when starting there is a tapping noise from engine for about10 to 15 sec then goes away??

Asked by May 28, 2014 at 09:13 PM about the 2000 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Nissan,s are noted for dry start up tapping,check oil level,or maybe change grade of oil you use.

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