I own a 1992 4x4 pathfinder auto trans.Runs good,strong eng.,battery,etc.but having continual problems with only 'light ign.click'(dash lights,batt.,starter-FINE!)but only early colder 53 a.m.-nothing

10

Asked by Mar 11, 2016 at 10:44 PM about the 1992 Nissan Pathfinder 4 Dr XE 4WD SUV

Question type: General

1992 4x4 pathfinder auto trans won't even barely click(ign.)but battery strong
ONLY in calif.early 53-57 degree(approx.)'colder' mornings.No starter drag or
clicking(NOT starter or battery).Thought @ 1st maybe ignition switch but starts
every time with 'warmer mornings'.I'm only talking about calif. 'cold',which is
nothing & that's what auto does-nothing!

4 Answers

65,725

Check your cables on battery all the way down to starter,positive and ground,

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer
10

Thanks!Will try that again.Can't understand why getting 'nothing' though literally over only a few degrees in 'colder a.m.' as opposed to later a.m., say 60 degrees,car starts right up immediately every time.Will clean cables &(term.posts) again @ battery to starter.Thankyou for feedback!Aloha.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
65,725

Humidity will do a number on bad copper wiring,you may just need to replace them both,good luck with it.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

Thanks!At 1 point,about 6 months back,did have some corrosion @ positive(I believe) copper/brass clamp & terminal post.Found after truck purchase & slow corrosion buildup later,that positive brass clamp was worn & would'nt tighten sufficientely @ post.Replaced with more durable lead clamp,thoroughly cleaned & greased both-problem solved,but only until most recent.Never cleaned though @ starter.Although cables 'appear' o.k.sounds like very reasonable,easy solution to try next.Thanks for input!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Pathfinder

Looking for a Used Pathfinder in your area?

CarGurus has 22,987 nationwide Pathfinder listings starting at $1,499.

ZIP:

Search Nissan Pathfinder Questions

Nissan Pathfinder Experts

#1 jmcalafactor
jmcalafactor
Reputation 1,030
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 510
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 310
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota 4Runner
260 Great Deals out of 19,021 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Explorer
928 Great Deals out of 70,253 listings starting at $997
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,027 Great Deals out of 72,252 listings starting at $700

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Pathfinder For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 13,980 listings starting at $22,994
2016 Nissan Pathfinder For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 1,482 listings starting at $17,490
2015 Nissan Pathfinder For Sale
30 Great Deals out of 1,404 listings starting at $14,495
2014 Nissan Pathfinder For Sale
90 Great Deals out of 2,429 listings starting at $11,239
2013 Nissan Pathfinder For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 919 listings starting at $10,735

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.