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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
82,584 miles

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2005 Nissan Titan engine problems

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2005 Nissan Titan Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #41

Sep 132016

Titan

  • 130,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. While driving at an unknown speed, the contact noticed that the exhaust manifold was leaking fumes in the engine compartment without warning. The vehicle was taken to a local dealer where it was diagnosed that the exhaust manifold was cracked and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 130,000.

- Bothel, WA, USA

problem #40

Oct 012013

Titan

  • 63,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that while driving the vehicle at any speed, the vehicle leaked fuel and exhaust fumes emitted. The vehicle was driven to the dealer but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate mileage was 63,000.

- Middlefield, OH, USA

problem #39

Aug 212015

Titan

  • miles
"takata recall" cracked manifolds bank 1

- Lake Elsinore, CA, USA

problem #38

Aug 232015

Titan

  • 75,000 miles

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

Exhaust manifold cracked at about 75,000 miles.

- Texarkana, AR, USA

problem #37

Nov 092015

Titan

  • 192,000 miles
The exhaust manifolds are faulty and crack allowing deadly carbon monoxide exhaust gases to enter the cab of the truck while the vehicle is in operation. This could cause the driver to lose consciousness and crash. It was only after my 6th long road trip (3+ hours driving) did I discover I was being poisoned by carbon monoxide. I took my truck to an exhaust repair company and as soon as I mentioned my vehicle the technician told me he was 99% sure I had a cracked manifold. He later confirmed this with a diagnostic test which revealed both manifolds cracked and leaking exhaust fumes into the cab. This could have killed me just sitting in a parking lot! I thought I was just getting bad headaches from the long drive and my nausea was from the extreme headaches. After this happening so many times I knew there had to be more to this. Think about somebody driving, being poisoned to the point to where they pull off the road to rest and try to sleep off their headache in a running vehicle to stay warm and end up dying. Nissan needs to fix this. I don't want a new defective manifold, I want a fix!

- Spanish Fork, UT, USA

problem #36

Oct 092015

Titan

  • 155,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that there were fumes coming from the vehicle causing the contact to become nauseous. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that there were two cracks on the manifold and it needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 155,000.

- Coram, NY, USA

problem #35

Sep 292012

Titan

  • 80,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that while driving, there was an abnormal noise coming from the exhaust manifold. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the exhaust manifold and the catalytic converter needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. The VIN was not available.

- Turlock, CA, USA

problem #34

Nov 102013

Titan

  • miles
Hi, I have a 2005 Nissan Titan and the exhaust manifold has cracked in the same spot twice now and it is before the cat so that means its now a gross polluter. The problem is you get it fixed and they put the same part back on that cracks again because they haven't changed the design. There are 3 other Titans in my town and all of us have the same story. Also the sway bar mount on all of ours are broke witch results in very poor handling. I hope it can be recalled before something serious happens. Thank you.

- Lakeport, CA, USA

problem #33

Mar 062015

Titan

  • 124,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. While traveling 40 mph, the vehicle stalled and the brakes and steering seized. The contact stated that the failure recurred three times in a five mile span and no warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and it was determined that the electronic control module failed. The dealer stated that there was a recall for the ECM under NHTSA campaign number: 10V517000 (engine and engine cooling); however, the vehicle was not included in the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 124,000.

- North Troy, VT, USA

problem #32

Jan 292015

Titan

  • 77,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start and the check engine warning light illuminated. The contact also stated that there was a strong odor of fuel present. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 77,000.

- Herriman, UT, USA

problem #31

Nov 242014

Titan

  • 137,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that while driving at unknown speed, the engine stalled without any warnings. The contact mentioned that the vehicle was exhibiting the same failures listed in recall NHTSA campaign number: 10V517000 (engine and engine cooling). The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, where it was diagnosed that the engine control module needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 137,000.

