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The diagram below is from the Factory Service Manual for a 2001.0 year Pathfinder. The rear oxygen sensors are parts 1 and 3. They are easy to spot from under the car, in the region of the front wheels.


2001 Nissan... | Answered on Oct 01, 2019

I have had this issue twice on my '98 Pathfinder. The hinge inside the exterior door latch rusts over time and sticks. As suggested in some other answers, the BEST way to get it open is as follows: Pull the latch open and spray WD-40 into the handle openings using the spray tube that came with the WD-40. You may need to repeat this. Note, when I use the word 'latch', I'm talking about the part you pull to open the door, not the lock, which is a separate part inside the door connected to the latch by a metal rod.

There are many ways to then hit the latch to jar the stuck hinge loose. To prevent damage, I folded up an old dish towel, placed it over the latch, and pounded it with medium force with a rubber mallet. It may take just a few hits, or it could take literally hundreds. Initially, the exterior latch will flop loosely. You can see if you're making progress by checking the latch periodically. It will gradually start to break loose and this will be reflected in restored tension in the previously floppy latch. The longer you hit, the tension will eventually be felt through the whole range of motion in the latch. Once full tension is restored, it will open the door.

The first time I did this repair, I simply considered it fixed and stopped working on it. Big mistake, because the locks stuck again in just a couple months and took a lot more work to get open the second time. These latches are cheap and easy to replace (check rockauto.com or other sites - I got my new latches for $12 each).

You must be VERY careful when changing them, otherwise you'll be opening up the door, which isn't necessary if you do it right. To change the latch - remove the two grommets from the door jamb at the latch. Use a 10mm nutdriver to remove the two nuts holding the latch. Care must be taken not to drop the nuts inside the door, but the nuts are angled slightly upward, so gravity is on your side.

Next, CAREFULLY pull the latch out of the door the minimum amount necessary to clear the opening and expose the latch rod that runs from the latch to the lock. IMPORTANT: Before removing the rod from the latch, get a pair of small locking pliers (long hemostat or needle nose vise grips) and attach it to the rod about 1/2" below the latch to hold it in place. This is necessary because once you remove the two nuts holding the latch to the door and the nylon grommet that attaches the rod to the latch, the only thing holding the rod in place is gravity. If you lift the rod more than about 1" while doing this work, it will disengage from the lock inside the door. I learned this the hard way on my first door and actually dropped the rod to the very bottom inside the door. Once the rod is secured with pliers, remove the rod from the nylon retainer clip on the latch and pull the latch free from the door. Installation of the new latch is the opposite procedure.

The second door was a breeze to fix since I didn't have to remove the door panel to retrieve the rod - the whole replacement took less than 10 minutes.

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Jun 27, 2019

There's a website that has all this information about all this and manuals everything totally free there are many actually but I personally like few like.. reliable-store ..
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2001 Nissan... | Answered on Feb 04, 2019

Run an OBD code scanner or lookup what the code means. Don't always rely on the codes though.. they can be a red herring.

The service manual usually has information on the codes http://onlyrepairmanuals.com/downloads/nissan-pathfinder-repair-manual-1995-2005/

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Jul 25, 2018

The reverse light wire will not be under the dash, there will be a constant live feed from the fuse to the reverse light switch on the gearbox, that is no good for you. You need to take a power after the switch, that's live when reverse is selected. You may be able to pick this wire up from the loom, loom runs down the left hand side of the vehicle. Look at the wire colour to the reverse light at the rear and trace in the loom. at the front kick panel

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Jul 10, 2018

I tried the DIY service and repair manuals from a website and it actually helped me repair transmission
problem in my jcb 3cx site-master. it wont move forward or reverse, engine is good both solenoids for forward and reverse work.
I don't have much technical knowledge but I just followed it step-wise, and works perfect! got it from www.reliable-store.comAll the best

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Mar 23, 2018

Get this manual online at www.reliable-store.com and get complete guide on whether to repair or not, service it, and how to repair etc, along with wiring diagrams, electrical diagrams, torque specs, error codes,

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Mar 13, 2018

Hope you can read the wire colors, the top wire is voltage to stop lamp switch. The bottom wire is voltage from stop lamp switch. The bottom wire should not be hot unless switch is activated. You can use a test light to check voltage on bottom wire. If you pull up on brake pedal, do the brake lites go off? Is there an adjustment for brake switch? Maybe the brake pedal can be adjusted? I suppose the connector for brake switch could have a problem? Maybe circuit is shorted to voltage, somewhere? That's all I can think of, at the moment.
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2001 Nissan... | Answered on Mar 09, 2018

indicates that the voltage regulator is faulty and not the alternator
as for what you have heard , there is a parts warranty on shop reconditioned units

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Feb 25, 2018

fuel pressure regulator

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Feb 24, 2018

first thing to mind is that the tow ball and the tow hitch are not the same size and the hitch is loose on the ball
If you are using and older style ball on a late model caravan that is a very definite possibility

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Feb 09, 2018

If you Google fuse diagram 2001 Nissan Pathfinder you should be able to find it

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Feb 05, 2018

I read somewhere that the problem was related to the sensor in the brake pedal, when it goes bad it confuses the computer, no input to indicate that the brake was applied, so it basically goes into limp mode, press the accelerator all the way to the floor and you get only gradual acceleration.

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Oct 23, 2017

I would say something cut into the wiring harness. Maybe it is resting on a hot pipe, but that is a lot of circuits. It has been running rich, which may have caused the converters to fail. Do not replace them until the problem is solved and only if tbe 420 and 430 codes come back. Check the ecm connector and the unit itself for damage. The ecu looks like it's on the center of the firewall, but I'm not sure if it's inside the cabin or engine compartment.

2001 Nissan... | Answered on Aug 03, 2017

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2001 Nissan... | Answered on May 31, 2017

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