2007 Nissan Pathfinder Tranny/Coolant cross-contamination --DO NOT BUY THIS VEHICLE
By joelv698 on
2007 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
I purchased this vehicle brand new to replace a 2003 SE with high-mileage.
The quality of the interior appeared to be subpar as most of the items are made of cheap plastic.
At about 55k mi, i had a problem with the fuel sending unit, which was covered under warranty since this was common malfunction of the vehicle.
Now after owning the vehicle for 7 years, it finally had a potentially catastrophic failure.
The plastic inlet hose nipple to the heater core broke and sprayed coolant all through the engine compartment.
I looked in the radiator and overflow tank and both had thick milky coolant which indicates cross contamination of ATF/AF.
This is a common problem w/ this vehicle over 100k
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