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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Nissan Murano
The 2012 Nissan Murano is a sleek crossover SUV that has all the modern amenities. It has ample interior space with a luxurious feel, and a driver oriented suspension. If you need a...

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I was driving and my car started to slow down, and my gas pedal wouldn't work, and all the signs came on and the car light was flickering
Hi, thanks for writing in. It sounds like your battery has crashed. When the system voltage drops below a certain point, the electronics go haywire. The alternator is supposed to maintain the battery voltage at around 14 volts, and I'm...
Engine Noise at all revs- especially while accelerating/revving higher.
Hey there, thanks for writing in. An initial and particular concern would be if you have an exhaust manifold leak. If so, that needs to be checked out and repaired immediately due to the hazard of carbon monoxide. Beyond that,...
Why is the airbag light flashing
Good question. I had the same problem on my truck recently and it was the easiest fix but I will go through a few steps to help you find the issue and hopefully find your problem. First of all,...
Doors won't unlock with remote after grandson played with it
Hi, thanks for writing in. The usual reason a key fob begins having a problem lies in the key fob battery. This can happen when someone is pushing the button non-stop for an extended period of time, which is probably...
When on short local runs around town the car does not want to restart! I take a 10 min drive on highway and it starts normal
Hi there, thanks for writing in. You may be having a problem with the purge control valve leaking fumes into the engine when you shut off the car. The fumes will flood the engine and cause hard starts or no...
Changed battery, now the engine "chugs" at idle and while accelerating
If you disconnected or connected the battery with the key on or any accessory activated then you may have damaged the computer of the car. Firstly, have the Check Engine Light scanned to see what code is stored in memory....
AIR CONDITIONER IS BLOWING HOT AIR. Does this mean its the compressor necessarily?
Hello. I will be glad to help you with your Murano. A common cause of a "no cooling" condition is the system is low on refrigerant, however, inasmuch as your car is only 6 years old, if the refrigerant level...
Engine and gear box.
There are many things that can make your car not fire correctly. If there are Check Engine Lights on this will give some indication as to the specific problem. For an issue like this I would recommend having a certified...
Mechanic says front sway bar needs replacing...assume should be done.
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2009 Nissan Murano. I believe your mechanic is correct. You may ask him why it needs to be replaced so he/she can instruct you on what exactly is wrong with it. If you'd...
Code P0340
Hello. Code P0340 sets due to many possible faults. The sensors themselves have to be tested using an oscilloscope to see if the output waveform meets spec. If the sensors were not tested, there may have been nothing wrong with...
Clock spring compatibility
I do believe that the clock spring will still work considering that the steering wheel is the same and the steering wheel travel is the same. The best way to be certain is to compare the part numbers from the...
A few days after replacing serpentine belt the car will not move when in drive
This would suggest that you may have a charging system problem as well as the car potentially being in limp mode. When the car goes into limp mode this is a measure the car's computer takes in an effort to...
Heat only works when accelerating
Hello. I suspect the heater control valve is the culprit here. Most likely only opening partially. By only being partially open, it allows more hot water to circulate when the engine load and RPM are higher, as when you accelerate,...
Car won't start
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Quite often when the vehicle runs out of gas, especially on electronic fuel injected vehicles, the fuel pump may not have the required pressure to deliver gasoline to the fuel rail. In most cases...
Car cranks but wont start
Hello there, many faults can cause your 2003 Nissan Murano to crank but not start. Replacing the battery is a great first step as this is routinely the cause. Other likely faults are the starter, fuel pump, fuel filter, ignition...
The motor shakes
Hi. The engine could be shaking because it has a misfire, bad fuel injectors, broken engine mount or bad internal parts in the engine. The vdc light is on because the Pcm is detecting a fault in the engine. The...
At >60mph speed when I lift foot from accelerator, there is vibration in steering. clunk noise on bumps.
As always, the first order of business is to confirm the diagnosis. If the Mechanic showed you "looseness" in those parts, that's fine but "a" concern is whether or not they are giving you "assurance" that once those parts are...
My wife's Murano will be driving fine, then it just loses power. Twice it has stopped all together, it will restart after sitting
Hey there, thanks for writing in. Well, you could be correct on assuming the CVT, throttle body or cam sensor could be faulty. However, "guess work" usually ends up costing car owners more money then they should be spending on...
Will a sticking valve burn out my variable valve timing solenoid?
Hi there. Typically a sticking valve does not cause the VVT solenoid to fail, but it can increase vacuum pressure inside the motor that will lead to other timing related issues, which can trigger the same error codes. Anytime...
Acceleration Issues
If your Nissan has detected an issue with your transmission in any way, it will typically trigger a setting from the Engine Control Module (ECM) called "limp mode". Limp mode limits the transmission to only second gear, which keeps your...

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