1996 Nissan Pickup (D21) Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Nissan Pickup (D21)

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.

Well my friend who isn't to mechanically inclined decided to work on his lady's 1996 nissan light pick-up truck. Well he said that the truck woud start with a jump, but the battery woud'nt hold a charge. So he replaced it, like we all would. But he neglected to tell me that when he switched the old battery for the new one. He monentrarlley connected the battery cables toi the wrong posts, and that the positive cable (whcih has I dont know how ...

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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.

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I got truck from parents,they towed it all over,I put a new battery in and new tires,I do LIKE that it is 4 cylinders

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