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1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Service, Tires & Repairs


1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Tires

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1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R Tire Size
1987 Nissan Pulsar NX SE H 29 PSI/29 PSI 195/60HR14
1987 Nissan Pulsar NX XE S 29 PSI/29 PSI 185/70SR13

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX SE

195/60HR14

Speed Rating: H

Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/29 PSI

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX XE

185/70SR13

Speed Rating: S

Inflation F/R: 29 PSI/29 PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Recommended Tires for Your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX

What tires are best for a 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX? Check out the following tire brands and types.

Choosing 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Tires

Beyond the correct tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Nissan Pulsar NX tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. When thinking about your driving conditions, consider where you live (mountains vs. city vs. countryside) and the kind of weather can catch you off-guard. (Watch out Tornado Alley!) It's not uncommon for drivers in states that experience all four seasons to buy more than one set of tires. one set for winter, one set for summer. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. If you're a diehard off-roader, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't leave the paved path. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for Nissan Pulsar NX tires online.

Installing Nissan Pulsar NX Tires

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! Shop 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX tires online and schedule an installation appointment.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Tire Questions

  • Why check Nissan tire inflation? The right tire pressure can make all the difference. Proper tire inflation helps increase fuel economy, improve braking time, and boost tire lifespan! Even a small change in tire pressure can impact your driving.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Nissan Pulsar NX tires? Your tire sidewall gives you information about load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to one of our tire technicians to learn how to read the numbers on your tire!
  • Can I check the tread depth on my Nissan tires at home? Stay on top of your tire tread depth to help avoid a dangerous drive. You can check tread depth with a penny. Hold the penny so that Abraham Lincoln is facing you, then place your penny into a tread groove upside down. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Nissan Pulsar NX tires. Grab a penny. Hold the so that Abe Lincon's head is facing you and his hair is pointing toward the ground. Then, place the penny into a tread groove. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Nissan Pulsar NX tires.

About 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Repairs

For most drivers, the words “car repair” don’t exactly spark excitement. But we work to provide you with a different experience at Firestone Complete Auto Care. When it’s time for 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX repair services, head to your nearest Firestone location and our technicians will take care of your Pulsar NX like it was their own. We'll work to evaluate the scope of repairs needed and explain your options. If a repair isn't necessary, we won't recommend it.

How Much Does Nissan Pulsar NX Repair Cost?

The cost to repair your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX depends on which repairs are needed, the cost of any replacement parts, the amount of labor necessary to get the job done, and the state you live in. We update them regularly to keep our deals fresh!

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Questions About 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Auto Repairs

  • Do I need to follow Nissan's maintenance schedule? The cheapest 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX repair is the one that isn’t necessary in the first place! Staying up-to-date with your car’s scheduled maintenance services is a great way to keep future repair costs low.
  • What does it mean to be 'in tune' with your car? You’re in your car, day in and day out. So, it’s only expected that you know your car better than anyone else! If you notice mysterious smells, strange engine noises, or other out-of-the-ordinary symptoms while driving, trust your instincts and stop into Firestone Complete Auto Care for a Courtesy Check. Catching a potential issue early could help prevent Nissan Pulsar NX repairs.
  • Do I have to get the repairs you recommend for my Nissan? We won’t recommend a service or repair for your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX unless we think it’s necessary to keep you safe. Want to know more about a specific recommended repair? Ask! We’re here to help.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Brake Repair

You might have a strong and reliable engine in your Nissan  Pulsar NX. But if you can't stop it, then it's scrap metal. If you notice your brakes are squeaking or not working well, don’t wait! Unresponsive brakes make it tough to give the road your best. Plus, waiting can lead to more expensive parts wearing out and requiring replacement. Visit Firestone Complete Auto Care for the right brake repair for your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX. We offer a variety of brake services like pad/shoe replacement, brake rotor/drum resurfacing, brake fluid exchange/bleeding, and brake caliper and wheel cylinder service.

Nissan Pulsar NX Brakes Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why is my Pulsar NX shaking as I brake? Feeling shaking or vibrating in your Pulsar NX as you brake might indicate a few different problems, including worn brake pads or rotors, loose suspension components, damaged brake calipers, or warped rotors. Book an appointment for a free brake inspection as soon as you notice a problem with your brakes.
  • How long can I expect my Pulsar NX brake pads to last? Brake pads generally last between 30,000 and 40,000 miles. Your driving can affect how long your Pulsar NX brake pads last, though. For example, mainly driving on highways and gradually braking can help increase the lifespan of your brake pads, and carrying hefty loads or riding your brakes can shorten it.
  • Is it bad if my Pulsar NX is leaking brake fluid when off? Because your Pulsar NX brake system is a closed hydraulic system, it should not leak brake fluid. However, if components in your brake system have worn out or been damaged, it might cause brake fluid to leak.

