1998 Nissan Frontier Overview

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1998 Nissan Frontier Overview

The Nissan Frontier was introduced in 1998, but it was actually a continuation of the auto maker's previous compact truck, which was simply referred to as the Nissan Hardbody Truck. This generation marked the first redesign for the truck in more than ten years. The Frontier was bigger and more powerful than its predecessor, and includes more amenities. It still retains its workhorse abilities, however, with 4WD and competitive towing capacity.
The 1998 Frontier comes in three trims: the base model, the midrange XE, and the fully loaded SE. The three trims came in a variety of body styles, including an extended cab, a short bed, 4WH, and a regular cab. All Frontiers shared a 2.4-liter, 143-horsepower four-cylinder engine that gets about 20/24 mpg in the standard cab and 18/21 for the extended cab.
While the 1998 Nissan Frontier didn't earn a lot of rabid fans, most drivers found it to be reliable, easy to drive, and nice-enough looking. Some complain that the ride can be very bumpy.

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    Dash Indicates Hi-beam Is Always On- Even On Low Beam

    It started with my left headlight constantly going out - and I could tell while driving - as the hi-beam indicator would go on - even though the headlight was out. Found that the plug was burned ou...

    6 views with no answers yet

    No Spark At Plug

    My ignition coil has a spark. Installed new dist. cap and rotor still no spark at plug or at the top of the cap. The spark from the coil won't reach more than 1/8 of an inch max. Weak coil?

    21 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

    Have A 1998 Nissan Frontier. Cluster Lights Go Out . Can Tap Dash And Come ...

    cluster lights go out . can tap dash and they come back on. also affects radio lights.cluster has been sent off and nothing wrong.

    37 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

    Cluster Problem On 97 Nissan Frontier ; Temp, Fuel, Tach Gauges Not Working...

    I understand this is a common problem with the frontier, can problem be repaired or do I have to replace cluster?

    67 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

    Rebuild My Steering Gear Box On My 1998 Nissan Frontier

    My steering gear box has a leak. Its pretty bad I bought a rebuild kit the instruction are ridiculous. My Chilton doesn't go into a rebuild of it just removal and installation. So many similar O-r...

    47 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)