Cricket like noise from rear door at all times, smooth or rough terrain. Panel has been replaced 3 times, most recent 3 weeks ago but noise is back with a vengance. Been to the dealer like 20times... need another solution, they dont know what they are doing, I even had Nissan headquarters involved because they were trying to charge me for it, have 48,000 on it, no manufacture's warranty any more.
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a wheel bearing can make a roaring sound from the rear wheels feel the tires for a rough tread if they feel smooth then jack it up and spin the rear wheels you might hear the noise while spinning by hand
remove the inner trim panels , or access the light from the inside of the vehicle . thru storage doors in the back of the vehicle, look for wingnuts made of plastic and unscrew them. some cases require you to take spare tires out of those storage units on the inside of the vehicle. its also possible that if you raise the rear door, and look on the inside , righ by the light, sometimes there are retaining screws + THAT NEED TO BE REMOVED
If it is the rear door panel, you start by lifting, pulling upward, the door closer/arm rest.
Remove the electric window control and disconnect wire from switch.
Remove two hex/phillip head screws which are visible when you remove arm rest.
Remove a plastic screw on rear edge of door located about 6 inches below window glass.
Gently pry around edges of door panel to force plastic fasteners (approximately 6) out.
Snap out two door pull strap retainer screw covers. Remove screws.
Remove one screw from lower rear door panel.
Remove screw retaining rear inside door handle cup . Remove rear door inside handle cup.
Using a Trim Pad Removing Tool pry trim panel retaining clips from rear door inner panel.
I have a 2005 Xterra and the same thing started happening to me on an intermitent basis. The dealership eventually replaced the guts of the door release equipment under warrenty but that was after 3 trips to the dealership.
Now my rear hatch won't open. My theory is that after an total repaint (hail) in the summer of 2006 the body shop made something out of wack with these door mechanisms.