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About Nissan Datsun 310/310GX

The Nissan Datsun 310/310GX is a subcompact vehicle manufactured by the exceptional Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company Ltd from May 1978 to April 1982. Originally introduced in the United States and Canada as a version of the first-generation Nissan Pulsar, the Datsun 310/310GX was also known as a member of the Datsun 310 series. After being available for only about four model years, the production of the Datsun 310/310GX was discontinued since the Datsun brand was also announced to be ended in 1981 worldwide.
The Nissan Datsun 310/310GX was introduced to the North American market for the first in 1978 for the 1979 model year. It came in several body styles, a 3-door hatchback or hatchback coupe and a 4-door fastback sedan and was available in two trim levels, Deluxe and 310GX. For the 1981 model year, the Datsun 310/310GX received a facelift with a sloping, horizontal bar grille and rectangular headlights in place of the previous round units. And a new 5-door hatchback was also available. The 1.5 L engine replaced the earlier 1.4 L engine and produced 65 horsepower. And its power was sent through 4-speed or 5-speed manual transmissions to the front wheels.

Nissan Datsun 310/310GX Common Problems & Maintenance Tips

As a vehicle popular among families, the Nissan Datsun 310/310GX must be in perfect shape all the time so that occupants can enjoy a safe and sound ride. However, as the accumulation of mileage, some auto parts of the vehicle will wear and tear, in this way, these common problems will emerge:
First, engine failure. It is quite normal to see this problem on the Nissan Datsun 310/310GX since it now is a very old model and the engine failure is often the omen of a vehicle breaking down. However, if you can diagnose and solve it in time, your vehicle can get a longer lifespan than it is supposed to be. Therefore, these symptoms of the problem such as whining or squealing noises from the engine, burnt oil smell filling the compartment, leaking coolant or oil on the ground, engine running roughly, misfiring stalling and even suffering from starting issues; and a loss in power when acceleration and poor fuel economy will also appear. The best advice is once the Check Engine Light and Low Coolant Light come on, you had better inspect the working condition of the Datsun 310/310GX spark plug, air filter, oil filter, fuel pump and coolant reservoir immediately.
Second, for Nissan Datsun 310/310GX drivers, another common problem they have met is the transmission failure. For most people without any knowledge about the working principle, it is hard for them to diagnose the problem. To save them from the trouble, here we provide some easy ways to help you. If you hear strange sounds from underneath the vehicle while driving or see leaking transmission fluids on the ground; if you feel difficult shifting gears and the vehicle jumps in and out of the four-wheel drive, you probably need to inspect if the Datsun 310/310GX transfer case seal, transmission pan, clutch fork and shift cable are working properly or not.
Moreover, you should also pay more attention to some vulnerable parts and perform routine maintenance on them. Parts like the windshield wiper and wiper blade are made of vulnerable materials but work hard to provide good driving visibility under harsh weather conditions. You had better put them and seat belt, cabin air filter, fog light, headlight and antenna on the routine maintenance list as well.
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