2002 Nissan Frontier Complaints and Reviews

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NHTSA Complaints and Reviews

Complaints and Reviews issued by the NHTSA for the 2002 Nissan Frontier


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Car Component Date VIN City State Involved in Crash? Involved in fire? Description
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 19 Apr 2004 1N6ED29Y12C ROCKWOOD TN No No WHEN DRIVING 70 MPH VEHICLE STALLED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HIGHWAY. CONSUMER WAS ABLE TO RESTART VEHICLE. CONSUMER TOOK VEHICLE TO THE DEALERSHIP FOR INSPECTION, AND MECHANIC WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE THE PROBLEM. *AK WHILE VEHICLE IS SET ON CRUISE CO
SEAT BELTS 06 Apr 2004 1N6ED26T72C SAN MARCOS CA No No WHEN ACCELERATING OR DECELERATING THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT BELT LOCKED UP. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER FOR INSPECTION AND THE SEAT BELTS WERE REPLACED, BUT THE PROBLEM STILL OCCURS. *MR
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING 05 Jan 2004 JOHNSON CITY TN No No WHILE DRIVING THE VEHICLE AT AN UNDETERMINED SPEED THE VEHICLE STALLED, CAUSING THE CONSUMER TO PULL OFF THE ROAD. THE CONSUMER TOOK THE VEHICLE TO A MECHANIC. PLEASE ADD ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR 04 Dec 2003 NASHVILLE TN No No PULSATING IN STEERING WHEEL DUE TO APPARENT WARPED FRONT BRAKE ROTORS. *NLM
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 14 Nov 2003 MIDDLETOWN PA No No TACH, ODOMETER, SPEEDOMETER, FUEL AND TEMPERATURE GAUGES DID NOT ACTIVATE ON START. DRIVING ENGAGED SPEED LIMITER ONCE TRANSMISSION ENTERED 3RD GEAR (AUTOMATIC). AFTER DRIVING 3-4 MILES, GAUGES CAME TO LIFE. THIS HAPPENED ON A PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE BUT W
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 07 Nov 2003 1N6ED29X12C DEBARY FL No No THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED AN ELECTRICAL FAILURE WHILE DRIVING AT ANY SPEED. THE TURN SIGNAL/ HAZARD LIGHTS AND INSTRUMENTAL PANEL LIGHTS WERE WORKING ABNORMALLY. THE DEALER INSPECTED THE TRUCK AND COULDN'T FIND ANYTHING WRONG. *AK THE DEALER REPLACED
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS 23 Oct 2003 MIDDLESBORO KY No No INEFFECTIVE HEADLIGHTS/2002 NISSAN FRONTIER. *LA
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 21 Oct 2003 TINLEY PARK IL No No WHILE DRIVING VEHICLE SUDDENLY ACCELERATED. DRIVER APPLIED THE BRAKES, BUT THE BRAKES HAD A DELAY IN RESPONSE. EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCE WAS NECESSARY BASED ON POOR PERFORMANCE OF BRAKES. *AK
