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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
104,100 miles

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2008 Nissan Xterra drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2008 Nissan Xterra Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #2

Jul 062012

Xterra 6-cyl

  • 105,000 miles


I was driving at 65 miles ph and suddenly my car slowed down to 40 miles ph and I was very lucky noboday was riding my butt I had to exit the hwy and pull over.

- Buckeye, AZ, USA

problem #1

Feb 092011


  • 96,500 miles
The cooling system is contaminated w/oily substance, transmission fluid. Trans. Is making loud noises, jumps out of gear @ hwy speeds, drive train making a 'rumbly' grinding sound, car dangerously pulls down very quickly to much lower speed when pressure released from accelerator.

- Stephens City, VA, USA

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