Nissan Frontier Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Frontier ProblemsErratic Fuel Gauge and/or Check Engine Light
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 distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
Nissan Frontier QuestionsEngine makes noise when trying to startup (1 answer)
My frontier has been giving me problems for a while and around me someone suggested that I should replace the engine with a 3.5L V6 infinity 2002 engine that, it will perform well and everything will be fine. I need your advise on what to do as I love this truck.
recently when i start the truck in the morning, the pulley on the supercharger
makes a rattly noise. is there any maintenance to do on these.
2001 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner
3.3 liter SC
I broke the timing belt and need to know if I need a valve job. If it is a non interference engine, then I don't need it.
Nissan Frontier RecallsStarter Wiring Harness Short Circuits On Heat Shield
The wiring harness to the starter motor may short circuit on a heat shield. Dealers will inspect and adjust the position of the starter motor wiring harness free of charge to resolve the concern.
The anchor nut that is welded on to the weld nut plate that secures the rear seat belt mounting bolt may not be properly manufactured. This can result in the rear seat belt not securing an occupant in a crash. Dealers will inspect and repair the seat belt anchor attachment as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
These trucks are being recalled because an electrical circuit breaker may have been incorrectly installed behind the lower left portion of the dashboard. As a result, a bolt may wear through the wire harness covering causing an electrical short circuit. This could result in a fire. Dealers will inspect and repair the wire harness and circuit breaker as necessary to correct this concern.