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Nissan Murano repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 1561 repairs.
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Nissan Murano engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (34%)

< $100 (34%)

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Chart based on 368 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable CVT AWD

6000 mi Small oil leak noticed after a trip for routine maintenance. They replaced a faulty washer & cap to resolve the problem. 
53320 mi

C $120
Engine light was on and also warning light saying "gas cap loose" (which it wasn't). Repair shop connected car to computer system check. Said there is a "leak" from gas tank, so a new gas cap is on order 

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2012 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

15000 mi front motor mount found split, had to be replaced. It was replaced at a certified nissan dealer, under warranty. 
20000 mi

US $900
Engine mount cracked. 

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2012 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

90000 mi

US $400
Rot in the Exhaust pipe. Cut out section and replaced. 
21000 mi Spare key did not work. We were issued two keys when we leased the car. We went to use the spare key for the first time and it did not work. The key was for an Altima. 

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2011 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

turbocharged 187hp 2.5L I4 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

18600 mi Engine oil was leaking from the oil pan. They said they had to seal again the oil pan but they replaced the pan too. Several cars had the same problem. 
39060 mi Engine oil was leaking from the oil pan. They said they had to seal again the oil pan but they replaced the pan too. This is the second time the same defect occurred. 
46100 mi some exhaust sensor made the engine light/indicator come on in the dashboard 
52700 mi The engine trembled after start up for 1-2 minutes in cold weather, under 0 degree Celsius. 
83080 mi

$140
The plugs relay had to be changed because when the diesel engine was cold, it worked unevenly for a couple of minutes. 
94200 mi

$1000
Accessory belt kit replacement. The tensioner, the belt and the 2 roller bearings. They made a squeaking noise. 

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2011 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

92500 mi

US $950
Motor mount on front replaced 

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2011 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

11000 mi smell of antifreeze when idiling, dealer couldn't replicate problem. It is still going on. 
44200 mi Coolant smell again, pressure tested system, placed dye in coolant system to look for leaks. Still no problem found 
58500 mi Continued coolant smell, dealer unable to find problem. Told them they need to drive it, they did, and documented coolant smell, still unable to find problem. 
37000 mi Fuel sensor 
49060 mi

C $1000
Pipe to catalytic converter rusted though and of course it requires replacement of the converter as well as it is all one unit. Thanks Nissan for engineering a system that requires me to replace and spend more than I should have to. 
58280 mi

C $600
replace exhaust system 
94860 mi

C $450
air leak in vapor canister vent valve replaced 
82000 mi Broken exhaust flange. Replace and reweld 
88000 mi

US $500
replace catalytic converter and attached flat pipe 
102000 mi

US $650
Flange rusted through, ended up needing to replace Flange and muffler. Good old Michigan salty roads. 
82000 mi

US $400
P0101 error code. After MAF and PCV replacement, still the same problem. 

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2010 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

119000 mi

US $119
Thermostat stuck closed, radiator bles Head gasket blown. Fuel sensing unit failed. 
110000 mi

US $1500
coils misfiring, radiator needed replacing so we traded in the car 

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2010 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

3000 mi Left exhaust outlet was misaligned and the muffler needed replacement due to a manufactureing defect. 
8000 mi Car overheated in -45F, 125 miles on remote hiway. Car shut down with Service Engine. Took 5 hours returning to dealer; found car was protected to only -15F, and not -38f per Nissan specs. Added special gel to radiator and reset CVT cooler! 
13000 mi Check engine light. Solved by replacing gas cap with newer gas cap. 
3900 mi SES light was on. Dealer found code for emissions system leak. Pressure-tested system - no leak. Dealer reset code and said gas caps are touchy on this model and try tightening until 3 or 4 clicks after each fill-up. 
37200 mi Head gasket leaking 
46000 mi Dealer had the car for a transmission replacement and found severe coolant leaks from two of the head gaskets. Replaced the head gaskets. Told me they have seen this a lot but since Nissan switched to a new gasket supplier problem is fixed. 
92000 mi

US $230
Oil cooler seal was leaking and had to be replaced 
128000 mi

US $1300
Radiator cracked, needed replacement of the radiator and thermostat. Because of the design of the engine compartment, it was a very long and expensive job just because of the difficulty of getting to the radiator and thermostat. 
51000 mi Car was overheating when sitting at idle for 10 minutes or longer. Dealer wanted to replace radiator. I refused. Later I opened radiator cap after car had sat overnight. Pressure released from radiator. Checked levels (OK). Problem solved. 
140000 mi

US $3300
Thought I had a blown head gasket. Once engine pulled and broken down, was told block was pitted and causing leak. Replaced engine. 
46000 mi Head gasket leak. replace front and read under warranty. 
109000 mi

US $500
Replaced original muffler. 
49100 mi

US $30
Oil filter came loose. 
79000 mi

US $350
General maintenance items. Replace spark plugs, which requires removal of intake manifold and replace engine air filter. 
118000 mi

US $300
oil leaks in the engine- Seals and oil cap have been changed 
62000 mi

US $650
Radiator cracked and had to be replaced. Severe oil leak - required replacing engine oil cooler gasket. Seems to be a common problem. ;-/ 
100000 mi

US $250
Some type hose / housing had to be replaced (ie, not a standard hose) 
81000 mi

US $1300
Replaced oil cooler seal and oil pan gasket 

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2009 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

10000 mi "Service Engine Soon" light came on; checked gas cap tightness - OK; took it to dealer; replaced a defective emission control valve under warranty. 
67300 mi

US $40
Fuel sensor malfunction. Removed rear sea and replaced it myself. Dealer wanted over $600. 
72700 mi

