Spent 12000 On Truck And In First Month. Complaint Number: 10282079 Incident Date: August 20, 2009 Date Added to File: August 28, 2009 Description of the Complaint: My 2006 nissan frontier has a problem with the fuel sending unit. The fuel gauge no longer functions, leaving the owner not knowing how full the fuel tank is. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Basically service engine light comes on and gas gauge works intermittently, gives false reading of amount of fuel in tank. This happened at approx 38000 mile just out of warranty. After further research in internet forums, this is a common defect with all 2006 Frontiers with the sensor going out at approx 42,000-43,000 miles.
The contact stated that the fuel gauge failed and would not display an accurate reading of fuel levels. The molded fuel tank shells can deform, causing the fuel sender float arm to contact an embossment molded into the tank shell causing the instrument panel fuel gauge to show that the vehicle has approximately one quarter tank when the fuel tank is empty. Aug 18, 2008 2006 nissan frontier Has A Faulty fuel Level Sensor And The Gas Gauge Works Sporadically. En los carros fabricados hasta junio 2006, sensor del gas hace que no se sepa si el carro tiene gas o no ,y lo lleve al diler pero me dijeron que no me lo pueden arreglar porque no esta en la fecha de la campana. The safety recall began on August 30, 2010.
There are post on various forums of drivers being stranded with an empty tank due to this defective part. For those models affected by the inaccurate fuel gauge, Nissan encourages customers to maintain at least an indicated half-tank of fuel until the correction is made. Correction: Tradesonic will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The safety recall began on March 22, 2010. These vehicles may have been equipped with front wheel hubs that may not meet the design hardness specifications.
Consumers are unable to register a vehicle when the check engine light is on because the vehicle will not pass a smog test. I was informed there was no one to help me. Recall notices should go out at the end of this month. A recall has already issued for a similar fuel issue on this vehicle - I believe the fix requires replacement of the fuel pump and includes the fuel sending unit. Also, Check Engine Light Intermittently Comes On.
The safety recall is expected to begin on or about January 19, 2012. . This has been happening for over a year. Don't give up, and send all Nissan sites, better business bureau, etc, a bad Nissan review. A wheel hub that was manufactured below hardness specification may wear prematurely and eventually crack. I called the Nissan corporate number 1800nissan1. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign.
Full, start vehicle, vehicle registers empty, empty light on and mileage driven screen blinking. The contact stated that he refueled the vehicle and proceeded to drive 70 mph when the fuel level gauge displayed that the fuel level was empty and the low fuel level warning indicator was illuminated. What do you guys think. This Usually Occurs Between 39k-49k Miles. This service will be performed free of charge. Have Researched On Internet And Numerous Other Complaints As Well As Verified By My Dealer bankston nissan, Lewisville, Tx. If it is covered by the recall there is no mileage limitation.
The vehicle was taken back to the dealer four times yet they were unable to diagnose the failure. There is a recall on this year model for this problem but nissan will not replace it because they say it was manufactured in the correct month. It also causes the service engine light to appear. Dealerships refuse to cover the repair under warranty. I Did Some Research Online And Found Out I Was Not The Only One Having This Issue. Found Out That The Fuel Level Sending Unit Inside The Fuel Tank Dose Not Work Sometime. The girl at corporate said that most all 2006 Xterras will be recalled.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Complaint Number: 10353983 Incident Date: July 21, 2010 Date Added to File: September 6, 2010 Description of the Complaint: Run out of fuel two times,reason the fuel level sending unit isn't working. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I feel this was just too close and too much of a coincidence to not fall into this recall. Safety becomes an issue due to the fuel gauge not accurately providing the correct level of fuel in the tank.
Heikes - I think if you have a Titan you should be covered under the 60K miles fuel warranty --- from what I understand the Titan fuel pump is designed with the sensor in the pump and perhaps some here can confirm -- ie to change the sensor they have to change the fuel pump which is covered under warranty. The gauge stopped working with only 32000 miles. After 5 Days Of Driving While Traveling Home From Job. There is a recall for this year, make and model but nissan says it only for specific vin's and that not all are subject to the recall even though I have a faulty fuel sensor as well. Several other consumers have this problem and nissan should make it right. . Sept 03, 2012 The Contact Owns A 2006 nissan frontier.
Hazard: If the seat belt anchor bolt is not attached as designed, that increases the risk of injury in the event of a vehicle crash. Gas senor, after filling gas gauge would not show full. The failure mileage was approximately 73,000. Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replaced the left and right side front wheel hub assemblies free of charge. Problem typically occurs after 2-3 years of vehicle ownership. After fueling up my pickup, the check engine light comes on and gas gauge show empty and dte computer goes out.