Showing articles & questions for topic
Pathfinder

Related articles

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...

Related questions

Question
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...
Question
Car is accelerating without pushing gas, full rev when placed in park, should I drive it home from work? 28 miles away, oceanside
Hi there. This issue is typically caused by a malfunction of the cruise control system or throttle control. However it can also be caused by something as simple as the carpet or floor mats pressing down on the accelerator accidentally....
Question
Is $2300 too much to pay to replace 2 cat converters for a 2007 Pathfinder?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your particular make and model does utilize a catalytic converter on both sides of the engine. Catalytic converters are going to vary in price depending on the brand of replacement parts that you are...
Question
While driving home from work my 2006 Nissan Pathfinder stalled and I lost power steering. I pulled over and restarted it. I t ran
Hi there. In situations like yours, it better money spent having the root source of your power steering failure correctly diagnosed; as in most cases, especially with modern power steering systems that a sensor failure or electrical glitch might be...
Question
put new front rotors and pads also new rear drums, but when braking vehicle vibrates like when you have bad rotors
Vibration of the type that you are describing is due to excessive thickness variation in the rotor and/or the rotor has excessive axial runout as mounted on the wheel hub. There is also a possibility that the rotor is warped...
Question
my Service Engine light came on, and oil level is good,all gages are normal, but then I noticed taking off from the light, the car
Inasmuch as the check engine light is on, important clues to what's going on with your car may have been stored by your car's computer. The best thing to do is request a check engine light diagnostic and the responding...
Question
I replaced my battery car started up, ran for 20 minutes shut off now won't start back up again
Hi there. It's quite possible that the battery cables are also faulty; which tends to happen after 5 years of use. If your battery cables have not been replaced, it's a good idea to have them replaced. However, it is...
Question
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.
Question
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...
Question
What does the slip light mean on my Nissan Pathfinder mean
Hi There, The SLIP light relates to your vehicle's traction control system that helps to control the vehicle in certain driving conditions. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction...
Question
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...
Question
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...
Question
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...
Question
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...
Question
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,...
Question
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...
Question
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...
Question
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...
Question
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...
Question
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...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question