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1998 Nissan Pathfinder Repair Histories

42 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder. 17 of these members (40.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 42 repairs to 1998 Nissan Pathfinders--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 1998 Nissan Pathfinder repairs by problem area

Chart based on 42 repairs.

1998 Nissan Pathfinder repair cost distribution

Chart based on 27 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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1998 Nissan Pathfinder

Engine not specified

Nissan in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2010 - Feb 2011
Feb 2011 C $300 coolant leak found. told was head gasket leak, decided to sell not repair 
Nissan in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2010 - Jan 2012
Sep 2010 US $1200 TRUCK KEPT STALLING EVEN AFTER NEW MAF, TPS, AND VARIOUS OTHER SENSORS. NEW TIMING BELT WATER PUMP, DRIVE BELTS ALL DONE. New suspension. 
Jun 2011   Brakes failed due to rear wheel cylinders. Had to completely replace both front rotors, front pads, rear hardware, rear drums, and rear shoes. Needed complete brake system flush. Also front right abs/wheel sensor replaced.  
Nov 2011   Evap. Charcoal Canister, Purge Check Valve. Sunroof was leaking acquired one via- salvage yard, and now windshield leaks. 
Jan 2012   Driver Side Caliper & Passenger Side Caliper Needed to be replaced after new master cylinder, wheel cylinders, pads, rotors, shoes, and drums were just replaced. 
Nissan in South Carolina, United States
May 2010 - Apr 2013
Jun 2010 US $1500 fixed cracked exhaust manifold. valve cover gaskets. 
Jan 2012   Exhaust piping engine to catalytic converter and converter to muffler. 
Nov 2012   Evaporative canister 

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4-door

6-cylinder manual 4WD

Nissan in Oregon, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2011
Sep 2009 US $680 Lower Rear sway bars replaced...bushings were worn Both cv joint boots torn...had entire short axles replaced on both sides..no cv noise was present..although boots appeared to have been torn for some time 
Oct 2009   Leaking Clutch Slave cylinder. Came on suddenly. Replaced and all works great now. 
Sep 2010   Mass Air Flow sensor failing, was replaced 
Nov 2010   Car stalled while driving. Failed Distributor. Replaced with New one. 

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

Nissan in Ontario, Canada
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009 C $400 Seized caliper. 
Nissan in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2009 - Jul 2012
Dec 2009 US $400 CV Joint Boot tore 
Jan 2010   Replaced alternator 
Jun 2012   Exhaust system rusting out 
Nissan in Manitoba, Canada
Sep 2009 - Nov 2010
Oct 2010 C $200 Flex pipe broke and resulted in massive leak. Was replaced with OEM parts and is no longer a concern. 
Nissan in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009 C $80 Faulty tension pulley replaced 
Jan 2010   The damper pulley broke and everything driven by the 2 belts ceased working. The damper pulley is composed of 2 parts joined by a rubber piece. The exterior part got loose and fell off. 

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Nissan in California, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2014
Jul 2010 US $367 Brake pad replacement and rotor  
Nov 2011   Vehicle would not start intermittently. Complete power failure. Suspect old electrical connections. Clean, polished replaced battery cables. If problem reoccurs, replace electrical harness. 
Apr 2012   cabling 
Aug 2012   Missing ignition. Replace defective fuel injector. Replace timing belt (first time), water pump, oil gaskets, overhead gasket 
Jan 2014   Vehicle required rack and pinon repair and replacement. replace gaskets, seals, oil leaking 

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1998 Nissan Pathfinder 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 4WD

Nissan in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jan 2010 - Sep 2010
Jun 2010 C $600 Brakes. 

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