Nissan Murano owners have reported 3 problems related to tailgate (under the structure category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Nissan Murano based on all problems reported for the Murano.
The liftgate won't latch when closed, therefore the tailgate is not properly secured when shut. I have had this repaired once before and it worked for a time, but has now reoccured.
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Both screws holding tailgate latch to vehicle frame failed in >20k miles leaving tailgate secured by > 1/4" of plastic interior trim which is secured by 3 plastic snap connectors. Failed screws were connected to threaded metal base in enclosed box frame member. Only fix was to cut box, recover base and re-attach screws and weld cover over cut.
See all problems of the 2006 Nissan Murano .
Over 20 different rattle, squeak, tap, creak noises coming from inside and outside the car. Noises coming from window areas, door panels, b-pillar (rear seat area), ceiling, floorboards, cargo area, dash board, underneat the front end of the car (front wheels), tailgate area, front seats, rear seat belt area, and more every day. Vehicle has been in the shop more than three times (total of 21 days in the service bay) to attempt repair, but no results. . . . The noises keep coming. Noises occur when hitting bumps or any slight imperfection in the road, also occurs when the car is flexing or whn the temperature drops below 40 degrees. . . . . It gets even worse! dealer can't fix it.
See all problems of the 2003 Nissan Murano .