1998 Nissan Frontier Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Nissan Frontier
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1998 Nissan Frontier ProblemsMisfire and check engine light due to clogged EGR valve
The EGR valve can become clogged with carbon, which causes the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This can result in moderate to severe misfires on acceleration and the EGR valve and passages will need to be cleaned.
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
A whining or buzzing type noise may develop from the timing chain area caused by excess slack in the secondary timing chains. Nissan has issued a service bulletin (NTB09-128) regarding this issue. Replacement of both secondary timing chains and their tensioner shoes will be necessary to repair this concern. As part of this repair, the engine oil and filter should also be replaced.
1998 Nissan Frontier QuestionsWhile changing rotor and distribor cap the engine was cranked over moving the po (1 answer)
Moving position of rotor arm, how do I find position again so truck will srart again.
I cannot find knock sensor location. 98 Frontier 4x4 with 4 cyl engine. Getting flashing chk eng lite, and fault code for knock sensor malfunction.
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