Problem Description and Possible Solution
The thermostat may become stuck closed, causing an overheating condition. Replacement of the thermostat will be required to correct this concern.
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Average mileage: 132,028 (30,000–260,500)
Engines affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 3.5L V6
11 model years affected: 1995
, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
33 people reported this problem
thermostat goes up randomly for minutes at a time (10-25 minutes) and back to normal after i pull over and squeeze the hoses.The fan,AC/heat,water pump and hoses are all good.
2 years ago my car kept overheating, temp. guage showed no movement to alert me, with numerous related problems up until this day and 2 rebuilt engines. NEVER AGAIN will i buy a Nissan product!!!
I started to smell coolant when I would get out of my car, it never did over heat. So I took a flashlite and pointed it into the radiator resivor to light it up and it was almost empty. Dropped it off at the dealer and they called me saying my thermostat is stuck closed and I have a very small leak on the top radiator hose. Went ahead and changed the bottom radiator hose also.
Engine overheated, check engine light came on. Brought car to repair shop, had cracked block and needed to be replaced. Water in all cylinders.