Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: In a very limited selection on small pickup trucks, the Frontier is one of the best options except -- and I cannot emphasize this enough -- for one problem that makes it an avoid-at-all-costs pain in you know what: the radiator ruptures and leaks coolant into the transmission, killing it. Such a buzzkill.

This problem affects most 2005-2008 (and maybe beyond) Frontiers.


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2005 Nissan Frontier brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Nissan Frontier Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 202006

Frontier 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,000 miles


: the contact stated while brake pressure was applied at various speeds on normal road conditions, there was a pronounced vibration and increased stopping distance. The vehicle was inspected by an independent repair shop but was unable to duplicate the problem. The vehicle was later inspected by a dealer who determined the rotors were worn and twisted. After replacement of the rotors, the problem persisted. The vehicle was road tested by the dealer who determined that braking was normal. The manufacturer was not notified.

- Rockaway Park, NY, USA

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