1996 Nissan Pathfinder Repair and Maintenance Costs
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder ProblemsEngine won't crank due to starter relay failure
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
1996 Nissan Pathfinder QuestionsIt cranks after setting but after drove a while it want crank what causes that (1 answer)
Why want it crank after being drove a while
The 3.3ltr engine cuts out intermittently when running on Petrol, it has only just started doing this, it will start again without any trouble after putting it in Neutral (or parked if stationary) it mostly cuts out when backing off at traffic lights or corners, I have replaced the fuel filter, f...
1996 Nissan Pathfinder RecallsRust May Form on the Strut Tower Housing
In areas where winter road salt is used, a mixture of snow/water and salt may enter an assembly location hole in the upper strut housing. This corrosive mixture can collect on the mating surface of the strut housing panel and the inner hood ledge assembly; over time, this can cause rusting of the strut tower housing. The rust can weaken the housing, causing it to crack and pull away from the inner hood ledge assembly. This can lead to grinding noises and increased steering effort, which, if severe enough, can cause the steering column to break. This would result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the strut housing and repair the vehicles as necessary. An interim notification letter should be mailed to owners prior to May 16, 2011.