Repairing Your Nissan Pulsar NX Drivetrain

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can help repair all of your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX drivetrain components Your Pulsar NX might need driveshaft repair if you notice vibration as your vehicle accelerates, clunks when shifting, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, or resistance when turning.

Questions About 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX

  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Nissan drivetrain system? Noises toward the back of your Nissan Pulsar NX, leaking fluid, trouble turning — these could all be signs of drivetrain damage you want to address. Take action before something more severe happens.
  • Why is my Pulsar NX malfunction indicator light (MIL) on?  The malfunction indicator light — also known as the check engine light — on your Pulsar NX can illuminate for a variety of reasons, including engine issues, electrical problems, damaged sensors, transmission problems, misfires, and faulty connections.
  • How concerning is a drivetrain malfunction in my Pulsar NX? If you experience a drivetrain malfunction in your Pulsar NX, it is important to have it inspected by a professional mechanic as soon as possible to identify the underlying cause and perform the necessary repairs. Driving with a malfunctioning drivetrain can be dangerous and cause further damage to your car.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Alignment Services

Alignment services involve precise adjustments to your Nissan Pulsar NX’s suspension system, which serves to attach your wheels to your vehicle. When your car has an alignment service, your tire angles are adjusted according to measurements recommended by Nissan. Why? So that your tires can make contact with the road at the best possible angle. When you bring in your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX, we’ll perform an alignment check first. Then, we’ll adjust the angles as needed until they match recommended measurements from Nissan.

Answers to Nissan Pulsar NX Alignment Questions

  • How can I avoid knocking my Nissan Pulsar NX out of alignment? Potholes and uneven roads can knock your car out of alignment, so stay aware of the road ahead and adjust your speed (or avoid these obstacles whenever it’s safely possible).
  • How often should you get a wheel alignment for your Pulsar NX? It’s usually suggested you check your alignment about every 6,000 miles or 6 months (whichever occurs first). Still, you should reference your Pulsar NX owner’s manual for Nissan's recommended interval.
  • Do you need an alignment with new Pulsar NX tires? It’s likely not a requirement to get an alignment when you install new tires on your Pulsar NX, but it's a smart idea to do so anyway. An alignment can help ensure even tire wear, smooth handling, and better fuel efficiency.

Engine Repairs for Your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX

When your Nissan Pulsar NX engine needs repairs, our expert techs will let you know what needs to be done and why before they get started. We don't start working until we have your approval. If a service can wait, we’ll make sure you know. But if immediate repairs are necessary for your safety, we’ll make sure that's clear, too. We want to give you all the details you need to make an informed decision about your engine repairs. Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for your 1987 Pulsar NX engine repairs and you can drive easy knowing that we use Nissan-approved parts and fluids — cambelt, oil gasket, fuses, or a different component.

Engine Q&A 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX

  • Why does my Pulsar NX’s check engine light come on when I start it? Generally, your check engine light turning on upon ignition is not a bad thing. It’s just your Pulsar NX firing up its circuits. The light should turn off in a bit, but come see us if it doesn't.
  • Why is my Nissan Pulsar NX making engine noise? Strange engine sounds can be a sign something’s off in your Nissan Pulsar NX. Knocking or tapping could be a symptom of low oil. A high-pitched whistle could signal an intake leak or misaligned belt. Squealing can be traced back to a loose fan belt, and grinding might be a sign of brake problems rather than engine issues.
  • What could damage a Nissan engine?  Some driving habits are not so great for your engine. These include driving on a near-empty gas tank, flooring the gas pedal while the car is in Park, or accelerating too quickly, too soon. Protect your engine’s performance and efficiency by distancing yourself from these habits.

Get Your Nissan Pulsar NX Tire Repaired

If the road has been rough on your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX tires, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Our tire technicians can determine whether it's safe to plug and patch the tire, or whether it needs to be replaced. We'll start by evaluating the state of wear, the location of damage, type of damage, and the size of the damage.

