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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 -> Cooling System Bleed -> 1998 -> 1999-2000 -> Altima, Frontier, Maxima & 240SX -> Pathfinder -> Quest -> Sentra & 200SX
    Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Pathfinder 3.3 V6 GAS

    Altima, Frontier, Maxima & 240SX

    This engines does not require a specified bleed procedure. After filling cooling system, run engine to operating temperature with radiator/pressure cap off. Air will then be automatically bled through cap opening.

    Sentra & 200SX
    • Set heater temperature control lever to Max. Hot position.
    • Remove radiator fill cap, air relief plug and bleeder cap.
    • Fill radiator and reservoir tank with coolant. Air relief plug is reinstalled once coolant spills from hole during refilling.
    • Reinstall air bleeder cap.
    • ...

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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+.

    Nissan -> Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Altima, Maxima & Sentra -> Cleaning & Inspection -> External Proportioning Valve -> Frontier & Pathfinder -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Overhaul -> Quest -> Replacement -> Testing
    Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Pathfinder XE 4.0 V6 GAS

    Master Cylinder Overhaul

    Overhaul

    Refer to Figs. through for master cylinder overhaul procedures, noting the following:

    • If piston assembly is stuck in cylinder bore, gradually apply air to fluid outlet port.
    • Replace stopper cap if claws are damaged. Bend claw inward when installing new stopper.
    Cleaning & Inspection

    Examine reservoirs for foreign matter and inspect all passages for restrictions. If there is any indication of contamination or evidence of corrosion, service the hydraulic system as needed.

    When disassembled, wash all components in denatured alcohol or clean brake flui...

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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: 1996 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3 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+.

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 2009 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0 V6 GAS

    Front

    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
    • Remove engine undercover bolts using suitable tool.
    • Remove ABS sensor harness from mount on knuckle, then disconnect wheel sensor harness connector.Do not pull on wheel sensor harness during removal of ABS sensor. Carefully feed ABS wheel sensor harness through hole in splash shield.
    • Remove brake caliper torque member bolts using suitable tool. Position brake caliper aside and attach using mechanics wire.Do not press down on brake pedal while caliper is re...

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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+.

    Relearn Procedures -> Activation -> ID Registration -> Less Activation Tool -> With Activation Tool
    Vehicle: 2009 Nissan Pathfinder SE OFF-ROAD 4.0 V6 GAS

    Activation

    The activation procedure must be performed after replacing or rotating tire and wheels, replacing tire pressure sensor or BCM.

    • With Nissan sensor activation tool J-45295, or equivalent, pushed against the LF sensor, press and hold the activation tool button 5 seconds, Fig.
    • With the ignition switch On, as the low tire pressure warning lamp blinks, Fig. , the respective sensor then must be initialized.
    • Register the ID of tire pressure sensor that low tire pressure warning lamp blinks. When Activation of registered wheel has been completed, turn signal lamp blinks two ti...

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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+.

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1991 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • On models equipped with automatic transaxle,support transaxle with suitable jack.
    • Remove four rear mounting bracket bolts.
    • Slight...

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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: 2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 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 -> Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1990 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0 V6 GAS

    When the ignition switch is placed in the on position, the 4WD warning lamp will light as a bulb check but should go off soon after the engine is started. If a malfunction in the 4WD ...

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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+

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1995 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
    • Remove hose from heater core.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater pipe.
    • Remove hose from heater pipe.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure ...

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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: 2000 Nissan Pathfinder 3.3 V6 GAS

    • 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 alternator drive belt idler pulley.
    • Loosen adjusting bolt on alternator drive belt idler pulley.
    • Remove alternator and water pump drive belt.
    • Loosen lock n...

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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+.

    Shift Lock System Diagram for 1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3 V6 GASShift Lock System Diagram for 1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Shift Lock Solenoid
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Steering Column
  • Park Position Switch
  • Shift Lock Brake Switch
  • Adjustable Shock Absorber Components Diagram for 1992 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0 V6 GASAdjustable Shock Absorber Components Diagram for 1992 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Idle Switch & Full Throttle Switch
  • Adjustable Shock Absorber
  • Adjustable Shock Absorber Select Switch
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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.

    1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Inhibitor Switch
  • A/T Control Unit
  • 2008 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Fuse Block
  • Accessory Relay
  • Fusible Link Box
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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: BRAKE JUDDER - AMMCO ON-CAR BRAKE LATHE OPERATING PROCEDURE
    Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Vibration
  • Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • Document: VEHICLE WHEEL ALIGNMENT
    Vehicle: 1987 Nissan Pathfinder 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
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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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