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Electrical System Problems of Nissan Murano - part 1



Nissan Murano owners have reported 154 problems related to electrical system (under the electrical system category).

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Nissan Murano 1
Failure Date: 05/23/2016

My vehicle was in motion on the highway going about 50mph, when suddenly traffic came to a halt, when I pushed on the accelerator, there seem to be loss power and acceleration which is very dangerous, I had my 3 kids and grandchild in the vehicle with me. As I pushed the accelerator to the floor nothing happened the car wouldn't move, good thing a semi-truck wasn't behind me, we all would have been dead. This is scared me and my family. After waiting about 2 or more minutes the car junked and lunged at a high speed I could have ran into the back of another vehicle. This is beginning to happen more frequent now maybe 3-4 days or more out the week. Stalling and loss of power (no response) while in traffic; is in deed a big factor to have this matter looked into. I've seen numerous complaints regarding the same incident my family and I experienced. There should be a recall regarding this matter. In addition, to that the actuators on both passenger doors (front and back) doesn't work, it has to be locked manually. Also, the hatch lock doesn't lock the handle gets stuck.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2005 Nissan Murano 2
Failure Date: 05/22/2016

"takata recall" NHTSA campaign number: 05v319000 I experienced the exact same issue described in the campaign number above. I called the pischke motors Nissan in lacrosse wisconsin about the problem. They simply told me that there was no recall regarding that issue. They said that my Murano was made after that recall was addressed however, as mentioned, I'am seeing the exact same problem. The vehicle was in a parking lot in motion when it failed.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2010 Nissan Murano 3
Failure Date: 05/18/2016

Brake like and battery light came on and car just shut down within 3 miles. Car only 6 years old. New battery replace a week ago.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2005 Nissan Murano 4
Failure Date: 05/08/2016

The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Murano. While driving at an undisclosed speed, all power to the vehicle seized without warning. There were no warning indicators illuminated. The failure recurred several times. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN and failure mileage were unknown.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2003 Nissan Murano 5
Failure Date: 04/13/2016

The contact owns a 2003 Nissan Murano. The contact stated that while the driver was driving at 15 mph and approaching the driveway, the vehicle stalled without warning. The failure recurred four times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 03v455000 (engine and engine cooling). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 55,000.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2009 Nissan Murano 6
Failure Date: 03/26/2016

The contact owns a 2009 Nissan Murano. While the vehicle was being inspected, the air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the osc sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 08v521000 (air bags, electrical system). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2011 Nissan Murano 7
Failure Date: 03/10/2016

While exiting a parking space at a low speed (less than 10 mph) the car unexpectedly accelerated to full throttle. Braking would not hold it and my car ran into another vehicle after traveling 5-15 yards, pushing it up on a sidewalk before stopping. Both cars total loss due to bent frame/rails. My front end demolished and radiator pushed into engine but no airbags deployed. After the incident it was discovered that my accelerator pedal had snapped off.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Nissan Murano 8
Failure Date: 02/22/2016

While I was driving I stopped at a restaurant and when I tried to roll my windows down, the power locks, windows, alarm, seat adjuster, brake pedal/accelerator, rear hatch stopped working. No power to the main window switch panel. Just stopped working one day.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Nissan Murano 9
Failure Date: 02/22/2016

While driving the power locks, windows, seat adjuster, alarm and lift gate stopped working. No power to the main window/lock switch on the drivers side.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2005 Nissan Murano 10
Failure Date: 02/20/2016

My back driver side door would not unlock or lock this morning. It was working fine yesterday afternoon. I tried to unlock from the inside and appears that the lock button is not working as it should. I cannot open the door at all from outside or inside. I only use the key itself and unlock or lock doors with the panel buttons.


 
car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Nissan Murano 11
Failure Date: 02/05/2016

All occurrences took place when vehicle was stationary. I bought the vehicle less than two weeks ago, used, from the previous owner who had it for nine years. She supposedly kept up with all the maintenance and appears to have taken real good care of it. Everything was fine until about three days ago when on a couple of occasions I parked and locked the vehicle and came back hours later to discover the front windows were down about 3 inches. . . Weird. So when I got to work this morning I engaged the window lock button. Then this afternoon I came out after work to discover the windows were both all the way down. I drove home and parked in the garage and rolled up the windows and left the key in the console. An hour later, got ready to leave and the windows were back down, and doors were locked. I reached in and unlocked the door, and when I opened it the alarm went off! OH, forgot to mention that the key fob doesn't work, in spite of replacing the battery this week, so the panic button doesn't work. Got in and started the engine and the alarm is still going off!! put it into gear and back into park and it's still going off. Got out and headed into the house (keys in hand this time) and the alarm randomly stopped. . . Hmm. Okay, so I went back around and opened the door (thinking I could leave now) and the alarm started sounding again. . . What the heck!.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2004 Nissan Murano 12
Failure Date: 10/13/2015

My 2004 Murano had a lot of stalling and stopping, problems with accelerating the car. It stop on multiple occasions. Fluid leaking, from engine and fuel tank, and steering column. Power steering is rigid,and locks, and car stops when turning. The windows went up and down uncontrollable. Power control panel , did not function. Nissan insisted that vehicle is old. I think the car is possessed. All of theses things occurred while I was in motion driving the car on highway, the roads, stationery, and especially turning, and trying to accelerate the car, and it would then completely turn off, Nissan refuses to acknowledge any thing is wrong. They stated what do you expect after buying a car this old. I just want to make sure my car is safe by your standards not theirs. After receiving my car from Nissan it was even worse, I brought the same issues to them after paying $5200 of what they said were repairs. Thanks.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2009 Nissan Murano 13
Failure Date: 09/13/2015

