The Pathfinder is a Crossover Utility Vehicle manufactured by Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. The Pathfinder combines the off-road abilities of a Sports Utility Vehicle with the luxury and features of a passenger vehicle. The 2006 Nissan Pathfinder was powered by a four-liter V6 type engine, delivering a staggering 266 horsepower.
There are many different types of transmission problems that occur with the 2006 Nissan Pathfinder, some related directly to the radiator. In some cases, due to the design of the radiator. The radiator could not handle the pressure buildup inside and started leaking. As a result, the coolant from the radiator would mix up with the transmission fluid and damage the transmission. This problem is expensive to repair and not to mention dangerous because it can result in a transmission lock. On highways a transmission lock may prove to be fatal.
On the other hand, when the radiator coolant mixes with the transmission fluid it shows symptoms. If these symptoms are detected early on, a simple transmission fluid flush and a radiator replacement will resolve the issue.
Vibration during Gear Shifting
A common symptom of a coolant mix with your car’s transmission fluid is vibration. You will feel heavy vibration when the gears are shifting up or down. If you are facing this problem with your Nissan Pathfinder, it is best to get it checked so that it does not result in a more costly failure. If the issue is left unattended, you may require a full transmission rebuild.
Vibration during Acceleration
Another symptom is severe vibration when you are accelerating. While it is uncommon for any vehicle to behave this way, special care must be taken with the Pathfinder considering the design flaw. At the first sign of any vibration from your transmission, you should contact a repair facility and have the issue checked.
Twin Transmission Repair is experts in transmission repair, rebuilt transmissions and all types of repair related to the 2006 Nissan Pathfinder. If you are experiencing any of the problems above, please call us immediately to solve the problem before it worsens.