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#998 of 1242 2005 Nissan Pathfinder same issues
May 26, 2012 (2:05 pm)
I took my 2005 pathfinder to the dealer for the same transmission problems. I bought it with 45000 miles 3 years ago and now has 72000 miles so the dealer told me that they gonna replace the tranny and radiator and give me a rental car fo free since is still under the 80k extended warranty. I guees I got lucky so far. So my main concern now is if this repair is a permanent solution for this problems or it can happen again?
#999 of 1242 Nissan radiator and transmission
May 27, 2012 (6:29 am)
Nissan nor the dealer ever made me aware for an opportunity to repair, before it was too late. Too late is how I found out, after radiator ruptured and vehicle was towed to dealer.
#1000 of 1242 Re: Nissan radiator and transmission [pathfinder2008]
May 31, 2012 (6:15 am)
Same here. I know I've been going to this dealer since before 80K. No mail, e-mail, phone call. In fact, the last service I had done was at 90K, a huge one that covered all the fluids, etc. After the pickup and I took it home. I found under the hood a bottle of unopened coolant leak sealer! I shrugged it off thinking it was extra or something and they forgot it under the hood. SO, now here I am and wondering if they did know about it all along and just blew the issue off. I have ammo now and I didn't even realize it. Whether or not they believe me is the problem and I wished I said something about it then. I'm guilty of putting too much trust in these stealerships! Never again, they aren't my friends, ever.
#1001 of 1242 Re: 2006 frontier [hockeyeast]
May 31, 2012 (9:45 am)
I am facing the same issue with my 2007 Pathfinder.
Was your's still under warranty?
#1002 of 1242 2007 pathfinder warranty
Jun 04, 2012 (5:59 am)
Do you have to be the original owner to use the warranty?
#1003 of 1242 Re: 2007 pathfinder warranty [swiftcurrent]
Jun 04, 2012 (5:59 pm)
Got the same problem....didn't know anythingabout this problem until my heat stopped working a couple days ago. I checked my radiator Saturday and sure enough, milky fluid. Called nissan and took it in this morning to have it checked, and when they called me, they confirmed that it was the radiator and tranny fluid mixing.
I was really worried that it will not be covered by nissan, since I don't have any warranty at all on my vehicle. My truck is a 2007 pathfinder with 79,988 miles on it. They said they will replace them for FREE since my vehicle has less than 80k miles. They told me that's the cut off on the coverage. It was really a close call. I'm glad the dealer is only a mile away from my house and not 13 miles away. Whew...what a releif.
I guess what I'm trying to say is if your truck has less than 80k miles, nissan will replace them for free.
#1004 of 1242 Re: 2005 Nissan Pathfinder same issues [path05]
Jun 07, 2012 (5:00 pm)
If anyone owns a 2005 nissan pathfinder I strongly recommend you buy a transmission cooler. bypass the radiator and connect transmission lines directly to the cooler mounted in front of the ac condensor- behind the grill. We do this repair to prevent future intermix - transmission failure.
Jun 07, 2012 (9:42 pm)
same problem bought it on 09 used 05 nissan pathfinder. with extended warranty, I was given different diagnoses every time i came in the shop an average of every 6 months. finally the warranty expired, and thats when they told me I need it a new transmission a month after the warranty expired. I called head quaters and no luck. I went to Aamco for a trans. The problem was not fixed and AAMCO could not figured out the problem because they could not get the right codes, So I was sent to back the dealer, I was told by the dealer I need it a new body valve so I spend $1200 on top of $3300 for the transmission. After a month later (today) my path was leaking orange fluid so I went to the dealer (again) I was told it was the same problem trans./radiator. Tomorrow the service manager is calling the NISSAN head quaters and see what they can do to fix this problem................IF NISSAN DOES NOT GIVE ME AN THE ANSWER, I' M CALLING THE MEDIA!!!!!!
#1006 of 1242 Re: 2005 Nissan Pathfinder same issues [path05]
Jun 16, 2012 (4:41 pm)
Nissan dealer fix the problem by replacing the transmission and radiator at not cost since the car was still under the 80K extended warranty. I think that all the nissan dealers should be aware of this problem by now.
#1007 of 1242 2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4x4
Jun 18, 2012 (7:27 am)
Okay I have a 2001 LE 4x4 with 141,800+ Since Feb 25 2012 and 136k I have had all kinds of nightmarish crap. Btw I have had it almost 5 years and just over 102,900.
I have had the fuse blow for the starter about twice, cold start resulting in stalling unless key is turned to start before it hits zero rpms or your on the gas, and for the past 2-3 months I have had the P0740 code coming up.
I havent had the fuse blow in a while (April 10 2012 is last time).
Cold Start problem I have no clue- tried replacing fuel pump and fuel filter based on similar symptoms with a work vehicle, replaced the intake hose that was cracked (not known if it was leaking).
P0740 Code I have not gotten a definitive answer from the few people I have asked about it. I asked the dealer on cost and they said $2300 to replace the solenoid, i later found out that was all the solenoid. I got one educated guess that took a look at the car and they said its about $300.00 to fix.
Oh yeah anyone loose control of your air conditioner (on/off and fan speed controls non-operational/malfunctioning)??