hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
86,120 miles

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder Owner Comments

problem #5

Jun 102010


  • 160,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder. The contact received a recall notification. The vehicle was repaired under NHTSA campaign id number: 07V435000 (fuel system, gasoline: Storage: Tank assembly: Filler pipe and cap). The contact stated fuel was leaking from the filler pipe after the recall repair and that the recall remedy did not correct the safety defect mentioned in the recall. The authorized dealer was notified of the failure. The vehicle had not been repaired at the time of the complaint. The failure mileage was 160,000.

- Sioux City, IA, USA

problem #4

Jan 282009

Pathfinder 4WD 6-cyl

  • 169,444 miles
Nissan Pathfinder recall 07V-435 R0705 fuel filler tube and fuel leakage. In January while driving from Colorado through Wyoming our car started puttering and died on busy route 80 in coopers cove outside of laramie, wy at 9:30 pm in a major snow storm. Roads were covered in rock salt and we were lucky to pull over to shoulder where we remained for 2 hours. My 2 daughters were there, one of whom had no coat as we did not expect to be heading North. Temperature was -27. We were pretrified and I kept the light on in car so trucks could see us. Two hours later the police arrived and we were towed 40 miles to a Nissan dealer. Our car remained there for 3 days. Now I know why we were put in harms way. We were lucky to pull over as the road conditions definitely affected the car dying. I have the bill from mccarty Nissan and the motels. I hope that we will be sufficiently reimbursed and that this does not happen to others. It was the most frightening experience for my family but thank god we were safe. My daughter became ill from the -27 degree weather and our motel room which had no heat and had to cut her trip short and return home early leaving from the Colorado springs airport when our vehicle was repaired. Reimbursement for our repairs and inconvenience would be appreciated. Updated 05/13/09.

- Hellertown, PA, USA

problem #3

Oct 012006

Pathfinder 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles
1998 Nissan Pathfinder had a recall for the fuel filler tube assembly. Consumer states that he repaired the vehicle before the recall came and wants to be reimbursed for the repairs. The consumer stated the fuel filler tube began leaking at a rate of about one drop per second. The consumer received a recall letter in the mail 20 months later. When he contacted Nissan, he was told his vehicle identification number was not included in the recall. Recall# 07V435000.

- Chagrin Falls, OH, USA

problem #2

Apr 012008

Pathfinder 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles
1998 Nissan Pathfinder with recall work done. Consumer stated that the dealer performed the recall work and now he would like to be reimbursed for the recall repair. Recall# 07V435000.

- Westlake, OH, USA

problem #1

Nov 202006

Pathfinder 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 101,154 miles
The contact owns a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder. In 2006, the contact had his fuel system, gasoline: Storage: Tank assembly: Filler pipe and cap repaired. He received a recall notice in January of 2008 for the same component. On February 18, 2008, the vehicle was at the dealer and inspected and the same part that he paid to have replaced in 2006 was again replaced by Nissan. The current mileage was 117,000 and failure mileage was 101,154.

- Moline, IL, USA

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