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2006 Nissan Frontier
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: Radiators are still cracking, leaking coolant and destroying transmissions. Which is a shame when you consider that otherwise, this would be a great small pickup truck.
Worst 2006 Frontier Problems by Category
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- transmission problems94NHTSA complaints: 17
- engine problems9NHTSA complaints: 97
- interior accessories problems6NHTSA complaints: 3
- exhaust system problems6NHTSA complaints: 3
- cooling system problems4NHTSA complaints: 8
- AC / heater problems3NHTSA complaints: 1
- drivetrain problems3NHTSA complaints: 124
- body / paint problems2NHTSA complaints: 8
- windows / windshield problems2NHTSA complaints: 2
- brakes problems1NHTSA complaints: 23
- fuel system problems1NHTSA complaints: 225
- steering problems1NHTSA complaints: 30
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 20
- electrical problemsNHTSA: 15
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 14
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 9
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 7
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 5
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