If we determine that your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX tire can be safely repaired, we'll follow three basic steps to repair it: (1) Remove the tire from the wheel for inspection and repair, (2) use a filler to close up the puncture (this is to keep moisture from getting in), and (3) re-seal the inside lining of your tire so that air won’t escape.

Frequently Asked Nissan Pulsar NX Tire Repair Questions

  • How soon should I have my flat tire repaired? A flat tire that’s not addressed can take a terrible toll on the rest of your car. Until you have it repaired or replaced, drive your Pulsar NX as little as possible to reduce your risk of damage to the wheels and alignment – or further damage to that already struggling tire!
  • Is temporary sealant bad for my Nissan's tires? Temporary sealants will solve your problem… for a little bit. If you’ve seen temporary or emergency tire sealant before (it usually comes in a can), it can be tempting to turn to this as a solution for your flat tire. Keep in mind that these fixes could buy you some time to get to Firestone Complete Auto Care for a proper repair, but they could also cause some harm in the process (for example, damage to your TPMS). Plus, using a product like this could void your tire warranty.
  • What is causing the tires on my Pulsar NX to keep losing air? Tire punctures, damaged wheels, and leaking valve stems are possible reasons for your Pulsar NX tires continuously losing air.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Maintenance Information

There's no need to guess when it's time to get Pulsar NX maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. Just follow your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX maintenance schedule! This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Nissan themselves. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Keeping up with routine service appointments is a great way to keep your Pulsar NX running for longer, keep you safer on the road, and prevent common 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX problems.

Overview of Essential Nissan Pulsar NX Maintenance Needs

Bring your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. This Courtesy Check can establish a baseline of what may need to be addressed during your service appointment. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your Pulsar NX's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX maintenance and repairs. Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Maintenance Questions

  • What should I do after hitting a pothole in my Nissan Pulsar NX?  You know your Nissan Pulsar NX better than anyone else, so you’ll know if something doesn’t feel right while driving. Have your alignment checked (and adjusted if necessary) as soon as you notice a pulling steering wheel to prevent suspension damage or uneven tire wear.
  • When should I use high mileage oil in my Nissan Pulsar NX?  Got 75,000+ miles on the odometer? Consider high mileage motor oil. High mileage oil is formulated to address the specific problems encountered by high mileage vehicles, or those with more than 75,000 miles. It can help reduce oil consumption, smoke, and emissions from older Nissan Pulsar NX engines.
  • Why are my Nissan dashboard lights on?  It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Nissan Pulsar NX, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Battery Replacement & Size

Need more info about Nissan Pulsar NX batteries?

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
35-1 L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance months 500
35-2 L4/1.6L Replacement 36 months Performance months 640
24F-RP L4/1.6L Replacement 48 months Performance months 750

Car Batteries for 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX

The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded headlights can all be signs that your battery needs attention.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our expert technicians understand Nissan service recommendations for Pulsar NX battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Commonly Asked Nissan Pulsar NX Battery Questions

  • Why won't my Nissan Pulsar NX battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • How long do car batteries last?  Car battery lifespan varies depending on a few factors, including driving conditions, accessories, how well it’s maintained, and the type of battery. On average, a car battery lasts about three to five years.
  • Why is there white, flaky stuff around my Pulsar NX’s battery post?  The white, flaky stuff that can build up around your Pulsar NX’s battery terminals is known as corrosion. Acid leaking from your vehicle’s battery post can have a chemical reaction with the air, leading to an accumulation of the white, powdery substance over time. Corrosion can affect the flow of electricity between your battery and the electrical system in your Pulsar NX, possibly causing issues with electrical performance and starting. If left unaddressed for long enough, it may even cause your battery to prematurely fail.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Oil Change Service

Your 1987 Pulsar NX’s oil should be changed according to Nissan’s recommended oil change intervals. No matter the mileage, your Pulsar NX may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear engine knocking, smell oil inside the vehicle, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Nissan recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, adventure off-road, or go long distances at low speeds.

