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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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Car quit while driving load noise oil on road lots of smoke
Hi there: It's very difficult to pinpoint exactly what might have happened to your Pathfinder without completing an onsite inspection; however, if you hear a loud noise while the vehicle was running, and was accompanied by lots of smoke from...
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My check engine light and my stability control light are on in my 2008 Nissan Pathfinder
Hello. If you have a code for the camshaft sensor then it can cause these lights to be one. It would need to be diagnosed to see exactly what is going on. The cam sensor can be bad, it could...
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I have a heating question.
Hi There, You may have trapped air in the cooling system or the heater core may be partially plugged up. Engine coolant is delivered to the heater core through two heater hoses. The [heater core]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/heater-is-not-working-inspection) is a small radiator like...
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Automatic car stalls when put in gear
The internal transmission seals are leaking pressure to reverse and forward gears at the same time and lock up transmission then stalls the engine. You will need to have a pressure test on the transmission to see if the leak...
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Car is overheating, smoking, and now radiator fluid is spitting through the heater.
Hi there. Sounds like the heater core has a leak and needs replaced. I recommend removing the heater core hoses to the heater core on the firewall in the engine compartment and routing the hoses together until you replace the...
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p1112 code and p0112 code on the OBD2 scan tool
Hello, thank you for writing in. Both of the diagnostic troubleshooting codes that you have pulled from the computer relate to the vehicle intake air temperature sensor. The MAP sensor does play a large role in the way the vehicle...
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how do I program my remote unlock/lock entry?
With some vehicles it is possible to program the key fob on your own. Other vehicles require you to take your vehicle to the dealership as they are the only ones that can program it. I would recommend looking in...
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Headlights wouldn't turn off / now they won't turn on
The most likely components to cause this may be the headlight relay, headlight switch, or the ignition switch itself. The relay is an electro-mechanical switch. The headlight switch sends a power signal to it. It then switches on internally to...
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Replaced the distributor and now the fuel is not getting to the engine
Hi There, In the case of a fuel delivery problem, this may be related to low fuel pressure, faulty or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty or dirty idle air control valve (this relays information about air intake to the computer...
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no start
When the engine cranks but does not start, this is usually related to a fuel or ignition issue. Since this engine has a distributor, I would recommend checking the distributor, distributor cap, and rotor for any damages. Then I would...
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6 bolts replacing waterpump. 1 bolt is 2x as long as others. Is this right and if so where does the long bolt go?
Hi there. You might want to search online for a repair and service manual for your 1999 Nissan Pathfinder; which will give you step-by-step instructions for completing this job correctly. If not, one of our mobile mechanics would be happy...
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My left turn signal started clicking very fast recently and now when I start the SUV it will run then shut off while in drive.
Hi there. For your situation, check all of the ground wires on the battery, alternator, and fuse boxes. Make sure that the mounting bolts are tight and that the ground wires are clean. Check the battery cables for looseness and...
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I need help locating my starter
Replacing the starter can be a bit of a tricky job as it is located usually down on the driver's side of the motor underneath the exhaust manifold on the side of the engine block. It is mounted very close...
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Stalling then hard to start
When you start your car in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature sensor immediately reads the temperature of the coolant and relays this to the computer indicating that the coolant is cold. The computer then...
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High pitch noise comming from right side of the engine ( when you're in the cabin its right)
Hello. This can be caused by a few different things. Most of the time it is caused by an issue with the air intake tube not being tightened securely.If any of the clamps on the intake are loose then this...
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No Starting , neutral safety switch? 2007 Nissan Pathfinder
Hello - yes, I would agree. The neutral safety switch or possibly the brake light switch. If your brake lights work, the brake switch is not the issue. Check then the neutral safety switch. For assistance, I would recommend a...
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Trouble starting the car.
It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a clicking sound and will...
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The radio will not illuminate.
Hi there: In most cases, this problem is caused by an electrical wire internally that has shorted and causes the screen to not illuminate. It can be fixed by a professional electronics expert, but the cost of doing this is...
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2006 nissan pathfinder SE is overheating. I've replaced the radiator and thermostat still over heating. However, when I drive te
Hi there. It's quite possible that you either have an obstruction in the coolant system (perhaps the heater core if your heater is also not functioning correctly), or you have air bubbles trapped inside the coolant lines. The best way...
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VVT solenoid issue/problem recurring
Hello. Acceleration issues can be caused by many things. If you have already had the VVT solenoids replaced twice then it may be possible that the issue is related to something else, or that that the VVT issue has possibly...

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