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A redesigned Pathfinder went on sale in late October 2012 as a 2013 model. Just like the second generation Pathfinder, it once again moved away from a body-on-frame, truck-based SUV and adopted a unibody design.

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2016 pathfinder sv smokes on start up

2016 pathfinder briefly smokes on start up and is consuming oil 76k no warning lights some loose sludge in valve cover on front

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what colour smoke is it? any car on start up will show a little smoke, if its thin white smoke its just condensation and nothing to worry about. if its a thicker blue then it might explain the oil consumption as this could be related to worn piston rings, valve seals, intake manifold gaskets and clogged oil drains. I would start by replacing the valve cover gasket as its a relatively easy job for anyone to do and usually the most common to go first.

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