum hose or booster and then disconnect the battery for a few minutes and the check engine...

Nissan Repair: Placing a 1995 Nissan on Jack Stands, shade tree mechanic, nissan altima
shade tree mechanic, nissan altima, scissor jack: Paul, You are correct and if you get a Haynes Manual for your vehicle there is a great photograph of the underside of the vehicle that shows where the place the jackstands. Now, you want to jack up the car at the jack points on the side of the car and...

Nissan Repair: Placing a new starter in, metric sockets, haynes manual
metric sockets, haynes manual, minimum tools: Juan, You need a good set of metric sockets as a minimum along with a couple of extensions and a cheater pipe or breaker bar to get the bolts loose. I would get a Haynes manual as it shows pictures of what needs to be done. But, there are basically two...

Nissan Repair: Please help with 02 heater circuit malfunction, nissan dealer, ignition coils
nissan dealer, ignition coils, autozone: Perry, Yes, the coils are bad and replace them all. It sucks but that is the problem. I personally have a 2000 Maxima and it corrected the problem with mine. I bought them from courtesynissan.com on-line and saved a bundle. You can do it yourself and...

Nissan Repair: Please help, High Idle, vacuum hoses, oxygen sensor
vacuum hoses, oxygen sensor, code scanner: Cory, Most Japanese cars control the positive crankcase venting by controlling the amount of air that enters the PCV and taking off the oil cap will kill the engine due to too much air entering the intake. Now, I would look over the engine to see where...

Nissan Repair: Pls help me with Nissan altima issue, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Emmanuel, Yes, the mass airflow sensors are known to go out on your car. But, I would check the fuel pressure first before I would throw parts at the car. The MAF is one component that can fail without throwing a code. So, check the fuel pressure and...

Nissan Repair: Plugs and wires, spark plug gap, mass air flow sensor
spark plug gap, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow: Hi Bill, Yeah, fun stuff! I just looked these up and this will be a walk in the park. REMOVAL Remove the intake manifold balance tube. NOTE: The O-rings can be re-used if not damaged upon removal. Removing Ignition Coils Disconnect the ignition...

Nissan Repair: PO325, air fuel mixture, knock sensor
air fuel mixture, knock sensor, nissan quest: A knock sensor tells the engine computer when one or more of your engine s cylinders are knocking , that is, exploding the air/fuel mixture in a way that delivers less power and can be damaging to the engine if prolonged. The computer uses this information...

Nissan Repair: PO725, nissan altima, turbine speed
nissan altima, turbine speed, speed sensor: Hi Robert, I have another car in my shop that had the same problem. It is actually located on the transmission and we call it a turbine speed sensor. Located on the very rear of the transmission or far left near the left inside fender, top of the transmission...

Nissan Repair: POWER WINDOWS, 2006 nissan 350z, nissan 350z
2006 nissan 350z, nissan 350z, jody wong: Jody, Roll the window all the way down and then turn the car off and open the door. Then close the door, start the car and roll it up. This should correct the problem. If not the door panel has to be removed to press the reset switch so the window motor...

Nissan Repair: Possible Distributor, valve cover gasket, nissan altima
valve cover gasket, nissan altima, pepboys: The distributor is problem and it has nothing to do with the valve cover gasket. It is leaking since you car is ten years old and the distributor is leaking too. The seal within the distributor is out and the oil is not getting on the optical pickup that...

Nissan Repair: Possible electrical problem., nissan altima gxe, nissan altima
nissan altima gxe, nissan altima, rear doors: For your first problem with the windows sounds like a failing master window switch. Power for every window in the car runs off that driver switch, its probably shorting inside that switch. Try a different one. On the second problem I would make sure that the...

Nissan Repair: Possible Fuel Injector Leak?, 1990 nissan 240sx, nissan 240sx
1990 nissan 240sx, nissan 240sx, gas leak: Hula, If the car smells like gasoline I would check the fuel system. Remember that there are many places for fuel to leak from. Now, this is not the same as the smell that comes out of the exhaust so if you are smelling exhaust you might just have a rusted...

Nissan Repair: Possible Timing Chain Noise 1999Sentra, cold engine, 10w30
cold engine, 10w30, timing chain: Al, Yes, I would go with the oil first. The timing tensioner requires the cover come off and that means all the accessories and the balancer and everything that blocks the cover coming off. It is a pain and a day job. Not too difficult. But, it takes...

Nissan Repair: No Power 1987 Nissan pathfinder, negative battery cable, nissan pathfinder
negative battery cable, nissan pathfinder, positive cable: Tim, Where the positive cable attaches to the battery there are fuse links and fuses. My bet is these are blown. That is the first place that everything can be blown. Check this first and if these are good then the battery cable is defective. I have...

