1998 Nissan Pathfinder Repair and Maintenance
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1998 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.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective charcoal canister vent control valve. The charcoal canister is a component in the Evaporative emissions (EVAP) system. Our technicians tell us a failed vent valve will require replacement.
1998 Nissan Pathfinder Questionschanged distributer,bateryand starter engine will turn over but not start (2 answers)
This happened on several occassions, but it did start after a day or two had past. This last time it has failed to run. I removed the distributor cap and found that the rotor was not or did not spin. I removed the unit and appeared that the shaft above the gear was slightly warped and the u-shape...
This done this to me 3 weeks ago but stopped after bout 20 minutes ...it would sputter out or die...I would try to start it but it sputter ...then finally it start. And it ran fine until now and its doing it bad..I have to keep motor revved up in nutreul at stop light then put in gear..then it r...
1998 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.