Superfly
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Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 7:21 am

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050718/ap_on_re_us/nissan_recall

Nissan North America Inc. said Monday it will recall more than 140,000 Murano sport utility vehicles amid concerns that a broken wire in the alternator could deplete power to the engine and lead to a crash.





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This should be recalled just for being so damn UGLY!
YUCK!
This makes the Aztec look pretty

[Edited 2005-07-19 00:21:50]
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 7:28 am

Oh, Superfly, I think it’s Infiniti cousin, the FX, is a looker.
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 7:33 am

Quoting FlyingTexan (Reply 1):



Please tell me you're joking!

[Edited 2005-07-19 00:33:47]
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:28 am

How the hell can a broken wire cause a crash? Alternator wire breaks ---> battery dies ---> ignition shuts down ---> engine dies ---> coast to a stop ---> use cell phone to call for a tow . Unless someone has once again overengineered a simple thing into a clusterf*ck.

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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:34 am

Did you factor in the loose nut behind the wheel ??  Wink
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:46 am

Quoting Superfly (Thread starter):
This should be recalled just for being so damn UGLY!
YUCK!

Obvious you've never driven one. They drive like a dream, and the interior room is incredible. Especially the rear seats, when compared to others. I love the murano.

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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:22 am

Quoting F9Widebody (Reply 5):
They drive like a dream, and the interior room is incredible.

I second that, though it does not have a third bench, so the interior room is just alright.

And superfly, the FX has to be one of the most gorgeous and daring designs to ever hit the streets. Even better is the optional 315 hp V8Big grin


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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:23 am

And here I thought only American cars had such problems
 
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:29 am

Quoting F9Widebody (Reply 5):
Especially the rear seats, when compared to others.

Nothing compares to the seat in a Volvo (or even a Saab).
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:30 am

Quoting FlyingTexan (Reply 1):
I think it�s Infiniti cousin, the FX, is a looker.

They are not related.

The Murano is based on the FWD Maxima, the FX is based on the RWD G35.

I personally think they are both beautiful sportwagons, especially the FX.
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:30 am

Quoting Superfly (Reply 2):
Please tell me you're joking!

The FX45 looks great, in my opinion. Their mufflers can be pretty annoying, though... they sound like the commercials, but less throaty growl and more annoying rattle. My mom was on the verge of trading her Explorer in for one, but decided upon spending the $$ on a camper tralier.
 
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:56 am

F9Widebody:
I don't need to drive one. I am sure they can handle great an all but it's hard to look at. Then again, I don't like any car-based SUVs.
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 12:19 pm

Thankfully I bought the Maxima!



That sucks for Nissan techs. They will be replacing a lot of alternators!
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RE: Nissan Murano To Be Recalled

Tue Jul 19, 2005 3:22 pm

"This should be recalled just for being so damn UGLY!
YUCK!
This makes the Aztec look pretty"

Ha-ha, Superfly; I'll have to pass that along to my stepmom. She loves her Murano but it's clear the AMC Gremlin-like roofline has been controversial. I rather agree with you myself, though, and also prefer the Aztek's styling.

"Oh, Superfly, I think it’s Infiniti cousin, the FX, is a looker."

Flying Texan, my father agrees wholeheartedly with you but I also side with Superfly on the FX. Its designer said it was inspired by a "bionic cheetah". It's fortunate for Infiniti nobody really knows what a bionic cheetah would look like; he can say anything he wants about his design. Both of these SUVs are superb vehicles, of course, but their styling philosophies are indeed peculiar.

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