Strange behavior after Air Filter change

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Strange behavior after Air Filter change

Postby blackbeagle » Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:50 am

I have to believe the Air Filter change was the culprit.

I have a 2014 Pathfinder SL with 38K miles. I just washed the car over the weekend and decided to check my airfilter. It was dirty so I hosed it off and let it airdry. Later that evening, I put it back in and drove. The engine turned off after driving a block and the engine light, ABS light went on. So right away, I knew that the filter was the cause.

So later I bought a new K&N filter and installed. The jerky motion went away. However, when I do a sharp turn, I still get a small jerking from the transmission or engine. It doesn't feel right.

Nissan tells me that will go away. Anyone has any ideas?

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Postby Grumpah » Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:45 am

Sorry to say that the jerking you describe is not due to the air filter but the CVT shudder issue that 2013-2015 Pathfinders are experiencing.

I'd find another dealer. Whenever a vehicle experiences a mechanical issue, it never goes away by itself. Have you had all of your recalls performed?

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