Ticking Noise From Engine Area Due to Faulty Fuel Damper on Nissan Murano

A faulty fuel damper can produce a ticking noise, which can be heard inside the cabin when the engine is idling. Replacement of the failed dampener should correct this problem.

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Average mileage: 91,601 (120–155,000)
4 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
27 people reported this problem
16 people shared problem details
2005 Nissan Murano124,000
sounds like an exhaust leak inside cabin only while idling turns out to be the rear firewall side fuel damper. Just another thing wrong with this lemon of a murano I have, three new cats, exhaust manifold, o2 sensor, wheel bearing, axle seal, tie rod inner and outer, rear hatch door lock, air mass sensor, drivers seat broke, glove box broke, cd player won't work just the tape deck and radio, get the picture, Nissan missed the mark on this one, don't bother to complain to them they don't seem to care. My last Nissan I'll ever buy.
Ticking sound when using accelerator. Doesn’t happen when idling or coasting, doesn’t change with speed. I’m broke and nervous to even guess what this is going to cost. Anybody with any insight on this issue? Help please.
2004 Nissan Murano87,000
My engine makes the same "Chugging" sound when it's idling. The warmer the engine is, the louder the sound becomes. I just had the dealer look at it and they confirmed it's a faulty fuel damper. The dealer wants $500 to fix it, but now that I know what the problemm is, I think I can get a local mechanic to fix it for less. It doesn't affect the saftey of driving the vehicle, but the sound does get worse. I spent a pretty penny on this vehicle and it sounds like it's 50 years old. Yet another disappointment with Nissan
this same noise but not fix yet i got fixed, yes its the fuel damper, cost me $245-00
Sounds like shuffling cards
2005 Nissan Murano120,000
ticking/clinking noise
2005 Nissan Murano55,000
Ticking Noise
2006 Nissan Murano65,000
When i leave my truck running. Starts knocking really loud on the passenger side.
Ticking noise at very low idle... Once the rpms go up the noise disappears. I've been told the fuel dampers were at fault... Any help??????
2005 Nissan Murano142,000
Faulty fuel damper. Newton Nissan wants $665.00 to fix this but local mechanic can fix for under $100.00. As many people I have seen report this I'm surprised it hasn't been a recall & Nissan fix it for free!
2005 Nissan Murano79,000
Same thing....kind of like a motorboat sound at idle....said it was Fuel Damper....replacement $375.00
2005 Nissan Murano95,000
No solution as of yet, but can hear what I can only describe as chopper blades in the distance. This only happens once car has warmed up, and is more noticeable inside the cabin as opposed to outside. Here in the UK Nissan would like £172.90 in exchange for each damper Funny hey!
2003 Nissan Murano75,400
I had the same problem. Clicking noise, took car to dealer & replaced the fuel damper.
2003 Nissan Murano128,000
Engine makes ticking sound.
2003 Nissan Murano73,000
Had to replace fuel damper assembly. cost me $465.00
2005 Nissan Murano52,000
noisr from engine heard most at idle think its fuel pressure regulators
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