The consumer stated the fuel sending unit should be replaced by Nissan, regardless of what month the vehicle was manufactured. The vehicle was not repaired. The part I need to fix it cannot be purchased through the dealer because they say the unit is on restriction due to the recall on the 2006 model. The approximate failure mileage was 52,000 and the current mileage was 63,000. Nhtsb should require Nissan to repair at no cost to owner.
The Japanese automaker said the problem may cause the engine to stall. The Nissan representative told me there was nothing they could do as the recall does not extend that far out and they are not required to fix it, I believe they should be made to fix the problem. Well after doing the job myself. If this happens, the red air bag warning light will illuminate to alert the vehicle operator. This standard specifies requirements for tire selection to prevent overloading. While driving approximately 55 mph, the check engine warning light illuminated.
Instead I am being forced to cover the cost of repair for this safety defect. The check engine light came on. The dealer was informed about the failure and stated that the vehicle needed a new fuel sending unit. With the tank removed use a screwdriver and hammer to turn the lock ring on the sending unit. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about October 8, 2012. As we were driving down the road the gauge slowly started rising to the full mark.
It cleared came back once, and now is constant. Disconnect the hoses from the filler tube one hose is difficult to disconnect. The company said that it needs to replace the electrical relays in the engine control modules -- the computers that control engine performance and other essential components of motor vehicles. While driving at approximately 55-60 mph, the contact stated that the fuel gauge would become stuck at a quarter of a tank. Now trying to find out why they apparently won't cover it. The fuel level sensor output voltage changes depending on the movement of the fuel mechanical float. Nhtsa info sems say was a recall due this but ken graff Nissan of riverdale utah refuse to fix unless we pay.
Many of the problems appeared at the 30,000 mile mark. I noticed my dte distance to empty indicator not working properly. This could cause the vehicle to run out of gas and stall in traffic, increasing the risk of a crash. My vehicle's mileage is at 32,500 miles. I have a similar problem. The failure mileage was approximately 74,400 and the current mileage was 74,960. The shaft may break which could result in loss of steering control during these low speed maneuvers increasing the risk of a crash.
I went to re-register my truck 8 months ago only to find Oregon has new emissions laws. The failure mileage was 64,000 and current mileage was 97,000. The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Frontier. The problem centers on a lower suspension control link, which may not have been welded properly. The dealer told me I won't be hurting the vehicle. I arrived home with no other issues and after parking on my driveway, shut down the engine, then I tried to restart it but nothing. I feel there should be a recall.
According to all accounts something in the fuel system is faulty and corrodes over time. Our gas hand does not work and the service engine soon light is constantly on. The sensor detects a fuel level in the fuel tank and transmits a signal to the Engine Control Module. Nissan will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. Diagnostics indicate a faulty fuel sensor, but Nissan refuses to replace as the current recall only goes to 72K miles. If it were the fuel pump it would be covered.
Although my vehicle only has 41,000 miles - it has been 78 months since purchase and Nissan is denying my request for coverage of the repair cost. The safety recall is expected to begin during April 2010. In the event of a crash, the passenger front air bag deployment trajectory might be affected. It does not require replacing the fuel pump assembly which is quite expensive. I personally will not purchase a Nissan vehicle again.