Nissan Repair: No Power to Passenger Door on 95 Maxima, ken ken, kick panel
ken ken, kick panel, time thanks: Ken, You need to pull the kick panel and possibly the door panel to see if the harness has come unplugged. Also, the harness could be shorted. But, since you did not say anything else was doing strange things I would say you need to get in there and see...

Nissan Repair: Power Shift, nissan d21, torque converter
nissan d21, torque converter, power email: Rob, Be sure that your truck is actually going into 4th gear and the torque converter locks up. The way things are supposed to work is when the overdrive light (off) comes on the truck just runs like a 3 speed automatic. Now, if you are talking about...

Nissan Repair: Power Window _ Passenger Side, haynes manual, pep boys
haynes manual, pep boys, nissan quest: Liushao, The window is probably stuck due to a defective motor. You will need to remove the door panel to get to it. rockauto.com is a good source if you can wait or Autozone, Checker or Pep Boys are good for aftermarket parts. The parts store sells...

Nissan Repair: Power Windows, nissan quest, windows work
nissan quest, windows work, master switch: Ed, the relay is under the hood on the relay panel. But, for my money I would say the master switch on the driver s door is defective. It is a known problem. Over the years a little water gets in the works and it eventually fails. If the back windows work...

Nissan Repair: Power window, master switch, problem thanks
master switch, problem thanks, headlights: Brian, If all other windows work fine from the master switch on the driver s door I would assume the motor is gone out. With the vehicle running move the switch to up and then down and with the headlights on see if they dim down. If they do and the window...

Nissan Repair: NO PRESSURE IN COOLING SYSTEM, nissan 200sx, radiator cap
nissan 200sx, radiator cap, heater core: If you alreaady changed the thermostat I would be looking at getting a new radiator cap. You need pressure to make the system work. Also, you did not mention if you flushed the system when you changed the thermostat. If the coolant leaked down enough you...

Nissan Repair: Pricing, nissan sentra, courtesy nissan
nissan sentra, courtesy nissan, google search: I would check with courtesynissan.com on-line for pricing since you are talking new and these guys sell at jobber rates on-line. I am sure you could find others and if the place is not in your state all you pay is shipping and not sales tax. But, if you...

Nissan Repair: Primera brakes, orange clean, disc brakes
orange clean, disc brakes, nissan primera: Ian, It sounds like the brakes need to be cleaned. If you are using non asbestos brakes they tend to build up dust on the rotors and that causes them to grab. If you can get some citrc cleaner for the kitchen like Orange Clean or the like just spray the...

Nissan Repair: Problem with 1996 Nissan Maxima GLE, nissan maxima, nissan service
nissan maxima, nissan service, dash board: Jess, I would check the ignition relay under the hood first. it is in the relay box under the hood. The ignition switch will go out over a long time if you have a lot of keys on your ring. The weight of the extra keys will take the ignition switch out...

Nissan Repair: Problem with Nissan Maxima -89 V6 3.0 motor, nissan maxima, pressure gauge
nissan maxima, pressure gauge, slow leak: Ott, If the engine turns over then you need to check to see if the car is getting fuel and spark. Fuel pressure is easy to check with a pressure gauge. The coils can be checked with a volt meter. Since the car was smacked the fuse or fuse links could...

Nissan Repair: Problems with a 1987 Nissan Pick-up, throttle position sensor, suttering
throttle position sensor, suttering, shaft seal: Greg, It is probably the distributor. Nissan uses an optical pickup to signal the plus to fire. If the shaft seal in the distributor goes out and they do after 19 years they will get oil on the optics and then when you drive and the engine gets up to...

Nissan Repair: Problems with Nissan Sentra GXE, nissan sentra, nissan dealer
nissan sentra, nissan dealer, autozone: Venna, If the check engine light comes on there is a code stored. I would go to Autozone or Checker the next time the light goes off and they will let you know what the code it. Without the code I would be guessing what the problem is. Now, if I were...

Nissan Repair: Problems starting my 95 nissan maxima, nissan maxima, pep boys
nissan maxima, pep boys, battery cables: Check to make sure that the cables are tight and since you are having proper output on the alternator and battery you should be good until the alternator goes out all together. Sometimes the brushes get into a bad spot as they wear and the system refuses...

Nissan Repair: Programming 2 Nissan Keyless Entry remote for '96 200SX, nissan altima, interior illumination
nissan altima, interior illumination, nissan repair: Spike, The following is from infinitihelp.com and this should resolve your issue. I think four remotes were already to the body control module and they need to be deleted before you can add any more. REPROGRAM KEY FOB QX4, 1997-2004 Q45, I30, I35,1999-2002...

