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My service Engine Soon light came on on my 2006 Murano. It isn't driving any different not flashing, have checked the oil it is good, checked transmission fluid it is good. Wanting to know if I am ok to drive it to the shop to get codes pulled or should I get it towed. I used to work for an automotive shop but we worked on domestics and the rule of thumb was if it was flashing orange or red, wasn't driving any different you were good just get codes pulled.
 

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My service Engine Soon light came on on my 2006 Murano. It isn't driving any different not flashing, have checked the oil it is good, checked transmission fluid it is good. Wanting to know if I am ok to drive it to the shop to get codes pulled or should I get it towed. I used to work for an automotive shop but we worked on domestics and the rule of thumb was if it was flashing orange or red, wasn't driving any different you were good just get codes pulled.
Sure, you should be fine driving it to the shop to have it scanned for the trouble code that triggered the warning light.
 
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Thanks everyone. I got it to a shop the code was a P1800 Variable intake air selinoid. He said if may be just dirty and if I had punched the gas to accelerate quickly it might have pulled the code which I had. Well I have ordered the part. He cleared the code and if it comes back I will change it. Thanks again
 

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How many miles? Has the oil been changed on a regular basis?
 

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My service Engine Soon light came on on my 2006 Murano. It isn't driving any different not flashing, have checked the oil it is good, checked transmission fluid it is good. Wanting to know if I am ok to drive it to the shop to get codes pulled or should I get it towed. I used to work for an automotive shop but we worked on domestics and the rule of thumb was if it was flashing orange or red, wasn't driving any different you were good just get codes pulled.
You used to work for an automative shop and yet you dont have an OBDII scanner? that's a most for any Murano owner + z50 app
 

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Thanks everyone. I got it to a shop the code was a P1800 Variable intake air selinoid. He said if may be just dirty and if I had punched the gas to accelerate quickly it might have pulled the code which I had. Well I have ordered the part. He cleared the code and if it comes back I will change it. Thanks again
P1800 is for Bank A. Which is really difficult to access to. Ive been dealing with VVT solenoid for past 2 months. murano has 2 VVT solenoid. Nissan says u never need to replace them. they dont need to. U can clean them. But dont make the mistake i did. u can just pull the solenoid out of its housing without removign the whole thing. If you remove the whole thing u will need a new gasket.
U can find my first discussion here about it
Also once you pull out the filter you can clean it with a Brake parts cleaner spray. Make sure you do it with the other solenoid too.
It makes your engine drives faster too.
 

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It is a high k 278k. I picked it up for 4.000 all service records oil change by dealership at scheduled times and I get them done every 5k. It doesn't owe me anything.
Congrats on all those miles!!

With that many miles, as mentioned, cleaning the VVT is a good idea.
 
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