US $120
Exhaust EVAP vent control valve 
93000 mi

US $1000
Engine mounts worn and loose 
28000 mi Both head gaskets leaking externally. Head gaskets were replaced 
70000 mi

US $140
Right front motor mount worn out, causing excessive motor movement and clanking sound upon acceleration and over bumps. Motor mount replaced with Beck/Arnley part. 
75000 mi

US $100
Hard clunk or thump that could be felt in accelerator pedal upon acceleration from a stop. Diagnosed as failing front motor mount, per NTB12-031. Part replaced with new OEM. 
103000 mi

US $2040
replaced motor mount, performed major scheduled service. 
29700 mi Head gaskets found to have minor leaks, a known issue for some 2009 Muranos. Head gaskets replaced. 
5900 mi cyl head gaskets cyl head gaskets cyl head gasskets leaking external rt frt between block and head lft side center had signs of leak. warranty paid nissan also provided rentl car @ no cost. 
230500 mi

US $700
Replaced factory original radiator that had a major leak. 
164000 mi

US $60
EVAP canister purge solenoid failed, threw check engine code. 

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2009 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

5000 mi Whistling Noise at low rpm 
11000 mi Check engine light came on after dealer performed 15,000 mile service due to loose gas cap. 
17000 mi Service Enginge Soon light came on. Was told by dealer problem caused by loose fuel cap. SES reset by dealer. SES light came on again. Told by dealer that fuel cap was faulty. Fuel cap replaced by dealer under warranty. 
22000 mi For the FIFTH TIME in less than a year the "Service Engine Soon" light came on. Now the service department is saying they've detected a small hole in some fuel sensing mechanism. VERY FRUSTRATING! 
22700 mi Problems finally fixed! Ended up being a fuel sensor. 
4000 mi The fuel gauge ceased working. A new fuel sender was required. 
28000 mi anti-freeze smell, replace head gaskets 
79000 mi

US $550
coolant leak from head bypass tube seal 
18000 mi TPS sensor out of calibration again. Dealer recalibrated. 
35780 mi

US $472
Fuel injectors cleaned due to computer readout. Drivers side headlight assembly replaced due to defect. Fuel injectors cleaned due to computer readout Rear brake pads replaced Engine air filter replaced 
27000 mi Service Engine Soon light on. No apparant problem other than it needed a software update. Waste of a day in the shop. 
7000 mi CEL came on. I have a scanner. It was a minor Evap warning.. 0450.. prob gas cap. I reset it with no return CEL. 
89000 mi

US $250
front engine mount has failed. Known problem for this car. 
13000 mi A seal failed and oil was slowly leaking onto the exhaust 
18000 mi High pitched noise coming from engine compartment between 1200-1500rpm, esp. around 20mph. Able to replicate for dealer on drive along. Parts ordered. Gasket replaced, no further high pitched noise coming from under hood. 
10000 mi Throttle body whistle at 12-1400 RPM. Dealer re-aligned throttle body and replaced gasket. 
42200 mi

US $140
Loud muffler sounding noise coming from back of car. Problem was described as the T connection between carburetor and exhausted system rotting out. Option to replace it or patch by installing a sleeve over the rotted out part. Got sleeve. 
74000 mi

US $800
Both flex pipes coming from motor replaced. They get welded to a engine pipi. 
81000 mi

US $60
Exhaust pipe broke where it connects to the front part of the muffler. Shop welded it back together. 
8600 mi Check engine light came on. Diagnosed as faulty fuel sending unit. Unit ordered and returned in one week to have unit installed. Problem fixed. Check Engine light came on, went to dealer, had to order a fuel sending unit. Returned to dealer a week later. New unit was installed, everything is fine now. Work done under warranty. 
24000 mi Check engine light came on. Fuel range on info display incorrect. Fuel sensor replaced. 
24800 mi Fuel sensor defective. Part ordered. Fuel sensor replaced. 
64000 mi

US $50
Leaky head gasket. 
84000 mi Service Engine light comes on sporadically. Dealer could not find cause, no codes were stored. 
93900 mi Check engine light had been on for a few weeks. They turned it off and it did not recur. 
99296 mi Check Engine Light was on. ECM reprogrammed to fix Cold Start Control Code. 
32000 mi occasional dense white smoke during cold start-up Oil in the intake manifold. Valve cover and both front and back PCV valves were replaced. 
43000 mi

US $150
Coolant leaking slowly and dealer found a leaking hose. Hose was replaced. Head gasket was replaced a while ago and it's not the issue. 
96000 mi

US $63
Exhaust leak. A crack had developed at the rearmost exhaust flange. The shop replaced the flange and pipe to fix the problem. 
184000 mi

US $100
Heat shields loose and an exhaust leak near the muffler. 
105000 mi

US $152
Oil leak, seal behind the oil filter bracket. A common problem reported by many owners on line. 
112100 mi

US $500
Car was surging and jerking when I accelerated from stop. Motor mount and intake manifold replaced. 
113000 mi

US $550
Car jerk and hesitated at acceleration from stop still not fixed. The mechanic found a broken wire at the clip to the mass air flow sensor. This finally fixed the surging and jerking!! 
72649 mi

C $740
Lower oil pan re-sealed gasket, topped up with oil 
77500 mi

C $6600
Replaced both the front and back catalytic converters 
106000 mi

US $400
Radiator leak; replaced radiator.  Torque strut replaced. 
108000 mi

US $550
Air intake hose replaced. Evap solenoid replaced. 
6280 mi Transmission sensor detects overheating and trips check engine light. Dealer says faulty module program which requires reprogramming - 5 weeks later no updates, as of yet. 
39680 mi Meter assembly. Codes p1700 and u0163, to be replaced under warrenty 
50840 mi

