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My windshield wipers stopped working the motor seems to be working since when i turn them on you can hear a sound but they wont wi
Hi there. When the motor is working, but the windshield wipers do not move, the issue is typically caused by a broken wiper arm or perhaps one of the internal links inside the motor is broken. The best way to...
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Where is the crankshaft position sensor located at on 2002 nissan frontier 3.3l v6 truck?
Hello. The crankshaft position sensor is located at the driver side rear of the engine in the transmission bell housing. That is where the sensor takes it reading from. If you decide you need some help with it, consider YourMechanic,...
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Car starts, idles rough, stalls when accelerating past 2000 rpm.
The odor of gas is due to misfiring. Check engine compression and check for any exhaust restriction preferably by measuring exhaust back pressure but you can also infer exhaust back pressure by testing engine vacuum. If compression is good and...
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engine performance or transmission performance
it is possible that you may be having an issue with the engine and the transmission. If the engine is shutting off, it is missing one of three things. Fuel, ignition, or compression. Most likely the fuel is the cause...
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My 2000 nissan frontier hesitate on shifting , and stays with running with my foot off clutch in first gear
Hi there. On a manual transmission, most shifting problems are caused by a clutch failure or a gear failure. This is rather common for a vehicle that is more than 15-years old and over 250,000 miles. Trying to pinpoint the...
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I have a clicking noise that comes from the clutch area
This is probably not good news, but if you have a noise that you can change by stepping on the clutch pedal, then you likely have a problem in the clutch. A clicking that goes away when you step on...
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My Nissan Frontier truck is overheating. The smog technician said it needs a new thermostat. Would you like to take a look, give m
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the overheating is only happening when you are at a stop, then you want to focus on the water pump and the cooling fans first. While the thermostat can cause overheating when it...
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What type of gear oil I need for a 2014 nissan frontier school 4x4 v6 4.0
Hi there. Inside your owner manual or on the side VIN plate on your driver side door, should be the type of differential you have (either the C200 or M226) as this vehicle has one or the other that is...
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Why would my steering only be stiff when driving but be fine when I'm still or going real slow 2001 Nissan Frontier
The steering system is designed to have a hard steering at high speeds to prevent any rollovers. The Dynamic Stability Control or Traction Control is designed to keep the vehicle from over steering when driven at a higher speed. You...
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Why would there by oil leaking from my intercooler 2010 Nissan Frontier
Hello. If you have oil coming from the charge tube at the intercooler then the area needs to be cleaned and checked for further leakage. If there is oil in that area then it is typically due to a turbo...
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Pick up shuts off when slowing to half stop then accelerating
Hi UK. Thanks for submitting your question today. Usually good fuel economy and mysterious engine shutting off issues is not related to a single component failure. If the fuel efficiency is good and the Frontier runs good (except for when...
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Can I swap a 2006 nissan frontier 4cyl xe model engine with a 1993 nissan pathfinder 6cyl. Thanks
Hi Jesus. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, a four cylinder to six cylinder conversion is not possible without significant fabrication work being completed. You might want to look for the OEM four-cylinder engine as a replacement or purchase a...
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High rpm at low speeds first 5-10 minutes of driving
There are some engine controls that affect transmission shift points, such as the throttle position sensor. Those have to be ruled out. If it does turn out to be a transmission issue, check the fluid level and condition. Beyond simple...
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I have a overheating problem but I have already changed my water pump and thermostat and had it checked for a blown head gasket
If you do not have a blown headgasket and have a new water pump and thermostat then you must have a blockage in parts of the radiator or the cooling fan or fan clutch is defective. Check fan clutch is...
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Radiator fluid bursting out behind engine what's the problem
It is very possible that your heater hoses could have sprung a leak. The heater hoses are routed behind the engine normally because they must be connected to the heater core which is inside the dash. Therefore these hoses are...
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Bypassing oil cooler
The only way to determine if your operating conditions permit bypass of an OEM engine oil cooler is to install an oil temperature gauge. If gauge readings are always below 240 degrees F. (but above 212 degrees F.) you do...
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Replaced rear seal and now I Only have first gear and my speedamater don't work.
If you replaced the tail shaft seal behind the yoke and had to remove the driveshaft, then it is possible that the transmission vehicle speed sensor VSS is not installed correctly or the harness has been damaged. This will make...
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My truck turns off even after i have started it
You haven't said whether it can be restarted and driven, so I don't have a lot to go on. But one thing you can easily check for is vacuum leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without going through...
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Clicking when under load
If there is no noise in reverse, regardless of engine speed while in reverse, then you have eliminated the engine as a source of the noise but implicated the transmission and/or the drive axles. However, engine speed is typically low...
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I recently bought a 2017 Nissan Frontier without auto headlig
According to Section 2-32 of the 2017 Frontier Owner's Manual, "even though the battery saver feature automatically turns off the headlights after a period of time, you should turn the headlight switch to the OFF position when the engine is...

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