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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 other repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (20%)

< $100 (69%)

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Chart based on 98 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2017 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

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

12000 mi Left front window caught in track and would not go up at times. Also made noise when window was going up. 

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2017 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

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

6000 mi Adjusted driver side window regulator that was loose 

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2016 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

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

38000 mi engine shield came loose and was scraping the ground. Dealer installed new plastic rivet which immediately came out. I cut back half of shield off 

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2015 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

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

1000 mi replaced leaking rear hatch fluid lifters. 

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2015 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

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

26000 mi hatch will open fully, then close back down 2 inches. Reset--no help 
15107 mi also lift gate assemble was replaced due to weak struts; liftgate won't rise when prompted.  

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2013 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

35065 mi Replaced Sunroof Wind Deflector 

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2012 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

85300 mi

US $850
Passenger and driver door stuck close. After freeing up mechanisms with penetrating oil shop was able to get doors open to access door panels. Both front door latch/ actuators replaced. 

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2011 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

37000 mi Windshield washer jets needed to be replaced. Old jets resulted in washer fluid hitting wiper arm, not windshield. 
40000 mi Windshield washer jet returned to hitting wiper arm again. Fixed again by dealer. 

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2011 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

4340 mi windshield washer jets replaced 
24800 mi Both hood pistons needed to be replaced as they were slow and stiff to raise. 

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2010 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

4000 mi Only Driver Side Front Window would barely go up or down during temps of -25 F at toll booth. All other windows worked fine. Dealer treated all windows with a special graphite lubricant needed in our Alaska Arctic climate. Problem solved! 
14000 mi Rear windshield fluid wasn't coming out 
29140 mi Tire pressure light came on. The dealer checked the tire pressures and reported them as being OK. It was a faulty tire sensor and it could cost up to $200 CAD to determine which one, depending on how long to find it. I declined. 
39060 mi Had dealer inspect the car. Warranty repair, about $2,000 worth. 
700 mi Windshield Washer Jets Only Hit 1/4th of Window - Fixed within 20 minutes of arrival at dealer. Windshield Washer Jets Only Hit 1/4th of Window - Fixed within 20 minutes of arrival at dealer 

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2009 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

61000 mi tire pressure sensor and air valve quit functioning 
78000 mi handle to drop driverside rear seat would not drop seat. replaced cable. seat op chk good 
36000 mi Both washer fluid nozzles need replacing (one port on each was clogged). replaced washer nozzles 
45000 mi no wiper operation left side: wiper pivot shaft nut backed off, tighten nut 
62000 mi seatbelt latch rear left 
18451 mi

US $49
Everything else, repair 
26265 mi

US $4
Everything else, repair 

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2009 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

35000 mi

US $900
A tire blew out from construction debris. It was discovered the caps were fused on the valve stems which have the TPMS. $197 ea for new TPMS. Also discovered dealer never put tool back in car for unlocking lug nuts. 
6000 mi Replaced something in driver's seat carriage. Original part had loose rivets from the factory. 
21000 mi

US $22
Had a tire leak -- slow leak ... they inflated the tires and the problem resurfaced about a week later 
27000 mi Same issue with the tire leak ... faulty valve on the tire replaced and reprogrammed. Tire holds air now. 
4000 mi Rear seat binds on upholstery when attempting to raise it. 
5000 mi Replaced warped seat back frame assembly which was preventing rear seat from returning to upright position. 
33000 mi

US $150
Rear hatch stopped working properly or latching 
34000 mi Rear hatch latch needed to be replaced 
73700 mi

US $900
Two tire pressure sensors needed changing 
124300 mi

US $100
Drivers side windshield wiper stopped moving in tandem with passenger side. The linkage had broken where the cap fit over the ball for the driver side linkage arm. Nissan replacement $750. Mechanic put in bolt drilling thru part. 
124900 mi

US $500
Linkage replaced, the quick fix of March did not last. Dealer located part from a junker 
34000 mi The valves on two tires were defective and had to be replaced due to slow leaks. Also there was a recall on the tire pressure sensors in the tire. 
24000 mi Folding rear seat back would not stay in upright position. 
24000 mi Ordered parts were installed. 
5000 mi Front windshield washer failed, fluid came out rear window sprayer regardless of which window was selected to be cleaned. The repair consisted of replacing the washer pump assembly. 
91000 mi

US $90
Hood lifts were weak and hood dropped unexpectedly. Replaced both. This is a easy job you just need a broom stick or vise grips to hold up the hood to replace them.  The rear hatch lifts seem weak also so I replaced them too. PS Nissan wanted almost $150 for parts. I bought them from Amazons Lift Support Depot for $43. A pair. 
11000 mi Straps in the back seat used to make the back seat recline were not in the vehicle when purchased. 
1000 mi Sun roof would not open in the "pop-up" position! Sunroof works properly now! 

