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1997 Nissan Pathfinder Problems

Find the most common issues based on 1997 Nissan Pathfinder owner complaints.

Most Common 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Problems

The engine may not crank when the key is turned to "start" if the starter relay fails. This can be confused with a defective starter motor.
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective charcoal canister vent control valve. The charcoal canister is a component in the Evaporative emissions (EVAP) system. Our technicians tell...
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0 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Brakes Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Drive Train Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Engine Problems

The engine may not crank when the key is turned to "start" if the starter relay fails. This can be confused with a defective starter motor.
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.

1 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective charcoal canister vent control valve. The charcoal canister is a component in the Evaporative emissions (EVAP) system. Our technicians tell...

0 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1997 Nissan Pathfinder Problems & Complaints

The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
The engine may not crank when the key is turned to "start" if the starter relay fails. This can be confused with a defective starter motor.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective charcoal canister vent control valve. The charcoal canister is a component in the Evaporative emissions (EVAP) system. Our technicians tell...
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