VQ35 Oil Consumption. I bought an '03 Pathfinder in 2008 with the VQ35 engine. It had 87,000 miles on it. To make sure it was prepared for a life with me, I performed all the periodic maintenance. I didn't want to assume that it was treated kindly. The first thing that stunned me was the reports of power valve screws being ingested and ...
Nissan VQ35DE engine reliability, problems and repair. VQ35 engine was developed in 2000 and since then it has become one of the most popular Nissan engines. Many times it awarded the grade of the best engine of the year. VQ35DE replaced 3.0L VQ30DE (1st VQ generation). The question, whether all VQ35DE engines are the same is asked quite often ...