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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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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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My reservoir is boiling is that indication of needing a thermostat 2007 Nissan Pathfinder
Hi there - while it is possible that the thermostat is keeping your engines operating temperature too high (coolant temp gauge should always be in the middle of the gauge), the steam and boiling water out of the reservoir could...
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I lost reverse. What could that be?
Hi there. The noise of grinding sounds like a gear that is broken or damaged like a pinion gear in the differential or a drive gear in the transmission. Get a stethoscope for an automotive vehicle and put the probe...
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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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TAPPING NOISE IN ENGINE NISSAN PATHFINDER 2002 155,OO K
Usually, loud knocking noises from the engine are the result of a broken internal engine part or low engine oil. I would strongly recommend against driving the vehicle until the cause of this issue has been determined. I would first...
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My car is overheating there are no leaks all the hoses are intact and I just changed my thermostat 6 months ago. What might be cau
A diagnostic would determine the root cause of the overheating. Common causes of overheating include a faulty thermostat (yours was replaced but that is no guarantee that it is presently functioning), a plugged radiator, collapsed hoses, and a faulty water...
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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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Water from the radiator is going to the expansion tank which then overflows causing engine to overheat.
Hi there. There could be three things that could be causing your engine to overheat and the heater to not work. (1) The thermostat could be stuck shut or causing the cooling system to not flow making the engine...
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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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On the radiator cap there is light brown pudding/paste deposit.
Hi there. I would recommend first contacting the Nissan dealership to see if your vehicle falls under the warranty or recall claim. If it doesn't then I highly recommend having a professional mechanic complete a coolant system flush as it's...
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I cannot get my Pathfinder to pass Marta. I have completed the work the codes said was wrong and drove for the miles it states an
Hi there. The only recommendation that we can offer is to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a check engine light inspection first. This will allow them to download all error codes and pinpoint...
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Hello there, I have a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder with only 103,000 miles, but living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Today, @ 21*, I drove on
Hi there. How far is a few blocks? Based on your description there could be a possibility of overheating, but there could also be the possibility of a malfunctioning temperature sensor. At those temperatures it seems unlikely that the vehicle...
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Second & third row seat belts are shredding. Have you heard from anyone else with a similar problem?
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several different recalls for your make and model that revolve around the seat belts. The easiest way to look them up for your exact vehicle is online using your VIN. Most of...
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Is there any risk if I bypass my clutch sensor temporarily, and doing any harm? 1995 Nissan Pathfinder
Hi there - if I understand your question correctly, you are suggesting that you bypass the clutch safety switch. This switch keeps you from starting the engine unless the clutch is fully depressed. Bypassing this switch, even temporarily, is primarily...
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Fuel smell
This may suggest a clogged or dirty EGR valve. The EGR valve is a small component designed to allow the flow of exhaust gases into the intake manifold in controlled amounts. As such, it's a simple valve that closes and...
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Front passenger airbag status light gets illuminated when I start the ignition and noone is seated on pessenger side. Please advis
It is normal for the passenger air bag off light to be on when no one is in the seat. This indicates the system is not activating the passenger air bag when no one is in seat. If someone is...
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Can you figure out why it's overheating?
Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating can warp the cylinder head and/or engine block causing costly damage. The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level, a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator,...

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