2004 Nissan Pathfinder Maintenance Schedule

2004 Nissan Pathfinder Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2004 Nissan Pathfinder? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

Maintenance for Your 2004 Nissan Pathfinder

How often should I service my 2004 Nissan Pathfinder?

Here’s Why 2004 Nissan Pathfinder Scheduled Maintenance Matters

You want your Nissan Pathfinder to last as long as possible. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, your Pathfinder could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. So, you want to care for your car, but you’re not sure when to get certain services. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine Pathfinder maintenance. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 2004 Nissan Pathfinder!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by Nissan, your vehicle manufacturer. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your Pathfinder perform better, increase your vehicle safety, and prevent common 2004 Nissan Pathfinder problems.

Essential Maintenance to Keep Your Nissan Pathfinder Running Newer, Longer

Bring your 2004 Nissan Pathfinder to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your Pathfinder's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Could your 2004 Nissan Pathfinder be ready for a new battery? If your current battery is more than three years old, it may be time for a replacement (batteries typically last somewhere between three and five years). Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your Pathfinder may need a replacement battery sooner. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Nissan Pathfinder battery, and so can frequent short drives. It can be tempting to try and get as much life out of your battery as possible, but it’s smart to check it regularly and replace it before it gets too weak. Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your Pathfinder stranded. Your Nissan Pathfinder won’t even be able to start with a weak battery, much less get you where you need to go.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can help your 2004 Nissan Pathfinder's engine run smoother. To learn how often Nissan recommends you have the oil changed in your 2004 Pathfinder, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. A Firestone Complete Auto Care technician will be happy to help you determine the best oil change frequency for your car’s needs. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 2004 Nissan Pathfinder? We can help with that, too!

Maintaining your Nissan Pathfinder steering and suspension system can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). When it comes to steering and suspension, you want to catch small problems before they turn into big (and expensive) ones. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, perform Nissan Pathfinder suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your Nissan Pathfinder's steering system with regular maintenance.

If you skip recommended Nissan Pathfinder services, you might find yourself with a hot mess on your hands – quite literally. A damaged A/C system is never fun, and an overheated engine can cause significant issues (like a total car breakdown!). We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your Nissan Pathfinder’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Need a new Nissan Pathfinder radiator? We’ve got your back. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We’re on it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 2004 Nissan Pathfinder maintenance and repairs.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

2004 Nissan Pathfinder Maintenance Questions

Take an active role in maintaining your 2004 Nissan Pathfinder. Get answers to common Nissan Pathfinder maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my Nissan Pathfinder? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 2004 Pathfinder is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When does my Nissan Pathfinder need high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Nissan Pathfinder? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can I ignore dashboard lights on my Nissan? Don't ignore dashboard warning lights! Bring your Nissan Pathfinder in for a diagnostic code scan as soon as a dashboard warning light flashes on, whether it's your check engine or battery light. Dashboard lights alert you to trouble under the hood.

Get Top-Notch Nissan Pathfinder Maintenance Service

Your Nissan Pathfinder isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.