1996 Nissan Pathfinder Drivetrain Repair & Service

1996 Nissan Pathfinder Drivetrain Service

Your Pathfinder drivetrain transfers power from your engine to the wheels. It runs the full length of your Nissan, from the axles to the transmission. It’s one of your Pathfinder’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: driveshafts, axles, joints, differentials, and wheels. When you tune into you 1996 Nissan Pathfinder drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. Follow Nissan's recommendations for lubricating bearings/gears and checking/changing differential fluids to minimize repairs over time.

Nissan Pathfinder Drivetrain Repairs

Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are quite different, so you don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can fix many 1996 Nissan Pathfinder drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your Nissan Pathfinder may need driveshaft attention if you feel heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, resistance when turning, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. The system’s parts and pieces don’t have a set expiration date. A lot depends on your driving style and climate. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Nissan Pathfinder doesn’t drive like it used to.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 1996 Nissan Pathfinder? Again, it depends! Some more minor differential repairs, like seal or gasket replacement, are usually pretty affordable. Big repairs, like bearing or gear replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

Questions About 1996 Nissan Pathfinder

Drivetrain problems mean driving problems. Get answers to common drivetrain questions and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for drivetrain help.

  • How does Nissan drivetrain maintenance help save money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are signs my Nissan drivetrain is damaged? Your Nissan Pathfinder drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • How often should I come in for Nissan Pathfinder differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

1996 Nissan Pathfinder Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Nissan Pathfinder's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1996 Nissan Pathfinder repairs.

Service Your Nissan Pathfinder Drivetrain

Don’t let drivetrain problems drive you crazy. Drive to Firestone Complete Auto Care for 1996 Nissan Pathfinder drivetrain service and repair. Schedule an appointment today.