2008 Nissan Frontier Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Nissan Frontier
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2008 Nissan Frontier Problems
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 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.
2008 Nissan Frontier Questions
botton of it) and lower left shaft(where two pipe connect by a clan). Pick up does not smoke when cool and the oil seems to be ok..no leaK in the engine....low mile...what to do?...It started recently...afraid to drive it.
changed the plugs and coils. battery was weak so I got a new one. worked great for two days, went to start it this morning and it wouldn't start. I put a charger on it and started it, everything went crazy the gauges were going on and off, head lights came on with the switch off. trying to cu...
in cly. 1. I changed plugs and cords. the battery was weak so I replaced it. this morning the battery was dead. I jumped started it and everything went crazy. gauges started messing up and the head lights came on with the switch off and it tried cutting out when I was going down the road, 4x4 and...
2008 Nissan Frontier Recalls
Nissan is recalling 2008–2010 models equipped with Garmin Nuvi 750 navigation systems because the battery may overheat, which could lead to a fire. Nissan will notify owners and Garmin technicians will replace the unit's battery and insert a spacer to prevent the problem from reoccurring. This will be performed free of charge.
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 molded fuel tank can warp, creating interference with the fuel sender float arm and fuel tank. This would cause the fuel gauge never to read below a quarter tank of fuel even if it's empty. If the vehicle runs out of gas in traffic, you might become stranded or get into an accident. Dealers will replace the fuel level sending unit with one that has a modified float arm. The recall began March 22, 2010.
2008 Nissan Frontier Reviews
i have 35,000 miles on my frontier. Had to have the alternater replaced around 10,000 but other than that, i've had no trouble with it. it's a great truck.