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I have a nissan pathfinder 2001 and my problem is that the "service engine soon"appears in the panel board 7 months ago and its steady while my engine runs normally,but now my engine is vibrating while i'm driving and the "service engine soon"lights is blinking and i don't even reach the number of speed i want,i change my fuel filter the other day and and nothing happens.can you help pls.thanks

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  • jj3ja22 Apr 19, 2009

    i will,thanks

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    I have the same problem, but I found that this is because the airsensors located on the catalyzer which is part component os the muffler, and this interfere with the emissions fuel system and turn this light on, i've been for 5 years with the light, there is no problem, until you need the smog check

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I've had this issue and had the engine codes checked. It was a coil wire in one of the cylinders (nissan has ignition coils instead of the old plug wires) and this will fix the misfire if in fact that is what it is. To tell if you are misfiring, does the car idle smoothly? Does it misfire and kind of shake while driving where only pushing the gas peddel takes the problem away? Does the car feel like it may stall? Have it checked as if you don't and it continues it could burn out the catalytic converters and those are expensive on the nissan as there are multiples.

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There are many parts stores that will run the diagnostic codes for you for free. Call around and see.

They should be able to tell you why the service engine soon light is on.

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Tim


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