Nissan Pathfinder Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Pathfinder ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Faulty Fuel Level Sensor
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.
Nissan Pathfinder QuestionsVehicle wont shift out of park. Been using bypass to shift. Is there a recall (2 answers)
Automatic won't shift from park.
I had to replace my rotor, and the guy that did it for me put the bearing and hub assembly wrong, one of the pieces to the hub has broken off, (it look like a washer)but I need to know the correct name so I can buy it.
I've already replace master cyclinder, rotor, brake pads, hose, and I bleed the system several times. What else should I check? Anyone?
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.