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  1. Powertrain & Driveline
    Hey guys, first post! Today I replaced my radiator with a koyorad. I found that the fittings on the bottom of the original radiator were both bent and one of them appeared to be leaking. Neither the coolant nor the ATF appeared to have any signs of contamination. I just wanted to say thank...
  2. Powertrain & Driveline
    As many of you already know, draining the radiator only empties a little over half of the engine's total capacity for anti-freeze fluid (~70%). The FSM suggests draining, 'flushing' (running the engine), and re-filling as many times as necessary for the fluid to turn clear. In effort to be a...
  3. Powertrain & Driveline
    Hey y’all, had a homeless person jump into the road and got into a fender bender. I’ve got an 06 xterra S 2WD and I want to keep this one until the wheels falls off. Looks like the damage is limited to the transmission cooler (kinked the bottom tube on it and it leaked fluid) and I bent the...
  4. Powertrain & Driveline
    Hi everyone, Just bought my first Nissan Xterra yesterday (2006 Off Road, 116K Miles) and I'm really excited about it. Have read a lot about the SMOD problem so was planning on doing the radiator swap as there were no records of it being replaced. However, upon further investigation it seems...
  5. Powertrain & Driveline
    Hey y’all, I’ve got a 2007 xterra and I’m looking for a radiator to prevent the transmission fluid and coolant mixing issue. Looking for advice on which brands or specific radiators anyone would recommend. I’m balling on a budget here so something under $400 but still good quality is ideal. Thanks
  6. General Xterra
    I’m going to be installing a new radiator into my 2006 xterra to avoid the problems with smod. i have new hoses and transmission lines and coolant. i’m also wondering, is just putting in the new radiator enough to do? i’ve also seen stuff on installing an external transmission cooler. i’m just...
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