Nissan Patrol Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Nissan Patrol reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Nissan Patrol 2004: Losing power
I am experiencing exhaust problems with my 2004 Nissan Patrol when accelerating from standing/after decelerating such as coming out of a bend in. Whenever I do it, it expels black smoke and I lose ...Read more
Nissan Patrol: Cold hose temperatures while running?
I have just had the engine in my Nissan Patrol ZD30 fully rebuilt. When I start the engine from cold it builds up temp as it should, but half a kilometre down the road the temp gauge drops off to ...Read more
How much does it cost to fix the transmission on a '13 Nissan Patrol?
We live in Qatar and bought a second-hand 2013 Nissan Patrol V8 with 94,000 km on the odometer. While we were driving the car it broke down. I was driving at 120 km/h and trying to accelerate, the ...Read more
What's a fuel efficient SUV on the market?
I've been searching for a small-mid sized 4WD wagon with low range and a turbo-diesel engine. Fuel economy is very important, as this vehicle will regularly be doing very long trips, so less than 8L/ ...Read more
How to find cars that are easy to get in and out of?
I have artificial hips and have trouble getting into most vehicles. My Nissan Patrol was too high, and my current vehicle, a Subaru Forester, is causing trouble because of the lip on the floor on the ...Read more
Should I buy a Patrol?
I'm looking at buying a Nissan Patrol, but I've only got $12,000 to spend. I need a 7-seater for the family and 4WD because I live out of town and do a fair bit I dirt and property in the hills. Is ...Read more
ACCC issues fourteen recalls in past fortnight
A number of potentially hazardous faults have been identified in vehicles sold in Australia, prompting a wide range of recalls. Read more
Nissan car servicing problem
I have been smashing my head against a brick wall with Nissan Waverley and Nissan Australia regarding a customer service/compensation claim and hoping you may have a Nissan contact that would look ...Read more
Known problems with Patrol 4WD engines?
I'm looking into buying a secondhand 2004 Nissan Patrol 4WD and am wondering about the GU patrol engine problems. Is the grenade engine problem constrained to particular years? How about mileage? Do ...Read more
Potential problems with Y61 Patrol?
Now that it is official that the Y61 Nissan Patrol is coming to an end, is it worth buying the last model? Are the 3.0-litre engines trustworthy, or is it just a grenade waiting to explode as some ...Read more
Effect of dashboard blistering on Patrol resale value?
I want to sell my 2007 Nissan Patrol, but it has a badly blistered dash and I have no idea how much it has been devalued by this problem. It has done only 175,000 km and has a full tow-pack, dual ...Read more
Clear paint coat bubbling off Patrol?
The clear coat is bubbling off the roof on my 2015 Nissan Patrol. I went to my Nissan service centre, they checked it over and took it to a panel beater who reported that it was moisture under clear ...Read more
Used Nissan Patrol review: 1996-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the GQ, GU and Y62 Series Nissan Patrol from 1996,1997,1998,1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 as a used buy. Read more
Used Nissan Patrol review: 2007-2012
The wagon earnt its place as a staple for off-roaders and caravanners. New Some of today’s wagons look like four-wheel drives, some even pretend to be tough off-roaders but when it comes to the ...Read more
Repairing a Patrol after a bad crash?
Last July I was driving along in my 2002 Nissan Patrol when another car failed to give way when driving out of a side street and did a right turn across my path right in front of me. I hit the brakes ...Read more
Will fitting a turbocharger help towing capacity?
My 1999 4.2-litre diesel Nissan Patrol has done 305,000km has been a great car and very reliable, but it's getting a little tired and it struggles to tow my boat. Would it help to fit a turbocharger? Read more
4wd under $50k for towing and off-road
I'm looking to buy a 4wd for towing, but I'm overwhelmed by the choices. Could you please suggest some ideal options suited to my brief, which is to tow a horse float with two horses, priced under $ ...Read more
Which year was Patrol 4.8-litre petrol engine?
When was the year the Nissan Patrol had the 4.8-litre petrol engine? Read more
Difficulty buying a Nissan Patrol TI petrol
I want to buy a Nissan Patrol TI petrol, my first attempt to buy new in 25 years, and how things have changed. I have been to five dealers who were either unhelpful or could not tell me a delivery ...Read more