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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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I have a 2015 Pathfinder. Is the starter covered if I have an extended warranty?
Hi there. Typically a moving component that is designed to wear out like a starter is not covered under warranty from the factory. However, some dealerships offer extended programs that cover this system. I would recommend calling your dealership to...
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Is there vibrations and humming that gets louder when speed is increased then stops when vehicle stops a wheel bearing problem
From what you describe it is the front wheel bearings in the front hubs that need replaced. You should also check the tires for uneven wear and need for tire rotation or alignment issues causing uneven tire wear.
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I noticed driving back from a trip my car was having high rpms while accelerating slower than usual. I noticed my oil was low and
Hi there. The engine RPM running high and the oil issue should not be related. The RPM problem is probably related to a vacuum hose leak, idle control valve problem or the throttle body fuel system has a fault. I...
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I have a 95 Nissan Pathfinder that starts and idles fine until it warms up, then it idles rough, engine will not accelerate at all
Hi Troy. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically when you have a bogging type of problem, it's due to an air/fuel ratio problem. The first thing I would check is the mass air flow sensor, followed by air filters and...
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Just replaced the starter. 1st try worked great. Next 4 trys only a click at starter. All lights work. Not a batt prob.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There may be one of several issues going on. First, make sure all of the electrical connections to the starter, including the ground, are clean, dry, and tight. Secondly, a shim is often needed...
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Since your check engine light is illuminated, I would recommend having a check engine light is on inspection performed by qualified professional to determine the exact cause of this issue. Consider YourMechanic as this can be done from your home...
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Nissan turns over won't start how to determine security or mechanical?
I would recommend having your fuel pressure tested to determine if pressure is low. This will tell you if it is a fuel issue. If it were a mechanical issue, the engine would likely be seized up and not turn...
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My car just started shutting off. It'll turn on. Sputters and dies. Like if it had a weak battery. 98 Nissan Pathfinder 230,000+ m
With nearly a quarter million miles on the car, it really could be just about anything. The first thing I look for in a case like this is air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without passing through...
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exhaust manifold overheating?
Prior to performing any diagnostics, the actual operating temperature should be measured to see if it is truly out of range. If the manifold is "too hot", such can be caused by either "general" engine overheating or specifically "lean operation",...
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2002 pathfinder dome lights out and clock
This may be a number of things such as a low remote battery or potentially a problem with the electrical wiring leading to the dome light. I would suggest checking the remote key fob battery as this is often times...
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PATHFINDER 2005 VDC OFF LIGHTS COMES ON
I believe this is the traction control light for this particular vehicle. The most common cause of this issue would be a faulty wheel speed sensor. I would recommend having the trouble codes read to determine the exact cause of...
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When I'm driving sometimes it feels like I took my foot off the gas but I didn't then goes back to normal what does that mean?
The VDC and slip lights relate to the traction control system in the vehicle. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the...
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P1145 Leads to P1135
The more common causes of P1135 in the Pathfinder include: a faulty intake valve timing control solenoid bank 2; the intake valve timing control solenoid bank 2 harness is open or shorted; the intake valve timing control solenoid bank 2...
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Whistling noise
It sounds like you may have an emergency brake that may be sticking resulting in the squeaking sound you describe. Emergency brakes tend to not get used as often as other components in the vehicle do and as a result,...
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I have a good build and new light socket on driver side but I have now low beam I tracked it back all the way to the fender the wi
Check the circuit ground. If you are finding power to the fender area termination, then there is a fault between that point and the bulb socket. Of course, if there is no power to the fender area, then the fault...
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My oil pan is leaking, is it safe to go out on a 4 hour drive?
Hi There, I would not recommend taking a 4 hour drive with a known oil pan leak as this may quickly escalate to a more pronounced oil leak resulting in major engine damage. This suggests that you may have a...
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While I was driving I all of a sudden couldn't accelerate no more and my brakes locked up. 1991 Nissan Pathfinder
Hello Typically when this occurs it is due to the brake fluid being contaminated or from a failure in the brake master cylinder. Most of the time when something other than brake fluid is put in the system the seals...
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Peter, I have a 2004 Nissan Pathfinder and the engine light has been on for years. I lived in Colorado and it always passed the
Hi Ron. Thanks for contacting us today. In regards to the catalytic converter replacement, you can request an estimate to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete this service by clicking this link and then...
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I am buying a used car, and the alternator is getting replaced in the vehicle before I get it. Does this raise any red flags?
A replacement of the alternator should not raise a red flag bu I would recommend getting the vehicle (inspected) [https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/pre-purchase-car-inspection] before you purchase it by a mechanic like one from YourMechanic. This will insure you do not have major problems...
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VDC light is on
The VDC (Vehicle Dynamic Control) light indicates that there is a fault with the traction control system in your vehicle. This may have happened while the brakes were being replaced. Your vehicle is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each...

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