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1993 Nissan Pickup (D21)

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1993 Nissan Pickup (D21) Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The exhaust manifold on the 3.0 liter engine often warps and cracks, breaking off the studs between the cylinder head and the exhaust manifold.   The noise may be most noticeable when the engine is cold.

Engine -- Verified

Regular maintenance is recommended to avoid timing chain failure. Rattles may develop in higher mileage vehicles. Regular oil changes will help reduce the incidence of this problem.

1993 Nissan Pickup (D21) Questions and Answers

plowboy, 1993 Nissan Pickup (D21), 4 Cylinder, Hawthorne, FL

low speed engine hesitates,take foot off gas petal and push back down and it get,s fuel.Runs good at high speed,anyone have any idea,s.Thank,s

K.B., 1993 Nissan Pickup (D21), 4 Cylinder, Chesapeake, VA

I want to know the types engines which could be used to replace the petrol engine in my D21 pick up. i want to use diesel engine instead of the petrol and what could be some of the problems associa...

vdrive, 1993 Nissan Pickup (D21), 4 Cylinder, Magalia, CA

my engine makes rattle noise at higher revs seems like at timing chain area, seen that the tension side chain guide has a history of breaking, can that be just removed or do i need to replace it. p...

vdrive, 1993 Nissan Pickup (D21), 4 Cylinder, Magalia, CA

my truck has constant rattling around timing chain area, but it does not do it when truck is first started only after it starts to warm up, any ideas? noise does get worse when acceleraing and lett...

Acorey8, 1993 Nissan Pickup (D21), 4 Cylinder, Navarre, FL

My battery went out on my truck, and it would not start, so I exchanged my old battery at wal mart for a new one, took it home, and proceeded to put it in. I am a girl, so I'm not too keen on...

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1993 Nissan Pickup (D21) Reviews

My 1993 D21 just turned over 244000 miles & still runs strong.
Only repairs done (other than regular upkeep)replace the idler arm @ 243000 & a rusted out fuel tank. (very hard to find a "good" used tank.)

The oil has been changed every 2000-3000 miles & a clutch last year.
Takes a lickin' & Keeps on tickin'!

my dad bought this truck in 1993, it had 120 miles on it because it was a test drive truck. it went from a daily driver to a weekend/beach truck then when i turned 16 it turned back into a daily driver. replaced the clutch at 125,000 and the exhaust at the same time (it disintegrated because of rust). this truck has been through hell and back. we've driven it through sand, mud, water up to the frame, snow, anything you can think of. it has 140k on it now and i'm in the process of replacing spark plugs and wires and the valve cover gaskets. all in all it's a very reliable truck

i have a 93 hardbody and everything on it is still stock and it has 245,498 miles on it and it still runs great

Drag Race Truck. Used during race season. Carb. 6cyl. Front end vinyl wrap.

This truck took an amazing amount of punishment from me. I did have issues with the peeling clear coat. The manual transmission crunched in 2nd gear, and there would be a false check engine light that would come on periodically for no real reason. Other than that I was impressed with the amount of abuse the truck took and kept on going.

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