1999 Nissan Frontier Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Nissan Frontier
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1999 Nissan Frontier ProblemsNoise From the Front of the Engine
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.
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»
1999 Nissan Frontier QuestionsWere is the EGR Valve on my Nissan Frontier. (1 answer)
I have tried a new switch no change.Have checked grounds under hood.