Nissan Repair: Protective Plate, catalytic convertor, nissan micra
catalytic convertor, nissan micra, bottom plate: John, If it is the bottom plate you are fine as long as you do not park over materials that are combustible. That is, do not park on leaves or grass. Just get it corrected when you can. If it is the heat shield for the floor you should get it replaced...

Nissan Repair: PU Transmission, torque converter, auto transmission
torque converter, auto transmission, valve body: Rod, If the fluid was gummed up you could need to replace the filter again. Polyester filters are great at keeping fine particles out of the valve body. But, they do plug with varnish and gummed up fluid. The excess amount of fluid you describe is normal...

Nissan Repair: Pulsar Headlights, limit switch, headlight switch
limit switch, headlight switch, headlights: Josh, There are three things that can cause the problem. If the headlight switch is defective it can cause the problem and with the years on the car this is a possibility. The second is the relay needs to be replaced and the third is the limit switch...

Nissan Repair: Pulsar intermittent starting problem, starter solenoid, nissan pulsar
starter solenoid, nissan pulsar, altenator: Scott, It sounds like the starter is going out. When the brushes get short they touch the sides and will eventually short out. I would remove the starter and check for brush wear. If you have the time and can find a kit you can do the rebuild yourself...

Nissan Repair: p0141 o2 sensor heater, volt ohm meter, continuity test
volt ohm meter, continuity test, john man: John, Man, electrical problems are the worst thing to track down. When I was at the Skunk Works and we had problems with aircraft we called in a Sparky. This was the guy that would spend days looking for a short in a wire. And, there are miles of wire...

Nissan Repair: p0141 and p0325 on a 2000 villager 75k, obdii codes, knock sensor
obdii codes, knock sensor, distributor cap: John, Change the coils since they were defective on the 2000 model. Reset the codes and see if they stay off. My bet is the knock sensor will come back but the heater malfunction will stay off. You will love the difference in how the van performs with...

Nissan Repair: p0300 code 2003 nissan altima 2.5s, blown head gasket, 2003 nissan altima
blown head gasket, 2003 nissan altima, nissan altima: Dredo, First the random misfire code leads me to think the distributor, wires or plugs have a problem. Oil getting into the cylinders and fouling a plug would indicate bad rings or valve seals. So, if you are getting that much engine oil into the cylinder...

Nissan Repair: p0440 & bpt valve, air leaks, freeze data
air leaks, freeze data, oxygen sensor: Jeff, A couple of things here. First, I would go through the fuel system to make sure there are no air leaks. I have found the evaporative canister hoses to be the most common place for vapor leaks. Also, the top of the gas tank where the hoses tend...

Nissan Repair: p0500, vehicle speed sensor, nissan frontier 1998
vehicle speed sensor, nissan frontier 1998, nissan frontier: Hi David, On standard shift transmissions there is only the output speed sensor. To check it, remove it and plug it in. Spin the gear on the sensor and see if the speedo moves. If it does, then the wiring and sensor are good. But you may want to inspect...

Nissan Repair: paint, rust paint, silicone spray
rust paint, silicone spray, drive shaft: Hugh, Don t paint over your BRAKE LINES or ER Brake cable If it is rear wheel drive don t paint the drive shaft or the u joints. The best bet for your fuel lines (if cracked and correded) I would just change them out. Instead of painting I would...

Nissan Repair: passanger-side headlight not working, nissan quest, electrical problem
nissan quest, electrical problem, fuse: Ardi, try checking the bulb to see if it is not loose. If that doesn t solve the problem, you will have to investigate more throughly as to an electrical problem. Basically that involves tracing the wires to see if there is any bare wires. Also, it...

Nissan Repair: Not passing 15mpg 1800rpm test NO to high, fuel pressure regulator, hello room
fuel pressure regulator, hello room, line leak: Sounds like the minimum air needs to be set for idle. Also, you probably have a vacuum leak and the computer is freaking out due to this. Lastly, check and replace the throttle position sensor if it is out of range. Getting the thing to respond to throttle...

Nissan Repair: pathfinder 1997 engine stalled, fuel pressure gauge, fuel pump relay
fuel pressure gauge, fuel pump relay, key stroke: Chanpho, Change the fuel pump relay for starters. Second, hook up a fuel pressure gauge to see if the fuel pressure drops off when it dies. You can connect the gauge to the fuel rail and set it on the cowl and then shut the hood on the hose. Don t worry...

Nissan Repair: pathfinder (2005) window rattle and decreased gas mileage, gas mileage, quality gas
gas mileage, quality gas, fuel economy: Al, That would be interesting to see the dealer explain that the window jumping out of the track would be normal... Be sure to use quality gas as the injectors do not like discount gas. The filter for the car is in the tank and it is really only a sock...

