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.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,500 miles

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2006 Nissan Frontier seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 Nissan Frontier Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 102012

Frontier 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Nissan Frontier. The contact stated that while driving 5 mph a vehicle crashed into the rear of her vehicle causing her to crash into an embankment and the air bag failed to deploy. The contact sustained a one inch laceration over her eye, a black eye and bruising. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 65,000. Updated 11/28/12 the consumer stated the seat belt failed to restrain her. Updated 12/3/2012 the vehicle was totaled. Updated 02/14/13 the consumer stated the passenger seat belt/ air bag assembly was found to be defective in January 2012, and was replaced under warranty. It may also suggest the possibility of a defect on the driver's side. Updated 07/01/13

- Appomattox, VA, USA

problem #1

Nov 062006

Frontier 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
The passenger seat belt locks and not able to unlock until taken to dealership. This happened right after I bought vehicle around November 2006, and again same thing seat belt locked while passenger sitting down, this is the second time that happens on 3/2008. Not able to unlock after the first time the part was supposed to have been replaced a year ago.

- Huntington Park, CA, USA

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