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 Problems
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 Questions
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
My 87 year old father took his truck in and they told him the knock sensor needed replaced, then said they need to replace the timing belt and spark plugs. He paid them $2800 to have the work done. Got the truck back and it is keeps missing. So truck is back in there and they say they believe it ...
So I checked the battery and alternator.and they both checked out good.
2001 Nissan Frontier Recalls
2001 Nissan Frontier Reviews
This truck looks good, drives good and is cheap to maintain . Only problem with these trucks is they have a weak engine from what you would expect out of a v 6 and it has a poor brake design, as in in stop it like you were driving a semi truck s
bought used at a dealer with 52000 on the clock had for like 6 yrs now has 129000 on it brakes oil changes transmission fluid changes and just did timing belt hoses water pump plugs distributor rotor great truck love it trans acting a little weird lately gonna have the sensors checked and throw on a scannner
I have owned this vehicle for about 9 years. XE Crew cab and have had a great experience with it. The past 6 years it was tires and brakes along with regular oil changes and it rolled like thunder. I have 130k on it an hell broke loose. I have replaced a few seal and sensors but the killer was the gas tank. I had a leak in my tank that produced a small gas leak when the tank was filled, good th...