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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> Nissan -> Disarming
Vehicle: 2004 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 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Nissan -> Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> Brake Booster Output Rod -> Brake Pedal
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

Brake Booster Output Rod

  • Apply 19.96 inch HG of vacuum to brake booster using a suitable vacuum pump, Fig. .
  • Inspect output rod length as outlined in Fig. .
  • Adjust output rod length to .4045-.4144 inch.

Brake Pedal

  • Adjust brake pedal free height dimension "H" in Fig. , to specifications Fig. , using brake booster input rod Fig. . Ensure tip of input rod stays inside clevis pin.
  • With motor running, measure brake pedal depressed height dimension "D" in Fig. , is within specifications Fig. . If not w...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Nissan/Datsun -> Component Locations -> 2000-06 Xterra, 1998-06 Frontier & 1996-06 Pathfinder
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2004 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 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove engine undercover.
  • Disconnect starter wiring from starter.
  • Rem...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Nissan -> 2003-04 Frontier & Xterra
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Remove the glove compartment.
  • Remove the cabin air filter cover.
  • Remove the cabin air fi...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Nissan -> Automatic Transmission (AT) Check Engine Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

The Automatic Transmission (AT) Check lamp will be illuminated for approximately 2 seconds when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check and then go Off. If it remains lit or comes on at any other time, a malfunction in the a...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Remove undercover panel.
  • Drain coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove air duct.
  • Disconnect radiator upper and lower hoses, Fig. .
  • On models equipped with automatic transmiss...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 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 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2004 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Mass Air Flow Sensor Diagram for 2004 Nissan Xterra  3.3 V6 GASMass Air Flow Sensor Diagram for 2004 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ground Connector F-12
  • Passenger Compartment Diagram for 2004 Nissan Xterra  3.3 V6 GASPassenger Compartment Diagram for 2004 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor
  • Fuse Block
  • Thermo Control Amplifier
  • Fan Resistor
  • Connector M-95
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Nissan Xterra  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Stoplamp Switch
  • ASCD Control Unit
  • 2004 Nissan Xterra  3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Nissan Xterra 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Lighting Switch
  • Hazard Switch Illumination
  • Audio Unit Illumination
  • Air Control Illumination
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Nissan Xterra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: A/C SYSTEM O-RING SEAL LEAKS
    Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: WINDSHIELD CRACKING
    Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Xterra 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Nissan Xterra AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 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 2004 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 2004 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 2004 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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