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC 21 Oct 2003 TINLEY PARK IL No No WHILE DRIVING VEHICLE SUDDENLY ACCELERATED. DRIVER APPLIED THE BRAKES, BUT THE BRAKES HAD A DELAY IN RESPONSE. EXTENDED STOPPING DISTANCE WAS NECESSARY BASED ON POOR PERFORMANCE OF BRAKES. *AK
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS 16 Sep 2003 1N6MD29X32C FORT BRAGG NC yes No VEHICLE WAS INVOLVED IN A COLLISION, AND THE FRAME WAS BENT IN THE FRONT. DEALER ATTEMPTED TO REPAIR THE FRAME, BUT VEHICLE DID NOT HAVE ANY SUPPORT FOR THE FRAME, CAUSING THE FRAME TO BEND ONCE AGAIN AFTER REPAIRS. *AK
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER 21 Aug 2003 1N6MD29Y02C MIDDLEBURY VT No No THE BRAKES ON MY NISSAN FRONTIER S/C ARE NOT ABLE TO STOP THE VEHICLE LOADED MUCH LESS THAN UNLOADED. SINCE IT WAS NEW IT HAS A SOFT PEDAL THAT REQUIRES VARIED PRESSURES, DESPITE SIMILAR CONDITIONS. TO BRING IT TO A STOP AND OR SLOW IT DOWN. I HAVE COMPL
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER 21 Aug 2003 1N6MD29Y02C MIDDLEBURY VT No No THE BRAKES ON MY NISSAN FRONTIER S/C ARE NOT ABLE TO STOP THE VEHICLE LOADED MUCH LESS THAN UNLOADED. SINCE IT WAS NEW IT HAS A SOFT PEDAL THAT REQUIRES VARIED PRESSURES, DESPITE SIMILAR CONDITIONS. TO BRING IT TO A STOP AND OR SLOW IT DOWN. I HAVE COMPL
TIRES:BEAD 17 Aug 2003 1N6DD26S02C MURFREESBORO TN yes No GENERAL GRABBER AW 225-70-15 STOCK ON 2002 NISSAN FRONTIER HAVE BELT SEPARATION IN THE SIDEWALLS. I HAVE FILED A COMPLAINT WITH GENERAL TIRE (#55041). HAVE ALSO CONTACTED NISSAN TO HAVE A SPECIALIST CHECK IT OUT. COMPLAINT NUMBER [REQ:195685] <::2GD6LYFJI
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS 17 Aug 2003 1N6DD26S02C MURFREESBORO TN yes No GENERAL GRABBER AW 225-70-15 STOCK ON 2002 NISSAN FRONTIER HAVE BELT SEPARATION IN THE SIDEWALLS. I HAVE FILED A COMPLAINT WITH GENERAL TIRE (#55041). HAVE ALSO CONTACTED NISSAN TO HAVE A SPECIALIST CHECK IT OUT. COMPLAINT NUMBER [REQ:195685] <::2GD6LYFJI
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE 17 Aug 2003 1N6DD26S02C MURFREESBORO TN yes No GENERAL GRABBER AW 225-70-15 STOCK ON 2002 NISSAN FRONTIER HAVE BELT SEPARATION IN THE SIDEWALLS. I HAVE FILED A COMPLAINT WITH GENERAL TIRE (#55041). HAVE ALSO CONTACTED NISSAN TO HAVE A SPECIALIST CHECK IT OUT. COMPLAINT NUMBER [REQ:195685] <::2GD6LYFJI
TIRES:SIDEWALL 17 Aug 2003 1N6DD26S02C MURFREESBORO TN yes No GENERAL GRABBER AW 225-70-15 STOCK ON 2002 NISSAN FRONTIER HAVE BELT SEPARATION IN THE SIDEWALLS. I HAVE FILED A COMPLAINT WITH GENERAL TIRE (#55041). HAVE ALSO CONTACTED NISSAN TO HAVE A SPECIALIST CHECK IT OUT. COMPLAINT NUMBER [REQ:195685] <::2GD6LYFJI
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS 11 Aug 2003 1N6ED27T62C ST. AUGUSTINE FL No No 2002 NISSAN FONTIER CREWCAB. THE 3RD TAILIGHT/STOPLIGHT THAT IS MOUNTED TO THE ROOF HAS A DESIGN FLAW. FIRST WATER FILLS THE LIGHT ASSEMBLY THEN IT LEAKS INTO THE CAB. THE CARPET IN THE TRUCK IS NOW RUINED, ALONG WITH THE HEADLINER. A HEAVY DOWNPOUR W