- Norwood, MA, USA

problem #30

Dec 272014

Titan

  • 46,198 miles
The other day I was sitting in traffic for almost 30 min stopped with the engine running (lots of christmas traffic on the 5 South freeway), I put the truck in park because I notice an accident. I had my windows up and my cabin air on. Then a few min later I started feeling dizzy almost fainting. The car next to me saw that I was struggling, came to my window and asked me if I was ok. I rolled down my window and he noticed the smell of exhaust inside my truck. After my headache went away. I went to the dealership and they told me both of my exhaust manifolds were cracked and that's how the exhaust was entering near the front cabin.

- La Mirada, CA, USA

problem #29

Sep 052012

Titan 4WD 8-cyl

  • 94,000 miles
While driving down the highway the truck stalled and lost all power. After getting to the shoulder of the highway, the truck still had battery power and wanted to crank to start but acted like it wasn't getting gas. After calling around we determined thru a Nissan service advisor that we should try filling the tank with gas, even though I was telling him it read between a quarter and half a tank. After putting in 5 gallons and turning the key and cranking it a few seconds, it started right up. It has done this at various times since this first occurrence and continues to vary. I now have to keep no less than half a tank of gas at all times or I will suddenly lose power and have to pull off. Nissan has a voluntary safety recall campaign 2005-2009 armada and Titan fuel gauge inaccuracy, campaign id#R1010 & NHTSA#10V-074, but say that it does not include my VIN. I have tried repeatedly to ask Nissan how this safety campaign does not affect my vehicle if it too has the same problem, as I've been told its the fuel sending unit which is what this recall campaign covers.

- Springfield, MO, USA

problem #28

May 232014

Titan 8-cyl

  • 67,000 miles
Exhaust fumes in cabin due to cracked exhaust manifolds. I only use the truck for family trips, and on the last trip I notices a ticking noise coming from the engine, especially when cold, I also noticed exhaust fumes in the cabin when the truck was at a light or a long stop sign. I am the first owner of this truck and after some research it looks like this is a common problem with Nissan Titans but the worst part is that the replacements have the same issue, so now I can not use this vehicle. Looking to see what is the best permanent solution.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #27

May 012014

Titan

  • 68,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed, the vehicle started to make a ticking noise and fumes emitted into the vehicle. The contact inspected the vehicle and found the catalytic converter was placed next to the exhaust manifold causing the exhaust manifold to fractured. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 68,000 and the current mileage was 70,112.

- Clovis, NM, USA

problem #26

Jan 172014

Titan

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that while traveling 55 mph, the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was towed. The failure occurred on several occasions. The manufacturer was contacted and did not offer a remedy. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 90,000 and the current mileage was 91,000.

- Asheville, NC, USA

problem #25

May 312014

Titan 8-cyl

  • 118,766 miles
Was accelerating after coming to a stop at a stop sign. Got up to about 15 mph when all of a sudden the engine died in the middle of traffic. Tried to restart but could not. Coasted into a side street. Fuel gauge indicated that the vehicle still had 1/8 of a tank of fuel. After putting in about a half of a gallon of gasoline was able to get to a gas station. Once truck was full it ran with no problem. A week later I ran the fuel down to the same amount (1/8) where the truck had died before. This time I had a spare gas can with me. The vehicle died again.

- St. Peters, MO, USA

problem #24

Dec 062013

Titan

  • 89,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that there was a fuel odor present inside the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the exhaust manifold failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 89,000.

- Salinas, CA, USA

problem #23

Apr 052014

Titan

  • 140,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that there were strong fumes emitting from the vehicle underneath the hood which entered through the ac or heating system intermittently. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who diagnosed that the exhaust manifold needed to be repaired. The vehicle was repaired and the failure recurred. The contact continued to smell strong fumes inside the vehicle intermittently. The vehicle was taken back to an authorized dealer who diagnosed that the exhaust manifold needed to be replaced again. The VIN was not available. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #22

Nov 062013

Titan

  • 150,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Titan. The contact stated that exhaust fumes were emitted into the vehicle. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 150,000.

- Clarence Center, NY, USA

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