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#834 of 875 NISSAN TITAN DIED.... :(
Jul 29, 2010 (6:23 pm)
2006 Nissan Titan; 96000 miles.
Sunday - started fine; went to leave a parking lot, and it just quit; sputtered for about 5 minutes, then it was like the fuel engaged and we were off...
Tuesday - husband got ready to take it to the shop to have it looked at and serviced and it did the same thing and then just would not start at all...
Has been in the shop since Tuesday: CAM(?) shaft sensor has been replaced...that wasn't it; crank shaft sensor has been replaced...that wasn't it...
HELP!! Any suggestions? Hauling it to local dealership tomorrow for them to look at it...
#835 of 875 Re: NISSAN TITAN DIED.... :( [sischristian]
Jul 29, 2010 (7:15 pm)
the IPDM computer is a common problem, get it replaced, should cost under $500 at a dealer to do it, fixed ours.
#836 of 875 Re: NISSAN TITAN DIED.... :( [sischristian]
Aug 01, 2010 (6:11 pm)
Many Problem I see with Nissan Titan trucks that having a hard time starting is the computer dying and needs to be replaced.
Aug 29, 2010 (12:44 pm)
Just got , new to me a 2005 titan le 4wd, 97,000 miles . Awesome truck , great price , had a week of good driving , then went to start last night and engine just cranked? after i had read these forms the other day figured the crank sensor might be the problem so went to store on the bike and when i came back home it started right up ? tried it again today no problem except notice alot of white smoke coming from exhaust , revved engine to clear and alot of black soot came out from pipes , still a little white smoke haven't driven it on road yet but hoping that excessive fuel from cranking the other night is the cause . any comments please advise. thank you
#838 of 875 Re: Hello [rnuimage1]
Aug 29, 2010 (6:31 pm)
Whits smoke usually indicates a blown head gasket. Check your oil to see if it's contaminated with coolant.
#839 of 875 Re: Hello [rnuimage1]
Aug 30, 2010 (7:04 pm)
Hi reading your message, on the white smoke, really not quite sure yet what that would be. I have a 2004 titan bought it brand new, and not once in the shop, it now has 89,905 miles and runs outstanding,still looks like show room condition.If you just bought it --from a private party- not sure what state your in---but rules of thumb is 30 days you have for warranty ---from a dealer you may have move time.If the engine will not start,there is a safety relay that sends a message to the fuel pump to stop pumping fuel so you wont flood the engine out and cause a fire.Alot of research I am doing on this truck, for one thing,I am finding out, IF the engine will not start it is not the crank shaft sensor--finding out it is the computer that is causing the problem.I would bring this truck to the dealer and have them check the computer read outs. You dont want this vehicle to die when your on the road,it just a peace of mind knowing the computer is doing it`s job and no major problems coming down the road. hope this helps you out.
#840 of 875 Re: Hello [titan8]
Aug 31, 2010 (6:12 am)
Thank you for your reply , I believe I have located the root of the problem . Bought this vehicle form a bank as a repo , so no warrenty applied , but found that previous owner had rigged a positive battery terminal due to the fuse able one that had obviously blown , there is a jumper wire from one side of the fuse able link to the other and 2 universal battery terminals kinda linked together from the post to the link , wow finally while starting the other day it melted apart . Have ordered a new one from dealer $23.00 . AS for the whit smoke i believe the day it did not start was due to low amperage at the coils and it over fueled the exhaust, after letting sent in the catylast for the night most likely loosened all the crap in them and blew it out and is burning off . Took for a ride yesterday and it seems to be almost gone , but will keep track of it . I have ck'ed oil and coolant and both are ok and clean so dont suspect a head gskt . Absolutely Love this vehicle have wanted one for a long time just could'nt afford it . Being a repo at my bank the price was right on it 2005 97000. miles 4wd le some minor dings and scratches , $11,000. Thanks again will keep you informed
#841 of 875 Re: Hello [rnuimage1]
Aug 31, 2010 (6:13 pm)
Your welcome very much,Please feel free to ask me any question on the truck, since i have one, and love it big time, This is the best truck I had ever bought in my life, and I bought many. Enjoy it!!!
Sep 06, 2010 (8:41 pm)
I have an 07 Titan with 67000 miles. I am the original owner and have no after market equipment installed. I have been having trouble starting. While it starts, it cranks over very slowly (like almost dead battery slow), it eventually starts. I checked the battery, alternator, plugs, coil packs, and fuses. Everything seemed fine. Voltage on the batt was 13.7V not running and 19.1V when the truck was running. Also the tach, volt meter, and all dash instruments stay zeroed out (as if the truck is not running) for about 5 seconds after the trucks starts then resumes as if nothing ever happened. No codes are present after this happens nor were they present prior to this (engine trouble codes). To note, one the first time this occurred, we had to jump start the Titan and it was during this time the Check Engine light flashed twice (again, no codes present) after it sat for about 30 hours.
#843 of 875 Re: 07 titan [jstatema]
Sep 07, 2010 (5:01 am)
JUST A THOUGHT I ASSUME THAT U HAVE CLEANED AND CHECKED THE BATTERY TERMINALS?
HOW ABOUT THE LEADS FROM THAT FUSIBLE LINK ON THE BATTERY ? NOT REAL SURE ON THIS, AS I DONT HAVE MY NEW FUSIBLE LINK IN YET, ITS ON ORDER LOL. BUT IT APPEARS THAT ONE SIDE OF THE LINK IS TO STARTER AND THE OTHER SIDE IS ACCESSORIES . FIRST CK THAT THE TERMINALS ARE CLEAN AND MAKING GOOD CONTACT, THEN HAVE SOMEONE CHECK VOLTAGE DRAW WHILE STARTING AT TERMINALS AND WIRES OFF THAT LINK TO STARTER , 19.1 VOLTS WHILE RUNNING IS EXTREAMLY HIGH SHOULD BE IN THE NEIGHBOR HOOD OF LIKE 14.1 MAX SOUNDS LIKE U HAVE LOW VOLTAGE GOING TO THE STARTER AND ALTERNATOR DUE TO A BAD CONNECTION , WHICH WOULD CAUSE IT TO CRANK SLOW AND OVER CHARGE TO BOOT . HOPE THIS HELPS