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Nissan Pathfinder Stall or Misfire Due to Failed Mass Air Flow Sensor

Nissan Pathfinder Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 2001, 2002

Engine Affected: 3.0L V6

Average Mileage: 143,062 mi (20,000 mi - 289,000 mi)


A problem with the mass air flow sensor can result in poor engine performance or drivability problems. This may cause the car to stall or misfire.

  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6, 20,000 mi

    My car would not idle when my foot was not on the gas. This was an intermittent problem for years and the dealer replaced sparks, etc never correcting the problem. I found a mechanic that detected that it was a faulty airflow sensor and bought a salvaged part this fixed the problem.

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  • Visitor, , 129,000 mi

    stalling when i come to an abrupt stop

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  • Visitor, , 289,000 mi

    when in gear driving truck try to stall

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  • Visitor, , 3.0L V6, 149,500 mi

    When starting the S u v,it starts with a vibration and squeal noise and after warming up, by the way its a 5 speed,i travel a short distance and slow down,the the gas petal and it dies out.

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