Nissan Repair: pathfinder 4x4 automatic transmission, light flashes, edger
light flashes, edger, automatic transmission: Edger, If the truck moves when you first start it and then it will not after you stop it could be two solenoids locking up at the same time. Basically, two gears applying at the same time. Or, the four wheel drive could be the problem. Take it out of...

Nissan Repair: pathfinder transmission, transmission shop, trans fluid
transmission shop, trans fluid, solenoid: Hi Leslie, Sounds like a bad lock up solenoid. Take your truck down to a transmission shop and they can replace it for you for under $200. This should cause a check engine light also. If it s not the solenoid, it could mean a bad converter which would be...

Nissan Repair: pathfinder v6 engine, cam follower, 5w30
cam follower, 5w30, engine sounds: Bill, Change the oil to Mobile 1 5W30 engine oil and see if that takes care of the noise. Now, it will take a couple of days to get the oil galleries cleaned out. And, on initial start up it will tick. But, after the engine reaches operating temperature...

Nissan Repair: pathfinder wont run in wet weather, wd 40, nissan pathfinder
wd 40, nissan pathfinder, wet weather: Jacob, I would check the distributor out and replace the distributor cap. That is the usual problem with a vehicle that will not run in wet weather. You can spray a water dissipant like WD 40 on the inside of the cap and wipe the excess off and reinstall...

Nissan Repair: front personal lights stay on, infinity q45, batery
infinity q45, batery, timer: Elizabeth, If it is the two upper lights there is a switch that can be used to turn them off. You will have to be in the car to see which position makes them go off. Now, if it is the interior lights that usually go off by dimming a few seconds after...

Nissan Repair: po455, loose hose, gas cap
loose hose, gas cap, thanks john: John, The P0455 is an evaporative leak. That is, the car is equipt with a closed fuel system so no vapors escape. This could be as easy as the gas cap not being tight or a loose hose or a defective hose. I would ask the dealer since you are in Nevada...

Nissan Repair: power locks, nissan pathfinder, debouncing
nissan pathfinder, debouncing, power locks: Baldomero, I took this writeup from a Quest/Villager site and it shows all the issues with your year model on the door locks. 1. Lack of debouncing of the switch on the manual door lock 2. Corroded power feed near the battery 3. Flaky power...

Nissan Repair: power outlet, nissan, power outlet
nissan, power outlet, passenger side: Al, I do not know what your year or model is on your Nissan. So, if you are just looking at removing the socket you would go in from the back to access the assembly. First, unplug it to keep from shorting out the plug and then just unscrew it from the...

Nissan Repair: power steering hose, banjo bolt, power steering hose
banjo bolt, power steering hose, power steering fluid: Mark, The end of the hose that connects to the power steering pump uses a banjo bolt connection so you can rotate the hose where it will not interfere with the surrounding area. This b0olt is hollow and has a crush washer on both sides of the connection...

Nissan Repair: power window failure, nissan maxima se, nissan maxima
nissan maxima se, nissan maxima, electronic failure: Phil, Yes, the master window switch on the drivers side door. The master window switch is a circuit board that houses and controls all the windows. The buttons are affixed to the upper side of the master switch and are integrated into the unit. So, there...

Nissan Repair: power window again, waterproof barrier, suction cup
waterproof barrier, suction cup, power window motor: Liushao, You will need to unbolt the window from the tracks to get the window to the top and out of the way so you can change the window motor. A helper comes in great here unless you have a large suction cup that you can use to hold the window up. Simply...

Nissan Repair: power windows, nissan maxima, power windows
nissan maxima, power windows, grease: Bill, Clean and Armor All the slides where the window goes up and down. Take the door panels off and grease the tracks and slides inside the doors. This makes the motors last much longer. You will know when they are dry by how slow the windows go up and...

Nissan Repair: power windows, control switch, nothing works
control switch, nothing works, electrical components: Scott, The battery shorted out and took out those fuses and hopefully the fuses protected the electrical components. Check nad replace all fuses that are bad and for the master control switch replace it as these are known to go out. I have replaced three...

Nissan Repair: power windows, nissan maxima, track assembly
nissan maxima, track assembly, putty knife: Bob, Take the screws out of the door handle and remove the trim screw at the handle pull. Take the light out of the bottom part of the door and remove the screw at the edge of the door. Now, get a putty knife and pry the clips holding the panel on. After...

Nissan Repair: no power, fuse block, stero
fuse block, stero, alternator: Dom, Either the battery is defective or the alternator is not hooked up correctly. Now, you could have a bad cable and it be hooked up correctly. but, the cable could be broken internally. Also, check the fuse block at the positive side of the battery....

