2008 Nissan Pathfinder Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Nissan Pathfinder
2008 Nissan Pathfinder Problems
The fuel level sensor can fail causing erratic or inaccurate fuel gauge readings. The Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Nissan has recalled 2006 - 2008 vehicles only for this fuel gauge issue. For more information on the recall, please click here»
A whining or buzzing type noise may develop from the timing chain area caused by excess slack in the secondary timing chains. Nissan has issued a service bulletin (NTB09-128) regarding this issue. Replacement of both secondary timing chains and their tensioner shoes will be necessary to repair this concern. As part of this repair, the engine oil and filter should also be replaced.
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.
2008 Nissan Pathfinder Questions
there seems to be something mixing with my coolant.
the overflow bottle and the radiator has some milky looking solution in it.
2013 intake manifold repaired after engine light came on. 2014 evap emission canister replaced after engine light came on. 2 weeks after took car in for smog check. Almost immediately after engine ran very rough and I felt it was "sputtering". Intermittently. Brought in to dealership....
My jeep was working fine and then as i came out the grocery store it wouldn't fire up. I ruled out the battery after i realized all the lights, AC, windows and stereo worked fine. I even tried to jump start it with no luck. I don't even hear the starter trying to work. Checked all my fuse...
2008 Nissan Pathfinder Recalls
Nissan is recalling 2008–2010 models equipped with Garmin Nuvi 750 navigation systems because the battery may overheat, which could lead to a fire. Nissan will notify owners and Garmin technicians will replace the unit's battery and insert a spacer to prevent the problem from reoccurring. This will be performed free of charge.
Nissan is recalling certain 2004 - 2010 Titan, Armada, & QX56 vehicles. Also included are 2005 - 2010 Frontier, Xterra, and Pathfinder vehicles for faulty front and/or rear suspension lower control arms. The problem is the control arm's attaching point to the vehicle's chassis. During the manufacturing process, some control arms may contain welds that do not meet Nissan's strength specs, and if they break, it may result in loss of vehicle control, and a possible crash.
The molded fuel tank can warp, creating interference with the fuel sender float arm and fuel tank. This would cause the fuel gauge never to read below a quarter tank of fuel even if it's empty. If the vehicle runs out of gas in traffic, you might become stranded or get into an accident. Dealers will replace the fuel level sending unit with one that has a modified float arm. The recall began March 22, 2010.
2008 Nissan Pathfinder Reviews
leased a new 2008 nissan pathfinder v8 three years ago. its been a wonderful experience.
I just bought a 2008 Pathfinder LE from a closed friend in OH he had it ever since new. Liked the SUV because can't afford newer one at higher priced. I read online about 2005-10 Pathfinders, Frontiers and Xterra SUVs with the common issue leaking coolant/tranny/radiator issues but first thing when woke up early next morning checked under hood but engine looks fully maintained. Keep in mind got...
20,000 Miles So Far- Great, Only Small things,That have been taken care of.