Notes: The 2005-2007 Pathfinder appears to have a widespread defect where coolant leaks into the transmission, causing transmission failure around 90,000 miles. Repair costs are typically upwards of $3,500.

According to the New York Times & a class action lawsuit, the defect actually extends through 2010 model year. More info here.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,024 miles

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2006 Nissan Pathfinder seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 Nissan Pathfinder Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 052010

Pathfinder 6-cyl

  • 52,024 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Nissan Pathfinder. While driving approximately 20-30 mph the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact was able to restart the vehicle and noticed that the fuel level gauge had failed. He then refueled the vehicle and noticed that the check engine warning light had illuminated and the fuel level gauge was fluctuating from various level reads. The dealer advised that the fuel sending unit had failed and would need to be replaced. The contact located NHTSA recall campaign id number: 10V075000 (fuel system, gasoline: Storage: Auxillary tank) but was advised by the manufacturer that his VIN was not included with the recall. The failure mileage was 52,024 and the current mileage was 52,900. Updated 10/13/10 also, the air bag light illuminated. The dealer stated the passenger side seat belt assembly failed and needed to be replaced. Updated 10/19/10

- Chicago, IL, USA

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