Nissan Repair: powersteeringpump, nissan maxima se, piston type
nissan maxima se, piston type, nissan maxima: Spring goes in first with the rod in the spring and the round end facing out. That way when the pressure builds the pressure will overcome the spring pressure and you will only get power steering when you are driving slow. When your speed increases the pressure...

Nissan Repair: pressure in engine biock, piston rings, oil cap
piston rings, oil cap, sam sam: Sam, Either you have a bad converter on the exhaust blocking the flow and causing backup into the crankcase or you have bad rings in the engine. Disconnect the converter and see if the car runs properly and the oil stops backing up and out the oil cap....

Nissan Repair: My mistake, nissan sentra gxe, exaust system
nissan sentra gxe, exaust system, nissan sentra: Harry, I am here for you, please ask anything, anytime. Thanks for clearing up the code issue! Scared me for a minute. Everything I have read on this Harry, indicates a bad downstream sensor. The lower one aft the cat. As long as the connection is good...

Nissan Repair: printed circuit board/instrument cluster, instrument clusters, nissan frontier
instrument clusters, nissan frontier, google search: Angela, There are several places on-line that advertise they can repair instrument clusters. So, that is an option. Me? I love to get parts from the wrecking yard. Then it is only a plug and play. Remember that you cannot drive the truck with the cluster...

Nissan Repair: problem with my 97 nissan altima, catalytic convertor, nissan altima
catalytic convertor, nissan altima, exhaust manifold: catalytic convertor needs to be replaced with another catalytic convertor. if its glowing red, then it sounds like a plugged up convertor...or possibly a resonator or muffler. but having the red so close to the catalytic, i would assume thats the problem....

Nissan Repair: problem with the auto transmission, nissan sunny, jx 1
nissan sunny, jx 1, accelaration: the filter is at the bottom of the pan. i dont think its going to solve your problem but you never know. you may want to start looking for a new transmission. it sounds like your auto transmission is on its way out. i wouldnt worry about your leaky power...

Nissan Repair: problem with rear suspension, air shocks, nissan serena
air shocks, nissan serena, overload springs: Noorshyafid, You could augment the suspension in the back if you are bottoming out. Options are air shocks or overload springs. And, if these are difficult to get you could go to the automotive wrecking yard and source some heavier springs and retrofit...

Nissan Repair: programming remote control(keyless entry), interior illumination, nissan altima
interior illumination, nissan altima, side marker: To reprogram (enter new ID) key fob (keyless remote controller) follow the steps. 1. Close all doors and lock all doors 2. Insert and remove the key from the ignition key cylinder more than six times within 10 seconds. (The hazard warning lamp will...

Nissan Repair: pulsar headlight, daytime running light, headlight switch
daytime running light, headlight switch, headlights: Rick, Replace the headlight switch. Nissan uses contacts in the switch that wear out. Easy replacement and under $100 bucks. Only takes a phillips screwdriver. Remove the column cover and the switch and unplug the old one and replace with the new one...

Nissan Repair: Q-45 just stops running, infinity q45, shaft seal
infinity q45, shaft seal, filter hose: Chris, I bet the distributor is going out. Nissan uses an optical pickup and receiver under the cover of the distributor and with age the shutter wheel gets oil on it from a leaky shaft seal. If you have the distributor taken apart and there is oil on...

Nissan Repair: Q45 electrical problem w/intr. cluster and windows...intermittent, infiniti q45, auto electrician
infiniti q45, auto electrician, bump in the road: Alan, There are several relays that control systems on the car when you have it started. This is where I would start. If it is not the relay then I would wiggle the ignition switch since if it is not a relay then the switch is not coming back to the proper...

Nissan Repair: Q45 engine stalls on take off, mass airflow meter, air intake hose
mass airflow meter, air intake hose, air control valve: Robert, If the sparkplugs are fresh then I would be looking at the idle air control valve or the idle dashpot on the throttle body not bumping up the idle when the car is loaded in drive. Also, make sure the air intake hose going from the mass airflow...

Nissan Repair: Quest Cabin Filter, 2004 nissan quest, cabin filter
2004 nissan quest, cabin filter, nissan quest: Bob, Go to courtesynissan.com and purchase the filter. It is basically two of the same filters that snap together. Remove the screws for the glovebox and once it is out you can see the cover that has to be removed to get the old filters out. I like taking...

Nissan Repair: Quest overheating, drive belts, nissan quest
drive belts, nissan quest, fan works: Hi Jennifer, You did all that yourself? Impressive! Check the thermostat to the fan. There are two fans. They both will come on when you run the A/C and this is all the time the A/C is on. Only one runs with the A/C off and it is thermostatically controlled....

