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Nissan Frontier, Exterior, Engine, Interior, Transmission, Truck
#760 of 799 *** PROBLEM: Heater / AC FAN ***
Sep 30, 2003 (5:20 am)
Thanks. I have a Haynes manual on my truck, so I will do a little reading on the resistor. I doubt myself that it is the switch as all would not work in most instances. Interestingly, when you move from 0 to 1,2,3....you can here a faint
click (or similar noise) then the blower kicks in on 4 at full speed.
I will post my findings once I figure it out (and can find some time to address it!). Thanks.
#761 of 799 *** PROBLEM: Heater / AC FAN ***
Oct 09, 2003 (5:34 am)
The problem did end up being a failed blower motor resistor. Thanks again to "p100" for making the call. $29 part and relatively painless to put in.
#762 of 799 2000 crew cab 4x4
Oct 18, 2003 (11:19 pm)
i am considering buying 2000 cc 4x4 106000miles looks and drives great. I will purchase 48 mth unlimited mileage used car warranty.
will they run on reg unleaded 87 octane?
#763 of 799 Monday's the day!
Oct 19, 2003 (5:41 am)
Well I've finally gotten fed up with the repairs on my Jeep Gr. Cher - replacing the second radiator in 2 years! Total of 3000 in repairs in 2 years! Monday I meet with the Nissan dealer to negotiate on a 03 Crew. I hope I will be happy with this purchase!
#764 of 799 Use Higher octane
Oct 20, 2003 (4:41 am)
Nice to hear that there is a SC 4X4 out there with over 100k miles and running great. I have been running mine with mid-level octane = 89 and felt it was running O.K. However, last week a new gas station opened up with 5 different octanes available starting at 1.31 gallon for regular - good price for Alabama - the 91 octane is 1.41 and 92 octane is available but thought I would just try the 91 -there was a very noticeable improvement and nice smooth power delivery - also idles much smoother - so I guess I will stick with the 91.
#765 of 799 Little Correction
Oct 21, 2003 (4:41 am)
Actually, I had to fill up with gas today and noticed that the octane I am using is 92 - not 91. They also have a 93 octane which uses a separate hose
#766 of 799 2002 Nissan Frontier S/C V6 Alignment Issue
Oct 26, 2003 (10:11 am)
I am trying to locate any information from other 2002 Frontier S/C V6 owners regarding any alignment problems. My truck has barely 10,000 km (I'm Canadian) and earlier this year developed a serious pull/wander issue. I have no dealer in town, but an authorized warranty service centre. They did all they could and I have had 8 alignments done. Nissan Canada said I had to ship the truck to a dealer. The nearest dealer is in fact where I bought it and it is over 500 km away.
The delaer has now informed me that this is only an alignment problem and that they have fixed it by performing two alignments. Remember, I had 8 done before I shipped it to them. The dealer has informed me that this is no longer a warranty issue and that I have to pay the bill for everything.
One of the local alignment shops is pretty upset. They did 7 of the 8 alignments, reviewed the alignmetns numbers from the dealer and have said that they did the same adjustment and that the problem was still there. As well, they have indicated that the alignment numbers change by simply having one person sit in the vehicle and that they have never seen a problem like this before.
I will be picking the truck up later this week (after I take the bus all night to get it) and I am not confident that this problem has is resolved. However, it is the dealer's position that it is.
Has anyone else experienced any front end alignmnet problems?
#767 of 799 alignment issue
Oct 27, 2003 (4:01 pm)
I assume that the new Frontier truck has front torsion bar suspension, just like older hardbody models. The first thing you do when you do wheel alignment on these trucks, is to adjust the riding height. This is done by adjusting the preload on the torsion bars. If this preload is uneven, one side of the truck may be lower than the other side and this can cause problems. Did they check and adjust the riding height first?
Second, I have experienced slight pull to the right in a passenger car due to a defective tire - the alignmnet was perfect and replacing the tire cured the problem. This is worth checking. Rotate your tires from the rear to front and give it a try.
There is a possibility of other suspension problems here,e.g. defective ball joints.
#768 of 799 Info on 2004 Frontier
Oct 28, 2003 (1:45 pm)
Has anyone heard or read about Nissan putting the 3.5 liter V6 in the Frontier? They have put that marvelous engine into just about everything else, its a matter of time before they replace the old 3.3.
#769 of 799 jjpeter
Oct 28, 2003 (7:09 pm)
Some time ago I read that there is simply not enough room to install a 3.5 liter engine in the Frontier pickup. Whether this is a fact or opinion I cannot state. I agree that 3.5 liter engine in the pickup would be a big improvement over the 3.3 liter, even its supercharged version. Are these engines different or do they use the same block?