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1999 Nissan Pathfinder Question: My 99 nissan pathfinder sounds like bus running

 

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csuther, 3.3L V6, Supply, NC, February 23, 2014, 07:40
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the sound will lessen after running for a little while and then it will get loud again. Any ideas.

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    ProfessorG February 23, 2014, 09:41
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    Un sure of what noise, you define as a bus running. You may need to seek a mechanic to listen to the noise and what conditions are causing this noise.

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    csuther, February 24, 2014, 16:15
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    The AC was not working and my husband turned it on to see if it would mask the sound now the ac is working. He thinks maybe something broke loose and that is what is making the noise. Would that happen even when you don't have the AC running? By saying sounds like a bus it is sounding like a diesel engine when its not

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    ProfessorG, February 24, 2014, 16:45
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    The A/C compressor will not function unless the hub on the front end is engaged or stuck and turning as the engine turns, otherwise the only thing turning on the compressor would be the pulley, and that should turn at all times as the engine runs.

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    February 23, 2014, 09:41
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    Leak at exhaust manifold, worse cold, quieter when engine warms up.

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