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2007 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

43000 mi

US $450
Lumbar support stopped working. Shop replaced the lubmar support assembly. I found the bulletin online, called the shop ahead of time for parts to be ordered. Took maybe 2hrs for repair. 
40000 mi Windshield replacement, stress crack, no sign that it was hit by anything. 
194000 mi

US $35
Front hood lift supports weak. Hood would not remain open. 
204975 mi

US $120
Rear cargo hatch lift supports weak. Rear hatch will not stay fully open when needed. 

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2007 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

14000 mi Valve stem was discovered damaged while filling tires. Integrated TPMS unit for rear left tire had to be replaced. Under warranty. 
28000 mi Leaking valve stem was replaced; entire TPMS was replaced. 
64200 mi

US $70
Power drive seat is malfunctioning. The 'sliding' function is not working. The left track of the seat moves, however the right track doesn't. 
88000 mi

US $800
Replaced tires. Mounted and balanced. $72 for mounting. Replaced with Michelin Premier LTX TPC, 235/65R $169/tire 
95000 mi

US $60
Replaced LH driver door lock assembly; control cable ferrule for exterior door handle split, unable to open door from outside. 
74000 mi

US $38
Rear View Mirror fell off the front windshield. 
10000 mi The Air vent automatically switches from recirculate to outside air while using a.c. This happens all the time, but is not a hard failure. Per the dealership unless they see this happen they cannot do anything 
182500 mi

US $200
Left front seat track. 

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2006 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

75000 mi

US $1688
Motor burned up on the right side of the drivers seat. Cannot move forward or backward. $1500 
49000 mi Driver's seat broke. I took the seat apart and reinforced and welded the bracket that broke. 
66000 mi

US $185
Had radiator mounts replaced. 
21286 mi Drivers Seat Bracket Cracked causing clunk in seat and the feeling that the seat was leaning when the vehicle was cornering. Dealer Replaced under 3/36K Warranty. Dealer Also Proved Rental Car, Paid for by Nissan 
34720 mi Weld on driver's seat tore away from main seat frame when brakes applied. Raised issue with Nissan Can & they replaced whole lower frame with new modified version. Sounds like a known problem to Nissan but was not on recall. 
64700 mi

US $18900
Drivers rear left seat mount bracket broke while driving. 

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2006 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

82000 mi

US $120
Hinge to frame of driver seat broke. Required partial replacement of seat frame. Required removal and disassembly of seat and seat frame. 
68000 mi All too typical driver's side sun visor falling into driver's view. Dealer was no help so we contacted Nissan directly. Nissan agreed to replace the visor at no expense. 
60000 mi

US $140
passenger side windshield wiper stopped working, wiper arm replaced.  
47500 mi

US $25
windshield wipers stopped working, the passenger side arm broke 
56000 mi Driver side rear seat belt would not extend at all, stuck in the retracted position. Fixed under warranty, seat belt warranty is 10 years. 
106000 mi

US $25
Rear wiper assembly became loose and fell off. 
71182 mi Noise and vibration dreamed NORMAL. 
45835 mi

US $100
Dealer replaced broken driver seat frame under extended warranty, paid $100.00 deductible. Warranty covered 600.32 plus labor and tax. 

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2006 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

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

29140 mi Replacement parts were installed and the seat is working fine. Warranty repair. 
82000 mi

US $100
Weld on Track for drivers seat broke Track replaced 

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2005.5 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

64480 mi

€250
Broken left front seat. 

