This engine is also equipped with ignition system with individual ignition coils, electronic throttle body and two balancer shafts for the engine to work smoother and even. Posted on Jul 22, 2012 pop the hood and on top close to middle of the engine, theres a black plastic cap with either an oil dripper icon on it or oil written on it. X-Trail engines are typical for this model. Is it the engine or the starter dragging? It would require some investigation to find the problem. This engine acquired new aluminium cylinder block, new crankshaft with 80. It will probably require removing the transmission and flex plate if automatic trans or fly wheel if manual trans.
If this continues, it may be the oil pump, and as long as you have the pan off and are getting greasy, pop off a rod cap and a main cap and inspect them for wear. If it's good, replace the oil pressure sender unit on the engine block. If it's too low, it may be a problem in the oil pickup tube and screen in the crankcase, clogged oil passages in the engine, a worn oil pump, oil too thick from wrong weight oil, worn crankshaft bearings, a failed pickup tube gasket or oil pump gasket. You will know who makes Nissan X-Trail engines, the recommendations on motor oil and its capacity, the engine lifespan, its tuning, detailed characteristics and a lot of other things. Unless you have engine noise or suspect low oil pressure, I'd replace it but you could check oil pressure for peace of mind with an pressure gauge if you wish. My car manual recommends 10w-40 whereas Castrol recommends 5w-30.
And as long as you ar in there, check the oil pick up tube for obstructions sludge, plastic from the timing chain tensioners, if they are nylon, etc. Wed 27 Feb 2008 18:57 Which engine oil for 2002 2. Quizman, I religiously use Castrol engine oil in my Mazda 323 diesel but I'm not too sure about their recommendations on their website. Thu 28 Feb 2008 17:53 Which engine oil for 2002 2. The key feature on a Oil Cooler Kit is our adapter included a thermostat which is made from Japan. Bad bearings can lower the oil pressure.
Thu 28 Feb 2008 22:21 Which engine oil for 2002 2. Always consult the product advisory database for optimal use: www. It means that the rings , bearings , and other critical components are bad. Cylinder head is also new. Have a mechanic hook up a mechanical oil pressure gauge to get the true oil pressure.
Wouldn't they be recommending more expensive products and obviously that makes business sense too. Mar 19, 2009 The oil light on your car has nothing to do with oil level in the crankcase but rather oil pressure. Then, if that is not the case, replace the sender. It will tell you to use Castrol Edge 0W-30, which is synthetic, for best oil. You pays your money and takes your chance.
Blowby is when there is air coming through to the fuel system. It is quite irrational wasting. If you live outside of Tallinn, you will receive the order on the same day or on the next day depending on the delivery method that can be selected during the checkout. But get the true oil pressure reading first, then you'll know if it's a problem or not. For your sake, you should hope it is the starter. Usually nobody does it in the old cars, waiting for engine rattle to appear, and only then valve clearance is adjusted. If you live outside of Tallinn, you will receive the order on the same day or on the next day depending on the delivery method that can be selected during the checkout.
List of Nissan X-Trail models:. If you have enough oil in the motor, and the oil light is flickering on and off you might need an oil pressure sensor take to local shop May 04, 2011 the flickering oil light is a common problem with the 2. In the articles we have described the main problems noise, misfire, vibration, etc. Though you would gain much power, the cost is extremely high. To maintain constant oil temp and quick engine warm up, a free flowing thermostat is incorporated inline on the oil block adapter for the standard type and on an external unit for the remote oil filter type. You may need a special socket to replace it.
It will tell you to use Castrol Edge 0W-30 which is synthetic for best oil. For second best it says use Magnatec 10W-40, which is semi syn. The mains may be starved for oil if they are blocked or restricted. The engine needs a complete overhaul or a new engine block. When it flickers, it means the oil pressure is trying to build up, but can't maintain good pressure. For second best it says use Magnatec 10W-40 which is semi syn. First it was installed on Nissan X-Trail.