The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
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Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, TENNESSEE, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA , WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, DURING THE COATING PROCESS OF THE FUEL FILLER TUBE ASSEMBLY, AN INSUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF COATING MAY HAVE BEEN APPLIED AT THE LOWER MOUNTING BRACKET. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN OPENING IN THE COATING WHICH CAN ALLOW WATER TO ENTER AND MAKE CONTACT WITH THE BARE METAL OF THE TUBE.Learn more »
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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.
1999 Nissan Pathfinder Questions and Answers
working on the vehicle the wires were cut. After repairing them the vehicle will not start. Would the key chip have been effected? Everything elese has tested OK?
My car was running beautifully but it was time for some PM. I had a new timing belt put on and replaced everything in that area that was exposed. I was told that the cam on the drivers side had bee...
i was driving when my lights went dim and i had no guages, i replaced the batterie and put a new alternator on still had no guages worken and the new batterie died within 30 mins i looked at the f...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews
My 1999 Pathfinder has 315,000. Still runs great. i bought it 2 years ago for a measly $500. it had 279k on it. this truck is still nice looking and runs awesome.no major probs.
THIS CAR SUCKS!
I have a 1999 Nissan Pathfinder that I bought used with 70000 miles on it. it has 140000 now and runs great! never left me stranded no major mechanical issues just basic maintenance. I would never buy another brand of suv. Nissan really knows how to build reliable cars