Nissan Frontier Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Nissan Frontier

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Nissan Frontier
$
994
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2,688
Nissan Frontier
$
504
to $
2,178
Nissan Frontier
$
362
to $
685
Nissan Frontier
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395
to $
849
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$
281
to $
608

Nissan Frontier Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Failed EVAP Canister Vent Valve

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective charcoal canister vent control valve. The charcoal canister is a component in the Evaporative emissions (EVAP) system.  Our technicians tell us a failed vent valve will require replacement.

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Fuel Level Sensor

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»

Noise From the Front of the Engine

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.

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Nissan Frontier Questions

Have A p0011 code and new cam sensors and have 76,000 miles what to check?? (1 answer)

Want to know what to check next

truck shorts out on start up but does start afterward (1 answer)

this happened only after i changed the distributor. it begins cranking normally then in the middle it will just stop cranking like it has shorted out. if i hold the key there for a second it will continue to start and run fine. i have changed the plugs, wire, starter, ignition switch, stater rela...

Replaced dist twice in two weeks (1 answer)

Runs after replacing dist.
Then will not start again. No fire at plugs. Check all connections grounds nothing lose.
Replaced two times in two weeks. Cleared codes ran fine started this morning the shut down again with no fire at plugs

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Nissan Frontier Recalls

Rear Seat Belt Anchor Bolt Not Properly Attached

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.

Potential Electrical Fire

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.

Front Wheel Bearing Hub Assembly May Crack

Certain vehicles may have been equipped with front wheel hubs that may not meet the design hardness specifications. A wheel hub that was manufactured below hardness specification may wear prematurely and eventually crack. If the vehicle is driven in this condition, the wheel hub may break, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. Dealers will replace the left and right side front wheel hub assemblies to correct this concern.

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Nissan Frontier Reviews

Truck has 30,000 miles. Rides/Runs great.4.0 liter strong and gets as good mileage as my toyota 2.7 liter. I use synthetic oil only. I haven't heard any unusual noise from timing chain area but I will pay special attention to this area
The fuel gauge sensor stopped working, causing the check engine light to come on. I am unable to get the vehicle smogged unless this is fixed, which will cost me almost $1000. This is a known problem with this model and many others, but Nissan will not help in any way. In fact, they "require" that I go to a Nissan DEALER and pay for a diagnosis (which I've already paid for at another shop), so ...
My 2010 Frontier started loosing it's luster two years after I purchased it. Last year I noticed oxidation around the doors on both sides. I had purchased the extended warranty so I figured it was covered. WRONG! They said the paint job is only good for 3 years and not covered under the extended warranty. Being a long time customer they called Nissan and decided they would only cover part or ha...

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