C $500
vapor canister ck valve NLA8/16 
145032 mi

US $25
clamp for loose heat shield 
70980 mi

C $40
Exhaust gasket 
93000 mi

US $50
Dealer noted that exhaust system will need to be replaced soon as it's failing at a joint. 
75000 mi Catalytic Converter and O2 sensors 
87000 mi

US $800
Muffler rusted away from exhaust pipe 
116000 mi

US $2500
Front exhaust pipe had rusted apart 
68300 mi

US $1000
Exhaust, catalytic converter pipe rotted out and was replaced. 
77000 mi

US $85
Exhaust pipe rots where it connects to the back muffler. Need to weld on a sleeve every couple of years. Design flaw, but not serious unless you pay to replace the flanged pipe and muffler. Then it is $$$ serious. 
22000 mi Fuel pressure regulator. Must replace fuel pump. 
54000 mi Both head gaskets leaked. Dealer pulled engine, replaced gaskets...major effort and took over 30 hours. Cost absorbed by power train and extended warranty...$4500 no cost to me. Dealer provided rental car at no cost. 
48000 mi Leaking Head Gaskets 
60000 mi Variable Valve Timing Solenoid Failed. 
86000 mi Variable Valve timing fault another variable valve timing issue 
92000 mi Replace the rear timing cover as it was leaking all over. 
81200 mi

US $120
Pipe between catlytic converter and muffler cracked. They welded a new piece in place so I didn't need to replace anything. 
106000 mi

US $4400
Bank 1 catalytic converter replaced 
112000 mi

US $1500
had to replace catalytic converter and repair break in exhaust pipe with a weld 
117800 mi

US $120
Replaced all hoses because on was slightly cracked and leaking slowly. 

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2007 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

88000 mi

US $465
Two coils went bad and had to be replaced, had tune-up. 
87500 mi

US $1000
Air intake tube faulty. 
39000 mi

US $925
During routine maint, coolant flush (4 yrs, 38k mi) they found radiator leak; replace radiator and associated hoses and coolant(radiators are now plastic and can't be repaired like in the 
84000 mi

US $400
OBD codes P0130-O2 Sensor Circuit Malfunction, P0133-O2 Sensor Circuit Slow Response & P1148-Closed Loop Control Function Bank 1 discovered upon troubleshooting by tech. Degradation in fuel mileage accompanied the Service Engine Soon light. 
160000 mi

US $1489
Valve covers (2) w/gaskets replaced, they were leaking into the spark plugs. 
176000 mi

US $1240
Replaced 3 worn engine mounts and 1 worn transmission mount. 
182000 mi

US $27
Engine oil cooler leaking oil.Removed and replaced oil cooler gasket and coolant hoses. Coolant hoses were not leaking coolant. Hoses were replaced as a preventative measure. 
194000 mi

US $35
Check Engine illuminated. Diagnostic scan produced codes P1168, P0150 & P0153. P1168 - Air Fuel Closed Loop Control Function, Bank 2 P0150 - Air Fuel Ratio Circuit Malfunction Bank 2, Sensor 1 P0153 - Air Fuel Ratio Circuit Slow Response 
204975 mi

US $100
Radiator was leaking coolant. Removed and replaced radiator. 
220000 mi

US $15
Removed and Replaced leaky Engine Oil Pan Gasket. 
85000 mi

US $10
Oil Cooler gasket started a slow leak (~1/4 qt per week). Apparently this is a common problem for this model, since Nissan has issued a replacement gasket that is about 1mm thicker. 

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2007 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

24180 mi

$150
Had to repair the radiator cooling fan 
26660 mi

$70
O2 sensor 1 bank 2 faulty. 
33480 mi

$400
Radiator & fan Replaced 
68500 mi

US $500
Engine rumbling and running hard. Steering wheel shook and rpms dropped low at slow/stop. Service engine light soon flashed and steady. Turned out to be cylinder four misfire due to a coil failure. Replaced coil. Recommended to replace belts, which were cracking. Replaced belts accordingly. 
28000 mi

US $200
Slight jerking between 20-40, especially when pulling a hill. Couldn't find problem. Noted for future reference. Front end alignment and tires rotated and balanced. 
62000 mi

US $531
Service advisor suggested a engine coolant flush to diagnose transmission problem. 
83306 mi Welded holes in exhaust system. No part replacement. $110 and inspection. 
93637 mi

US $460
Flexible connectors have rusted out. Replaced with Walker exhaust P/N 54498 and related appurtenances. This includes the catalytic converter. 
95022 mi

US $223
Replace engine valve covers; oil in spark plug tube Replace six spark plugs; NGK platinum type PLFR5A-11 Replace six ignition coils. ECCPP Ignition Coil UF349 $63.00 
98694 mi

US $40
Valve cover leaking oil, front and rear. Did not replace; notice oil dripping. Aftermarket valve covers and gaskets. Purchased August 16th 2018 
99180 mi

US $612
Replace front and rear valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gasket; initial replacement was defective. 
67000 mi

US $60
Oil coolant o-ring was leaking 
43800 mi

US $500
Had to have a new oxygen sensor installed. Had all systems checked. 
101600 mi

US $980
replace entire exhaust from being rusted in several places. Replaced up to (but not including) front cats. Mid cat was also replaced. 
103000 mi

US $875
Replaced rear exhaust manifold due to it being cracked 
88000 mi

US $240
Hole in muffler 
93000 mi Oil cover pan and gaskets 
78000 mi

US $80
Bank 1 Camshaft Position Sensor need replacing. Vehicle experienced hard starts when warm, rough idle when running and SES light appeared. 
54000 mi

