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2001 Nissan Xterra CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Nissan REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> Nissan -> Disarming
Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Turn ignition Off.
  • Disconnect and isolate battery ground cable, then the positive cable.
  • On 1990-96 models wait a minimum of 10 minutes for air bag system to discharge. The system will retain power for approximately 10 minutes after disconnecting the battery cables. It is possible for the air bag to deploy during...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Front -> Overhaul -> Rear -> Replacement
Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

Front

Replacement
  • Raise and support front of vehicle and remove wheels.
  • Disconnect brake hose from brake tube.
  • Remove caliper assembly from spindle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
Overhaul
  • Remove pin bolts and separate cylinder body from torque member.
  • Remove pad retainers, shims and brake pads.
  • Feed compressed air gradually into caliper port and force out piston(s) with dust seals.
  • Remove piston seals, sub pins, main pins and dust seals.
  • Reverse procedure to assemble.

Rear

Replacement
  • Disconnect parking brake cable and brake hose.
  • Remove caliper retaining bolts and caliper from vehicle.
  • Reverse...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Nissan/Datsun -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> Gasoline Engines -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Service as ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Remove engine undercover bolts using suitable tool.
  • Remove ABS sensor harness from mount on knuckle, then disconnect wheel sensor harness connector.Do not pull on wheel sensor harness during removal of ABS sensor. Carefully feed ABS wheel sensor harness through hole in splash shield.
  • Remove brake caliper torque member bolts using suitable tool. Position brake caliper aside and attach using mechanics wire.Do not press down on brake pedal while caliper is re...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove engine under cover.
  • Remove side splash shield.
  • Disconnect harness connectors.
  • Loosen alternator adjusting bolt and remove alternator drive belt.
  • Rem...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Nissan -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp -> 2000-02 Xterra
Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

This lamp will be illuminated when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check. If the lamp remains lit or lights during vehicle operation, a problem in the anti-lock brake/traction control system is indicated. When the lamp is lit, place the ignition switch in the off position, then restart the engine. If the lamp remains lit, the system must be serviced. The basic brake system will remain functional. After servicing the system, proceed as follows:

  • Locate the DLC located at the lefthand side of the instrument panel.
  • Place ignition switch in the on position.
  • On ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
  • Remove hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water inlet.
  • Remove hose from water inlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Body No. 2 And Chassis Harness Diagram for 2001 Nissan Xterra  2.4 L4 GASBody No. 2 And Chassis Harness Diagram for 2001 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Rear Wheel Sensor
  • Door Switch
  • Speaker
  • Fuel Tank Gauge Unit
  • Room Lamp Harness Diagram for 2001 Nissan Xterra  3.3 V6 GASRoom Lamp Harness Diagram for 2001 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Map Lamp
  • Front Room Lamp
  • Rear Room Lamp
  • Connector M-2
  • Connector R-4
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 Nissan Xterra  3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Right Front Door Switch
  • Left Rear Door Switch
  • Right Rear Door Switch
  • Left Front Door Switch
  • 2001 Nissan Xterra  3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • Right Rear Combination Lamp
  • Left Rear Combination Lamp
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: A/C SYSTEM O-RING SEAL LEAKS
    Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: WINDSHIELD CRACKING
    Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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