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Consult Nissan's recommendations to select the right  1987 Pulsar NX oil and talk with a teammate to learn more about our oil options: Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, and Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. During an oil change, one of our techs will change your Pulsar NX’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. Let the experts take care of your Pulsar NX’s engine by making an oil change appointment today.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX

  • Why is the oil light on in my Nissan Pulsar NX?  The oil change light in your Nissan Pulsar NX could be triggered by an overdue oil change. However, if the oil pressure light is on, you may be dealing with low engine oil, a failing oil pump, a clogged oil filter, or a malfunctioning oil pressure sensor.
  • Can I change my Nissan oil on my own?  Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Nissan exhaust smoke gray or blue?  Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak.  It may be time for a pro to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, blown piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Tune-Up & Engine Service

Regular engine tune-ups can optimize your Pulsar NX’s power on the road. Your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care location has several options to choose from when it comes to Nissan Pulsar NX engine tune-up services. The first is the standard Firestone Tune-Up. This includes the installation of new spark plugs and a visual inspection of your engine’s components, plus a lifetime warranty on parts*. Another service option pays special attention to the filters in your Pulsar NX. Specifically, we replace the fuel filter and air filter. Our third service is a thorough cleaning of the fuel system. During this type of tune-up, we use a three-step process to get rid of harmful varnish, dirt, and carbon deposit buildup in your Pulsar NX’s fuel injectors, throttle body, and throttle plate. This goes a long way in boosting your fuel system’s overall performance. Consider this when choosing a tune-up service for your Pulsar NX: your vehicle’s maintenance record and mileage can determine which service is best. Chat with a Firestone technician before you jump into a specific service to ensure your engine tune-up money is well-spent.

*Check with a teammate at Firestone Complete Auto Care for complete terms and conditions regarding warranties.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Engine Tune-Up Q&A

  • When should Nissan Pulsar NX spark plugs be replaced?  Replace spark plugs on time or about every 30,000 miles or so. Without the spark of electricity created by spark plugs, your engine doesn’t have the combustion it needs to start — which could leave you stranded on the road. Always replace your spark plugs on time based on Nissan’s recommendations.
  • What should I do if I see leaks under my Pulsar NX? Don't ignore puddles of fluid under your Nissan Pulsar NX. It could signal a coolant leak, brake fluid leak, or an oil leak. Let any one of these leaks linger and it could cause engine damage.
  • How often do Nissan Pulsar NX fuel injectors need to be cleaned? There is no hard and fast rule on how often fuel injectors should be cleaned, and it can vary based on driving habits and fuel type. Some manufacturers may suggest including a fuel system cleaning in your regular maintenance schedule. Or you may need to clean your fuel injectors as needed if you notice signs of a fuel system problem.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Suspension Service & Repair

During the first few years you had your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Perhaps your Pulsar NX feels bouncy, leans to one side, or makes noise whenever you turn or drive over a speed bump. The first sign of trouble is the best time to bring your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX in for steering and suspension services. We’ll get to the root of the issue and, if your car needs steering and suspension repairs, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Steering & Suspension Questions

  • Why does my Nissan Pulsar NX bounce so much? Damaged struts or shocks can't dampen road bumps properly, causing your vehicle to feel like a trampoline after each dip or bump.
  • Why does my Pulsar NX tilt forward when I hit the brakes?  As you brake, the forward momentum of your Pulsar NX combined with its weight sends a ton of force to its front end. A damaged or worn suspension system can cause the front end to compress and dip even further.
  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my Nissan's suspension?  Proper tire care can reduce strain on the suspension system, and also alert you to the need for new tires. Uneven tire wear is one sign of steering and suspension system problems, but it can also contribute to more.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX A/C Service Near You

Our trained technicians will do what they can to solve your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX A/C problems. During an A/C performance check, we'll determine the condition of your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX A/C system to evaluate what repairs are necessary (if any). This check includes a visual inspection, performance test, and pressure and leak test.

When we perform an A/C repair on your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX, we’ll also do an A/C evacuation and recharge. During this process, a technician will remove the old refrigerant from the A/C system. Next, they will evacuate the system according to Nissan's recommendations. Finally, we’ll recharge the A/C system with new refrigerant.

Frequently Asked Questions for 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX A/C Systems

  • Why do I get hot air from my Pulsar NX A/C? Maybe your A/C starts cool but then gets warm. Or maybe it never gets cold in the first place. Either way, your A/C troubles could be traced back to a clogged expansion valve, faulty compressor clutch, blown fuse, or leak.
  • What can cause an A/C system leak?  Over the years, the rubber seals and gaskets in your Pulsar NX’s A/C system naturally degrade. Moisture can get into the system and cause a malfunction, or parts can simply wear out so that your system no longer seals properly.
  • Why does my vehicle have to be moving for my Pulsar NX’s A/C to work? There could be issues with one or more components in the air conditioning or electrical system. Your Pulsar NX may have a faulty cooling fan or low refrigerant.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Transmission Service

