About Nissan Stanza
Nissan Stanza is a compact family car manufactured by the exceptional Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company Ltd from 1981 to 1992. The first Nissan Stanza was actually introduced as early as 1977 but then it was called as Datsun Stanza but it was known as Datsun 510 in North America. The real Nissan Stanza was first introduced in 1981 as a front-wheel drive as 3-door hatchback, 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback. However, in 1992 the Nissan Stanza was replaced by the Nissan Altima in North America before that, it had been produced through three generations.
The second-generation Nissan Stanza (T12 series; 1986-1990) was introduced in 1986 with squared-off styling as a 4-door saloon and 5-door hatchback. But the United States version of Nissan Stanza was still powered by the 2.0 L CA20E inline 4-cylinder engine from previous generation and the engine was mated to either a 4-speed automatic transmission or 4-speed manual and 5-speed manual transmissions. Then the third-generation Nissan Stanza (U12 series; 1989-1992) was introduced in 1989 for the 1990 model year in United States as a Nissan Bluebird wearing Stanza badges. XE and GXE were available trim levels. As a 4-door sedan, Nissan Stanza was powered by a 2.4 L KA24E inline 4-cylinder engine paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission and a 5-speed manual transmission.
Nissan Stanza Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Since Nissan Stanza is a family car, which means people with families would use it most. In this way, you and your families' lives are on the same thread, that is why one hundred percent of safety is what you should focus. So you had better learn about these first:
First, engine performance suffers. This is the first and common problem on Nissan Stanza when it is faced with breaking down risk. Some Nissan Stanza drivers complained the problem would have signs such as making metallic sounds, rough or misfiring idle, overheating, stalling while idling and engine performance reduced. Complete loss of power while accelerating, hard starting or inability to start also happen. If the Low Coolant Light and Check Engine Light come on together, then please make sure the Stanza oil filter, motor and transmission mount, engine mount, EGR valve, water pump gasket, throttle cable, idle control valve, radiator hose and cooling hose.
Second, suspension failure. This is also a serious problem on Nissan Stanza and affected the driving experience dramatically. Nissan Stanza owners told that rattling or squeaking noises from underneath the vehicle not only caused abnormal tire wear but also distracted their attention while driving. At the same time, they felt it harder to handle the vehicle due to the loose steering wheel. So, if similar symptoms appear on your Nissan Stanza, you are advised to inspect the Stanza sway bar bushing, sway bar link and sway bar bracket thoroughly.
But for your Nissan Stanza's overall quality, you had better perform the routine maintenance. At first, you should know what to maintain and how long to perform once. In Nissan Stanza, window regulator is responsible for regulating the windows rolling up and down. But after a long-time exposure to usage, it would be broken and malfunctioning, so you should maintain it in a regular basis. Other parts like door handle, headlight bulb, and distributor cap also should be maintained regularly.
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