hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,540 miles

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problem #1

Sep 082002

Xterra 4WD 6-cyl

  • 70,540 miles
The right rear wheel separated from the axle. The nuts and bolts had loosened and fallen off. While driving down an off road path, the vehicle suddenly stopped. The emergency brake had engaged. The consumer noticed the tire shifted outside of the tire well about 2 inches. As the consumer examined under the vehicle, he noticed that of the 4 bolts holding the wheel to the axle only one remained and didn't have a nut holding it. (all four nuts had loosened to the point of falling off) at a slow speed on a gravel surface it had broken the brake line, parking brake, and various parts of the brake drum.

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