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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 2WD Auto

2001 Nissan Pathfinder
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Sport Utility
16 mpg city / 19 mpg hwy
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March 16, 2013, 1:05 pm

Barry P
 

Question: Rattle in engine when going uphill in my Nissan pathfinder 2008

When going up a hill I am hearing a loud rattle


March 29, 2013, 10:56 am

Elizabeth K
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Does it sound like the engine is knocking? If so, the first thing to do is try using a higher octane fuel. Otherwise, where does it sound like the noise is coming from, and does it seem to show up when the engine is straining under load, or when the vehicle is on an incline?


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