TIRES:SIDEWALL 31 Jul 2003 1N6DD26S02C MURFREESBORO TN No No GENERAL GRABBER AW (225-75-15). I ALMOST HAD THREE ROLLOVERS WITH MY 7 YEAR OLD SON IN THE TRUCK. ENTERING I-24 W EXIT 78 HEADING FROM MURFREESBORO TO NASHVILLE. I WAS TRAVELING AT SPEEDS NOT OVER 35MPH. I WOULD HAVE LOST CONTROL OF THE TRUCK IF I WAS GOI
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS 10 Jul 2003 1N6ED26Y12C CHESAPEAKE VA No No 3RD STOP/TAILLIGHT ON MY 2002 NISSAN FRONTIER FILLS WITH WATEREVERY 1500 MILE REPLACED 3 TIMES WITHOUT CORRECTION. THIS LIGHT IS INSTALLED FOR A SAFETY REASON SO I BELIEVE IT SHOULD BE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER.*AK
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 11 Jun 2003 1N6ED29X12C DEBARY FL No No VEHICLE SHUTS COMPLETELY DOWN FOR NO APPARENT REASON. ALL ELECTRIC FAILS AND VEHICLE WILL NOT START FOR ABOUT 20-25 MINUTES. FIRST INCIDENT HAPPENED ON MAY 17, 2003. VEHICLE TOWED TO DEALER AND DEALER COULD FIND NOTHING WRONG. ON MAY 29, 2003 VEHICLE SHUT
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC 05 Jun 2003 FONTANA CA No No WHEN THE BRAKES WERE APPLIED. THE VEHICLE VIBRATED. THE DEALER WAS UNABLE TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE. *JB
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK 02 Jun 2003 1N6ED29X42C WHITTIER CA No No DEALER IS DENYING RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PROBLEMS I AM HAVING. I BROUGHT THE TRUCK 4 TIMES FOR ABS, 3 FOR A/C NOT WORKING & ENGINE LIGHT REMAINS ON. I JUST FINISHED ARBITRATION AND BBB AUTO LINE DECIDED THAT ABS IS NOT A SAFETY ISSUE DESPITE THE FACT THA
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER 02 Jun 2003 1N6ED29X42C WHITTIER CA No No DEALER IS DENYING RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PROBLEMS I AM HAVING. I BROUGHT THE TRUCK 4 TIMES FOR ABS, 3 FOR A/C NOT WORKING & ENGINE LIGHT REMAINS ON. I JUST FINISHED ARBITRATION AND BBB AUTO LINE DECIDED THAT ABS IS NOT A SAFETY ISSUE DESPITE THE FACT THA
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS 16 Feb 2003 ORLANDO FL No No BRAKE FAILURE, 1ST REPAIR-NOTHING FOUND. 2ND (DIFF DEALER)-BRAKE CONTROL SWITCH ADJUST. 3RD-REFUSE TO REPAIRFAILURE. 4TH (DIFF DEALER) REPLACED ENTIRE BRAKE SYSTEM EXCPET COMPUTER CONTROL.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE 16 Feb 2003 ORLANDO FL No No BRAKE VIBRATION WHIL EDRIVING IN RAIN OR OVER BUMPS/SPEED BUMPS OR STEEP GUTTER DRAINS.
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE 16 Feb 2003 ORLANDO FL No No ENGINE RATTLE DURING COLD STARTS. SEVERITY AND DURATION CHANGE FROM DAY TO DAY. SOME DAYS MORE PRONOUNCED AND LASTS AS LONG A 10-12 SEC, OTHERS NOT TO NOTICABLE AND LASTS3-5- SECS.
