CarComplaints.com Notes: For years, Nissan trucks and SUVs have had problems with coolant destroying the transmission. And for years, Nissan has done nothing about it.

The 2007 is no different than the 2006 and 2005. Just avoid it.

1.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
97,134 miles

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2007 Nissan Frontier cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2007 Nissan Frontier Owner Comments

problem #8

Sep 162016

Frontier

  • 108,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Frontier. After stopping at a stop sign or red light, the vehicle hesitated to respond when the accelerator pedal was depressed. The instrument panel gauges illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the valve body needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired on two separate occasions, but the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the radiator and transmission fluid mixed together. The radiator and transmission needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 108,000.

- Rosemead, CA, USA

problem #7

May 052016

Frontier

  • 109,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Frontier. While the vehicle was being serviced for an oil change, the contact was informed of a leak in the radiator. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the radiator was defective and was leaking fluid into the transmission. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was approximately 109,000.

- Clifton, NJ, USA

problem #6

Sep 022016

Frontier

  • 102,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Frontier. While attempting to start the vehicle, it failed to start. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the radiator was leaking into the transmission. The vehicle was then towed to an authorized dealer where it was confirmed that the radiator was the cause of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 102,000. The VIN was not available.

- Paintsville, KY, USA

problem #5

Sep 012015

Frontier

  • 82,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Frontier. While driving 40 mph, the vehicle shook violently. The contact coasted to the side of the road and was able to restart the vehicle after thirty minutes. The contact also stated that the radiator cracked. The failure recurred numerous times. The contact was advised by the dealer that the vehicle needed a new transmission and radiator. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 82,000.

- Alexandria, AR, USA

problem #4

Jun 092015

Frontier

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Frontier. The contact stated that when the vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic to be serviced, the technician stated that the radiator, transmission, and transmission control module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Omaha, NE, USA

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problem #3

Dec 172014

Frontier

  • 109,500 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Frontier. During a routine oil change, the technician informed that the transmission and radiator needed to be flushed and replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 109,500.

- Lakewood , CO, USA

problem #2

Aug 052013

Frontier 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,569 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Frontier. The contact stated that transmission fluid was erroneously entering the radiator. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was determined that the radiator and transmission both needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was contacted about the failure. The failure mileage was 75,569...updated 09/30/13 the consumer stated there was an engine whine (noise) at all speeds. There maybe a failure with the timing chain. There was a rear axle leak which may be caused by a bad vent check valve. The power socket counsel was not working. Updated 10/29/2013

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #1

May 102011

Frontier

  • 91,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Nissan Frontier. The contact stated the radiator was cracked causing the anti freeze to spill into the transmission which ruined the transmission. The dealer stated they had to replace the transmission for $7,000. There were no recalls or warranties related to the failure. The manufacturer was reviewing the case and will get notify the contact of the findings. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 91,000.

- Leicester, NC, USA

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