US $30
Muffler clamp broke loose at attachment to engine exhaust pipe. Clamp was re-welded to muffler. 
95351 mi

US $449
Engine leaking oil from engine oil cooler adapter. 
76700 mi

US $300
Rear muffler replaced due to rotting out at structural brace. Quick fix with an after market muffler. 
90300 mi

US $600
Oil seal on connection to the oil cooler was leaking, oil pan lower gasket leak. Oil pan was damaged when being removed requiring a new pan. 
60000 mi

US $210
welded flange on muffler broke. I replaced the muffler. 
100000 mi

US $195
Cracked belts (2) replaced 

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2007 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

129000 mi

US $1200
Radiator failed 
154000 mi Replace spark plugs and coils 
66300 mi

US $500
New muffler needed 
92000 mi Radiator thermostat malfunction 
113100 mi

US $675
cracked exhaust manifold 

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2006 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

116000 mi

US $1900
Engine overheat 
116800 mi

US $380
Replacement radiator installed by dealer in june was damaged by dealer (unknown to me) and installed in vehicle. After a month the silicon fell apart and radiator started to leak. 
119300 mi

US $868
Vehicle was bucking down the road. Found spark plugs needed to be replaced. Replaced 2 coils along. Replaced a motor mount. 
121500 mi

US $240
Front main seal. 
209000 mi

US $1600
Engine mounts were worn and had to be replaced. 
4833 mi Coolant Smell at idle (Dealer could not locate) Real Brakes Squeel Badly when reversing 
50000 mi

US $124
Valve cover gasket leak.....but still leaks. 
51000 mi

US $124
Now they say its a cylinder head gasket oil leak. 
51500 mi

US $150
cylinder head gasket replacement 
56000 mi

US $100
Leaking coolant from radiator. Replaced. 
57000 mi Fuel sensor system 
58200 mi

US $875
Replaced timing sensors,  
58600 mi Leaking gsskets at water outlet/crossover 
62000 mi

US $115
The rear oil seal was leaking. 
89300 mi

US $385
Radiator cracked at filler neck. Radiator replaced, e new thermostat and hoses. 
116700 mi

US $1549
Replaced all 4 motor mounts, replaced transmission mount. 
56000 mi

US $200
Could not get satisfactory results with dealership.. took Murano into independent mechanic who "blew out" the fuel lines. Car runs like NEW! 
54500 mi

US $200
Replaced 2 camshaft position sensors. 
62000 mi

US $750
Fuel gauge had not worked for a few years. Had pump and sensors replaced. 
66000 mi Replaced radiator. Engine mounts were replaced. 
71000 mi

US $250
replaced transmission mount. 
79000 mi

US $841
Replaced both valve covers and oil cooler O-ring due to oil leak. 
34000 mi TSB NTB 07-025, 2006–2007 NISSAN MURANO; DIFFICULT TO REFUEL VEHICLE. It is difficult to restart the fuel filling nozzle if it is shut off during fueling. No cost to owner - dealer picked up cost of work and car rental for one day. 
80000 mi

US $400
Car would feel like it was going to stall. Fuel injectors cleaned, electronic ignition module replaced. 
86000 mi

US $800
Catalytic converter needed replacing. 
46280 mi

C $40
Muffler heat shield loose on welds. Dealer installed 2 large clamps to hold it in place. 
60140 mi Check eng. light came on. Code P0455 for leak in fuel system came on after gas fillup. Rechecked gas cap. After 2 days, light still on so reset DTC code. Ran for 5 days and light still off. 
48320 mi Very rough idle in engine. Code showed random miss. Repair shop's scanner showed a vacuum leak. Hose on intake air system had a split in it. Hose 12 inches long replaced. 
35000 mi replace fuel tank for fill problem 
64700 mi

US $18900
2 Torn failed engine mounts 
105000 mi Right motor mount 2nd time. New spark plugs, flushed trans, need ft brakes again. that I'll fix. 

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2006 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

88700 mi "Service Engine Soon" light activated. Air/fuel mix sensor was replaced. Had recent repair trip to dealer 2 weeks prior. "Service Engine Soon" light activated. Connectors had come loose from previous repair trip. No parts replaced. 
115400 mi

US $400
Hole in radiator. Radiator replaced. 
79000 mi

US $240
At routine maintenance front brakes were replaced and An oil leak was detected. replaced gasket under warrenty 
95000 mi

US $2615
When I went in for the noise they used a computer and said the passenger side catalytic converter was bad 
75000 mi

US $5000
Radiator 
93000 mi

US $100
Flange/Weld on muffler pipe broke. 
119000 mi

US $2200
Catalytic Converter replaced. 
67000 mi

US $150
Car kept losing power and hard starting. Replaced both Crank Sensors problem solved 
98300 mi

US $500
camshaft sensor broken 
75000 mi

US $360
Recall caused problem 
84000 mi

US $50
O-ring leaking oil - replaced. 
66000 mi

US $300
Exhaust pipe 
89900 mi

C $130
Leaky oil cooler seal replaced. 
78000 mi

US $289
Appears to be an oil leak 
78000 mi Oil leak. 
87420 mi

$1200
Exhaust pipe broken 
60000 mi

US $140
oil pan seal leaking, gasket replaced. 
63000 mi

US $750
during state inspection, shop found that muffler clamps were broken, replaced clamps and muffler. Cost $350 
137000 mi

US $200
Replaced both drive belts. 
151000 mi

US $1000
Exhaust leak. Replaced pipes. 
151000 mi

US $1066
Cam position sensor failed Exhaust leak. Replaced pipe section 
84900 mi

US $866
new radiator installed 

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2006 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