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 16 Feb 2003 ORLANDO FL No No SUDDEN LOSS OF ENGINE POWER WITHOUT WARNING, SEVERE VEHICLE VIBRATION/JERKING AND MOMENTARY LOSS OF CONTROL OF VEHICLE AT 80 MPH WHILE ATTEMPTING TO MERGE ONTO INTERSTATE WHEN FIRST OCCURED. NO WHERE IN OWNERS MANUAL IS THIS LIMITER STATED, NOR WHY IT IS
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT 03 Feb 2003 1N6ED29X42C WHITTIER CA No No THE VEHICLE'S ABS LIGHT ALWAYS COMES ON, AND THE A/C DOESN'T BLOW OUT COOL AIR/PER INVOICE-WHEN DRIVING AT FREEWAY SPEED, THE A/C WILL STOP BLOWING. SCC
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER 03 Feb 2003 1N6ED29X42C WHITTIER CA No No THE VEHICLE'S ABS LIGHT ALWAYS COMES ON, AND THE A/C DOESN'T BLOW OUT COOL AIR/PER INVOICE-WHEN DRIVING AT FREEWAY SPEED, THE A/C WILL STOP BLOWING. SCC
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST 25 Jan 2003 SHORELINE WA No No MY 2002 NISSAN FREONTIER PICKUP HAS SOME SERIOUS BBRAKE PEDAL AND GAS PEDAL ISSUES. THE BRAKE PEDAL IS TO CLOSE TO THE GAS PEDAL. IT IS SO EASY TO PRESS THE GAS PEDAL AT THE SAMETIME YOU PRESS THE BRAKE. SEVERAL PEOPLE HERE HAVE MADE SIMILAR COMPLAINTS
AIR BAGS 21 Jan 2003 1N6DD21S31C QUEEN GREEK AZ yes No WHILE TRAVELING AT 60 TO 65 MPH, CONSUMER STATES LOSS CONTROL OF VEHICLE, SIDE SWIPED ANOTHER VEHICLE, AND HIT A CONCRETE BARRIER. NONE OF THE VEHICLES AIRBAGS DEPLOYED. PLEASE PROVIDE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION. TS
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER 19 Jan 2003 SHORELINE WA No No MY 2002 NISSAN PICKUP TRUCK HAS SOME SERIOUS GAS PEDAL ISSUES..... THE GAS PEDAL IS TO CLOSE TO THE BRAKE AND FREQUENTLY WHEN YOU STEP ON THE BRAKE YOU INADVERNTLY ARE STEPPING ON THE GAS PEDAL AT THE SAMETIME. THIS HAS HAPPENED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS.
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 08 Jan 2003 1N6MD29YX2C SPRINGFIELD MA yes No VEHICLE WAS INVOLVED IN ACCIDENT DUE TO ENGINE RACING WHEN CONSUMER PRESSED ON THE BRAKE PEDAL. THIS PREVENTED CONSUMER FROM STOPPING, REAR ENDING THE VEHICLE IN FRONT. *JG *JB
TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE 02 Jan 2003 ORANGE PARK FL No No CONSUMER STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT 50MPH THE REAR RIGHT TIRE SUDDENLEY BLEW OUT.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK 20 Dec 2002 PROVIDE WHITTIER CA No No WHILE TRAVELING ON THE HIGHWAY WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING. THE ABS BRAKING LIGHT WILL APPEAR ON THE DASHBOARD. AND WILL STAY ON UNTIL THE VEHICLE IS TURN OFF. PLEASE PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DEALER IS AWARE OF THE PROBLEM. TS
UNKNOWN OR OTHER 06 Nov 2002 1N6ED29X22C MORRISTOWN TN yes No NO SUMMARY. DT
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE 26 Sep 2002 MODESTO CA No No CONSUMER STATES THAT DRIVE LINE FAILED WHEN VEHICLE HAD APPROX 15K-18K MILES. *MR
SUSPENSION 26 Sep 2002 MODESTO CA No No CONSUMER STATES THAT WHILE DRIVING "PARTS" FELL OUT OF PASSENGER SIDE OF SUSPENSION SYSTEM. VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED BY DLR WHO ALSO STATED THEY PERFORMED A FULL INSPECTION OF SUSPENSION SYSTEM. 1 WEEK LATER "PARTS" FELL OUT OF DRIVER'S SIDE SUSPENSION. *M
