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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Recalled for Leaky CVT Fluid Hose

2013 Nissan Pathfinder  -  First Drive  -  10/2012

2013 Nissan Pathfinder - First Drive - 10/2012

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Nissan is recalling certain Pathfinder crossover vehicles for a CVT (constantly variable transmission) fluid hose that was manufactured out of specification. This may cause a CVT fluid leak, which in the presence of an ignition source could cause a fire.

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The Fix

Nissan dealers will replace the faulty CVT fluid hose on affected vehicles at no charge to owners.

Nissan is conducting this recall by certain VINs (Vehicle Identification Numbers), so the best way to determine vehicle eligibility is to call local dealers with the vehicle's VIN and have a database search conducted to determine if a vehicle is involved in this recall.

For more info or answers to questions, call Nissan Customer Service @ 800-647-7261or NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236, reference Nissan recall # PC273.


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