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AlwaysWrenching

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About AlwaysWrenching

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  • Your Pathfinder Info
    1997 stock
  • Place of Residence
    Michigan
  • Mechanical Skill Level
    Skilled/Experienced Mechanic
  • Your Age
    36-40
  • What do you consider yourself?
    Weekend Warrior
  • Model
    SE
  • Year
    1997

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  • Location
    Michigan
  • Country
    United States

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  1. The blower motor for the heat and AC does not work on any setting. There is power to both wires going to the motor. However when the motor is hooked up directly - one wire +, one -. It spins just fine. Did the resistor fail?
  2. That's what I've been reading and the 3.3 in the Pathfinder I have now barely uses 1/4 of a quart over 3000. Minimal enough I don't have to add any between changes and it's at 220,000 miles.
  3. I bought a complete set from TRQ. They are made in Taiwan. All 4 control arms with new bushing for like $130. So far they have held up great.
  4. I have a 1998 Pathfinder that has been great. So much that my GF wants one. I love the manual transfer case on my 1998. I'm debating on finding a 3.5 Pathfinder with a manual transfer case but I'm not familiar with the 3.5 at all. Are there any disadvantages to the 3.5? They 3.3 is very easy to service and isn't too tight in the engine bay. The truck will rarely see freeway driving so lots of acceleration at 80 isn't as important as torque, durability, and service-ability.
  5. Of topic but how did you repair your sunroof? Any chance you found a gasket you could make work? Mines currently sealed with RV tape. I didn't want to caulk it because the motor is still good.
  6. I ordered these struts from Summit Auto. Hopefully they are good quality. I didn't want to lift it since it's my daily driver and I have a rusty 1988 Bronco that's going to get 35s and have all the sway bars removed. I also ordered AC Delco progressive rate rear coils. Rear shocks are new, just NAPA shocks. Going to upgrade to Bilstiens if I need to. This thing is a little beast. Took it down a 4 wheeler trail today.
  7. Does KYB make a loaded strut? Strut, spring, etc? The truck has 217,000 and I'm planning on replacing the springs as well.
  8. I saw Gabriel also makes a pre-loaded strut? Anyone tried these?
  9. I was able to get to it by first putting the spark plug socket on and then attaching everything. I had an inspection mirror and light so I could see in there.
  10. Did you guys remove the radiator? Was it necessary to remove the AC pump?
  11. I purchased a timing belt and water pump kit from NAPA. The serpentine belt and tensioner appear to be in good condition. Are there any other parts I will want to replace while I'm in there? Any special tools needed?
  12. Yeah I can't see how I'm going to break the Milemarkers with mild off-roading and stock 235 size tires.
  13. Thanks guys. Ordered up the Milemarkers. Should be here next Thursday.
  14. Has anyone used these? They are super affordable if the quality is good. https://www.carparts.com/details/Nissan/Pathfinder/Replacement/Locking_Hub/2004/LE/REPN287001.html?TID=gglpla&origin=pla&utm_source=google&utm_medium=pla&utm_campaign=221983653&gclsrc=aw.ds&&gclid=Cj0KCQjw09HzBRDrARIsAG60GP9DufuXWbbP_naZba81acezqrNkHPAduYknkkYlYb_x_BVbkalOYU8aAgI1EALw_wcB
  15. Bushing can be totally shot. I was installing poly bushings and damaged one upper control arms removing the old ones.

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