Tip & How-To about 2007 Nissan Frontier SE Crew Cab

Second Generation Frontier (2005-2010) Tips

Right off the bat this is an all around good truck. But there are some things all owners should know when purchasing.

You will use your warranty...below is a list of common problems.

#1 The Whine - You will eventually hear this noise come from your 4 liter V6. It's the timing belt tensioner...try and get it worked on under warranty....and a pretty labor intensive job.

#2 The Rattle - You will hear a distinct rattle from your exhaust especially in the 1 to 3000 rpm range. It's your exhaust heat shields....they tend to corrode fast.

#3 The Thump - You may hear a thump coming from your rear differantial. In some cases it's the drive shaft although I have hear reports of folks having thier rear end replaced under warranty.

#4 The Nutty Fuel Guage - This is fixed under recall with a new fuel level sensor.

With that out of the way here's my advice for making your truck better.

Your brakes - You do have a solid four wheel disc brake system that it standard. But I did not like the quality of the rotors personally. I replaced mine with EBC drilled and slotted rotors and ceramic pads. I would say my stopping power increased 3 fold...especially under load.

Your Fuel Consumption - Off the shelf you will average 19mpg between city and hwy. I improved mine by making my engine breathe and spark better. A K&N intake and a set of E3 spark plugs gets me an average of 26 to 27 mpg now. An investment that has paid for itself.

Read your manual - Use the proper fluids and change at the right intervals. Also....the engine calls for nothing less than 91 octane fuel. The people who designed the engine ask for it...and thats for a reason. Spend the extra few bucks on a tank of gas and do it right. My first Nissan truck gave me 308,000 miles.

Hope this advice helps - Good luck with your Frontier!!!

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