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Nissan Pathfinder CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Nissan REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks from 1990+

Nissan -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> RECEIVER/DRIER, REPLACE -> 300ZX -> MAXIMA, NX1600, NX2000, SENTRA & 240SX -> PATHFINDER & PICKUP
Vehicle: 1994 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0 V6 GAS

MAXIMA, NX1600, NX2000, SENTRA & 240SX

  • Disconnect battery ground cable and discharge and recover A/C system.
  • Disconnect wiring harness connector to pressure switch.
  • Disconnect refrigerant line at drier inlet and plug line and open fitting.
  • Disconnect refrigerant line at drier outlet and plug line and open fitting.
  • Remove mounting bolts and remove receiver/drier.
  • Reverse procedure to install, evacuate and recharge system, then check for leaks.

PATHFINDER & PICKUP

  • Disconnect battery ground cable and discharge and ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks from 1990+.

MITSUBISHI, HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM -> MASTER CYLINDER OVERHAUL -> ASSEMBLY -> CLEAN & INSPECT -> DISASSEMBLY
Vehicle: 1992 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0 V6 GAS

DISASSEMBLY

When overhauling master cylinder refer to Figs. through . Note the position of all parts as they are removed for proper installation.

  • On models with attached reservoirs, remove reservoir installation screw, reservoir cap, brake fluid sensor, float, then reservoir, Figs. and .
  • On models with separately mounted reservoirs, remove nipple, Figs. and .
  • Use a wooden stick or dowel to depress primary piston into cylinder bore.
  • On all models except Precis, with pushrod depressed, remove piston stopper bolt, then the piston stopper ring.
  • On Precis models, rem...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Nissan/Datsun -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Armada, Murano, Titan & 350Z, 2006-02 Altima, 2000-06 Maxima & Sentra -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5 V6 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

  • On all models except 1990-96 300ZX, remove the fuel pump fuse from the fuse panel.
  • On 1990-96 300ZX, disconnect the fuel pump relay, located behind the lefthand side kick panel.
  • On all models, start and run the engine until it stalls.
  • After the engine stalls, crank two or three times to ensure all fuel pressure is relieved.
  • On all models except 1990-96 300ZX, turn the ignition Off, then install the fuel pump fuse.
  • On 1990-96 300ZX, turn the ignition Off, then connect the fuel pump relay.

Removal &...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2009 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0 V6 GAS

Front

  • Place vehicle in neutral.
  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Place reference mark on front driveline shaft flange yoke and companion flange of front final driveline. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage flange yoke and companion flange of front final drive.
  • Remove bolts and then remove front driveline from front final drive and transfer case from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque wheel lug nuts to 98 ft. lbs.
    • Torque driveline to pinion flange bol...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Component Replacement -> Body Control Module -> Installation -> Remote Keyless Entry Receiver -> Removal -> Transmitter
Vehicle: 2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE 5.6 V8 GAS

Transmitter

Removal
  • Deflate tire, then remove retaining nut an allow transmitter to fall into tire.
  • Gently bounce tire so transmitter falls to bottom of tire.
  • Place tire on suitable tire changing machine and break both tire beads. Ensure transmitter remains at bottom of tire.
  • Turn tire so valve hole is at bottom, then bounce tire so transmitter is near valve hole.
  • Lift tire onto turntable and position valve hole 270° from mounting/dismounting head, Fig. .
  • Lubricate tire, then remove first side of tire.
  • Reach inside of tire and remove transmitter.
  • Remove second side of tire.
Installa...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove engine under cover.
  • Loosen alternator adjusting bolt and remove alternator drive belt.
  • Remo...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Nissan -> 2005-07 Frontier & Pathfinder & 2005-08 Xterra
Vehicle: 2007 Nissan Pathfinder SE OFF-ROAD 4.0 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Press in on the sides of the glove compartment and allow the glove compartment to hand by the cord.
  • Remove the cabin air filter cover screw, then the cover.
  • Remove the cabin air filter elements from...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Nissan -> Check Suspension Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3 V6 GAS

This lamp may indicate a malfunction in the auto-leveling suspension. After diagnosis and rep...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Remove under cover.
  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove air duct from mass air flow sensor (MAF) to throttle body.
  • Disconnect radiator upper and lower hoses.
  • Remove A/T oil cooler hoses.
  • Remove ra...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Loosen lock nut on power steering pump.
  • Loosen adjusting bolt on power steering pump.
  • Remove power steering pump drive belt.
  • Loosen lock nut on air conditioning compressor drive belt idler pulley.
  • Loosen adjusting bolt on idler pulley.
  • Remove air conditioning compressor drive belt.
  • Loosen lock nut on al...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Blower Motor Diagram for 2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE OFF-ROAD 4.0 V6 GASBlower Motor Diagram for 2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE OFF-ROAD 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • Blower Motor
  • Cooling Unit Assembly
  • Heater Unit Assembly
  • Body Components Diagram for 2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Door Switch
  • Left Rear Door Switch
  • Right Vanity Lamp
  • Key Switch
  • Cargo Lamp
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE OFF-ROAD 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE OFF-ROAD 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Front Heated Seat Switch Left Hand
  • Front Seat Heater Left Hand
  • 2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE OFF-ROAD 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE OFF-ROAD 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Steering Angle Sensor
  • Body Control Module
  • Combination Meter
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: A/T REMANUFACTURED PROGRAM (REAR WHEEL DRIVE)
    Vehicle: 1995 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: PAINT SWELL / STAINS / SPOTS UNDER PAINT GUARD FILM - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 Nissan Pathfinder S 4.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Nissan Pathfinder AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most Nissan Pathfinder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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