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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
163,206 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2004 Nissan Pathfinder steering problems

steering problem

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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 252014

Pathfinder 4WD 6-cyl

  • 196,412 miles


When driving at 40 mph steering vibrates and the vehicle rear end wobbles when trying to slow down, almost lost control of vehicle, that was very nerve wrecking.

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 042012


  • 130,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Nissan Pathfinder. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken to dealer for routine maintenance where the contact was advised of corrosion on the strut housing. The vehicle was repaired under NHTSA campaign id number: 11V244000 (steering: Column). The contact stated that after the repair, there was a grinding noise emitted from the vehicle however the vehicle was not inspected or repaired for the issue. The check engine and electronic control warning lights were also illuminated. The contact stated that the relays needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and no assistance was provided. The current mileage was 132,000. The failure mileage was 130,000.

- Wilbraham, MA, USA

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