1995 Nissan Pathfinder Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Nissan Pathfinder

1995 Nissan Pathfinder Problems

Radiator fails and dumps coolant into transmission fluid destroying the transmission

This is happening to thousands of mostly 05 and 06 pathfinders. Nissan denies the problem as it usually occurs after the 80,000 mile warranty period. If your transmission still has bright red transmission fluid get it to a garage quick and request that they add a transmission cooler and eliminate the cooling loop thru the radiator. If your transmission fluid is pink then just go ahead and have the transmission rebuilt and a cooler installed. N...

Engine won't crank due to starter relay failure
The engine may not crank when the key is turned to "start" if the starter relay fails. This can be confused with a defective starter motor.
Exhaust Manifold Can Warp and Cause the Studs to Break Off

The exhaust manifold often warps and cracks, breaking off the studs between the cylinder head and the exhaust manifold. The noise may be most noticeable when the engine is cold.

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1995 Nissan Pathfinder Questions

where and how do I test my relay starter switch. 95 pathfinder. (1 answer)

installed new fuel pump. it runs fine now. A few days go by. It won't start. (2 answers)

Why will the car turn over but not fire?? (1 answer)

I just replaced the water pump in my 95 pathfinder, the car didnt run at first, come to find out the timing belt was reinstalled slightly off, retimed the belt and it started and ran, it sat for 3 days and now wont start anymore. The engine turns over but wont fire. Already did a compression test...

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1995 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews

I've had my 1995 Nissan Pathfinder since it was brand new it now has 250,000 miles on it, that's like to the moon and on the way back, and it still runs like new. I've owned many cars before, during and now, it is hands down the absolute best vehicle I've ever owned.
I love my truck, but it has some "quirks" that drive me crazy. The a/c never gets quite cool enough, which is an issue when it's 112 outside and you have a 45-minute drive at four in the afternoon. The fact that it's black with charcoal leather probably doesn't help either when it comes to cooling off. I've driven a 25-foot moving van with a better turning radius. Don't know if they were going...
excellent car very few problems.....love it ..so reliable...

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