Pathfinder 06 shutter/splatter petrol 6 cyl 4l

The Gas and Diesel Engines - VQ40De, VK56DE, YD25DDTi, V9X, Transmission, Transfer Case, Oil, Differentials, Axles, Exhaust...

Moderator: volvite

Scottmcchopp
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:28 am

Pathfinder 06 shutter/splatter petrol 6 cyl 4l

Postby Scottmcchopp » Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:36 am

Hi guys have problem when car under load it seems at 80 or 100 kms it shutters at the speed when accelerate the car will splatter hard to explain anyone have this issue cheers


User avatar
smj999smj
Site Admin
Posts: 5906
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:13 pm
Location: Prospect, VA

Postby smj999smj » Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:20 pm

I don't know what you mean by "splatter." Shuttering could be caused by an engine misfire...possibly worn or incorrect spark plugs or a bad ignition coil...or a driveline vibration...such as a bad driveshaft U-joint, which is fairly common on these vehicles.

Scottmcchopp
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:28 am

Postby Scottmcchopp » Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:50 pm

What needs to be done to fix the u joint cheers

User avatar
smj999smj
Site Admin
Posts: 5906
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:13 pm
Location: Prospect, VA

Postby smj999smj » Fri Oct 07, 2016 3:31 pm

If one of more of the driveshaft U-joints are bad, the joint(s) need to be replaced with new ones. The Nissan joints are made by Spicer, who make replacement joints with and without grease fittings (most prefer with). But, most aftermarket joints seem to work just as well. Moog is a popular choice in the USA.


Return to “R51 Engine, Driveline and Powertrain”