When do you replace a Nissan Xterra timing chain?

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you should never have to replace the chain. not impossible but rare that this has to ever be replaced. if it is a 2000 to 2003 model with a 3.3l v6 it has a timing belt which needs to be replaced every 105000 miles.
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How do you replace a blower motor resistor on a 2001 Nissan Xterra?

just behind the blower motor under the passanger side dash is a plug that is the risistor. two screws hold it in place. just remove the two screws and pull out. xterraparts.com has themm for about $19.. Xterraparts.com has pictures of the part and a diagram. In the diagram, the front arrow is pointing to the cabin not the front of the car. Follow the four blue and white wires from the blower motor to the blower motor resistor.

How to replace the knock sensor in a 2000 Nissan Xterra?

I believe the knock sensor is under the intake manifold requiring it's removal. I have not been able to verify this yet. If that's the case, be prepared to get giggy with this engine. It's not an easy, logical design, so you might want to take care of some things while you're in deep. For example, the manual calls for the timimg belt to be replaced at 120,000 miles (if memory serves) so you may as well tackle that also. Xterra Haynes manuals are few and far between. I strongly suggest acquiring either the Haynes or a FSM before getting giggy with this engine. C.W. Eureka! We sucessfully did it another way and saved about $500. (est. from a mechanic to replace with me buying the part.) Go through the front of the engine. We were replacing the time belt etc. anyway.... I have photos showing the 'impossible' too. We were told that the knock sensor wasnt that big a deal that the truck would still be ok if that was not changed. What we did change was the crankshaft position sensor that was bad. But we are still having the same problem as before when the engine gets hot it wants to cuts out. Would the knock cause that sort of problem?

How do you replace the timing chain on the 1991 Nissan Stanza?

take off all accessories such as alt, power steering then motor mounts on pass side and underneath. take off valve cover there are 2 or 4 bolts in pass side of head drop oil pan take off oil pump pickup tube then timing cover. be sure before u start #1 cyl is at tdc on compression stroke. and thatshould be it.

Is there a timing belt or chain on a 2000 Nissan Xterra V6?

Answer its a timin belt ,should be replace at 60,000 its for your own good Yes, nissans were the first of the Japanese manufacturers to make every vehicle in their lineup with a timing chain. Answer!! My dad says most likely a timimng belt. This is correct per the Nissan 2000 Xterra owner's manual, page10-9. The 4 cylinder engine has a timing chain. Nissan V6 engines have a belt, which should be replaced at around 105,000 miles. The 4 cylinders have a chain.

How do you replace cabin filter in Nissan Xterra?

This is detailed in the Maintenence and Do-it-yourself section of your owners manual. Owners manuals can also be viewed online from Nissan. The cabin air filter is behind the glove box. The glove box must be opened while pressing both sides in until it hangs down completely. Remove the filter cover bolt and then the filters. Replace the filters(two come with each set). Replace cover and glove box. \n. \nGo to this site to purchase the filters and/or to read about how to replace them. http://www.xterraparts.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=Xterra&Product_Code=B7200-00001

How do you replace the front side marker light on a Nissan Xterra?

On my 2002 Nissan Xterra I had to remove 4 screws from the front bumper and wheel well and then I was able to get to the back side of the side marker light and remove the nut in order to get to the light bulb. i don't need to change just the bulb. The entire light assembly must be replaced. The reflector is broken. i cannot get wires to release.

How do you replace the front brake pads on a 2006 Nissan Xterra?

You have to take off the tire first then there are bolts that go around the hub take those off and inside are serviceable wheel bearings . Be careful because there are 3 different bearings inside and you have to reassemble in the new rotor. I would recommend taking it to a garage and haveing them do it if your not too sure on what your doing. Its a tricky process and takes appoximatley 10 mins per wheel if you know what your doing.

How do you replace front speakers on a 2001 Nissan Xterra?

1. Pop off soft vinyl arm rest with flat screwdriver. 2. Remove screw in hard armrest and pop it off. 3. Remove two panel screws behind arm rests. 4. Remove screw behind door handle and pop off the trim piece. 5. Pop out the pin clip in upper front corner of panel. 6. Pull the clip off the window crank handle shaft, between handle and plastic protector washer, with a small j-hook wire. Remove crank handle. 7. Pop out edges of door panel, lift and remove. Easy! Don't muck up the plastic parts. . Try to use the Nissan speaker adapters plugs so you don't need to cut wires and mess up the electric system, you can get those from eBay or amazon.

When does Nissan recommend a timing chain replacement for 2001 Nissan Frontier?

timing belt replacement is recommended every 5 years or 100,000 miles whichever comes first. Dealers might also recommend replacing your water pump, thermostat, and tensioner.. That engine has two chains. Top to Cam. Bottom to crank... I would think both were fine. but when in Doge I would tensioner(s). given that the top chain guide was removed.. (service Bult.). John H.. .. eom..

Replace headlamp on Nissan Xterra?

Open the hood and look at the back of the headlight housing. Lift the wire clip up and back (toward the engine) to release the bulb assembly. Remove the wiring harness from the base of the bulb and plug in the new one. DO NOT TOUCH THE BULB with your finger as it will cause it to burn out quickly.

