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2013 Nissan Pathfinder. Hearing grinding noise while coasting....noise stops when accelerating. Seems when it is parked outside overnight in the cold weather it is worse... My mechanic thought it was a bad ball bearing and changed this out....but noise still there
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: It started all of a sudden when we had the first freezing weather over night. Sound is coming from under the right front of the hood.
JA: Are you fixing your Pathfinder yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: My mechanic replaced the r/f ball bearing... Still hear the noise, but not as loud prior to them replacing the ball bearing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Nissan
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Nissan Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer.I value your input to my questions so I may help you better. if it just does it on the coast , that sounds more like a gear acting up either in the transmission or differential. Is this an automatic or manual transmission?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
automatic
Nissan Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 1 year ago

Thanx for that info.Is it 4wd or just two wheel drive?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It is 2WD but can be put into 4WD. I have not put it into 4WD to see if the problem persists.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Any more thoughts on this other than...."sounds more like a gear acting up either in the transmission or differential"
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I can see why you have just a one star.....I am still awaiting your response.
Nissan Mechanic: Dan, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
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