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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 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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On the radiator cap there is light brown pudding/paste deposit.
Hello Daniel, thank you for writing in. While these issues are frustrating, it may be as simple as needing to flush the system. Yes when you flush the entire system, you should be able to flush the water pockets as...
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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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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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