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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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Replaced fuel pump turns over like new but won't start fuel pump works new battery same thing
Of course, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. Be sure there is adequate fuel in the fuel tank and that the fuel is not old. Check for adequate fuel...
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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Back up Camera is Dark, but guidelines are showing
The camera itself may be faulty. You can remove the camera to check the electrical connector first. Frequent use of the tailgate can sometimes jar connections loose I am unsure of the size wrench you will need, but a wrench,...
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Car kinda hesitates to start and it takes a second for it to pick up speed it feels like it jerks a little
Hi There, This may relates to a couple of different possibilities, however based upon the symptoms you describe, it sounds like you may have an ignition coil that may be failing. Ignition coils are coated with an insulation that becomes...
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What does it mean when my car is over heatin and the heater doesn't work
If the car is overheating due to low coolant level, that will also result in inadequate flow of coolant through the passenger compartment heater core, causing lack of heat. Another cause of coincidental overheating and lack of cabin heat is...
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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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Vehicle stall while driving. Crankshaft Position Sensor and Coolant Temperature sensor replaced.
Was the output of the crankshaft position sensor viewed on a scope? If not, the sensor might have been perfectly good. If you are working off of codes please note that the mere presence of a code is not enough...
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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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80% clyinder leakage on all cylinders
Sixty PSI is pretty low. Be sure the throttle is blocked open during testing as a closed throttle will artificially reduce the readings. If your compression gauge is accurate and the leak is not through the valves or rings, that...
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My pathfinder shakes
Hi there. Usually this type of symptom is caused by dirty fuel injectors or throttle body that requires service. However, it can also be caused by a faulty fuel pump, or airflow sensor. However, a newer vehicle might experience these...
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It won't turn over, new starter and battery, interior display lights come on until we try to turn it over, then nothing.
Hello there. There could be a few items causing your hard to start problem. First, it's possible the ignition relay is broken or the ignition lock cylinder itself has an electrical fault which is restricting electricity to activate the starter....
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Engine not running correctly - high idle, little acceleration, p0400, p0300
Hi there. You might want to read this article about the P0400 OBD-II code which includes what it is, what causes it and the possible solutions. The EGR valve or solenoid might be the source of your high idle issue....
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Could this be the TCM causing the problem?
Yes, no start in the scenario you are describing is possible especially if Code U1000 has set, along with other codes such as P0717, but there are multiple code scenarios or combinations. One quick strategy is to pull and visually...
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Exhaust makes putt putt noise and vibrates car.
This may be a result of a faulty oxygen sensor. As you may know the oxygen sensors which are part of your emissions system read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount of oxygen is present in...
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Sway bar link noise. Should I be able to hand move the sway bar link?
The sway bar drop down link should be tight against the steering knuckle and the sway bar. If the sway bar link can be moved around then the plastic bushings in the joints are broken and the sway bar drop...
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Probably it feeds too much gasoline and don't respond to the accelerator pedal. Then the engine stops.
Check the fuel pressure and see if you have 30 psi or more at the fuel rail. If there is fuel pressure, then remove the fuel injector harness to each injector and check for power as the engine is cranked....
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2011 Pathfinder Fluctuating idle, stalling, no power when accelerating
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air...
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WHY DOES MY FUEL PUMP IN TANK LOOK DIFFERANT IT LOOKS LIKE ITS 2 PIECES. FOR A 2001 PATHFINDER
Hello, thank you for writing in. Under the rear seat where your stock jack and tire bar are located, there is a port to access and replace the fuel pump. You will have to pull back the carpet to find...
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What side is my starter on a 2006 nissan pathfinder
Hello, thank you for writing in. The starter is tucked up behind the oil pan towards the right side of the vehicle. The right side is also known as the passenger side of the vehicle. There should be two mounting...
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Check engine light is on. 04 Pathfinder. Quick check at Autozone and clerk said possible vacuum leak, o2 sensor, or catalytic conv
Hi there. Like any other professional mechanic would ask, my first question is what specific OBD-II trouble code was pulled and what symptoms is the vehicle experiencing? If the engine idle is high or extremely low, this would be a...

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