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Why when my truck is drove for a while it's won't crank back up until you let it cool off?
Thanks for the follow-up question Zachary. There is a battery temperature sensor on your Titan that shuts off charging from the alternator when the battery gets too hot. If this sensor is not working correctly, the battery can overheat and...
Titan still puffs smoke on cold start even after dealership replaced head gasket and did valve job on head. Replaced both pcv also
Hi Zac. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when head gasket damage has occurred, it's due to an overheating problem. When the head gasket fails, coolant will enter the motor and 'blend' with engine oil and often stick in between...
Hello what is cost to replace 2011 axle and wheel bearings
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
2004 Nissan Titan running lean any suggestions
The causes of lean operation, such as if you have diagnostic trouble code P0171 are easiest to pinpoint by looking at the secondary firing patterns on all cylinders. That will confirm if the too lean condition, that has caused a...
Automatic headlights stopped working for my 2011 Infiniti M56 but the other settings still work.
The automatic headlights use different sensors to turn them on and off and if they have a sensor or module failure then the system will store a code or can be tested with a dealer level or equal scanner to...
loosing power when i hit the gas pedal down in my titan sometimes backfire
Loss of power on acceleration can be due to plugged fuel injectors, faulty oxygen sensors, fuel pump and/or filter, vacuum leaks, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing if the timing belt or chain is worn or skipped, blocked exhaust (e.g.,...
Had valve job done on my 2010 Nissan Titan and head gasket and valve cover gasket replaced, truck still puffs could of smoke
If you have not already done so, replace the PCV valve. You should have the engine compression tested to see if any one cylinder is low on compression. The cause of white smoke that is not just condensation in the...
Options that I once had on a 2012 Infiniti m56 computer no longer appear, for instance tire pressure monitoring disappeared
It is possible that you may be having alternator problems. Many times when the alternator begins to fail other electronic malfunctions will begin to occur. I would recommend having your alternator inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it...
Thudding noise like I ran over something coming from underneath driver side when accelerating over speeds of 60mph
Unless you are confident that the brakes are now working normally, they should be evaluated. As far as the warning light, typically there will be stored diagnostic codes that have caused the light to illuminate. Those codes should be evaluated...
I am buying a used car, and the alternator is getting replaced in the vehicle before I get it. Does this raise any red flags?
A replacement of the alternator should not raise a red flag bu I would recommend getting the vehicle (inspected) [https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/pre-purchase-car-inspection] before you purchase it by a mechanic like one from YourMechanic. This will insure you do not have major problems...
Hot start issues
The air fuel ratio is off on your hot starts probably due to sensors or controls operating out of range or perhaps due to a stuck open EGR valve. Heat affects ignition coils and can also adversely affect sensors such...
starter Bendix is free spinning with a 34% I have taken out the starter an checked the teeth on it an flywheel I also bench testd
The problem sounds like the starter is bad and cannot be tested on bench properly for engagement. I recommend getting the starting battery system checked and replace the starter after checking the system for any other issues.
Removed Drive Shaft, is it still drivable with 4WD ?
Hi Erick. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The Pathfinder is a rear-wheel drive first vehicle, meaning that in order to propel the vehicle, the rear drive shaft must first be engaged. So, unfortunately, until the rear drive shaft is repaired...
I have a new battery. Have gas. Have oil.. It started up but cut off and won't start back up. Its turning over but wont start
If the engine cranks at adequate RPM, be sure there is adequate fuel in the fuel tank and that the fuel is not old. Download any OBD-II trouble codes that have been stored and examine those codes for diagnostic clues....
Loud ticking from Nissan Titan passenger side of engine
Even though it is not listed at a particular mileage, the fact that it is listed as a service indicates that it is a good idea to do that from time to time. With the mileage of your vehicle I...
I have a recently purchased 2014 QX80. How do open the liftgate window?
Based on the 2014 QX80 Owner's Manual, the window in the rear liftgate is fixed in place and cannot be opened. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are always here to...
what type of synthetic trans fluid can I use in my 2012 QX56
Any synthetic transmission fluid that states on the container, or in the product documentation, that the fluid meets Nissan standard, "Nissan Matic-S" is perfectly acceptable and there are numerous vendors. Once compliant product is Valvoline Synthetic MaxLife ATF but there...
My car bounce under 20 mph and then over 20 mph the steering wheel pulls to the left and car starts to shake after 65 mph
Hi Erick. Thanks for contacting us today. This is a very odd situation you're experiencing, especially if the alignment has been verified as being straight, the tires were rotated and the tires/wheels are balanced - as those are the leading...
Car pulls to the left at low speed and then at speed the steering wheel wobbles
Hi Erick. Thanks for sending your question and posting the video. In most cases, this type of issue is caused by either damaged wheel bearings, a loose tie rod or steering stabilizer bar. Faulty shock mounts or even significant tire...
slow start rate, runs fine but if you drive long distance cut it off won't crank unless you let it cool off?
Hi Zachary. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually, when your car is hard to start when it's warmed up, it's due to fuel pressure or difficulty mixing air and fuel together. This can be caused by a worn out or...

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