According To Several Other xterra Owners, This Is A Common Problem With xterras But nissan Has Issued No Recall. One Minute It Will Show Full, Then Next, Completely Empty. The fuel pump was replaced. I Took It To The nissan Dealer Last Year And They Said It Was The fuel Sending Unit Which Would Cost 450. Luckily, No One Was Hurt But This Posed An Extreme Danger To Us Given That The Car Stopped In The Middle Of A Busy Highway. It Should Be A Recall Defect But It Is Not.
The vehicle was towed to a repair shop that did the diagnosis and isolated the fault to those two components. The Vehicle Is 3 Years Old And My fuel Level Sending Unit Went Bad. Aug 13, 2009 The fuel Gauge On My 2007 nissan xterra 39k Miles Is Erratic. Pegs High Then Goes Low. I Understand This May Be From The fuel Sending Unit, Which I Have Found From Research That Many xterra Owners Are Experiencing The Same Problem.
For this reason, I request that you add this to the list of recalled parts on this vehicle. He Has Since Replaced His fuel Tank Indicator. Upon Taking To A nissan Dealership For Repair, I Was Told That It Is A Common, Known Problem By nissan, But That I Would Be Responsible For All Repair Costs. June 01, 2009 I Filled Up My 2007 nissan xterra At The Gas Station. This event happens everyday and I have now relied on the tripometer to tell my fuel level. This problems occurs every time I put gas in my car.
This Exact Same Issue Was Deemed A Safety Hazard That Resulted In Recall On xterra Models Before And After 2007, As Well As Other nissan Models Made In 2007. There Is No Rhyme Or Reason. Feb 11, 2010 My fuel Sensor No Longer Works. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Then I Read That The Ess Lights Up When The Vehicle Thinks There Is No fuel So It Was Obviously A fuel Level Sensor Malfunction.
I Understand That This Is A Common Problem With These Vehicles And That There Is A Recall On Some Of These Vehicles. After Several Days Of Driving The Gauge Will Move Back To A Higher Position. I was told they have to replace the whole fuel pump not just the sending unit. Also I want to know what is the easiest way to check fuel pressure since there is no service port on the fuel rail. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Print this article Replace a Nissan Xterra's Water Pump Flag this photo The water pump receives engine coolant from a vehicle's radiator, screens it and then supplies it to the engine to maintain ideal operating temperatures. This Problem Started At Around 56,000 Mi. Nov 19, 2010 fuel Gauge Failed To Register After A Fill-up — Showed Empty, Check Engine Light Came On Shortly Afterwards. Our vehicle was not part of the recall. In earlier Xterra's their is a recall for this problem. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. There Should Be A Recall.
Gas Gauge Moves Up And Down While Driving And Distance To Empty Displays ——, 0 Or Very Low Mile To Empty Even After Pulling Away From The Pump With A Full Tank. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Prior to these issues, my transmission went out at 11k miles and left me stranded on the side of an interstate for over 3 hours while I waited for a tow truck, and have had to have the fuel gauge sensor, catalytic converter, and tire pressure sensors replaced. The mechanic informed the driver that the fuel pump needed replacement due to corrosion. Please reply so that I may get this project done.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. July 04, 2009 The fuel Sending Unit On My 2007 nissan xterra Has Failed the fuel Gauge No Longer Works This Could Cause Loss Of Power On The Highway If I Were To Run Out Of fuel — Or It Could Leave Me Stranded In The Middle Of Nowhere. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. We're here to help with whateveve questions or concerns. I Do Not Understand Why Not The 2007 Which Has The Exact Same Component.