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When I start my 2012 Nissan Frontier there is a noise from the engine.
Hello. From what you are explaining it sounds like a timing chain problem. This is a very common issue on this vehicle. It is caused by either the timing chain itself failing, or more commonly it is caused by an...
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New exhaust gasket and manifold, still have exhaust leak.
The trouble with small exhaust leaks is that they always turn into large exhaust leaks. The hot gas leaking past the gasket will eventually burn up the gasket making the leak worse. If not corrected, it will also burn the...
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truck turns over but wont start
Hello, thank you for writing in. The oxygen sensors that surround the catalytic converter are meant to hold the same readings. The code you likely received was a P0420. Meaning, the two oxygen sensors are giving off different values and...
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Struggling to go uphill and muffler sounds get louder and strong smell of gas fumes.
It sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When this is clogged, this causes these gases to be...
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the wheel came off trashed rim broke wheel studs
There are numerous potential causes for the noise you're hearing. If the wheel came off at that high of a speed, it's almost certain the steering/suspension got damaged as well. The noise you're hearing could be the backing plate rubbing...
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No start - timing redone slow crank
Hi there: When the engine is slow to crank, it's typically an indication of a battery that has low cranking amps. Although the voltage might be good, the cranking amps is what helps the car to initially start. It's also...
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for 2 by 4 frontier 2009 bearing front torque?
Hi there. We're not quite certain as to which component you're referring to in regards to the torque spec. It is always advised to consult directly with Nissan or purchase a service / repair manual for your 2008 Nissan Frontier...
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Check engine light--Bank1 Catalytic Converter code
Hi There, Your vehicle may have passed the emissions test just before encountering issues with the catalytic converter. The other possibility you may want to check might be the Oxygen sensors which monitor the exhaust gases going into and coming...
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Is it likely if a water pump fails that so does high pressure power steering hose? 2005 Nissan Frontier
Hello - yes, it is possible for a water pump failure to cause damaged power steering pump hose(s). If the water pump seizes suddenly, which happens often when they fail, the serpentine belt, which also drives the power steering pump,...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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The ground wire keeps popping off the altinator while driving and the screw is not stripped.
Hi there. What you could do is put some die electric silicone on the screw and put it into the alternator. Then let it dry over night and the bolt should not move anymore. If the die electric silicone does...
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2000 NIssan Frontier SE v6 3.3
Hello, thank you for writing in. The bank 2 sensors are going to be on the left side of the vehicle (the driver's side). Sensor 1 is going to be upstream from the catalytic converter. Depending on your engine code,...
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Fuel problem
Hello. A fuel system leak such as the one you describe can be caused by a few different things. The injectors are pulsed on and off by the engine computer. If you have already replaced it then it may be...
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I am pressure in my radiator causing coolant to in to the over flow bottle
Hello. Thank you for writing in. Typically the only reason the cooling system builds pressure is due to it heating up. You may be overheating and not be aware. Have you checked the coolant level? If the coolant is low,...
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05 Nissan Frontier has a code of p1283 and p0420. Why are these codes stored?
Hi there. The code p0420 is present for the O2 sensor behind the catalytic converter has detected the air fuel ratio is not within the limits. The code p1283 is present for the air fuel ratio sensor is registering a...
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My radiator seems to forcing coolant into the reservoir.
Hi there: If your engine is not overheating or showing any signs of cooling system problems, then there are two reasons why additional fluid will show up in the overflow reservoir. First, it's possible you might have too much coolant...
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Front Brakes Locking
Your car is relatively new and so the only thing really that I would expect to replace in the braking system are the brake calipers (other than consumables or maintenance items, of course, such as pads and fluid). To replace...
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Vibration and high idle when i cold start it
A high idle upon cold start is generally normal for any vehicle as this is part of the cold start enrichment process as the engine warms up. As a general rule, car engines do not like cold weather and do...
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When I crank it up when it's cold or cooled down it has a loud whinnying sound and as it warms up it starts to quiet down a lot.
This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while...
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Maintenance cost
There are several reasons why a distributor can fail, ranging from improper installation, wrong support components such as the rotor or the distributor o-ring being the wrong size. It's best to have a professional mechanic complete the distributor replacement to...

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