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Nissan Questions

How To Reset For Tire Rotation

My tire light is on. I just had tires rotated and pressure is fine. how can i reser it?

Air Conditioning [problems In A 2015 Nissan Rogue?

We have been forced to get a new compressor for the air conditioner in our 2015 Nissan Rogue. Has this been reported before?

My A/C Won't Shut Off On My 2011 Nissan Sentra.

My A/C and recycle air controls will not shut off unless I turn the fan off completely. I push the a/c button to shut off and it stays lit. Then I try pushing the Recycle air button next to it and i...


Air Blows On High Wont Shut Off

The air in the car is always blowing on high..i can turn off the ac but cant get the air to stop blowing,it may turn off for a moment but turns right back on..i cannot control the amount its always ...

Can Someone Help Me Locate This Part?

I’m not sure what it’s called but my car is leaking and it seems to be coming from here. Has anyone had experience with this?

Older Nissan Models

Nissan 100NX Nissan 180SX Nissan 200SX
Nissan 240SX Nissan 280ZX Nissan 300ZX
Nissan Almera Nissan Altima Hybrid Nissan Axxess
Nissan Bluebird Nissan Cedric Nissan Cefiro
Nissan Cherry Nissan Cima Nissan Elgrand
Nissan Figaro Nissan King Cab Nissan Laurel
Nissan March Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet Nissan Murano Hybrid
Nissan NX Nissan Navara Nissan Pao
Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid Nissan Patrol Nissan Pickup
Nissan Pintara Nissan Prairie Nissan Primera
Nissan Pulsar Nissan Serena Nissan Silvia
Nissan Skyline Nissan Stanza Nissan Sunny
Nissan Terrano II Nissan Truck Nissan Van
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Nissan Overview

The Nissan corporation was first founded in Japan in 1933, and was officially dubbed the Nissan Motor Company in 1934. The first Nissans were sold under the Datsun brand, with the Datsun 1000, a pickup truck, the first to arrive in the US.

In the '60s Nissan merged with Prince Motor Company and began offering passenger cars with the Datsun 210 and 510. With large, American cars dominating the market at the time, when Nissan entered the market it was on the cusp of the small import car revolution in the U.S. The Nissan pickup truck was the first compact truck to hit the U.S. market.

The '70s saw the rise of Datsun's Z cars, which, both new and old, are still sought after today. The Z also cemented Nissan's place in the performance car market, and was joined later by other sporty coupes like the Pulsar, NX, and SX.

In 1981 Nissan dropped the Datsun brand and began selling all cars under the Nissan brand. Nissan did well through the early 1990s, satisfying a variety of customers with sedans like the Sentra, Altima, and Stanza and with larger vehicles like the Pathfinder SUV and Quest minivan. However, by the late '90s, Nissan's fleet had grown stale, and slowing sales and impending bankruptcy threatened the company's future.

Carlos Ghosn, who assumed the role of CEO in 1999, is credited with turning the car manufacturer around. Now Nissan is one of the most profitable car companies in the world, and has released new models like the Murano crossover SUV, the rugged Xterra SUV, and the subcompact Versa in recent years. Nissan is also meeting the supersized truck demand with the Armada SUV and Titan pickup. Many of Nissan's core vehicles, like the Sentra and the Altima, were recently redesigned, and the auto maker is set to release its first hybrid car in early 2007.

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