Nissan Pickup (D21) Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Nissan Pickup (D21)
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.
I purchased my 1992 Nissan D21 truck in 1999 at 32,000 miles from the original owner. At that time the gas gauge was wandering. Also the anti-lock brake light was on. A few months later the gas gauge stopped working, but the low gas warning light still worked when gas got low in the tank. Then the temperature gauge stopped working. I took this car to several Nissan dealerships and they all said to replace the gas tank sending unit, which I tho...
Nissan Pickup (D21) Questions
I have replaced the centre bearing and the vibration is still there, after jacking the wheels off the ground and putting it in gear I can see the front driveshaft spinning out of round.
The cab air vents have become brittle and inoperable. Dealers want $100 Per VENT. Ouch, for that little piece of plastic? Anybody got Ideas on better prices?
when i go to touch the distributor cap on my 1988 nissan truck it shocks me
Nissan Pickup (D21) Recalls
Nissan Pickup (D21) Reviews
when putting truck into reverse it is slow to engage.
Awesome truck. I paid $9999 + tax (after rebates) for it brand new in April of 97. We bought 2 (my Dad and I). He had a lot of time gear issues and was in the shop 6 times before 22,000 miles. Mine has never been in and only had two issues and it now has 274,000 miles. The alternator went out right after warranty. I took it to a local alternator shop (there were no replacements in town) a...
I bought my Nissan (92) new in 1991. It had 4 miles. I have 145,000 miles on it now and it runs like a champ. Keep the oil changed and this truck will last well into 300,000 miles. I get offers to buy it all the time. I call mine "Bernie." I own a BMW but Bernie is always my preference. Love this truck.