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Replacing a starter and starter relay on a 1994 Nissan Pathfinder

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  • jkelbel Jul 18, 2008

    We replaced the starter with no problem. When we purchased the starter it was sold with a matching starter relay. However, all the advise we have recieved states the relays are located on the front right fender. We cannot locate the relay to replace. We took the relay back to the store and they say it is the correct relay. What are we doing wrong?

  • arjowiggins Aug 22, 2008

    Can not find the starter relay. We have an Automatic Pathfinder. Our friend has the manual 1994 and the starter relay is there-next to the battery. Is this the difference?


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RE: AUGUST Pathfinder posting.

The starter relay may not of been our real problem. I had an electrical diagnosis done and found a 35 milliamp draw in the steering column wiring harness connector. The diagnosis and wiring bypass shop bill was less than $80. I took the relay back to the store and got a refund. 3 months back on the road now.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

I also have the same problem i replace the starter and cylinode and im still having no luck i get a click when i turn the key

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Starter relay is located in a "fuse box" these rearly go out. Check your starter to make sure you are getting power to it when you turn your key. if so then worry about the relay or the Starter Solenoid.

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