1995 Nissan Pickup (D21) Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Nissan Pickup (D21)

1995 Nissan Pickup (D21) Problems

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.


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.

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1995 Nissan Pickup (D21) Questions

i was driving it to the grocery store yesterday and it stopped running while i was driving it... i managed to start it again but it died again on me

Ihave checked the connections on the alternator and battery.I have checked fuses,Iused my voltage tester on it.it reads about 13.89.i assume that is sufficient for a new alternator.I took the battery cable off and the engine still runs.i dont know what else to do.Anyone have any Ideas. to help.Pl...

Idles between 850 and 450 R.P.M. has NO CEL ECM says no codes have replaced Idle controll valve , M.A.F. sensor and cleaned throttle body , replaced air filter , gas filter, plugs ,wires , cap and button . e.g.r. valve and all vaccum lines

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1995 Nissan Pickup (D21) Recalls

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A REAR LAMP WILL NOT ILLUMINATE BECAUSE THE METAL BARREL IN THE LIGHT BULB SOCKET MOVES OR SEPARATES FROM THE PLASTIC SOCKET HOUSING DUE TO INADEQUATE HEAT RESISTANCE OF THE PLASTIC AT THE LAMP OPERATING TEMPERATURE.THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE CALIPER PISTON SEAL GROOVE WAS IMPROPERLY MACHINED CAUSING A BRAKE FLUID LEAK WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED.TRUCKS WERE ASSEMBLED WITHOUT A DOOR LOCK PLATE IN THE RIGHT SIDE DOOR.

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1995 Nissan Pickup (D21) Reviews

Best truck I have ever owned

Until 3 weeks ago, my '95 Nissan Pickup XE has been the most reliable vehicle I have ever owned. It started every time I turned the ignition. The only problem areas I have experienced were with the alternator, starter, and passenger side turn signal. The alternator has been replaced 3 times. I am not sure why alternators go out in this model. The starter was replaced due to wear & tear. The ...

My second Nissan Truck... I am @ 215,00, well on my way to a 300,000 mark.... oh & I just changed the timing belt.... How sweet it is...

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