Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby smj999smj » Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:03 pm

palmerwmd wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:21 am
smj999smj wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 10:29 pm

That's a pretty rare occurrence on the R51's.
That's good to hear.
I heard about it on the Xterra forums and I was getting concerned since its same powertrain..
also conversely if its rare on R51 that means its also rare on Frontier and on Xterra.
I can't say it "never" happens, as I do hear of a case every now and then. It was a much bigger issue on the QR25DE engines used in the 02-03 Altimas and Sentras to the point where they had to recall them.


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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby smj999smj » Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:06 pm

silverarrow27 wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:14 pm
Can one run o2 sensor spacers to mitigate that lean condition and codes?
The O2 spacers on the rear sensors help with the catalyst efficiency codes from triggering, but it will have no effect on the lean condition nor the "system lean" codes that may occur. It's also an issue on the 5.6L V8.

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby NWPathfinder » Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:59 pm

Mine just rolled over 123000 Miles and it is such a pleasure to drive. I have had Domestic wagons for the last 10 years, NEVER AGAIN!

All of our vehicles are Nissan and I can't tell you how much I giggle everytime i pull the Dipstick out and it's right where it's supposed to be!!!!
Love our Pathy, just getting ready for a road trip next week, in fact!!

Stay safe everyone!

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby TonyMS » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:01 pm

I have 286k miles just changed the passenger side O2/Air Fuel sensor, Shocks at 30k (Bilsteins since 250k on them), Brakes 3 times I think, Lots of tires, Front Control arms finally, Starter crapped out at 284k, Alternator at 250k, 3 batteries including the original, Spark plugs every 100k I think that's it. It runs and drives like it always has and I drive a lot I am really surprised how tough the truck is. I bought it with 9 miles on it I actually still have free satellite radio it never stopped after the 90 days 8 years now.

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby palmerwmd » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:56 pm

NWPathfinder and Tony MS:

Happy to hear the Nissan enthusiasm!

We dont call this thenissanpath for nothing..

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby TonyMS » Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:19 pm

Thanks

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby PathfinderDaddy » Sun Aug 16, 2020 4:58 pm

my 08 has 400KMs on it and still gets up and goes

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby palmerwmd » Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:03 am

PathfinderDaddy wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 4:58 pm
my 08 has 400KMs on it and still gets up and goes
Keep 'em coming fellas! :D

PS: Which country are u in PFD?

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby PathfinderDaddy » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:10 pm

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my 08 has 400KMs on it and still gets up and goes
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Keep 'em coming fellas! :D

PS: Which country are u in PFD?
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I'm in canada

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby kennynnek » Sun Dec 13, 2020 8:01 pm

09 SE with 212k miles
Still runs great
Oil changes every 5-6k
Need shocks soon... other than that it’s good!

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby palmerwmd » Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:06 pm

kennynnek wrote:
Sun Dec 13, 2020 8:01 pm
09 SE with 212k miles
Still runs great
Oil changes every 5-6k
Need shocks soon... other than that it’s good!
Happy to hear it!

Post some pics in the snow in the offorad or pics forum maybe? :)

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby NissanR51PA » Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:28 pm

Reviving the tread.

2011 Pathfinder S
176K
Oil Change every 3k with Mobil 1 fully synthetic
91 Premium ALWAYS
Bad: Coolant, Tranny fluid, transfer case fluid is still original BUT changing it soon.

Little problems:
Driver side power window switch has gone out twice.
The remote key fob was replaced twice. Still have issues every now and then.

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby palmerwmd » Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:46 am

NissanR51PA wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:28 pm
Reviving the tread.

2011 Pathfinder S
176K
Bad: Coolant, Tranny fluid, transfer case fluid is still original BUT changing it soon.
(Thread hijack)
Your playing with fire leaving them original so long.

I do my tranny fluid partial replacement (drain and fill) every 2-3 years.
When I bought a higher mile used car with 120k, 5 years ago I did the drain and refill 3 times now (but fluids were in a good condition to begin with)
transfer case every 4-5 yrs.
Coolant every 5 yrs.

In your case a partial drain and refill will may not be enough (unless u do quite a few of them in short order)
Of course we all know to avoid the dealer pressure complete fluid exchange machine.
I heard many dealers stopped using those machine and are now just using the transmission pump to do the work to prevent pushing dirt into the crevices in the valve body.

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby V8Pathy » Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:41 pm

2008 SE V8 Pathfinder with 125K miles.
Recently changed oem shocks for some yellow bilsteins, new brake pads (was still original) and had a front pinion seal leak that was also fixed.
Engine still runs strong (V8 is a beast in midsize suv) and I fill up with 91 at Costco most of the time.
Purchased new in August 2007

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Re: Any high mileage R51's out there with little problems?

Postby NissanR51PA » Mon Aug 23, 2021 6:29 pm

palmerwmd wrote:
> [quote=NissanR51PA post_id=100864 time=1627266494 user_id=177600]
> Reviving the tread.
>
> 2011 Pathfinder S
> 176K
> Bad: Coolant, Tranny fluid, transfer case fluid is still original BUT
> changing it soon.
> [/quote]
>
> (Thread hijack)
> Your playing with fire leaving them original so long.
>
> I do my tranny fluid partial replacement (drain and fill) every 2-3 years.
> When I bought a higher mile used car with 120k, 5 years ago I did the drain
> and refill 3 times now (but fluids were in a good condition to begin with)
> transfer case every 4-5 yrs.
> Coolant every 5 yrs.
>
> In your case a partial drain and refill will may not be enough (unless u do
> quite a few of them in short order)
> Of course we all know to avoid the dealer pressure complete fluid exchange
> machine.
> I heard many dealers stopped using those machine and are now just using the
> transmission pump to do the work to prevent pushing dirt into the crevices
> in the valve body.

Thanks palmerwmd.
Everything went well and I'll keep up on regular maintenance moving forward.


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