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2000 Nissan Frontier

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2000 Nissan Frontier Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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»

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

The coolant outlet on the front of the lower intake manifold may develop a coolant leak.

2000 Nissan Frontier Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, November 6, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK, AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT. " THESE VEHICLES COULD HAVE A SHIFT CABLE LOCK PLATE THAT IS TOO BRITTLE AND CAN BREAK. THE GEAR SHIFT LEVER AND THE "PRNDL" INDICATOR MAY MOVE, BUT THE TRANSMISSION WILL NOT SHIFT OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. OVER A PERIOD OF TIME, THE TRANSMISSION COULD SHIFT OUT OF THE PARK POSITION, BUT THE GEAR INDICATED ON THE DISPLAY MAY DIFFER FROM THE GEAR ENGAGED IN THE TRANSMISSION.

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Electrical & Lights, January 18, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. THE TAIL LIGHT SOCKET MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MOLDED, RESULTING IN THE LOCKING TAB HAVING INSUFFICIENT FORCE TO RETAIN THE BULB.

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Engine, June 28, 2004

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SIX CYLINDER ENGINES AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FOUR OR SIX CYLINDER ENGINES, THE FUEL PUMP TERMINAL ON THE FUEL-SENDING UNIT CAN DEVELOP A CRACK IN THE PLASTIC MOLDING. THIS CAN CAUSE THE TERMINAL STRIP TO CORRODE UNDER SOME ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS.

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2000 Nissan Frontier Questions and Answers

msdebello, 2000 Nissan Frontier, V6, Redlands, CA

The mechanic said that we would have to plug a leak because refrigerant does not wear out it leaks out. I was quoted $800.00

I haven't had them check for a leak yet. I just want to know how...

mrben53, 2000 Nissan Frontier, Lexington, SC

2000 Nissan Frontier, windshield wiper, arm on the windshield motor that is covered with black trim under the windshield, in front of hood.
How can you take that apart?
You said there was ...

dustin8720, 2000 Nissan Frontier, V6, Beckley, WV

Where on the transmission on the 4 wheel dive model is the speed sensor and does anyone have pics my dad is 77 and his went out and its bad enough the part at the local store is 200 bucks i want to...

Visitor, 2000 Nissan Frontier, V6, Orange Beach, AL

Hello. I have a 2000 Frontier, six cylinder. Last month the engine power dropped dramatically after the engine warmed up__to the point that it is barely driveable. Again when the engine is cold it ...

Visitor, 2000 Nissan Frontier, V6, Wading River, NY

MY truck makes very bad grinding noises when I turn the wheel sharp.

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