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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Nissan Frontier
When looking for a truck, the 2012 Nissan Frontier could be the vehicle you’ve been hunting for. It has a great look, a strong engine, and it is reliable. The vehicle has been...
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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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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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98 Nissan Frontier, brake lights stay on when the car is off, replaced the switch and they're still on, all fuses good no relays
Hi there. When an electrical system or component stays open, it's due to the circuit not completing, which tends to be caused by either an open relay or a faulty ground wire. It's a good idea to have a professional...
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Whenever I press on the gas there is a rattling in what sounds like the front half of the car.
Loud metallic rattles are not uncommon as vehicles age. That the noise did not start until some exhaust repairs leads to the same spot. An exhaust heat shield. Some exhaust components have a heat shield welded to them. In other...
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Had timing chain,guides, and tensioner replaced, Still making a sort of buzzing noise when i accelerate then let off the gas.
A buzzing or rattling noise is not common when you replace these components. If you're hearing a rattle, it is possible that the pulley is loose or was not properly attached. Sometimes this type of noise is caused by an...
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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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Replaced my upstream O2 sensor. The check engine light won't turn off.
When an error code is triggered and stored in the ECU, it needs to be removed by a professional mechanic using a digital scanner; and not a simple code reader. The folks at Auto Zone use the code reader and...
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Idle Problem & Exhaust sputtering noises
With the information that you have provided, I would surmise that you are describing the signs of an engine misfire. Pulling the diagnostic codes with a code reader will probably show codes that relate to a misfire, and could help...
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Truck got stuck above 5k RPMs 2002 Nissan Frontier
Hi there - check for problem codes first, whether the Check Engine light is illuminated or not. The failure of the throttle to back off could be a mechanical problem (throttle return spring broken), or an electronic problem with the...
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my car is stalling at red lights
Hello, and thank you for writing in. With the codes you are pulling, it would seem as if there was an issue with the air intake or exhaust. Did you have these issues before you changed the idle air control...
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Engine swap and convert auto to manual
YourMechanic does not offer transmission/engine replacement or swap services. However, here is some advice. first of all, if it's possible to trade the automatic transmission-equipped vehicle for a similar vehicle with a manual transmission, you will save yourself a lot...
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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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My brakes / calipers are rusty and now are leaving rust stains on driveway. How can I stop this? 2007 Nissan Frontier
Hello - I'm speculating you live up in the snow belt where salt and other corrosive chemicals are dumped on the road, and cause rust and corrosion. Unfortunately, the only real way to stop the rust stains you mention are...
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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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Doesn't want to go in to second gear when cold.
Check the transmission fluid and see when the last time it was changed. If the fluid is original or has not been changed in a long time, then I recommend changing the fluid to remove any old debris from the...
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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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Found nipple with no hose; where does it go, size?
This is the air vent for the for the transmission. It is hooked up to the vent of the transmission and will be open on the other end.

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