119700 mi

US $440
oil filter housing had gasket that was leaking belt replaced 
51140 mi While taking off the alternator (which was not charging the battery) I noticed 3 tiny holes on the radiator's plastic top about the size of a pinhead. We had the plastic top replaced with a copper top. 
60760 mi

$520
I could feel a light vibration in the cabin and suspected the engine mounts. True enough, once we had the car on the lifter and revved the engine we could clearly see that they were pretty much gone. The Nissan Murano uses a dynamic engine anti-vibration system wherein the front and rear engine mounts have pistons driven by electrical motors. This configuration allows the ECU to adjust the stiffness of the engine mounts depending on how fast the engine is revving to minimize vibrations entering the cabin. It is a brilliant system but it also means that the front and rear engine mounts are more expensive than your plain rubber-on-metal mounts. I could also feel a hesitation in the car when the accelerator is depressed quickly. It would describe it as a series of thuds that would last until I eased off on the accelerator. This issue has also now been fixed. 
63240 mi

C $146
Replace faulty cam shaft and crank shaft position sensors. 
126830 mi

C $1069
Replace leaking oil cooler o-ring. 
58280 mi The car would crank but not start intially. Car started after turning ignition and stepping on accelerator - suspected possible problem with keyless start. No codes found in system, had plugs replaced as time was coming due Lower oil pan had a small leak. Had seal replaced. Drive belt cracked, almost to point of failure. Mechanic noticed and replaced. 
68160 mi

C $300
Oil leak from a seal. 
201000 mi

US $600
Radiator replacement Wheel bearing replacement 

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2005 Nissan Murano

Engine not specified

47000 mi

US $950
Front Engine Mount with Sensor 

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2005 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

55200 mi

US $350
Replaced Right and Front Engine Mounts and all belts and hoses, and idler pulley 
56000 mi

US $118
Tighten loose power train belt, Loose hose clamps. 
120000 mi

US $680
Engine Mount Broken - Front Axel 
123000 mi

US $848
Engine mounts replacement 
63000 mi

US $308
Replaced broken motor mount, $308 replaced broken motor mount 
49500 mi

US $207
Replaced engine drive belts and idler pulley bracket. Bracket was failing. 
52200 mi Two days after an oil change, no power when pressing on gas pedal. Car towed to dealer. Dealer found air intake hose was disconnected and could not read mass air flow sensor causing no movement of vehicle. 
80234 mi

US $1074
Replaced FWD/R/R engine mount. 
82156 mi

US $410
Oil leak-oil cooler O-ring replaced; oil and filter change. 
100000 mi

US $189
Two exhaust gussets broke replaced at my cost. Not covered under warranty Caused rattling noise around 2000 rpm 
44000 mi

US $150
Air intake hose cracked - caused poor engine performance 
31000 mi Fuel injector went bad. Fixed under warranty. Only repair in almost 50K miles. Maintain exactly according to manual. 

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2005 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

90000 mi

US $950
Slip light on all the time and VDC button wouldnt work. Dealer reprogramed steering angle and G force sensor and corrected issue. 
124000 mi

US $150
Ck engine light on from P1800 code. Found defective vacuum valve. Replaced and works fine. 
74000 mi

US $40
O ring replaced to fix oil leak 
103000 mi

US $250
O rings on Oil Cooler leaking. replaced. 
42000 mi

US $125
Carbon accumulated on intake valves in engine. 
128000 mi

US $180
replace radiator line next to serpetine belt damaged by broken belt pulley bracket. Also replaced pulley, bracket and belt. 
151200 mi

US $10
leaking oil pan. 
167000 mi

US $650
Broken exhaust manifold (right bank). replaced heat and oxygen sensors as well. Replaced spark plugs after removing intake manifold. 
176500 mi

US $300
Radiator leak. 
205700 mi

US $300
crankcase solenoid 
261000 mi

US $900
Crankcase gasket. 
97000 mi

US $296
tensioning pulley replaced more problems diagnosed estimated repair 2500 traded vehicle 
103000 mi

US $1100
One of two pre-catalytic converters replaced. OEM part was over $900 -- purchased after market CC for 'only' $440 plus 3 hours labor. Oil seal near oil filter had to be replaced.  
60000 mi

US $5
Oil pan severely rusted. Removed surface rust, then primed and painted affected area. Will replace pan at next oil change (or sooner if it fails). 
67300 mi

US $60
The metal flange connecting the exhaust pipe to the rear muffler failed. 
89000 mi

US $283
EXHAUST SYSTEM: Both flex pipes on the exhaust system needed to be replaced. 
61000 mi Catalytic converter went bad. Replaced under warranty no problem 
80200 mi

US $200
4. Gas cap replaced and fuel neck cleaned of rust which caused Check Engine Light to come on 
92000 mi

US $600
oil cooler leak repaired 
108000 mi

US $750
Replaced 2 mufflers and exhaust pipes from catalytic converter to outlet 
117100 mi

US $700
Oil consumption 
120000 mi

US $1210
CEL indicating leak, replaced fuel filler neck & vent solenoid oil leak at valve cover gasket, gasket replaced 
126000 mi

US $1800
Oil leak, replaced spark plugs, valve covers, valve cover gaskets engine pinging even with high octane fuel, performed fuel & air induction service to remove carbon build up replace front crankshaft seal Replace PCV valve 
132000 mi

US $800
Catalytic converter was plugged and needed to be replaced. 
141000 mi

US $400
radiator blew 

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2005 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

91760 mi

¤15000
Stealership performed regular maintenance, the next day the CEL came on and the car emitted white smoke. Took it to Nissan who said the engine oil leaked out and damaged the whole engine, which had to be replaced! They took no responsibility 

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2005 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

88000 mi

US $70
Spark plug replacement & intake manifold replacement. 
69000 mi

US $38
Noticed an oil leak under the right front of car also leaving a trail of oil. Checked oil level and almost down to the low level indicator (2500 miles on dealer oil change). Dealer changed oil and could not find a leak after that. 