Nissan Repair: Quest rear A/C, airconditioners, speed switch
airconditioners, speed switch, mini van: Keith, Check the switch in the back for being broken as that is a common problem. Also, the way the airconditioner works in the back is it runs off the front system as well. They do not have two airconditioners on the vehicle. So, the switch stands a...

Nissan Repair: Quest-Villager transmission, mercury villager, column shifter
mercury villager, column shifter, intermittent problem: The reverse servo is going out and as you describe it is taking its time getting into gear. But, the rest of the transmission is fine. So, do you drop the money to get the reverse servo replaced now or wait until it goes out all the way? The choice is yours....

Nissan Repair: Question regarding toyota repairs, toyota corolla, volkswagon bug
toyota corolla, volkswagon bug, working space: Arthur, Yes, the Toyota Corolla is a fine car and really easy to work on. If you are getting a new one or a used one they are pretty much the same. Basic transportation that is cheap to fix and easy to work on. If you get a 1996 or newer it will be OBDII...

Nissan Repair: Question about Satellite Radio?, 2004 nissan maxima, nissan maxima
2004 nissan maxima, nissan maxima, xm satellite: Ajay, You have to go to nissan and for a little over $100 bucks they will sell you the external receiver and antenna that has to be installed for the service to work. Your head unit is ready but the additional equipment has to be installed to get the signal...

Nissan Repair: quest 1995 rear airconditioning, blower motor, test light
blower motor, test light, cud: Vince, I assume that the rear air does not blow and that leads me to think the blower motor is frozen and that is just a matter of pulling the trim to get to the blower in the back and access the motor. Get a test light to see if it is getting power. ...

Nissan Repair: A question about your 96 Sentra, jumper wire, aftermarket stereo
jumper wire, aftermarket stereo, battery terminal: Aaron, Fuse links on the terminal are similar to fuses. But, they are designed to burn in half when overloaded. If you lightly pull on the small wire you should be able to tell if it is burnt in two. The outer covering of plastic will be elastic and...

Nissan Repair: question, fuel pressure regulator, gray smoke
fuel pressure regulator, gray smoke, headgasket: Ibrahim, Smoke from the exhaust can mean a couple of things. White/gray smoke can mean that the headgasket is blown or the head or block is cracked. Black smoke can mean that the injectors are hanging and or the fuel pressure regulator is sticking or...

Nissan Repair: Radiator Replacement 95 Altima, radiator replacement, radiator cap
radiator replacement, radiator cap, tim parrish: Tim, The radiator is really easy to replace. Take the two bolts that hold the radiator on the tip off and disconnect the radiator hoses, both top and bottom. If you have an automatic transmission you will need to remove the two hoses from the bottom of...

Nissan Repair: Radiator Water is always low, nissan pickup, exhaust gas
nissan pickup, exhaust gas, bashir: Bashir, You could do it yourself with a kit for about $25 bucks. Or get a shop to do it for you. Basically, they sell a cone and some colored fluid. You put the cone on the radiator, where the cap goes, and then you pour the fluid in the top and then,...

Nissan Repair: Radio in 1988 Nissan 300ZX, 300zx nissan, nissan 300zx
300zx nissan, nissan 300zx, fuse box: Christine, You are not going to like the answer here. Take the radio out and check the power feed to it. If there is switched power and constant power for the radio presets you have found the problem. I would not have thought that the radio power board...

Nissan Repair: Radio, and A/C, altima gxe, radio manufacturer
altima gxe, radio manufacturer, assisstance: James, Nissan uses Clarion as a radio manufacturer and they are known for problems with the buttons. You can either find one at a wrecking yard or get an aftermarket unit. Aftermarket is the way to go since you can purchase one and get it installed for...

Nissan Repair: Radio, side fender, ground wires
side fender, ground wires, damaged car: well, i cannot say for certain what is wrong w/o knowing what car this is, but im going to take a stab at this. is the buzzing relevant to the rpms? does the note of the buzz increase and decrease with the acceleration? im guessing that when you were...

Nissan Repair: Raido wireing no sound from speakers, wireing harness, nissan pathfinder
wireing harness, nissan pathfinder, noise filter: Sandra, I slept on this one and would like to mention that there is a noise filter on the power side of the switched wire that turns on the head unit. If this is what Pioneer is talking about it is about three inches long and is in the line leading to the...

Nissan Repair: Random Misfire/rough idle, vacuum hoses, nissan xterra
vacuum hoses, nissan xterra, loose wires: Jeff, Bet you are right about the timing belt. Have them remove the upper inspection covers and rotate it to top dead center and verify. Also, have them check all hoses and make sure no plugs are cracked. All it takes is one cracked plug and you will...

