About Nissan 200SX
Nissan 200SX is an automobile nameplate that has been used on many Nissan automobiles for export between 1975 and 2002. It also was called Datsun 200SX until the 1983. Nissan 200SX is a sport car manufactured by the exceptional Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company Ltd from 1974 to 2002 and got exported to North America since 1979 model year known as Nissan Silvia as well; it also is a compact sports car available in North America between 1995 to 1998 and known as Nissan Lucino as well.
When the Nissan 200SX was first introduced to North America in 1979, it was meant to compete against Acura Integra. It first was available for four generations and was offered in S, SL, and SV trim levels in succession. The third-generation Nissan 200SX (1983-1988) was introduced in 1983 under the S12 code. As a 2-door coupe and 3-door hatchback, Nissan 200SX then was powered by the 2.0 L SOHC and 1.8 L SOHC Turbo engine as well as 3.0 L SOHC V6 engine and these engines were mated to 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. Then the Nissan Lucino introduced in 1995 for the 1996 model year in North America known as 200SX in base, SE, and sportier SE-R trim levels. Nissan 200SX then was powered by a 1.6 L, 2.0 L I4 engine mated to 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission.
Nissan 200SX Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Though Nissan 200SX is different Nissan models, but it always has been a sport coupe, which means it is suitable for commuting or traveling. In order to enjoy the cozy and comfort brought by it, you need to spare more efforts on your Nissan 200SX, because as time passes by, these problems would pop out:
First, engine won't start or intermittent power loss. This is obvious an engine issue on Nissan 200SX but complained most at the car repair statistics site CarComplaints.com. Some Nissan 200SX drivers said besides the starting issue and performance reduced as loss of power when acceleration, the impact noise from the engine or rough running and constant overheating also troubled them a lot. Once your Nissan 200SX appear similar symptoms and the Check Engine Light gets illuminated, you should get the 200SX engine mount, motor and transmission mount, timing chain tensioner, timing chain guide, water pump gasket, spark plug, timing chain and timing belt tensioner inspected.
Second, suspension failure. Suspension issue is a rather serious problem as it would affect the driving experience deeply. Some Nissan 200SX owners complained when the vehicle reached at a certain mileage, there will be rattling or squeaking noises coming from underneath the vehicle. It also becomes harder to control the vehicle as the steering wheel would be vibrating and steering pulling to the left or right. If you find uneven tire wear and feel bouncing while driving, please make sure if the 200SX sway bar bushing and control arm bushing are working normally.
However, you will realize it is a tough task to complete if you want to keep your Nissan 200SX at the best shape all the time. Power steering hose in it is easy to collapse and break and cause difficulty steering and door jamb switch would also be defective if being exposed to over usages. Other parts like emblem and door handle share the same fate with those auto parts, so they all should be maintained on a regular basis.
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