pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
115,719 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replaced manifold (2 reports)
2004 Nissan Murano engine problems

engine problem

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2004 Nissan Murano Owner Comments

problem #4

May 062015

Murano SL 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 160,000 miles


Because of exhaust manifold is broken, it makes really awful noise. People turn when I stop at the traffic light. Engine burning oil because air gets in the engine I believe. Took it to dealer paid $125 for trouble shooting even they could tell me it is exhaust manifold problem by hearing the noise, because local mechanic told me but I took it too the dealership anyway.

- , Stockton, CA, USA

problem #3

Jan 082015

Murano V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

Unreal the issues this car has had. One thing after another. With all of the complaints of this happening, it should be a recalled issue. There is clearly a problem. And it isn't common ware and tear.

- , Salt Lake City, UT, USA

problem #2

Apr 252013

Murano LE 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 106,876 miles

This 2004 Murano was a lemon. Exhaust manifold, all bearings, driver seat, all cat convertors, power locks, suspensions, exhaust pipes are some of the major things that went bad before 200K kms. The check engine light wont go off due to rusting fuel feeder pipe. What a nightmare. Nissan messed up on this suv.

- , Mississauga, Ontario, canada

problem #1

Nov 072010

Murano SE 3.5L

  • CVT transmission
  • 96,000 miles

Exhaust manifold cracked- car had sounded like it had a tiny exhaust leak for several weeks and suddenly one morning it sounded like there wasn't a muffler. Took it to the dealer and we got to purchase not only a new manifold but also a new catalytic converter. The dealer mentioned that this has been "happening" to Murano's.

- , Dana Point, CA, USA

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