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I Want To Buy A Used Car With a Diesel Engine

Reader Question Hi, i am seeking in the very near future to purchase a diesel powered automobile. However is has over 100000 miles on it and i am concerned about reliability. Now, i know the vehicle well and it pulls strong and once it reaches operating temperature, absolutely no smoke what so ever comes from […]

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By October 13, 2008 Read More →

1989 Nissan Pulsar Headlight Actuator Motor

Reader Question Hi Im looking for a actuator motor for the headlights on a 1989 Pulsar/Nissian Drivers side.Or even someone who would repair it for me…..Michael   Hey Michael, I dont think you will find one other than at the dealer….or from a junk yard, which is where I would look first. they might not […]

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By September 2, 2008 Read More →

1993 Nissan 240SX Engine Burning Oil?

Reader Question My 1993 Nissan 240Sx consumes a quart of oil every 600-700 miles; no leaks, no smoke. Do I need a new engine? If not, when do I start worrying? Bruce Virginia   Hey there Bruce, If you are absolutely positive that there are no external oil leaks I would suspect you have some […]

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By August 26, 2008 Read More →

1991 Nissan 180SX Turbo Runs Bad – Head Gasket Problem?

Reader Question Hi my name is Frank, I am about to buy a car from my friend it is a 1991 Nissan 180sx, right hand drive SR20DET turbo engine, at the moment the engine can start, but it doesn’t run properly, after a little while it dies, too much air is beeing fed to the […]

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By August 4, 2008 Read More →

1996 Nissan 240SX Has No Power Since Engine Steam Cleaning

Reader Question The reason that I am writing is b/c I have recently replaced the alternator myself in a 1996 Nissan 240sx and everything seems very sluggish. My windshield wipers move very slow even on the highest setting, the excelleration almost feels like it’s missing (is there timing that needs to be set on a […]

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By June 18, 2008 0 Comments Read More →

2002 Nissan Xterra Will Not Start Sometimes – Why?

Reader Question Greetings: I have a 2002 Nissan Xterra (automatic) w/ 177k miles and about nine months ago I popped in and it would not start. I caught me off guard because this had never happened before, lights came on … and something said press the brake and gas … golly, it started. I immediately […]

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By May 6, 2008 Read More →

When Should I Replace The Oxygen Sensor in My Car?

Reader Question I have a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder with approximately 218,000 miles.  I was told that the oxygen sensors may need to be changed to help with gas mileage.  What do you suggest?  How do you know when they need to me changed?  What is an approximate cost to do this job?  Thank you for […]

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By April 11, 2008 0 Comments Read More →

2004 Nissan Altima Brake Rotors Rusty and Warped?

Reader Question Austin, I bought this car in 2004 Nissan Altima. I have 74,000 miles on the car. I only have had the brake done once before. The other day I saw my rotors were rusted looking and it was the size of my brake pad. I called a local brake shop to get a […]

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By April 8, 2008 0 Comments Read More →

1994 Nissan Altima GXE Starter Problem?

Reader Question Dear Sir, My name is Savitha. My car is Nissan Altima GXE 1994 model. On 03/09/07 my car stopped completely, due to starter problem. I took my car to one of the auto mechanic he put a new starter. I got my car from the auto mechanic yesterday (03/12). Yesterday when I started […]

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By November 20, 2007 0 Comments Read More →

91 Nissan Rabbit Engine Dies When I Engage Transmission

Reader Question Hello, I have a 1991 automatic Nissan Rabbit with about 70,000 miles on it. For about a year now, my car has been starting just fine but would die every once in a while when I put it into gear. I would just start it again, and press on the gas, and it […]

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