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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder
Whether you have plans to go off-road or just want a vehicle that’s nice and roomy, the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder is definitely worth a closer look. Key Features As a dual-purpose vehicle, Nissan...

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Steering wheel does not center
The problem to me sounds like you have worn out bushings that hold the power steering rack and pinion assembly. This is why your steering wheel gets off center in the direction of the turn. Have the steering inspected and...
Just got a "tune up" two days ago and my truck is shaking and putting when idle
Hi there. If the problems happened that soon after then it more than likely has to do with the tune up. If something was left loose or if the wrong spark plugs were used then this will occur. You should...
Heater won't switch to other settings
The most common problem may be the air mix door motor actuator being bad. There is a pinpoint test to see if it is the controller where you push the buttons or the door actuator on the evaporator case. You...
Pathfinder runs very rough, backfires.
The most common reason why a car will stop running after a distributor has been replaced is due to the distributor being too loose, causing the vehicle to fall out of correct ignition timing. The misfiring and backfiring issue is...
Boot white smoke exhaust pipe
This is most likely caused by a blown head gasket that's leaking coolant into the engine cylinders. Have the cooling system pressure tested to see why oil and coolant is mixing. The cylinders heads are either leaking or cracked. Have...
I changed the battery and alternator but for some reason the battery isn't charging what could be the issue
Check the fuse 65 in the main engine fuse box, it is a 7.5 amp fuse. Then check the main fuse A, a 120amp fuse. If both of these fuses are good then you will have to check them for...
A/c check engine light on
If there is antifreeze inside the passenger compartment a hose to the heater core and/or the heater core itself has developed a leak. If the antifreeze has instead sprayed into the underhood area, the leak would be in the engine...
Won't start. Replaced starter and relay switch, still won't start. Tested battery and it's good.
Hey there, thank you for asking about your 2001 Nissan Pathfinder. You should check fuse number 18 in the fuse panel under the dash. Test the black and yellow wire at the start interrupt relay to see if it gets...
Power windows do not work.
Check to see if you are getting power to the white wire to the driver's window switch when the key is on. If not, then check and replace the ignition relay 2 in the engine fuse box. The main circuit...
How to get to the windshield washer reservoir.
Your washer fluid reservoir is located in the right (passenger) side of the vehicle. To access the tank for removal/replacement, you must remove the right fender liner which is the black plastic that surrounds the interior of the wheel well....
ignition control module keeps failing
This could be either the ignition control module or the ECM which gives direction to the ignition control module. I would start by checking the power supply to the ignition control module to see if it is receiving any power...
Cold the trans shifts great but when it get warm it's like it's in neutral
The transmission most likely has internal fluid leaks in the pressure control circuit of the valve body. The leak gets worse as fluid heats up and leaks more. Have the transmission pressures checked at a transmission shop.
1999 Nissan Pathfinder hesitation and sputter when I accelerate
Hello. If your radiator and water pump were recently installed, then those are likely not the components at fault, but it is still possible. If engine performance was greatly affected, it may be possible that there may be a blown...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder shuts off when idling
The symptoms you are explaining sound similar to the case of a clogged or faulted idle air control valve. If this valve clogs or fails in a near-closed position, the engine will be choked upon deceleration when the throttle plate...
Bad idle air control valve
Hi there. I would need to know what the codes are to know if they are related. The idle control valve failing can cause other codes to come up, but there are other problems and codes that can come up...
ignition coils
Thanks for writing in about your Nissan Pathfinder. It will be okay if you only replaced five of the six coils as long as the sixth one is firing good. If not, have the ignition coil replaced by a certified...
Car wont run in D at first, need to start in second or first gear.
This may be related to a few different issues such as a faulty shift solenoid or failing torque converter in your transmission. When either of these happen and too much torque is applied (i.e. starting in 1st gear), this can...
Broken hub bearing
You are absolutely correct. If the vehicle even gets raised up off of the ground the front wheels should be shaken down to see if any play exists. This is especially true if the tires were being replaced. There is...
Do all xtronic transmissions have a shudder when accelerating
The transmission shudder is very common of a problem but is not normal and the transmission control module may be in need of reprogramming as per a technical bulletin NTB15-014B dated 4/5/2016. This is a recent TSB and may not...
If I recharge my battery would it affect my computer
There are right ways to charge a battery, and there are wrong ways. If you are attempting to jump start the vehicle and then let the alternator charge the battery, then you should have no issues with the computer. This...

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