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2008 Nissan Pathfinder Problems

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Most Common 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Problems

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 issu...
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...
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.
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0 Known 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Brakes Problems

1 Known 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Drive Train Problem

2 Known 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Electrical & Lights Problems

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 issu...
The 2005-2010 Pathfinder with an automatic transmission may develop an issue which is commonly known as the "strawberry milkshake". The name is based on the color and consistency of the fluid foun...

4 Known 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Engine Problems

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...
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.
Problems with the ignition coil can cause poor engine performance due to misfires. This may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Nissan offers an upgraded ignition coil.

1 Known 2008 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 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Problems & Complaints

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...
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...
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 issu...
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.
Problems with the ignition coil can cause poor engine performance due to misfires. This may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Nissan offers an upgraded ignition coil.
The 2005-2010 Pathfinder with an automatic transmission may develop an issue which is commonly known as the "strawberry milkshake". The name is based on the color and consistency of the fluid foun...
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