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM 24 Sep 2002 1N6ED27Y72C STRATFORD CT No No WHEN AIR CONTROLS ARE LEFT AT COOL AND THE BUTTON IS SET FOR FRESH AIR, THERE IS A LOT OF WARM AIR COMING INTO THE TRUCK THE FRESH AIR COOLING IS MOLDED POORLY NOT ALLOWING ENOUGH COOL AIR TO RUN INTO THE TRUCK.*AK
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 13 Aug 2002 PLEASE PROV LOVELAND OH No No WHILE VEHICLE WAS STILL RUNNING BUT IN PARK WITH NO WARNING GEARS SWITCHED TO REVERSE, CAUSING VEHICLE TO SLOWLY ROLL BACKWARDS. DEALER NOTIFIED.*AK
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 13 Aug 2002 PLEASE PROV LOVELAND OH No No WHILE VEHICLE WAS STILL RUNNING BUT IN PARK WITH NO WARNING GEARS SWITCHED TO REVERSE, CAUSING VEHICLE TO SLOWLY ROLL BACKWARDS. DEALER NOTIFIED.*AK
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT 17 Jul 2002 1N6DD26S92C DAVENPORT FL No No ENTIRE VEHICLE VIBRATES AT VARIOUS SPEEDS, VIBRATION COMING FROM UNDER SEAT AREA OF CAB SOURCE IS PROBABLY CENTER CARRIER BEARING OF DRIVE SHAFT. DEALER REPLACED DRIVESHAFT AT 156MILES AFTER CONFIRMING PROBLEM ON TEST DRIVE. BUT STILL HAS VIBRATION DEALER
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS 26 Jun 2002 1NGED29Y12C FRESNO CA yes No WHILE CONSUMER'S WIFE WAS DRIVING ATTEMPTED TO APPLY BRAKES AND THEY FAILED, CAUSING VEHICLE TO GO OVER AN ENBANKMENT. DRIVER INJURED ANKLE WHILE TRYING TO APPLY FAILED BRAKES.*AK
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS 25 Jun 2002 1N6ED29Y72C WILLOW GROVE PA No No FUSE FOR AT CONTROLLER BLEW CAUSING A NO START SITUATION AND RESULTED IN VEHICLE HAVING TO BE TOWED. THIS IS THE 3RD TIME THE SAME FUSE HAS BLOWN SINCE VEHICLE WAS PURCHASED IN END OF MARCH, 2002. VEHICLE HAS BEEN BACK TO DEALER 2 TIMES WITH PROBLEM ALR
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE 25 Mar 2002 1N6CD27T82C IRVING TX No No ENGINE LIGHT WILL ILLUMINATE ON DASHBOARD. DEALER HAS REPAIRED THE PROBLEM ABOUT 5 TIMES.*AK *JG
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 04 Mar 2002 1N6ED29X12C JASPER GA No No THE NISSAN SPEED LIMITER ENGAGED AT APPROXIMATELY 80MPH CAUSING ME TO ALMOST LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE. NISSAN CLAIMS THAT THE SPEED LIMITER CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO START BUCKING BACK AND FORTH IS NORMAL AND HAS REFUSED TO REPAIR MY VEHICLE. THERE IS NO
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL 28 Feb 2002 1N6MD29Y52C KILLEEN TX No No WHILE TRAVELING 80MPH ON INTERSTATE AND WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING ACCELERATOR WENT TO 30MPH FROM 80MPH. DEALERSHIP WAS AWARE OF PROBLEM.*AK
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL 20 Feb 2002 1N6DD26S62C CONCORD NC No No WHEN PUSHING IN CLUTCH, WHEN A/C OR DEFROST IS ENGUAGED ENGINE IDLES HIGH BETWEEN 1500-2000 RPMS IDLE SEEMS TO FLUCTUATE WHEN COMING TO A STOP OR IN NEUTRAL IDLE IS NORMAL*AK
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE 29 Jan 2002 1N6ED29X42C AUSTIN TX No No WHILE DRIVING VEHICLE SUDDENLY STARTED TO SHAKE AND VIBRATE ERRATICALLY, AND THEN VEHICLE COMPLETELY SHUTDOWN. PLEASE PROVIDE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION*AK.
SUSPENSION 29 Jan 2002 1N6ED29X42C AUSTIN TX No No WHILE DRIVING VEHICLE SUDDENLY STARTED TO SHAKE AND VIBRATE ERRATICALLY, AND THEN VEHICLE COMPLETELY SHUTDOWN. PLEASE PROVIDE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION*AK.
 
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