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My 05 pathfinder sounds like a tractor when driving cold not

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My 05 pathfinder sounds like a tractor when driving cold not as bad when heats up but still noise
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
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Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello sounds like an exhaust leakI'd start by checking all the exhaust joints - where the manifold joins the head and the down pipe joints just before the catylst - the best way to do this is to start the engine from cold and feel around each joint with your bare hands - feeling for exhuast gas blowing over your fingers - you'll have about 30 seconds before it all gets too hot.
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

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