Replacing the pump is far easier than getting the tank out. The heater pump circulates the hot coolant from your engine to your heater core s. I'm not a person who does car repairs, except for the occasional air filter exchange or switching out my battery when the old one is toast. Nissan should have to pay me for the poor gas mileage received when being forced to keep my tank full, because their gauge was unreliable. Usually when I get just under a half a tank it happens.
I truly appreciate the gesture, but that does not fix the fact that this issue should be completely covered by a manufacturer recall. Its just killing me that they are doing this to consumers. We are filling the tank up constantly as we don't know what the actual fuel level is and don't want to run out of gas. That is the situation as it stands now. The additional stiffness jives well with the Pathfinder's squared-off styling. Allegedly same problem resulted in recall for 2006 but not for 2007 models with same issue. Maybe I should just go buy a service manual.
Or, hopefully one of the other people with a link handy can give it to you. Chock the wheels, put tranny in N, remove driveshaft making sure to mark both mating surfaces at rear diff so you put it back on exactly how it came off. Once it is off, remove the pump and replace. I have learned of other more severe and costly issues that may happen with the vehicle that I chose to purchase. Aside from four-wheel drive with hill descent control and hill start assist, the model carries four-wheel brake-activated limited slip, off-road tires, skid plates, and larger shocks. I looked on the Nissan website for a recall on this and there wasn't one. This is not a worn out part, it is a defective electrical fuel sensor sending unit.
Yesterday I ran out of gas on the expressway during heavy traffic. . Fuel Level Sensor restores reliable fuel gauge readings at a fraction of the cost of replacing the entire Fuel Pump Assembly. I had put gas in my car, and the fuel hand wouldn't move. Andy interesting, another member here who is a tech said it was a joke how easy it was.
When I fill up with fuel, the fuel gauge will sometimes move up to full, but only after a few starts of the engine. The fuel gauge dropped to empty, the low fuel light came on, and the ses light remained on. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. Did some homework on this problem and learned this is a really prevalent concern. I am also a dj on a local station. I thought maybe the float was stuck and would work it's way loose.
I no longer drive my vehicle with the confidence that Nissan stands behind their quality. P0462 2007 Nissan Pathfinder Description The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit. Have a few big towels handy to soak up the gas that will come from the fuel lines when you unhook. Below is another similar complaint by another owner of a 2007 Nissan Frontier This refers to my 07 Nissan frontier with 90k miles. At first I thought I had came across some bad gas. P0463 2007 Nissan Pathfinder Description The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit.
Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Fuel Level Sensor product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. The center stack for the heater and radio is surrounded by a piece of plastic that does a good impression of brushed aluminum. Failed emissions and had to get it fixed. Remove approximately 4 to 6 screws in the center piece of cardboard that attaches the armrest and rearseat to the cross menber of seperating trunk from seat. I am now at 94,000. I am currently seeking the law for help. I placed a floor jack with a 2' x 1' piece of plywood under the tank, removed the support straps, and lowered the tank enough so I could reach up and disconnect the electrical connector and fuel line hoses from the pump.
That might help answer your question about the difficulty of this repair. And I will see it to the end. I purchased an entire used fuel pump assembly on ebay for a fraction of what a new one would have cost. J0B00 wrote:I'm having the issue with my fuel sender not reporting the correct fuel level and I'm thinking about fixing it myself. Just filled the tank and the gas gauge bottemed out. I had always heard that Nissan vehicles were very dependable and well built.
The fuel sensor 'A' electrical circuit was faulty. It is easily accessed in this particuar model, under the rear seat. I drive my vehicle with the number to a wrecker service on speed dial!! Then the mileage screen showed ---------- across it. First and foremost was the height of the seats. Won't know until you try. My fuel gauge is not working properly, which has caused the check engine light to stay on constantly. The Pathfinder's interior is exceptionally roomy and comfortable.