Valve clearances for this engine are shim adjusted and should be checked periodically to help maximize engine life. Another good time to check the valve clearances is when the valve cover gasket is being replaced.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your Nissan 240SX
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Nissan 240SX Problems
The engine may not crank when the key is turned to "start" if the starter relay fails. This can be confused with a defective starter motor.
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.
Nissan 240SX Recalls (Recent)
Summary: THE FRONT SAFETY BELT BUCKLE RELEASE BUTTONS CAN BREAK. THESE RED PLASTIC RELEASE BUTTONS ARE MARKED "PRESS." IF A BUTTON BREAKS, PIECES CAN FALL INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BUCKLE TO OPERATE IMPROPERLY.Learn more »
Summary: THE INSTRUMENT PANEL BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WILL NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE FLUID LEVEL IN THE MASTER CYLINDER DROPS SUFFICIENTLY TO ACTIVATE THE LOW LEVEL SWITCH DUE TO AN IMPROPERLY WIRED DIODE, REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS."Learn more »
Nissan 240SX Questions and Answers
brakes went out when driving how to fix them on my own
hello i just bought a Nissan 240sx coupe and i was try to see what i need to do for a sr20 swap it has it own 2400 SOHC but i want to convert it to ans sr20 what do i need to to one the frist hand
I know nothing about the particulars that are supposed to go on my car, but I did know that I had needed a knew muffler back in march. I didn't notice a problem when I got it replaced, being a...
I've replaced the brake light switch,I've checked the ajustment but when i unplug the switch the lights turn off. Any suggestions?
Nissan 240SX Reviews
A very nice car... a daily driver and very fun to drive. can be raced on the tracks. once you got a sr20de engine all you got to do is place a good huge intakes, port polish, bigger turbo pipes and snail, programmable ECU and a bit larger headers and exhaust... then kaboom... instant 220-230+hp... (but remember to change the oil and spark plugs.) check the brakes and power steering too. for safety. but over all. its a good car... very reliable
hella fun in rain and also my new babyy also first car
this car is great for anyone looking for a thrill
on a budget
I love this car so much A+++ easy to work on and easy to own.
my new toy is nice!!