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2009 Nissan Murano repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 298 repairs.

2009 Nissan Murano repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (28%)

$100 - $499 (52%)

< $100 (15%)

Chart based on 60 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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2009 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

Nissan Murano in Texas, United States
Feb 2008 - Apr 2011
May 2008

3000 mi
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. 
Feb 2010

35000 mi
Rattle in driver side front door panel. 
Mar 2010

36000 mi
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
Oct 2008 - Jan 2011
Dec 2008

2000 mi
Had occasional rattle from the dash. Discover noise coming from cowl on the front window. Place some rubber shims and noise disappear 

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2009 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

Nissan Murano in New York, United States
Oct 2008 - Sep 2015
Nov 2008

14357 mi
Electronic control panel (above radio) blacks out when the headlights are turned on. Dealer ordered a new one. 
Nov 2010

36000 mi

US $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. 
Dec 2010

37000 mi
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. 
Sep 2014

70000 mi

US $250
Did brakes all around. Surprised rear brakes only lasted 30k. 
Mar 2015

74000 mi

US $800
Both flex pipes coming from motor replaced. They get welded to a engine pipi. 
Nissan Murano in Connecticut, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

6000 mi
Replaced something in driver's seat carriage. Original part had loose rivets from the factory. 
Nissan Murano in Florida, United States
Feb 2008 - Nov 2013
Oct 2008

8000 mi
Overhead console rattled & was replaced but still has rattle. 
Jan 2009

11000 mi
O-ring on front of car in oil sys. 
Mar 2009

13000 mi
Oil cooler leak...Not repaired on last trip. 
Sep 2009

23000 mi
Dealer installed dye in oil to locate leak. After 1000 miles I am to return to dealer. Will let you know results. 
Oct 2009

25000 mi
Oil Leak from Tranfer case (AWD). Parts on order.Will be covered by Nissan. 
Nov 2009

25000 mi
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. 
Jul 2010

34000 mi

US $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.. 
Jun 2012

64000 mi
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
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

2200 mi
Replaced HomeLink/rear view mirror assy. 
Jul 2008

6300 mi
Continued rattle from rear wheels 
Sep 2008

7000 mi
Parking brake shoes rattling. 
Nissan Murano in Colorado, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2015
May 2008

4000 mi
Rear seat binds on upholstery when attempting to raise it. Recall for airbag. 
Jun 2008

5000 mi
Replaced warped seat back frame assembly which was preventing rear seat from returning to upright position. 
Jul 2012

64000 mi

US $50
Leaky head gasket. Leaky transfer case and axle seal. 
Aug 2013

78000 mi
Leaky axle joint repaired under CVT warranty 
Aug 2014

84000 mi
Service Engine light comes on sporadically. Dealer could not find cause, no codes were stored. 
Aug 2015

89500 mi

US $578
Replaced leaking power steering compression hose. 
Nissan Murano in Wisconsin, United States
May 2008 - Feb 2009
Jul 2008

3000 mi
"A" pillar trim piece was warped from day one. 
Nissan Murano in Texas, United States
Feb 2008 - Apr 2011
Aug 2008

12000 mi
Right rear shock was making noise, causing rear-end to jump over on sharp bumps. Replaced right-rear shock. 
Jun 2009

36000 mi
Telescoping steering wheel motor failed 
Oct 2010

66000 mi
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
Apr 2008 - Aug 2011
Sep 2008

7000 mi
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. 
Apr 2009

12000 mi
Passanger side speakers turned off and on when hitting bumps. Replaced Ipod cable. 

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2009 Nissan Murano Repair Histories

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