Replace a wiper motor Nissan Xterra?

if you look under the hood the wiper motor is fastened to the fire wall you will know it is the motor when you follow the wiper pivoting arm which is attached to the wiper motor after installing new motor wiper arms will need to be adjusted they will have to come off anyway prior to removing motor they are connected with one nut on a spline shaft . might sound difficult but really isn't .

How do you replace the thermostat on 2003 Nissan Xterra?

Take of the bracket with the pulley. Should be two bolts on the right and a nut on the left. Loosen the three bolts for the thermostat cover. Remove the cover take out the thermostat. Reapply sealant to the cover add new thermostat and reinstall bolts. Your done. That easy. Should take about an hour to complete.

How do you replace spark plugs in a 2005 Nissan Xterra?

to change plugs on driver side remove 10 screw on coil cap, remove all three coil cap and use plug socket and ratchet to remove plugs and replace them. to replace plugs on passenger side,remove intake manifold cover by removing all 10 screws and nut on it and also all attachment on sides of manifold for easy lifting.remove all three srews on coil cap,remove coil caps and replace plugs like above.I just replaced a clients plugs for the 2005 Nissan exterra.

How do you replace a timing chain on a 2005 Nissan Sentra?

I am having trouble getting getting this Nissan timing chain in time so the engine will run correctly. I have checked all other avenues and I know its the chain that is causing my issues. I need techniques and diagrams if at all possible, Thank you for any and all help. JB Go to rynoauto . com

How do you replace the starter on a 2001 Nissan Xterra?

It's under the drivers side just above the transmission. I can get to mine from the front of the vehicle, see it when I am changing the oil. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery, jack up the vehicle, if you don't fit underneath it, and then start undoing bolts. There's two wire connections, one from the battery, one from the solenoid and then there are two mounting bolts, there location depends on engine size. Reverse above for installation, finally re-connecting the negative cable.

How do you replace the rear Windshield Wiper Nissan Xterra?

The answer to this question depends on the year of the Nissan Xterra. . 2005 and newer have a special 12" rear wiper blade that fits the special rear arm. You can go to your dealer (which may be expensive) or you can look into 'Trico Exact Fit Rear Integral Blades' that snap right onto the special arm and look just like the factory original. They're available online. Note that just because its a special arm, does not mean its hard to change. . 2004-2004 Nissan Xterra's take a 14" rear wiper blade. If you have the 2000-2004, there are many options available - I use 'Trico Tech Beam Blades' which are fantastic. They are the frameless beam blades and do not clog-up with ice or snow as much as conventional wipers on the rear (on on the front for that matter)

Does a 2002 Nissan Xterra have a timing belt?

yes...the 2nd generation xterra's have a chain...the timing 'belt' is highly suggested to be changed along w/ a few gaskets and the water pump @105K...experts agree, anything over the 105 mark is considered 'borrowed time', since the extent of possible damage with a broken belt can add up to a full long-block engine replacement...as well as the water-pump!...kindest regards.... I still think the best car ever made...was the Porshe 356...however, for those who can't spend quite so much...the 1964 vw beetle or 67 karmann ghia are the best cars around, interms of reliability, simplicity and style...the beetle is the only car that has never has a flat surface...every piece of metal is curved or rounded...

How do you replace the side marker light on a 2000 Nissan Xterra?

2000 Nissan xterra sidemarker light bulb replacement: Purchase the correct replacement bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Then consult your owner's manual for the replacement procedure. As simple as it sounds, the owner's manual is the best place to start for bulb replacement instructions and illustrations. You may want to consider replacing both left and right at the same time in order to keep brightness and color equal (optional).

How do you replace passenger side mirror on Nissan Xterra?

Replacing the passenger side mirror on the Nissan Xterra involves prying the housing cover loose to expose the fastener. Gently popping out the mirror assembly and disconnecting the power connections. Now reconnection and attachment can be done.

What is cost to replace starter on 2004 Nissan Xterra?

A remanufactured starter is about $160 (w/o $40 core refund) plus 1-1 1/2 hrs of pro labor @ $100, so about $300 avg. If you have some tools (socket set and small enough hands) or know a friend who's handy and willing to spend 2-3 hrs getting the part and swapping them out, it'll cost about $120.

What size replacement wipers for 2010 Nissan Xterra?

The 2010 Nissan Xterra takes a 24" drivers side, 18" passenger side and a fairly specialized 12" rear wiper that is difficult to find in the stores. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are currently over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only - be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle make, model and year for the brand wiper you decide to purchase. This ensures correct length AND correct attachment.

How do you replace Nissan Xterra center wheel caps?

It is extremely easy and simple to replace your center caps on the Nissan Xterra... --- the center caps are held in place by a series of spring clips... --- using a long screw driver and a rag (to protect your wheel), gently pry the center cap off...by moving around the circumference of the center cap with a prying motion. --- reinstall the center cap by "snapping" it back in place...double check to make sure you have snapped it back in place securely.

How costly is it to replace a timing chain on a 2008 Nissan Altima?

Timing chains are designed to last the life of the engine and arenormally replaced during a complete engine rebuild. If you changeyour oil/filter as recommended by the manufactrue you will not needto change it. If your 2008 Nissan Altima needs a new chain then youeither have neglected the oil changes or there was a factorydefect. Talk to your Nissan dealer about warranty service on this.