Nissan Pathfinder Problem Report
Nissan Pathfinder 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.
My pathfinder was working fine.. then one day at a gas pump i tried to start it.. it would not do anything. turned it off and on and off and on.. let it set a few minutes then it started.. then went to the dr. appt. when I tried to crank it up it would do nothing again. repeat attempts were unsuccessful.. finally called nissan at the avenues to tow it and fix..they said the Starter went out.. and charged me 718.99 to replace it along with a 100 dollar tow and 95 dollars labor for 2 hours work.. this is a rip off and nissan should recall this problem.. anyone else have this problem with their 1997 nissan pathfinder??? argyleboy120373gmail.com if you care to comment as I don't check these post unless I have a problem... Michael~~~~ - Visitor
I went to crank my 1992 Pathfinder the other day and it wouldn't start . I replaced the starter and it cranked 6 times in a row then nothing . Tried again the next day and it cranked a few times then nothing again . After sitting for about half an hour it would crank again . Gonna replace the starter relay tomorrow and see what happens . - Visitor
Diagnosed by the school of hard knocks. Battery, starter, and automatic neutral switch replaced or tested. The grey starter relay on a metal bracket in front of the windshield washer reservoir was the culprit. It's an easy fix if you know what to look for. Replace the relay and the suv starts flawlessly. I used a wire jumper on mine til I could get the part. - Visitor
I tried starting it one morning and nothing so I jumped it now I just tried starting it and nothing but it wouldn't jump either it just clicks when I try to start it. I have replaced battery cleaned up the wires and that didn't help nothing, - Visitor
Click won't start - Visitor
Engine not starting. Replaced starter relay. - Visitor
Thought needed new starter - but online said change relay under hood... That fixed it!!! About $15 at AutoZone. - Visitor
Where would I find the Starter relay?
can hear the cylinoid but won't engage the starter
Checked out coil, spark plugs, distributor. All if getting fire, but something is wrong. It s...
I just replaced a bad starter but still have an intermittent start problem. where is the relay...
Can I replace the Starter Relay myself? If so, where can I find a A Starter Relay?