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Nissan Pathfinder, SUV
Apr 12, 2005 (6:19 pm)
i have a 1991 nissan pathfinder. for some reason i was convinced that i knew how to replace a burnt out turn signal bulb (front drivers side). i have recently realized that i don't. i was also thouroughly convinced until recently that i knew exactly where my trusty owners manual was. i don't. so basically i am hoping that someone would be so gracious as to offfer a brief descriptioin of how to replace the burnt out bulb. thank you for your time and information.
#1390 of 2771 Re: 92 Pathy startup troubles [v6engine]
Apr 12, 2005 (7:27 pm)
Well thank you v6, I removed my EGR valve and am holding it in my hand. It looks prtty gross and when I blow in the spout thing that connected to the exhaust manifold, I can get a little air through with little effort. When I push the springy thing that opens the valve I can blow through fully, but it never COMPLETELY seals, I can always get at least a little air through. My question is whether this is normal or whether I need to clean it, and if I do, how do i clean it? Thanks for your help. If you want you can just email me at phildman14yahoo.com so we can discuss this directly. thank you!
#1391 of 2771 Re: 92 Pathy startup troubles [phildman14]
by Karen@Edmunds HOST
Apr 13, 2005 (8:27 am)
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#1392 of 2771 91 pathy turn signal bulb
Apr 13, 2005 (11:58 am)
Not sure where the turn signal is on your truck, but the bulb should be pretty easy to replace.
If the turn signals are in the bumper, remove the screws holding the orange lens in place, and you can access the bulb after removing the lens.
If the turn signals are on the corners next to the headlamp, open the hood and remove the screw holding the top of the turn signal to the body. With a little pressure the rest of the lamp should pull away from the truck. Access the bulb from behind the lens.
#1393 of 2771 Re: Nissan Sunroof / Moonroof [milliwatt_nb]
Apr 14, 2005 (6:47 am)
Take a look in your owners manual about "resetting" your sunroof. This is something you have to do when you disconnect the battery. When I bought my Pathfinder, the dealer neglected to do this routine, and my sunroof was not working. There is a certain procedure you must do with the sunroof buttons. Hopefully, this helps.
#1394 of 2771 Re: Poor Fuel Economy [gotgas1]
Apr 14, 2005 (7:09 am)
No Remadies..Sounds better than me !! Im getting around 18 Liters per 100 !! So sounds about right ! I have an Automatic and keep the condition switch on Sport ! I seem to get 1 to 2 liters better mileage (km). Lay easy on the pedal and acellerate slow... Thats the way it is !!
#1395 of 2771 Re: 92 Pathy startup troubles [phildman14]
Apr 14, 2005 (7:21 am)
WOW. sounds like the Identical problem I was having. Please read message 1327. I fixed it by replacing the distributor assembly. The problem was the Coil is mounted under the Distributor Cap. The coil was getting warm and expanding breaking contact. When the car was running the break was not enough to shut down the engine. But when I shut it off that was it. No more start,, Very Random.. More so when it was warm outside. Went to Nissan and put it on the Computer and showed problems in the Ignition. No parts inside the Distributor are replaceable! Only the entire Distributor ! Bought a New Distributor from www.rockauto.com. 300 Dollars. Everything works great now !!
Apr 15, 2005 (11:20 am)
First, remember, this is a two metric tonne vehicle! With 240 or so HP! It will need to burn fuel to move . To improve mileage I switched to Mobil 1 oil - but I use 10W30. Mileage improved about 10%, paying for the expensive oil.
I just got back from a trip to B.C. (from Alberta). I burn 13 to 14 L/100 km when I cruise around 100 to 120 km/hr (60 to 75 MPH). I noticed if I cruise much faster than this my 2001 LE starts burning 15 L/100 km and up! There seems to be a "sweet spot" above which you shouldn't go if you want reasonable economy.
Around town, it's much more depressing, typically 15 in summer and 17 L/100 km in winter!
All these figures are not bad however. I owned a Landcruiser with less power and similar weight, and it used 20 L/100 km. Of course gas was only 50 cents a litre back then, not a buck as it is now.
#1397 of 2771 O2 sensor failures and fuel
Apr 15, 2005 (11:29 am)
I think people are confusing the SES light cause. Fuel octane rating shouldn't affect the light unless it comes on for pinging. "More expensive fuel" is not "better" than regular fuel. It just has a higher octane rating, and that only affects "pinging" and preignition. This has nothing to do with O2 sensors. They are damaged by too much sulphur in the fuel (and other additives such as lead).
Oh, and high octane rating fuel will not give you more power either, unless your engine is designed to use it. It will actually lower power/decrease mileage if your engine is designed for "regular" 87 octane fuel.
#1398 of 2771 98 Pathfinder weather seals
Apr 15, 2005 (5:07 pm)
I have a 98 Pathfinder and the weather striping along the bottom of all four windows have started to rust and peel. I went to the dealer to see how much to replace and they said this is a common problem (due to bad design) and the trim is $115 CAD a piece! This is unreal, I cannot believe that they can charge so much for plastic pieces. I have checked Ebay and the local auto wreckers and I can't find any. Does anyone know where I can purchase these trim pieces for a decent price?