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 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.
2001 Nissan Frontier QuestionsWhat would cause engine to stall, loose all pulling power, RPM's jump back/fourth (2 answers)
Only occurs during summer months. Runs great as long as the weather is cool.
abs and brake light staying on and I bleed system and changed master cylinder
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.