definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,800 miles

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2001 Nissan Frontier accessories - interior problems

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2001 Nissan Frontier Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 142008

Frontier 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


While driving at 55-60 mph the dashboard will go dead and odm go blank. The engine will drop to 30-35 mph, if a hot day here in tx. The car will totally die. Took to Nissan repair-will have to replace complete wiring harness & all sensors $1,500. Or more...warranty does not cover. Took to another mechanic- determined it is the wiring cluster from the dash that feeds the computer. Because the computer is not receiving mph, the governor takes over and shuts the car down. Nissan has not released these parts for sale to the public. Mechanic still trying to get response from Nissan. Nissan will not recall. This happens almost everyday we drive this car. Can't afford another car, will have to find away to fix, but Nissan is not corporation.

- Grapevine, TX, USA

problem #1

Jan 092007

Frontier 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,600 miles
At times, I lose all of my gauges and sometimes when that happens, I also lose all power. This creates a dangerous situation when traveling down a major highway. The other day I was on U. S. 25 South of greenville, SC, when it happened and I drove between 45 and 50 miles with no gauges. I had a doctors appointment in augusta, ga that I had waited several months to get so I had to go on. I have been told by a person that works at the Nissan dealership that this is common with the 2001 Nissan Frontier which is what I have. In checking, I am told that there is no recall for this which doesn't make sense.

- Taylors, SC, USA

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