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2005 Nissan Murano 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

204680 mi

$350
Repaired 
213280 mi

$7800
The engine seized n the engine has to be replaced. 

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2004 Nissan Murano

Engine not specified

133000 mi

US $150
Engine would die like the key was turned off while getting on the freeway. This dead time lasted only 4 to 6 seconds but was dangerous. Also hard to start and engine light was on. Code was Cam Shaft Sensor but this did not correct the problem. 
134000 mi

US $500
Found that engine mounts were also bad and were the cause of a knocking sound. Mounts first time were wrong due to missing sensors. 
84000 mi

US $170
oil leak - fixed by replacing oil cooler ring 
56000 mi

US $1165
Ignition coils were failing engine began knocking and thumping down the road as if it were a manual when the clutch isn't engaged properly. 

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2004 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

193000 mi

US $163
Replaced front and rear engine mounts. DIY parts from Amazon.com front $ 125.00 rear $ 38.00. took 4 hours. Nissan dealer wanted $ 850.00. Common problem for all 6 cylinder engines transversal mounted. 
214300 mi

US $30
Replaced broken right side engine mount. Ordered part from Amazon.com for $ 30.00. Less than 1 hour to change out. 
88000 mi

US $110
Oil leak, replaced gasket etc 
88000 mi

US $375
two sensors were replaced on the camshaft 
50000 mi

US $168
Dealer said the timing chain needed to be replaced for $1,400. Different repair shop didn't see need for replacement.Car has only 50,000 miles on it.Bit suspicious of Nissan dealer diagnosis. 
150000 mi

US $750
Radiator replaced 
82000 mi

US $65
Oil cooler seal defective. Replaced O-ring. Replaced o-ring in about 1.5 hours. 
170000 mi

US $300
Radiator started to leak. 
198000 mi

US $150
Car made odd noise which turned out to be two of the motor mounts. 
201000 mi

US $400
Valve cover gaskets were leaking and oil was leaking from the spark plug seals 

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2004 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

92000 mi

US $56
Noticed brown residue under the radiator cap. Possible engine oil mixed with radiator fluid. 
99000 mi

US $190
Worn front engine mount Overheating problem reported earlier still present. Pressure tested cooling system but it checked out ok. 
125000 mi

US $140
IPDM acting up apparently due to loose connections. 
78740 mi

C $60
Replaced spark plugs and PCV valve. Started noticing abnormal oil consumption. Will keep track of milage and consumption to see if PCV was issue. 
91140 mi

C $600
cracked right bank, front cylinder exhaust manifold 
80000 mi Leak in the gas fill tube. Also needed a new oil pan, and rattle in an exhaust hanger. Traded car to avoid fixing. 
55000 mi

US $100
replaced broken motor mount 
61000 mi

US $80
front valve cover gasket leaking----replaced 
107000 mi

US $200
belt tensioner broke, was replaced. 
52000 mi

US $720
Gas tank fill tube rusted, throwing check engine light. 
33000 mi Erroneous check engine light, (P1778) transmission step motor. 
57200 mi At the time the Dealer fixed this they noticed a oil pan leak that was covered under warranty and repaired. it. 
142000 mi

US $950
both valve covers, plus gaskets. engine was smoking and also leaking oil. 
143000 mi

US $350
fuel pump needed to be replaced 
149000 mi

US $1
too expensive to fix rear main seal leak. Shop wanted over $3000. 
102000 mi

US $900
Having a terrible time with this car. Service engine light constantly turning on after repairs. Replaced front and rear sensors on Bank 1. Now need to replace "cat" converter in Bank 1. Fed up with Nissan repair expenses. 
61380 mi

C $112
changed oil cooler seal which is common to leak on all muranos 
140000 mi

US $200
rattling noise. Dual exhaust was loose where it connects to single exhaust. It was resecured. The engine cover was loose and a part had to be ordered to resecure it. Including the oil change and other maintenance, the entire cost was <$500 
147000 mi

US $500
a engine mount had to be replaced 
76000 mi

US $180
Oil leak...had to replace Valve Cover Gasket 

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2004 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

101300 mi

US $150
Pulley replaced 
77000 mi

US $1100
needed two cracked motor mounts replaced. Needed coolant flush and cracked belts replaced. Still need to replace cracked bushings. Car still makes strange noise when braking. 

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2004 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

55000 mi

US $525
Check Engine soon light came on. Diagnosis was a vapor leak in the pipe that leads from the gas tank to the fuel filler cap. Pipe had to be ordered and replaced. 
88000 mi

US $95
Exhaust flange between B pipe and muffler was leaking (slightly). Flange was cut out and a piece of pipe was welded in its place to seal the leak. 
102100 mi

US $818
Two exhaust system flex pipes replaced 
70000 mi

US $343
Throttle chamber replaced and reprogramed ECM. 
71000 mi Belt tensioner bracket cracked. I had previously had them check on this known problem, so they warranted the part for me. 
73160 mi

C $900
Exhaust parts replaced 
81100 mi

C $1200
Changed fuel pump  Oil pan leaking due to rust 
54043 mi Replace Catalytic convertor. Warranty 
76043 mi

US $100
Oil & Filter change, replace seal behind oil cooler. Replace drive belts for PS & Alt / AC. Oil & Filter change, replace seal behind oil cooler. Replace drive belts for PS & Alt / AC 
100000 mi

US $350
Walker replacement muffler put on in 2009 rusted out. Replaced with Different mfg. Walker will not warranty.  
104000 mi