While driving the automobile made a low buzzing sound and immediately stopped moving. All power was lost. I was not able to steer the automobile, the dashboard lights and radio still on and working. I engaged the accelerator once and the auto accelerated and all power was lost again, this time completely. I had it towed to my regular Nissan dealership for diagnosis and repair. Diagnosis: battery needs to be replaced. The battery was replaced and I drove the car home and to work the next day. While on my way from work, the exact problem occurred again. I had it towed to autonation Nissan again and as I type this complaint the dealership is trying to arrive at the proper diagnosis. I am all of a sudden in fear for my life, had I been on the expressway (I-95, sr-826, FL turnpike, etc. I could have been killed with these two sudden stops if I had been rear-ended. I am the only driver of this automobile. It is in otherwise excellent condition. I have never had this problem before. Only constant issues with "tire sensors" even though I have had them replaced.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2011 Nissan Murano 14
Failure Date: 09/10/2015

All 4 of my door lock actuators have gone out at the same time.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2009 Nissan Murano 15
Failure Date: 08/18/2015

Takata recall, airbag on passager side indcator light on, tire light and tire slow leak.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2005 Nissan Murano 16
Failure Date: 08/01/2015

When locking door with remote control,the drivers door does not lock.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2005 Nissan Murano 17
Failure Date: 07/01/2015

I was driving out of my driveway, when the car stalled and hesitated. I saw the battery light and the brake light come on, so I drove the car slowly down the street in front of my apartment, and parked it there. I later read that this was common on Nissan Muranos, model years 2003 through 2007, and a recall campaign, 05v319000 was started.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2010 Nissan Murano 18
Failure Date: 06/27/2015

I am the original owner of my 5 year old car. It has low mileage and has been regularly maintained. My fuel gauge and mile range indicator are no longer accurate or in sync. They both fluctuate erratically. I can leave my driveway and go to the end of my street (9 houses) and lose 20 miles according to the indicator. On the other hand, I have driven 125 miles and end up with more gas than when I started. It has been taken to the dealership 3x where they have changed sensors etc. To fix this. I contacted Nissan America who had one of their engineers contact the dealership. Nissan's final decision is that it is a characteristic of the car and they would do nothing more. I have many concerns about this decision. It isn't easy estimating what I have in my tank when both gauges are incorrect. It is stressful and dangerous especially when taking longer trips. I am a single woman and am in my car, driving alone, most of the time. What if I am in the middle of traffic and because of the misreadings, I run out of gas? what does this do to the re-sale value of my $35,000. 00 car? if this is a characteristic of my car, why wasn't I told about it when I bought it? this is more of a flaw than a characteristic. How many other Nissan owners out there with this same problem? I find Nissan"s final decision unacceptable and that is why I am contacting you. I'd like to thank you in advance for your time and consideration concerning this matter.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2009 Nissan Murano 19
Failure Date: 06/05/2015

The contact owns a 2009 Nissan Murano. Upon starting the vehicle, the air bag warning indicator illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the sensor in the passenger seat needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 121,000.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2006 Nissan Murano 20
Failure Date: 06/01/2015

Drivers window stopped working ,will not go up and down. I had a repair shop look at it they stated the switch was fried as well as the motor. It was smoking and could have caused a fire. Have you ever had a complaint like mine? #2 the display screen is stuck on tire rotation,and my navigation system is not working. Fuel gauge is erratic. Can't have it repaired due to costs.

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car image   Electrical System problem of the 2003 Nissan Murano 21
Failure Date: 05/31/2015

Tl-the contact 2003 Nissan Murano. The contact stated that while driving at 35 mph, the vehicle felt like it was going to stalled. The slip, the service engine, dcv off lights illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the cam sensor bank one sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,008. Aw.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2005 Nissan Murano 22
Failure Date: 05/30/2015

The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Murano. The contact stated while driving approximately 55 mph, the brake and battery warning lights illuminated and the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the battery needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The contact was made aware of NHTSA campaign number: 05v319000 (electrical system), but the VIN was not included. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 190,000.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2009 Nissan Murano 23
Failure Date: 05/13/2015

The front passenger door locks intermittently. When this happens, the lock does not respond to the lock buttons (either driver side or passenger), key fob, or manual lever creating a dangerous situation in the event of accident. This could create a situation of death by burning.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2005 Nissan Murano 24
Failure Date: 04/16/2015

The contact owns a 2005 Nissan Murano. The contact stated that the battery and brake warning indicators were illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 87,000.

car image   Electrical System problem of the 2007 Nissan Murano 25
Failure Date: 04/13/2015

Nissan Murano 2007: faulty fuel level sensor, fuel level sensor harness is open or shorted, fuel level sensor circuit poor electrical connection. Engine light on (service engine soon warning light), incorrect fuel level reading. Also, weak engine mounts, right side engine mount and lower front between engine and radiator. Please advise if there is a recall. Thank you.

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