Nissan Murano Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Nissan Murano

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Nissan Murano Problems

Dirveability Concerns Due to Detached Air Intake Tube

Various drivability problems may be caused by the air intake tube attached to the air cleaner box coming loose. Nissan has recalled 2003-2007 models for this concern. For more information on this recall please click here»

Drivers side sun visor won't stay up

The driver's side sun visor will not stay up when in use. Instead, it falls down going over the tiniest of bumps, suddenly obscuring the driver's view of the road. This is extremely dangerous & I would like to know what Nissan is going to do to fix it.

Failed head Gaskets

During a routine oil change and maintenance, Midway Nissan told me the head gasket was leaking and told me the price would be over $3000. I was aghast to have a major engine repair just outside of warranty. Looking on line, I seemed to be a fairly common problem due to poor quality/faulty gaskets used by Nissan during manufacture. I called Nissan expecting they would surely due something for me to protect their reputation (e.g. major engine r...

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Nissan Murano Questions

Y is vehicle slow to accelerate and has rattle upon take off. Is this a recall (2 answers)

Problem occurs after coming to a stop and then upon accelerating

It over heats with Ac on have had about every new part installed (2 answers)

Heads done twice two water pumps four thermostats two radiators timing assembly cross over pipe fans checked Ac freon checked new anti freeze Run and sounds fine all checks out turn on Ac overheats again HELP PLEASE

Why does my car have low acceleration when I press the gas (1 answer)

A code read that my gas sensor was bad could this be why

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Nissan Murano Recalls

Brake Fluid Leaks

Brake fluid may leak from the anti-lock brake actuator pump onto an internal circuit board. This can cause a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the ABS actuator and replace it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Does Not Deploy In A Crash

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.

Brakes Do Not Stop Effectively

The anti-lock brake system actuator may have a damaged o-ring that may result in a lack of brake fluid pressure control. This can result in extended stopping distances when braking, or erratic operation of the anti-lock brake system or vehicle dynamic control system. Dealers will inspect and replace the anti-lock brake system actuator as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Nissan Murano Reviews

This is actually the worst vehicle I've ever owned. I purchased it in 2011 and it was a 2006. I purchased it from a dealer (Kelly Nissan in Beverly Ma) and they said the vehicle was pre-certified. Initially the warranty they offered was atrocious so I had to pay extra to get a warranty of 80k miles. Interestingly enough the entire exhaust fell off about 2 years of owning it, right after 60...
I have never owned a car with this many problems. Have had an oil leak repaired x4 and is still leaking. Had transmission and transfer case replaced. We were told we were lucky the transmission made it to 140,000 miles because they usually go out every 100,00 miles. The electrical is awful. The doors lock on there own. I've been locked out x3 and one time I had to wait 2 hrs for a tow truck to ...
Had this 2006 only a short period of time and it already required 2,000$ worth of work. Power steering went out, bushings were gone, needs brakes, AWD light stays on, have a feeling this is a lemon, only 50,000 miles on it. Wouldn't buy again.

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