Nissan Repair: Rattling and dash lights, car fuses, nissan altima
car fuses, nissan altima, dash lights: Sheldon, First, the noise is probably the strut tower bearing going out. Not too much of a problem unless the steering gets stiff. The second is the radio is wired incorrectly. Nissan is strange is some of the ways they wire circuits. One of your wires...

Nissan Repair: RE: MAP / Barometric Pressure Circuit, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Hi Paul, 9 games back with the clock ticking, I don t know if we can pull it off... Ok, well, MAP or MAF sensor? Barometric sensors are usually integrated with the Mass Air Flow sensor and not the Manifold Air Pressure sensor. I could be wrong though,...

Nissan Repair: READINESS MONITORS, nissan sentra, emission repair
nissan sentra, emission repair, nissan dealer: Lenny, Disconnect the battery for five minutes and give that a try and then drive it two or three days to get the computer back on track. If this fails to work then you are looking at disconnecting the harness from the computer to see if there are pins...

Nissan Repair: REAR BRAKE REPAIR, needle nose pliers, nissan maxima
needle nose pliers, nissan maxima, rear brakes: Max2000, I have a 2000 Maxima so I know what you need to do. The back brake pistons have to be screwed in at the same time as they are compressed. Go to a parts store and get the tool and you will be ahead of the game. Rotate the piston as you compress...

Nissan Repair: REar break replacement help, nissan maxima, rear brake pads
nissan maxima, rear brake pads, brake pads: Leonid, If you have not adjusted the hand brake you should have to do nothing. But, if the hand brake is too tight when new pads are installed you need to be getting like five clicks when you pull up on the hand brake. If you have to loosen the hand brake...

Nissan Repair: Re: 1992 Sentra Engine battery / start problem, electrical circuits, beej
electrical circuits, beej, tape player: Beej, You have something draining the battery. Normally, a car has a 100 milliamp draw when it is off. And, that is for one of the new cars that really has many things that demand battery use for radio memory and such. If you have been through two batteries...

Nissan Repair: Re: Battery OK - radio stopped working, nissan 200sx, internal fuse
nissan 200sx, internal fuse, ok radio: If you changed the battery is the radio one that has the code that has to be entered before it will work again. Some manufacturers had radios that had codes so if someone stole the radio it would not work unless you had the code. Other options are that the...

Nissan Repair: Re:Knock sensor, air flow meter, mass airflow sensor
air flow meter, mass airflow sensor, knock sensor: Ron, Oil in the mass airflow sensor is a problem on Nissan and other cars. Problem is it will not show a code for it. If the knock sensor code keeps coming back it would good to change the sensor. The light is probably burnt out and if you take it...

Nissan Repair: Re: Replacing a 2000 Nissan Maxima Positive battery cable, nissan maxima, wire connections
nissan maxima, wire connections, battery cable: Paul, Nissan sells the cable and there are a couple of wires that go together for the positive side. You could cobble one together but the factory one is much nicer. Nissan also sells the terminal block and you can make your own wire connections to that...

Nissan Repair: Rear Brake Caliper: retracting, nissan altima gle, rear brake caliper
nissan altima gle, rear brake caliper, caliper piston: Go to Autozone, Pepboys or the like and get a piston compression tool. It will allow pressure to be put on the piston while you rotate it clockwise. You will feel the stop when the piston gets fully retracted. They go for about $20 bucks for a good tool...

Nissan Repair: Rear O2 Sensor, o2 sensor, autozone
o2 sensor, autozone, checker: Edward, Go to the parts store and get an O2 socket and just crawl under it and replace it. You will need to disconnect the battery to clear the code unless you have a code reader. Or, if you get Autozone or Checker to check the code and you purchase the...

Nissan Repair: Rear struts, rear struts, spring compressor
rear struts, spring compressor, propper: David, Jack up the car and support it with jack stands and then remove the struts as they are like a coil over. But, once you remove them you will need the spring compressor for struts. So, if you remove the strut from the car you will either need the...

Nissan Repair: Rear Tail Light, 2002 nissan altima, nissan altima
2002 nissan altima, nissan altima, lamp assembly: Here ya go Charlie, Bulb Replacement for Rear Combination Lamp Remove rear combination lamp. Turn bulb socket counterclockwise to unlock, and remove from combination lamp assembly. Turn bulb counterclockwise to remove from bulb socket. Installation...

Nissan Repair: Remote keyless entry, remote keyless entry, body control module
remote keyless entry, body control module, looking at the body: Malas, You should be able to open all doors by pressing the unlock and letting off and pressing it again to get the other doors to unlock. A safety feature so you are not unlocking all the doors at once if there are bad people around. You only want to...

