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2009 Nissan Murano Problems and Repair Histories

199 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Nissan Murano. 85 of these members (42.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 210 repairs to 2009 Nissan Muranos--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2009 Nissan Murano problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2009 Nissan Murano problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2009 Nissan Murano problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2009 Nissan Murano repairs by problem area

18% of the 2009 Nissan Murano repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 7% to the suspension, 37% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 210 repairs.

2009 Nissan Murano repair cost distribution

Of the 2009 Nissan Murano repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 22% cost less than $100, 51% between $100 and $499, and 27% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 37 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

Nissan Murano in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 0    
3000 0 Transmission "shifts" erratically. I say "shift" because it doesn't really have gears. In any case it sometimes "slips" while underpower in a way that feel like shuddering. It also seems to go into too high a "gear" at low speed/throttle. 
35000 0 Rattle in driver side front door panel. 
36000 0 replaced driver's front side interior door panel. Both washer fluid nozzles need replacing (one port on each was clogged). replaced washer nozzles 
 
Nissan Murano in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 1000    
2000 0 Had occasional rattle from the dash. Discover noise coming from cowl on the front window. Place some rubber shims and noise disappear 
25000  

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2009 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

Nissan Murano in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 14000    
14500 0 Electronic control panel (above radio) blacks out when the headlights are turned on. Dealer ordered a new one. 
36000 205 Had to replace front pads at 31k which I think is OK, but was surprised when the rear pads had to be replaced at 36k. Shop also noticed a whine coming from the power steering unit. Will have dealer check and post a update. 
37000 0 Power steering unit began to whine occasionally. Only 100 miles left under mfg. warranty. Dealer replaced the power steering pump reservoir tank per TSB NTB10-118. I wasn't able to find the TSB on the NHTSA site. So far the whine is gone. 
67000  
Nissan Murano in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 0    
6000 0 Replaced something in driver's seat carriage. Original part had loose rivets from the factory. 
 
Nissan Murano in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 0    
8000 0 Overhead console rattled & was replaced but still has rattle. 
11000 0 O-ring on front of car in oil sys. 
13000 0 Oil cooler leak...Not repaired on last trip. 
23000 0 Dealer installed dye in oil to locate leak. After 1000 miles I am to return to dealer. Will let you know results. 
24000 0 Oil Leak from Tranfer case (AWD). Parts on order.Will be covered by Nissan. 
25000 0 Repair took 4 days with 4 trips to dealer so far.. Leak is between tranny and transfer case...3 differnt mechanics have worked on this and I can only hope last trip was the last trip...Dealer did reimburse me $50.00 2 rent. care and 2 full tanks. 
34000 120 Ongoing problem, transfer case seal leaked.seal was alredy done at least 3 other times in past.Last time was 9 mo ago. Dealer says something wrong with transfer case itself and should be replaced. Nissan declined and said replace seal again Motor for adjusting steering wheel failed..could not adjust steering wheel.. 
64000 0 Replaced entire transfer case in latest attempt to fix transfer case leak. This is a three-year ongoing problem. 
 
Nissan Murano in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
3400 0 Replaced HomeLink/rear view mirror assy. 
4600 0 Continued rattle from rear wheels 
7000 0 Parking brake shoes rattling. 
 
Nissan Murano in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 0    
4000 0 Rear seat binds on upholstery when attempting to raise it. Recall for airbag. 
5000 0 Replaced warped seat back frame assembly which was preventing rear seat from returning to upright position. 
64000 50 Leaky head gasket. Leaky transfer case and axle seal. 
78000 0 Leaky axle joint repaired under CVT warranty 
81000  
Nissan Murano in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 0    
3000 0 "A" pillar trim piece was warped from day one. 
 
Nissan Murano in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 0    
12000 0 Right rear shock was making noise, causing rear-end to jump over on sharp bumps. Replaced right-rear shock. 
36000 0 Telescoping steering wheel motor failed 
66000 0 CV Joints making noise. Dealer said they were not going out, but just making noise. Dealer greased the boots and cleaned them. Noise STILL exists. 
 
Nissan Murano in Montana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 1000    
7000 0 Auto windshield wipers and intermittent wipers did not work. Replaced sensor. Loud Clunk when starting air conditioner. Could not replicate. Removed birds nest from area, did not fix the noise. 
12000 0 Passanger side speakers turned off and on when hitting bumps. Replaced Ipod cable. 
 

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