They fixed the problem each time but then a few weeks later I ended up having the same problem, the diagnosis was the fuel sending unit they replaced that and they also replaced the fuel pump on the last 2 occasions. Pull the housing forward and pull out the small white light chamber. I inherited this nice car when my sister passed away - it's been a blessing for our family to have a safe vehicle to travel in and I never could have afforded such a nice car myself, but quite a bother to deal with this power loss now that the weather is getting warm again. You cannot see the top half of it. Anybody have ideas what the problem might be without knowing the codes or is it silly to guess without codes? The vehicle was taken to a dealer and they replaced the fuel sensor. Ten days later, part is still on back order with no idea when it will be available.
He drove for approximately five miles before the stalling began. It was towed to the contact's residence; the contact was informed that there was corrosion on the fuel pump connector and the sending unit caused the failure. The manufacturer was contacted but denied any assistance with repair to the failure. This is a common problem with this model vehicle and the manufacturer is aware of the problem but refuses to assist or even warn owners of the potential problems. Squeeze the clasp together to pull it up and off. The three plugs on the left bank as you face the engine from the front are easy to get to. You will need a vacuum cleaner and an air compressor to get all the trash out.
This failure occurs without warning, and remains constant until corrected by the manufacturer. The ignition would not start, but there was no significant loss of power. The contact was then told that the vehicle was also running roughly and the intelligent power distribution module was replaced. In the center underside of the radiator is a drain plug unscrew it and drain until all coolant is empty. You should have received a copy of the Service and Maintenance Guide with your vehicle. Due to the relatively high miles, I would first check and confirm cylinder pressures, via compression test, to see what your starting conditions are.
The failure mileage was 93,348 and the current mileage was 94,800. Thank you for your time. Accessed on June 11, 2007. Its a bit tricky to get if … off but once you do just slide out the old filter and slide in the new one. The stepped roof accommodated a lower, front roof rack with a removable gear basket and a more conventional roof rack at the rear, upper roof. Tighten the bolts to 27-36 ft. The consumer proceed to have the work done by her local mechanic instead.
I've found a couple vacuum hose leaks replaced and runs a lot better when it finally starts. Glovebox light can be remo … ved with a clockwise twist. It is located behind the glovebox. It is a good idea to use vice grips or something and pinch off both lines, if not the gas will spray out. The whole assembly will then pop off and then disconnect the bulbs you need. Lift the hood and remove the small screw on top of the headlight housing. After having the vehicle repaired, while driving approximately 65 mph, the vehicle suddenly stopped.
The dealer diagnosed that the fuel sending unit was defective and would need to be replaced. They replaced the fuel pump and sending unit, as well as the fuel filter and strainer. The current mileage was approximately 150,700 and failure mileage was 150,129. Before you remove the wiper arm, mark the position with a piece of tape stuck on the plastic shroud or lightly scribe a line on the shroud. The fuel injectors were dry, as if the car had run out of gas, but I had three quarters of a tank. The tail light should pull straight out. Now after less than 3 yrs ownership, we have the same problem and we have to pay almost 600.
The vehicle would not always restart immediately. You can also check the in-cabin air filter every few months and knock out any small leaves or debris that's collected in the filter to help the circulation. Due to the age and mileage, the could even be partially plugged. Nissan recalled 2001-2003 models for the same issue, but continue to use the same faulty part. This will allow you get them back in the right position the first try. Replace the clasp and reconnect the power cord. Answer under hood right under window should be a piece of plastic with screws.
Other difference between the American Xterra and its Chinese counterparts is the parking brake actuator, a pedal with a pull-handle release in America, and a lever in China. The problem does not happen much in the winter unless I get the car real warm inside. First of all you should consider yourself very mechanically inclined before attempting to replace this spark plug. The fuel pump and fuel sending unit are one unit located in the fuel tank in your Nissan Xterra. I am not the original owner.