About Nissan 720 Pickup
Nissan 720 Pickup is a compact pickup truck manufactured by the exceptional Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company Ltd from 1980 to 1986. It was also called as Datsun 720 before 1983 and the first Nissan 720 Pickup was introduced in 1980 to replace the 620. Though in United States market, Nissan 720 Pickup was only available from 1980 through 1986 model year, outside America, it had been available in Mexican market until 1991. And at last, it was replaced by the Nissan D21.
Nissan 720 Pickup in American market was available in both 2-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive configurations and it featured in regular cab and "King Cab" models. As a 2-door or 4-door pickup truck, Nissan 720 Pickup was offered in several trim levels: lil' hustler, standard GL, MPG, deluxe (DX), Luxury (XE), "Sport Truck" (ST), and covered utility body styled Bushmaster. Available in so many trim levels, Nissan 720 Pickup also got lots of engine options ranging from 1.5 L J15 inline 4-cylinder gasoline engine to 2.5 L SD25 inline 4-cylinder diesel engine and these engines were mated to a 4-speed manual transmission until 1983, after that all engines were fitted along with a 5-speed manual transmission and a 3-speed automatic transmission.
Nissan 720 Pickup Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
A pickup truck like Nissan 720 Pickup is always multifunctional. People can use it to load, transport or haul heavy goods for long distance or simply commute. What a pity is that no matter how tough it built, it still ends up with breaking down as accumulation of mileage and these problems appear:
First, engine problem. This is the most complained problem about Nissan 720 Pickup at car repair statistics site CarComplaint.com. Many Nissan 720 Pickup owners wrote symptoms of this problem as engine performance suffered like decrease power and acceleration, rough idle, overheating, making metallic sounds and sometimes misfire. Some while complained that they had to add oil more often as leaking oil and low engine oil. If you could smell burnt or oil odor and the Check Engine Light in your Nissan 720 Pickup is activated, then you have to check if the 720 Pickup EGR valve, oil filter, oil pump gasket, valve cover gasket and exhaust manifold gasket are operating properly.
Second, suspension and transmission failures. Suspension failure in Nissan 720 Pickup is a quite serious issue as it has to drive through many difficult road conditions as a pickup truck. Some Nissan 720 Pickup drivers told that rattling or squeaking noises from underneath the vehicle and hard controlling due to excessive vibration are often caused by faulty control arm bushing and sway bar bushing. As for transmission failure in Nissan 720 Pickup, you can focus on the transfer case output shaft snap ring and transfer case seal if you find difficulty in shifting gears.
For a Nissan 720 Pickup with longer lifespan, you need to perform maintenance periodically. First of all, you need to make sure what parts need routine maintenance and what only need maintenance in a regular basis. Parking brake cable, instrument cluster, wiper arm, window regulator are some vulnerable auto parts in Nissan 720 Pickup, you need care a lot more. As for antenna, emblem, headlight bulb and wiper blade, they all work in open environment and would wear out easily, so you should put them on your routine maintenance list.
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