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  1. Engine won't Start Sometimes!

    Powertrain & Driveline
    Hey all, So my 2008 with 92k miles has been giving me problems within the last few days. 3 days ago she wouldn't start. Enging was turning over as normal but it wouldn't ignite. Pumping the gas pedal didn't help. After 2 5s attempts, she finally ignited on the 3rd and ran like normal...
  2. Tick from Driver-side Wheel

    Powertrain & Driveline
    Hello, any suggestions on what’s causing this noise from the front driver area? First encountered it a year ago after parking unevenly in the alley, it used be a barely audible slow tick, went away for a year until recently, parked unevenly on crusty hardened mud for a few hours and the noise is...
  3. Bulletproofing the VQ40DE?

    Powertrain & Driveline
    Hey everyone, So the engine in my Xterra has 230k miles on it - I've got leaking valve covers, low oil pressure from a galley gasket, and a clicking noise that I think it related to my valve lashing. I have a spare VQ40 in the shop with 85k miles on it. It will be faster for me to just swap...
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