2001 Nissan Frontier Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Nissan Frontier
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2001 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 Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective charcoal canister vent control valve. The charcoal canister is a component in the Evaporative emissions (EVAP) system. Our technicians tell us a failed vent valve will require replacement.
2001 Nissan Frontier QuestionsI just replaced the distributor with a new one. (2 answers)
I marked the Old and New distributors with reference points/marks so that the new one would go back the same way and position that the Old one came out. It started before I replaced it with a new one but, the truck won't start now. Can anyone help me with this problem.
could this be distributor I did get it to run but just idle then died it tries to fire when I let up on the key after trying to start it