Base Regular Cab Pickup (2.4L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Timing Chain, Tensioner and related parts (KA24E engine only), and a periodic problem is failure of the Fuel Injectors (VG30E engine only). Failure of the Timing Chain, Tensioner or related parts may prevent the vehicle from starting. The Engine Valves or Timing Chain Cover may be damaged depending upon the severity of the Timing Chain failure.
The cost to repair the Timing Chain, Tensioner and related parts is estimated at $127.11 for parts and $624.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Engine Valves is estimated at $235.01 for parts and $487.50 for labor.The cost to repair the Timing Cover is estimated at $83.31 for parts. Labor is included with other repairs.The cost to repair the Fuel Injectors is estimated at $131.49 each for parts (total of 6) and $182.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Transmission & Driveline|
|Steering & Suspension|
|Heating & Air Conditioning||
This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant may be possible; however, Nissan has not released any information on retrofitting at this time.
The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Starting & Charging|
A periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Dash Voltage Regulator (SE V-6 model only).
The cost to repair the Dash Voltage Regulator is estimated at $31.70 for parts and $58.50 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Overall||4 out of 5|