Motor problems

10

Asked by Nov 17, 2016 at 05:46 PM about the 2001 Nissan Frontier 2 Dr SE 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2001 nissan frontier se 4x4 overheated on me.
One person says I blew my head gasket and
another says it jumped time and a 3rd person said
I just need a new motor. Anyone know where to
start?

2 Answers

110,145

You need to start by evaluating the engine. If you have coolant in the engine oil or oil in the coolant then there is a head gasket problem of a cracked head. The cam timing could be checked and you could also check the compression and use a bore scope to look inside the cylinders. What exactly happened?

10

It'll turn over but not start and the oil isn't milky. I had the fan clutch and radiator changed but the mechanic who did it used stainless tie wire to hold the radiator in place. I was driving home from work and my temperature gauge red lined and black smoke came out of the tail pipe. I found out that the tie wire broke and the radiator hit the steering box which put a pinhole in it.

Your Answer:

Nissan Frontier Experts

  • #1
    avatar666
    Reputation
    1,710
  • #2
    opetech
    Reputation
    490
  • #3
    jmcalafactor
    Reputation
    400
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Tacoma
444 Great Deals out of 48,834 listings starting at $2,994
Used Ford F-150
2,426 Great Deals out of 208,189 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,830 Great Deals out of 155,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Tundra
450 Great Deals out of 39,631 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford Ranger
117 Great Deals out of 4,428 listings starting at $1,295
Used Dodge Ram 1500
316 Great Deals out of 9,393 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Sierra 1500
757 Great Deals out of 61,528 listings starting at $1,395
Used Nissan Pathfinder
291 Great Deals out of 24,455 listings starting at $2,200
Used Toyota 4Runner
259 Great Deals out of 34,593 listings starting at $2,995
Used Dodge Dakota
80 Great Deals out of 3,086 listings starting at $1,495
Used Nissan Xterra
75 Great Deals out of 2,803 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Nissan Frontier For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 13,744 listings starting at $15,432
2017 Nissan Frontier For Sale
83 Great Deals out of 3,085 listings starting at $14,494
2016 Nissan Frontier For Sale
56 Great Deals out of 1,671 listings starting at $12,995
2015 Nissan Frontier For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 827 listings starting at $9,995
2014 Nissan Frontier For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 797 listings starting at $6,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.