2004 Nissan Murano Q&A
2004 Nissan Murano Question: 2004 Nissan Murano Engine Noise
Really need to have your transmission and engine diagnosed, this sounds pretty serious. The engine noise could be an oil flow or pressure issue, or just really old oil. The transmission also needs to be inspected as well. Have a good shop go on a test drive with you. here are some shops: https://repairpal.com/directory?address=60013&car_brand_names=Nissan - dandd
Various drivability problems may be caused by the air intake tube attached to the air cleaner box coming loose. Nissan has recalled 2003-2007 models for this concern. For more information on this r...
LOUD ENGINE NOISE AT TAKE OFF-ALSO GRINDING SOUND WHEN ACCELERATED---74,000 MILES
A thumping heard and felt in the floor is often caused by failing engine mounts. A failing mount allows too much movement of the engine, and will require replacement.
How common is the timing chain tensioner an issue with the engine in the 2004 Murano. Surprised it might be an issue at 53,000 miles. Noise is most aparent at cold start up and slow acceleration.