Nissan Repair: Removing side mirror glass, 2003 nissan maxima, nissan maxima
2003 nissan maxima, nissan maxima, side mirror: Fran, The mirror clips in on three clips. One is the pivot and the other two are up and down. The new mirror simply snaps back in place. I would get WD40 to lubricate the snap points since you do not want to crack the plastic. ArmorAll works too. If...

Nissan Repair: Removing a strip spark plug, metal shavings, aluminum paste
metal shavings, aluminum paste, gasket set: Wiz, If the sparkplug is in deed striped you are going to have to remove the head to correct the problem. The metal shavings will get into the cylinder otherwise. Now, you can get a sparkplug thread repair kit from Helicoil. Checkout a good parts store...

Nissan Repair: Removiong a strip spark plug, metal shavings, combustion chamber
metal shavings, combustion chamber, cold engine: Wiz, There is no good way to tell you this... If the plug is stuck and the threads are not torn out you should use some lubricant and spray the plugs down. Then, with a cold engine unscrew the spark plug. If the threads are pulled loose with the plug...

Nissan Repair: Repair question for 95 Nissan Altima, nissan altima gxe, nissan altima
nissan altima gxe, nissan altima, oil contamination: Ben, The distributor probably has an oil seal leaking and the optical sensor is getting covered with oil and this is causing your problem. Take the cap, rotor, rotor post and cover off and look inside and you should see if the sensor has oil contamination...

Nissan Repair: Repair questions on 1998 Nissan Altima, nissan altima, hattiesburg ms
nissan altima, hattiesburg ms, repair questions: Loy, the singing noise could be the brakes making a light squeak. If you replace the slides along with the pads and get them from Nissan you should be fine on getting rid of the noise and the pads wearing out so soon. On the drivers side door window it...

Nissan Repair: Repairing a sagging engine block mount, nissan altima, concequences
nissan altima, concequences, altima: Susan, Well really, if when your sitting there letting it idle, and the car is NOT vibrating alot, I wouldn t worry about changing the motor mount. If anything take it to a DIFFERENT shop and have them look at it. It sounds like the shop you went to...

Nissan Repair: Replace '97 Altima Driver Side Fender, side fender, haynes manual
side fender, haynes manual, belly pan: Marion, The best thing I can say here is to get a Haynes Manual or go to nissantechinfo.com and download the body section. In either case they cost $20 bucks for the download or the book. From my experience the bumper comes off first and then the headlight...

Nissan Repair: How to Replace AC Compressor Belt on 92 Nissan Altima, nissan altima, tensioner pulley
nissan altima, tensioner pulley, center bolt: Vijay, I hope that is not the compressor pulley? If it is you have issues to deal with. Anyway, there is supposed to be another pulley that provides the tension. The pulley that is in the picture; is it the airconditioning pulley? Let me know and email...

Nissan Repair: Replace broken right door wing mirror (manual), phillips screws, putty knife
phillips screws, putty knife, removal tool: Sama, You will have to take the door panel off and then the inside mirror cover to gain access to the bolts that hold the mirror on. Then, it is a matter of taking the bolts out and removing the old mirror and reinstalling the new one. The door panel...

Nissan Repair: Replace Fuel Injector, nissan altima, fuel rail
nissan altima, fuel rail, o rings: Jerry, Remove the fuel cap to let off pressure and then put it back on. Then, take the bolts that hold the fuel rail on to the injectors. Disconnect the wiring harness to the injector that is bad and release the clip that holds it to the fuel rail. Replace...

Nissan Repair: Replace Front Hinges, 1993 Nissan Maxima, nissan maxima, nuts and bolts
nissan maxima, nuts and bolts, special tools: nuts and bolts bro. a good idea is to have the door leaning on something (be careful not to have the weight on the object so it doesnt bend anything on the bottom of the door) so its level while taking the door off so you don t bend anything. i cant tell...

Nissan Repair: Replacement of Alternator 1998 Sentra 1.6 liter engine, alternator, liter engine
alternator, liter engine, sentra: Greg, The alternator can come out the top or the side. I have taken the wheel off and the inner fenderwell cover and then there is access to the alternator. Be sure to use jack stands to support the car and block the wheels. It is the easiest way for...

Nissan Repair: Replacement engine options for older car, datsun stanza, datsun 1200
datsun stanza, datsun 1200, spd auto: Lyle, The SR20 is the answer but you need to get a complete doner car that runs because of the fabrication of mounts and such. It will all fit fine but you will need the entire wiring harness and computer and an electric pump for the fuel to run the injectors....

Nissan Repair: Replacing an ac condenser, ac condenser, vacuum pump
ac condenser, vacuum pump, r 134: Crystal, If the condenser is defective, like being plugged or if it has a hole in it then a replacement is in order. It is a matter of disconnecting the lines to the unit and unbolting it from the car. If the system was out of R-134 then it is just a...