US $124
Idler tensioner pulley fell off while driving dropping the Alt / AC belt. Happened in driveway, otherwise would have had to be towed after 2-3 miles. Best choice is to buy new tensioner assembly and install. Installation is about 45 minutes. 
120000 mi

US $550
Replace Bank #1 catalytic convertor and secondary catalytic convertor. Primary failed from an event when I changed the spark plugs and crossed the wires. Dumped in raw gas that caused overheating which cooked the inside. 
120200 mi

US $100
Car would not learn to idle after changing catalytic converter. Replaced plenum chamber gaskets.  
120000 mi

US $100
Could not get car to idle no matter what. Finally took to dealer to teach it how to idle. Dealer took several tries but was able to accomplish this with the correct tools 
129900 mi

US $275
Replaced muffler and muffler pipe. 
130300 mi Catalytic convertor replaced in 2012 failed. the flex pipes at the junction of the two primary Cats rotted out and caused the Oxy Sensor to read false. replaced secondary cat at no charge. 

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2003 Nissan Murano

Engine not specified

36000 mi

US $900
fuel pump failure. 
87000 mi

US $650
crack engine mount, one repaired on this trip 
67000 mi

US $50
Went in for an oil change and they found the engine mounts to be broken. Then the timing (dunoo exactly) is off so they replaced a part. 

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2003 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

58000 mi

US $602
During multi-point inspections, recommend new rear wiper blade, Drive Belts-Cracking, Valve cover gasket leak, LH Axle Seal leak, Cabin Micro filter old. 
67300 mi

US $1339
Replaced valve cover gaskets and valve cover. Discovered oil-tube seal leaking, not servicable. Repl drive belts which were cracking; Replace rear wiper blade; Repl cabin air filter. 
77000 mi

US $892
Engine mounts (2) at Radiator (frt) and at Belt (passenger side) broken and replaced. 
78100 mi

US $824
Car hesitates then stall out w/ rough idle. Found engine sensors voltage faulty, replaced both cam sensor and crank sensor, clear DTC. 
86000 mi Slight leaks from lower & upper pans. Removed Frt exhaust tube. Repl oil pan half moon seals & oil pump oil rings. Resealed both upper & lower pans. Repl oil cooler o-rings & resealed oil press switch. Repl drain bolt copper washer. Rear engine mount bushing saturated with oil and torn. Replaced rear engine mount assy. Engine missing badly & srv light "on". Codes for #3 misfire confirmed. Bank 1 coils ck'd- oil leak onto coils, #5 cyl coil burnt. Replaced 6 spark plugs, Bank 1 ignition coils (3)(#1,3&5). Code for Evap small leak - Replaced breather hose between valve covers, plenum gasket & vent control valve for Evap small leak. Valve cover & gaskets. Oil residue noticed on garage floor again. Oil cooler o-ring, repaired earlier in Sept, was still leaking at gasket. Found oil cooler o-ring deformed. Reloaced o-ring & reinstall all parts. 
112000 mi

US $800
Replaced 2 Engine sensors.  
132000 mi

US $130
replaced spark plugs and found leaking coil boots. 
84000 mi

US $1600
Ignition coil failed on number 5 cylinder and plugs were also replaced. 
85700 mi

US $1110
Leaky Oil pan 
92380 mi

C $1500
New Cats required. Injectors cleaned. ECU would not reset and took 2 days. 
66000 mi Oil leak. replaced pan gasket. 
93000 mi

US $300
Cam shaft sensor and crank shaft sensor had to be replaced. 
44000 mi

US $516
"accelerator pedal position sensor" the parts number is 71N18002CA100 

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2003 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

57040 mi

C $110
Replaced cooler pipe due to exterior rusting. part #14053-8j10a 
69440 mi

C $60
flange at exhaust muffler was rusted out. Flange cut off and short piece welded in 
73160 mi

C $35
SES light came on OBDT2 indicated a slight vapour leak. re-tighten gas cap and reset light and no problem afterwards 
64000 mi

US $236
Engine cooler o-rings leaking, replace leaking engine oil cooler seals $152 
90800 mi

US $380
pipe connecting resonator to muffler rusted out, including conection at muffler, both replaced. 
57660 mi

C $450
Cat. converter,small oil leak...oil pan. 
59520 mi

C $450
air intake for trans. hit by rock...broken req. replacement. 
74400 mi

C $590
new exhaust manifold 
74400 mi

C $922
driver rear motor mount replaced. $ 922.00 camshaft centering sensor requires replacement. 
91140 mi

C $920
oil cooler hose replaced. 
109120 mi

C $30
weld in 3" piece of exhaust pipe near rear muffler. 
118000 mi

C $505
fuel pump failure 
115420 mi

C $350
cut out main cat and welded in straight pipe. 
133300 mi

C $1
engine lost compression 
87000 mi

US $270
Nissan dealer wanted to replace 3 emission items for about $1,100. I got a second opinion from a non-dealer and only one bank cam position sensor needed replacement. Beware of Dealer service departments. 
150000 mi

US $481
Replace throttle pedal assembly w/ position sensors. This problem with the early Muranos is well documented by googling Murano pedal assembly. The problem goes away when you turn off the ignition and restart the car and the problem goes away.  
83000 mi

US $5
Fuel tank filler neck had rusted and was not sealing with the gas cap. Bad design from NIssan allows salty water from the rear tire to be "flung" upwards into the rear wheel well. THe water then migrates up through a drain hole and onto the neck 
93000 mi

