2005 Nissan Frontier Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Nissan Frontier
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2005 Nissan Frontier ProblemsErratic Fuel Gauge and/or Check Engine Light
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»
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.
2005 Nissan Frontier QuestionsUnder hood pass side corner of rf fender an firewall 2.5 ltr man trans (1 answer)
Just replaced cam shaft and crank shaft pos. Sen. Started up fine drove fine, when stopped an turned engine off, it doesn't want to start back right away, have to let it sit for a few mins before srtarts back again, an stalls or shuts off when driving, same senerio lat sit few mims starts aga...
My frontier has been giving me problems for a while and around me someone suggested that I should replace the engine with a 3.5L V6 infinity 2002 engine that, it will perform well and everything will be fine. I need your advise on what to do as I love this truck.
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2005 Nissan Frontier RecallsEngine Stalls Without Warning
A relay in the engine control power distribution module may arc and cause a failure which can result in engine stalling. Dealers will replace the relay inside the module free of charge to resolve the problem.
Nissan is recalling certain 2004 - 2010 Titan, Armada, & QX56 vehicles. Also included are 2005 - 2010 Frontier, Xterra, and Pathfinder vehicles for faulty front and/or rear suspension lower control arms. The problem is the control arm's attaching point to the vehicle's chassis. During the manufacturing process, some control arms may contain welds that do not meet Nissan's strength specs, and if they break, it may result in loss of vehicle control, and a possible crash.
The air bag crash sensors located in the front zone may have corrosion buildup due to a high level of road salt exposure. If this happens, the sensor may become inoperative, and the air bag light will come on. If this happens, the air bags will not deploy in a collision. This recall began on January 26, 2009.