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2005 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

18000 mi Car begins to have a problem of being dead after 2 days of non-use. Continuous problem. Replaced battery. Problem remains. Calls to dealer offer no resolve. 
21546 mi Car dead after 2-days of non-use. Service Tech advises new NAPA battery not big enough to run vehicle. We put in most powerful battery NAPA makes. 
26463 mi

US $677
30,000 Mile Service. Car dead after 2-days of non-use. Service Tech advised due to limited driving and car sitting for days at a time were the causes of the battery having to be jumped all the time. Battery replaced-bad cell. 
27000 mi Battery dead. 
28032 mi Car dead after 2-days of non-use. Removed accessory fuse to determine if it is accessory module causing the problem. When driving off dealer property, no power when pressing on gas pedal. Throttle Chamber replaced. 
30114 mi Car dead after 2-days of non-use. 
31614 mi Recall-Replaced Air Intake Duct and air duct clamps. Car dead after 2-days non-use. 
33500 mi

US $196
Car dead after 2-days non-use. Picked up loaner from dealer. Installed Controller Assembly. Replaced BCM; car does not go into sleep mode. Car remotes do not work now due to new BCM. Car remotes reprogrammed by dealer. Owner pays labor only. 
41600 mi Car does not start, towed to dealer by owner thru AAA. Only one remote was programmed. Dealer to reprogram both remotes. 
49000 mi

US $230
Trunk hatch would not shut and/or lock. Replaced trunk lock assembly. 
78000 mi

US $444
Trunk hatch locked; could not open and hatch lights did not work. Rear hatch lock actuator was replaced. 
82340 mi

US $464
This is related to the issue of the rear hatch actuator replaced on 6/13/17 and again on 3/7/18 (the part was covered under warranty, less than 1-year old). The rear hatch window seal had failed causing the rear hatch actuator to short out The rear hatch window glass was replaced. 

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2005 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

84700 mi Strange clunking noise coming from rear of car. Dealer could not replicate. 
33000 mi Driver seat support broke. The seat now rocks. This is a common problem on early Muranos. The NHSTA is investigating. 
76000 mi

US $400
Drivers seat rear cross member broken, caused seat to move up and down and sideways. Safety problem where there was no support if in a panic stop or accident. Had to be immediately repaired. 
91800 mi Seat rail 
48000 mi AWD button pushed through console 

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2005 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

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

62000 mi

US $260
Drivers seat frame has broken. Both wife & myself are not extremely overweight. Another mechanic said the seat broke at a designed thin structural area. Dealer has seen this before. I think this should be a Nissan safety recall for bad design. 

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2004 Nissan Murano

Engine not specified

109500 mi

US $500
Door handle came off in my hand 

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2004 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

164000 mi Re-weld drivers seat undercarriage. This does have a TSB. This repair was beyond dealer warranty. Used a 90 amp MIG welder. Took less than 30 minutes to repair. Be careful not to scratch the car interior when removing/installing seat. Re-weld drivers seat undercarriage. This does have a TSB. This repair was beyond dealer warranty. Used a 90 amp MIG welder. Took less than 30 minutes to repair. Be careful not to scratch the car interior when removing/installing seat. 
TSB: Rocking front seat; Warranty Replace: stress cracked windshield 

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2004 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

69000 mi

US $80
Passenger sun visor broke and would not stay up---ordered replacement from ebay and installed----easy job. 
80000 mi

US $700
Seat track assembly got jammed. Dealer said entire assembly needed to be replaced. Originally quoted me $1010.00. I negotiated them down to $700. Beware of your dealer trying to screw you on the price of parts. 
78000 mi Hood shock (lift) failed and is leaking fluid. 
102000 mi

US $48
Hood struts would not hold up the hood. Replaced with new aftermarket parts. 

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2004 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

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

118300 mi

US $1480
Replace rear tailgate latch. It had rusted and broke (after 12 years of use) - not a huge deal nor surprise, considering the age of the car and relatively tough New England winters. 
79000 mi Loose driver door window. For all of these items estimate cost would be $1,500. 
74123 mi

US $136
Drivers Seat adjuster replacement. Dealer wanted $450 out of warranty replacement. Replaced myself with the aid of the TSB instructions. 

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2003 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT FWD

77200 mi

US $288
replace cracked driver seat bracket. 

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2003 Nissan Murano 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 CVT AWD

74000 mi Gas door was stuck shut. We manually opened it and bent the tap effectively disabling the lock feature on the gas door. 
95000 mi

US $75
Shift lock control solenoid failed and we had to use the manual override switch to get the car in and out of gear. I used troubleshooting procedures from the service manual and the problem was resolved after the part was changed. 
100100 mi

US $5
Rear door power lock/handle failed to operate. On inspection found that road salt had penetrated the area causing corrosion. Cleaned and lubricated mechanism. 
92000 mi

US $29
Replaced both belts 
65720 mi rear hatch would not latch hatch latch repaired under extended warranty 
63860 mi broken seat frame on the driver's side. This is a design fault and Nissan has replaced the old part with a new designed part. I thank my dealer for taking care of the problem when Nissan Canada would not touch it. 

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