US $10
Oil Cooler gasket had become compressed and was leaking oil. Removed oil cooler during an oil change and replaced the gasket. Dealer wanted $100+ for the job. It took me an extra 20 minutes during the oil and a $10 part. 
95000 mi Car was experiencing detonation / spark knock / pinging under 1/2 - full throttle and surging with reduced power. Dealer could not replicate the problem. The service manager drove with me after hours and the problem showed up. $105 diag.fee Shop inspected and "cleaned" catalytic converters, checked valves, but could not identify the source of the spark knock. Was instructed to use better gas and offered an engine carbon treatment. 
95000 mi

US $95
Car still making clicking noise (assumed to be spark knock). Shop reported computer issue but did not have the necessary software to continue diagnosis. Tried TSB for CAN errors caused by bad grounds. Ripped apart the dash, cleaned grounds, put everything back together and problem persists. 
98000 mi

US $140
Brought to a different dealer to find source of spark knock (pinging) and severely reduced power. The tech told me that pinging was normal. Brought car to dealer for pinging and loss of power. Dealer said there was no problem and sent me home with a $140 bill. They told me pinging was normal. Sold the car yesterday. 
143000 mi

US $450
Engine burning excessive oil, one quart every 500 miles. Dealer states "still within nissan specs". VTEC hydraulic valve adjusters are now very noisy. 
55180 mi

C $50
Exhaust flangs exhaust pipe to muffler rusted out exhaust sleave put in in place of flangs. 
56420 mi Coolant level low collant add amount 1 LT. 
81620 mi

C $440
fuel pump replaced 
99200 mi

C $1500
replace oil pan, drive belt, rear brakes 
125000 mi

US $75
Cam positioning sensor (bank 2) 
243000 mi

US $100
I was having an issue with a lack of power and extensive lagging of power. After the diagnostic was complete it was determined that I need a new engine. The repair shop searched and found a used engine with 118,000 miles I believe, I don't have the estimate in front of me at this moment. The cost of the used engine was $2,100 and after the replacement of the components the total estimate was for $7,200.  
67000 mi

US $90
have check engine light on frequently; codes showed plugs which were changed, light on again, code showed ingnition coil which was changed at this time. Car is "chugging" intermittently, light is coming on again and we don't know what the trouble is 
77000 mi

US $190
LUBRICATION OF COIL, ARCING AGAINST CYLINDER INSTEAD OF PLUG. OIL LEAK DUE TO DRIED OUT GASKET. COMPUTER CLEARED OF ALL PREVIOUS READINGS. 
76000 mi

US $450
Dealer replaced catalytic convertor but didn't use new gaskets in exhaust system as it was "too difficult". Now bad gaskets make exhaust leaks and noise. Another dealer figured it out. Have to go back to first dealer since it was warranty item. 
79000 mi Needed new oil pan gasket...just old.  Had same Midas guy check the exhaust and he confirmed second dealer's notice of 1st dealer non replacement of exhaust shield. Turns out first dealer didn't mess with that part of the exhaust and the shield on front manifold just rusted off. Dealer confirmed missing front exhaust bracket and shield. Probably rusted off and they agreed to replace as they had once repaired the exhaust but claim they didn't touch that part. Ordered part. 1st dealer in above saga finally replaced vibrating and noisy exhaust bracket. No charge but did not admit guilt. Did admit complete change of personnel since I stopped going to that dealer. Same on who missed the bad control arm. 
87700 mi Oil Leak cannot find. Not major but continuous in small amounts. Had pan gasket replaced 10k miles ago but that is not it. 
91200 mi Oil leak. Pan gasket was replaced several months ago and it appears OK. Couldn't locate leak due to all the oil spilled around engine underside when last changed. 
135000 mi Oil leak never fixed, either. 
119040 mi

C $185
coolant was leaking : replaced the hose 
89000 mi

US $89
Replaced Fuel Cap gasket 
92000 mi

US $5
Repaired gas cap O ring (again). Reset check engine light. 
95000 mi

US $40
Replaced coolant pipe located adjacent to engine oil cooler (visible at right of oil filter). Pipe was badly corroded due to road deicing salt. 
105000 mi

US $100
Replaced defective knock sensor, replaced spark plugs, replaced defective throttle body, performed manual idle relearn. 
111900 mi

US $350
Front pipe failed due to road salt exposure over the years. Replaced front pipe/catalytic converter assembly. 
123000 mi

US $96
Exhaust leak repaired near pipe entrance into muffler. 3rd repair in this area. The original flange failed about 9 years ago. I fixed it once, the shop 2 times. We get about 3 years out of each splice. 
96599 mi

US $878
During warranty repair of transmission, was told that catalytic converter had fallen apart. Metal pieces were in danger of being sucked into engine and causing damage. Almost $900 of repair. Lousy car. 
97000 mi

US $760
The engine was leaking oil. The dealer replaced the oil pan gasket and oil cooler gasket. The engine was leaking 1/2 quart oil per week sometimes less sometimes more. Could have done the work myself for far less but it is cold in December. 
85300 mi

US $475
Cam position sensor failed. Car would start hard and die occasionally while driving. 
93000 mi

US $1000
Replaced lower oil pan. Appeared extremely rusty from the outside -- turned out to be just fine inside, but replaced anyway. 
67760 mi Catalytic converter failed and compromised the engine. This is a known issue with the 03 Murano and dealers replace the engine if the car is under 130,000 kms. 
81220 mi

C $250
connector between muffler and catalytic converter rusted through - part was repaired by shop. 
51000 mi Tail pipe rusted. Cut and welded. 
56000 mi

US $600
Actuator failed and Motor Mount Replaced. 
82000 mi

US $80
Oil leak replaced "O" ring. 
83800 mi

US $250
Had oil pan replaced. 
141500 mi

US $500
Cam position sensor failed - replaced both 

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