Nissan Pathfinder Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Pathfinder ProblemsErratic Fuel Gauge and/or Check Engine Light
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.
This is happening to thousands of mostly 05 and 06 pathfinders. Nissan denies the problem as it usually occurs after the 80,000 mile warranty period. If your transmission still has bright red transmission fluid get it to a garage quick and request that they add a transmission cooler and eliminate the cooling loop thru the radiator. If your transmission fluid is pink then just go ahead and have the transmission rebuilt and a cooler installed. N...
Nissan Pathfinder QuestionsI get a Po175 trouble code. bank 2 rich fuel mixture. Can I adjust fuel trim (2 answers)
or is there some other sensor problem I can check? Thank you Larry
Plugs wires timing belt maf sensor tps sensor I'm desperate. It's okaybatbhighbrpm but as soon as I let off the throttle it's rpms are up and down all over the place
I've changed struts, shocks,and lower control arm, and ball joints and iit's still wobbling
Nissan Pathfinder RecallsBrake Lights Stay Illuminated And Shift Lever May Not Be Locked In Park
The brake lights switch may be installed improperly and as a result may stay engaged, keeping the brake lights illuminated when not intended, and releasing the shift lever from the park position without depressing the brake pedal. Dealers will inspect the third brake light switch and replace the relay if necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The occupant classification system may not appropriately detect an occupant in the passenger front seat, and as a result may not power the passenger frontal air bag for deployment in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the air bag control unit and occupant classification system electronic control unit in some vehicles, replacing the occupant classification system electronic control unit additionally in other vehicles free of charge to resolve the concern.
The occupant classification system may malfunction, resulting in the front passenger air bag not deploying when needed in an accident. Dealers will update the system software free of charge to resolve the concern.