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Nissan Pulsar NX transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Nissan Pulsar NX transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Pulsar NX at all. Our technicians are trained to service 1987  Nissan Pulsar NX transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Transmission Questions & Answers

  • Does my Pulsar NX's transmission fluid need to be inspected?  Caring for your Nissan Pulsar NX’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Nissan, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.
  • Can transmission fluid leak from my Nissan Pulsar NX? Yes, your Nissan Pulsar NX can develop a transmission fluid leak. As your Pulsar NX ages, parts of the transmission system might wear out or break down, leading to a leak and possible transmission issues. Common causes of transmission fluid leaks include worn seals, a damaged transmission housing, a loose or cracked transmission pan, an overfilled transmission, or faulty transmission lines.
  • Can I still drive my Nissan Pulsar NX if it has a transmission fluid leak?  Driving with a transmission fluid leak is not recommended. Transmission fluid is essential to the proper operation of the transmission system, and a leak can cause serious problems, including reduced performance, overheating, and potentially transmission failure.

Get a 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Vehicle Inspection

When you bring your vehicle to Firestone Complete Auto Care for any service, we’ll automatically do a multi-point Courtesy Check. To start, one of our technicians will check the battery in your Nissan Pulsar NX to see how much charge it has left – and determine if it may fail in the near future. After we’ve inspected your Nissan Pulsar NX’s battery, we’ll visually inspect your filters, lights, wiper blades, alignment, tires, hoses, belts and fluid levels.

We perform a Courtesy Check any time you bring your car to a local Firestone Complete Auto Care for service, but we also offer an in-depth Complete Vehicle Inspection for your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX. A Complete Vehicle Inspection includes everything in a Courtesy Check, plus an examination (by hand!) of your exhaust system, steering and suspension, and brakes. The goal of this type of inspection is to unearth significant issues that might require preventative maintenance.

In some cities or states, you may be able to take care of your state inspection or safety test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Specific requirements for these types of inspections vary by state.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Vehicle Inspection Q and A

  • When does my Nissan Pulsar NX need an inspection? You drive your car, day in and day out, so you know it best. If you notice unusual engine noises or you can’t shake the feeling that something is 'off,' start with a Courtesy Check to stay ahead of potential issues.
  • Help! My 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX failed the state inspection test. Can you get it to pass? Don’t panic! Come in for a complete inspection today and we’ll find (and repair) the root cause before you have your vehicle retested.
  • When is the best time to get a complete vehicle inspection for my Nissan Pulsar NX?  The best time to get a complete vehicle inspection for your Nissan Pulsar NX is before going on a road trip for the peace of mind. Another great time is when something abnormal occurs, and you can't pinpoint the issue. You might notice new dashboard lights, hear strange noises from under the hood, or your steering wheel doesn't feel like it once did.

1987 Nissan Pulsar NX Radiator Service

Regular, proactive service on the radiator in your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX is crucial to keep your engine in the best possible shape for years to come. Nissan recommends that you replace coolant (also called antifreeze) at certain intervals, but you can also take note of any signs your radiator is going bad. You could be on the verge of a radiator-induced engine breakdown if you notice a low coolant light or higher-than-normal engine temperatures on your dashboard, or if you spot coolant leaks coming from your car.

If you bring your vehicle to Firestone Complete Auto Care, we start with a comprehensive inspection of your Nissan Pulsar NX’s cooling system. We’ll do a machine-powered coolant exchange on the system, and then we’ll top off or replace the fluids that were removed (like chemicals, lubricants, and sealants). Lastly, we’ll perform a pressure check to look for leaks. From the heater core to the radiator cap, your 1987 Nissan Pulsar NX is in good hands at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Common Nissan Pulsar NX Radiator Questions

  • What does an illuminated coolant temperature light mean for my Nissan?  f the coolant light illuminates on your dashboard, your engine could be overheating. Pull over to a safe area and wait for the engine to cool down. Then, head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care for a coolant system check.
  • What can cause my Pulsar NX to overheat?  Your Nissan Pulsar NX engine could overheat due to low coolant, a clogged radiator, a damaged water pump, a malfunctioning cooling fan, or a faulty thermostat.
  • What is making my Pulsar NX radiator sound like it’s boiling or rumbling? If your radiator sounds like it's boiling or rumbling, you could have air pockets in the cooling system of your Pulsar NX. You might also have a damaged radiator cap (super easy to fix!) or a clogged radiator.