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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

52 TrueDelta members own a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder. 13 of these members (25%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 12 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2013 Nissan Pathfinders--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2013 Nissan Pathfinder problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2013 Nissan Pathfinder problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2013 Nissan Pathfinder repairs by problem area

13% of the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder repairs were to the engine, 30% to the transmission, 3% to the brakes, 33% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 40 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2013 Nissan Pathfinder Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2013 Nissan Pathfinder

Engine not specified

Nissan Pathfinder in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2014 22000    
22000 0 Car hesitates and does not go in stop & go traffic. Then when you push harder on the accelerator it jumps and you just about hit the car in front of you. They had it 8 days to drive it wherever they want but said can't find anything wrong. 

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2013 Nissan Pathfinder 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

Nissan Pathfinder in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2012 0    
2000 0 Service bulletin for jittery start. A software update was required. Had problem again, this time dealer couldn't replicate. Hasn't happened again in last few days. 
 
Nissan Pathfinder in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2013 0    
13000 0 where transmission and trans axle join together the seal was leaking fluid 

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2013 Nissan Pathfinder 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT 4WD

Nissan Pathfinder in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2013 0    
11000 0 Car would shudder / judder / shake at low speeds under light throttle. Transmission reprogrammed, torque converter replaced. 
Nissan Pathfinder in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2013 0    
6000 0 Car shudders, feels like it's going to stall sometimes when making a slow left turn. Problem did not occur when I had it to the shop. Therefore, nothing was done. It still has this periodic issue. 
Nissan Pathfinder in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 0    
8000 0 Vehicle exhibits shudder at light throttle, low speed intermittently. Dealer replaced torque converter. Subsequently, found transmission leak, dealer corrected. 
15000  
Nissan Pathfinder in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2013 1000    
2000 0 Transmission blew up after a short drive. Engine compartment smoking to the point I thought it was an engine fire, and transmission fluid leaked all over the driveway. Had vehicle towed to the dealership and tranny had to be replaced.... 
2000 0 Trying to drive out of driveway, car lost all drive power, and engine started misfiring. All warning lights lit up on dashboard, and car subsequently stalled out and would not restart. 
Nissan Pathfinder in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 0    
4340 0 Vehicle shuddered at low speed. Felt like going over rumble strips. Nissan has fix for torque converter and this problem. Dealership has replaced this vehicle for me with another Pathfinder of the same model. 
Nissan Pathfinder in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2013 0    
2000 0 Car intermittently rumbles for a second or two at low speeds, as though driving over a rumble strip. 
5300 0 Technical Service Bulletin required torque converter be replaced and transmission reprogrammed. Reprogram (done in June) was incorrect. Had to be redone. 
13000  
Nissan Pathfinder in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2013 0    
4000 0 Car shudders severely when attempting to maintain low speed. This trip was to diagnose problem only. Dealer is ordering a replacement transmission. 

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