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Nissan Pathfinder Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 37 Nissan Pathfinder recalls between 1990 and 2016. Learn if your Nissan Pathfinder is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 2, 2014

One lug nut on each of the right side wheels may have been improperly tightened, which can result in a wheel becoming loose from the vehicle.

Recalls on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan began notifying known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 26, 2014

The hoses that attach and carry fluid to and from the transmission oil cooler may detach and leak, resulting in transmission malfunction and risk of an accident.

Nissan notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 25, 2014

The passenger frontal airbag may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash.

Recalls on your Nissan or Infiniti must be performed by a Nissan or Infiniti dealership, respectively. Nissan began notifying known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan or Infiniti dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 17, 2013

Braking distance may be longer that expected during light brake pedal application on rough roads.

As of this writing, Nissan has not released a notification schedule for this recall. If you feel your vehicle should be included, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 26, 2013

The passenger front air bag may not deploy properly because of a flaw in the seam on the back side of the instrument panel that tears when the air bag would need to deploy.

Nissan notified owners of affected vehicles starting in November 2013. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 12, 2013

The passenger front airbag inflator could rupture when deployed, allowing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants and increasing the risk of personal injury.

As this writing, Nissan has not released a schedule for owner notification. There are no symptoms related to this recall. if you are not notified in a resionable time and feel you should have been, please contact your local dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 12, 2013

One or both front brake calipers may come loose and contact the inside of the wheel. This would result in an abnormal noise and reduced braking performance.

Nissan will notifying owners of affected vehicles during May, 2013. If you notice an abnormal noise from the front wheel area or reduced braking performance please contact your local dealer immediately. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 1, 2013

The passenger front air bag may deactivate unintentionally because sensors of the occupant detection system were manufactured out of specification.

Nissan notified owners of affected vehicles starting in April 2013. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 2, 2012

Certain vehicles are being recalled because one or both of the front wheel bearing hub assemblies may wear prematurely and eventually crack.

Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning October 8, 2012. If you notice an abnormal noise from the front wheels, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 19, 2011

An engine oil leak may develop from the area of the engine oil cooler and oil filter. This could result in loss of engine oil pressure and severe engine damage.

Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning January 19, 2012. If you are experiencing an engine oil leak, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.