1999 Nissan Frontier Repair and Maintenance
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1999 Nissan Frontier ProblemsErratic Fuel Gauge and/or Check Engine Light
The fuel level sensor can fail causing erratic or inaccurate fuel gauge readings. The Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Nissan has recalled 2006 - 2008 vehicles only for this fuel gauge issue. For more information on the recall, please click here»
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.
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
1999 Nissan Frontier QuestionsHow to reach crank position sensor for replacement? Located on top of bellhousin (1 answer)
Located on top of bellhousing, cannot see it from the bottom of vehicle, and catalytic converter is in the way of my hands to feel around. Can see it through the wheel well, i think. But dont have a long enough ratchet to reach it.
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