by Johngroober on Dec 28, 2004 Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Truck SE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB
My Nissan Pickup was good for about 100,000 miles then the manual transmission went out three times in a row. First the bearings in the transmission went out at 100,000 miles. Then the Synchronizer went bad six months later. I think that it was the mechanic's fault. He should have known to replace the synchronizer along with the bearings. After he got that fixed. The truck has never shifted the same. Later, 5th gear started coming out and eventually the transmission went out for the last time. My dad plans to fix it again the right way and sell it. He plans to buy a real truck this time, a Toyota. I think the transmission could have been my dad's fault for towing around our bass tracker boat.
by 79zk400 on Nov 29, 2004 Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Truck SE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB
Drove Ford, Chevy, Dodge, and Toyota light trucks. Bought Nissan. The KA24 motor runs great. More or less gutless but totally bullet proof. Gets 20mpg with the 5 speed and with the Limited slip option it can hold its own off road. Looked seriously at the Tacoma and for the price and quality this was absolutely the best small 4X4 truck I could buy.
My 1996 Nissan 2.4 liter pickup developed a loud groaning/screeching (not hissing) noise that seems to be coming from low in the back of the intake. It vanishes briefly when I step on the gas pedal. I...
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