Electrical problems are difficult to diagnose with this vehicle, so you'll have to go to the dealer every now and then. General Comments: The car handles beautifully for it's age, but, the frame is the worst I've ever seen!!. Passed out at the wheel one morning while driving to work over a mountainous Georgia Highway that crosses the Appalachian Trail. It dosnt look like that little bit of debris is enough to cause a symptom that bad though? I got one from the dealer and replace it my self. If you put it in drive, then quickly put it in reverse, does it engage? I wouldn't recommend this truck for towing because its already underpowered. It doesn't have to be a test light, it can be a bulb with long wires and you can run the wires all the way to the cabin. What I have found thus far seems to indicate that the problem is in the forward pump.
Ok So I got a screaming deal on a 94 pathfinder the only problem is it wont go in reverse. Feel free to E-mail any solutions to BurtonErnie3ii aol. Recently my transmission on a 1990 model Nissan Pathfinder quit. It's not the transmission, it's the factory cooler. I've seen people who say they rebuilt their transmission but they never say with what kit or what manual they followed. I will give it a try. It is very expensive to fix this, but it's a problem every Pathfinder owner has to deal with.
Gas is also expensive, and it goes through a lot. I don't see any seals between the valve body and the transmission case, when looking at the factory service manual -- are there any that I need to replace, other than the pan gasket and the solenoid o-rings? Nissan wanted me to go to the dealership, pay additional money for them to diagnose the problem the transmission shop and everyone else in the world apparently knows this is an issue with this vehicle. Have Taken Vehicle To Dealer. Feb 21, 1996 Transmission Will Not Shift From 1st Gear. Glad to see that the car will still run past 145,000 -- I'm taking it to college 130 miles away from home with me and was a little nervous about highway. The biggest problems that I've had are with the exhaust manifold studs breaking anyone know why? Im guessing she was probably just driving it without reverse.
These Cars Are Sold As Cars Who Have A Very Long Engine Life. Could it be a bad torque converter? My car had the adjustable shocks, which actually work; you can tell the difference between sport and soft modes. I would recommend buying this car to anybody. Model year 1994 Year of manufacture 1993 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 3. The mechanic who replaced the starter said he fixed some funky wiring that related to the remote starter which I never knew the car had.
Expensive exhaust leak manifold bolts broke off in head Alternator. When you drop the valve body some accumulator springs and possibly pistons will fall out. General Comments: Very good on road and off-road performance. Had manual hubs fitted, at half the price of auto ones. Posted on Author Tags , ,.
Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Search harder and you'll find bunches of information. Vehicle was purchased on 19940301. This is a dirty little company secret. General Comments: Great rugged-looking truck. I put it in drive and gas it and it just sits there! So, both sides had broken studs, requiring them to be drilled out of the head s.
Yes Review Date: 19th August, 2002 Faults: Exhaust manifold bolts broke costing a few hundred dollars to repair. Two requests: 1 Any leads you can offer that I or my mechanic can explore would be helpful. Even after I neglected to change the oil for 6 months one time it still registered full on the dipstick. Alternator went, as well as the starter. He is 85 and went to the dealer for an inspection. I See On Your Site A Fair Amount Of Others Who Have The Same Complaint.
You can read their stories over at CarComplaints. General Comments: Excellent off road vehicle; although, a locking differential would be nice. The tranny was already half way out so I didnt test drive it or anything. If you leave your window open and something is resting on your dashboard, say goodbye to it if you make a turn because it will fly out the window. You can bypass the stock transmission cooler in the bottom tank or you can run it in a series but only if you get a brand new radiator.
The other three non-leaking transmission fluid cylinders were inspected under the microscope and five of the six transmission fluid port areas were cracked. Had to get out and push car to the side of the road to avoid getting struck. Turn it a few more times and eventually it starts right up. The stock cooler provides inadequate cooling for the transmission causing the transmission fluid to break down quickly and clog up the cooler with sludge and shavings. This is a 3 liter automatic 4wd.