Nissan needs to step up before someone gets injured. Transmission just went out because radiator leaked coolant into the transmission and ruined it. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where they were unable to duplicate the problem and advised the transmission operated normally. This is most likely a fuel related problem. I took the car back to the same dealer for oil change and checking the engine light in August with less mileage than what the dealer stated.
The damage began at the bottom of the windshield and spread all the way to the top. Car is still at the dealership. But this, along with the timing chain tensioner issue, as well as the o2 sensors going bad all the time not using my car as an example, because of all the mods , etc. A transmission flush has been done on this vehicle as recommended by nissan service staff however issues continue. Guess I'll have to keep it for another 100k miles.
It's doing the same as everyone else's, jerking and shifting hard in 2nd and 3rd gear. I took my car in the next day and was told to come get it the next day. Dealership informed me that it needs replacing. If you own a 2005-2010 Nissan with the automatic transmission watch out it is only a matter of time before every one of these transmissions fail. Slide the transmission fluid catch pan out from under the 2005 Nissan Maxima. I see where tons of complaints are being filed from other 2005 maxima owners. The contact mentioned prior to the failure that the vehicle began to shift forcefully while accelerating in reverse.
I bet it makes it. While I love the car would I buy another? I have not seen one yet with a problem. I have been experiencing jerky shifts when change gears. The failure mileage was 60,000 and the current mileage was 91,000. Others are even more conservative and do every 15,000 miles. Complaint Number: 10413257 Incident Date: January 7, 2010 Date Added to File: July 18, 2011 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2005 nissan maxima with under 90,000 miles. Problem started 2016 when the car is cold transmission jerks from 1-2 gears.
To cover this replacement as a goodwill repair, but was denied due to out warranty status which makes no sense to me, as if I would't be out of warranty why should I request repair from Nissan corp. The vehicle was inspected by an independent mechanic who advised him that the transmission needed to be replaced. I also had a safety recall for my car which has been paid off and I never got notification from Nissan. Complaint Number: 10412245 Incident Date: July 10, 2011 Date Added to File: July 14, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 nissan maxima. Is is possible to have both a broken main ground wire in conjunction with cam shaft sensor? Had a mechanic look into it and he said I need a new trans. The vehicle was not yet taken to have the failure diagnosed. This means a lot to a dealer service manager and the dealer manager.
Remember the dealer service manager has the authority to approve this and they get paid anyways. It is a leased car and I will be glad to see the end of this lease. The failure mileage was 70,000. Anyone that had a similar problem? No resolution has been offered at this time. I figured i could buy a used transmission and the problem would be solved. Well, he never called back.
What is the difficulty level from 1 to 10 as 10 is the hardest for this job and do I need to jack up my car and remove the transmission? I wish I would have had this information about 2 years ago, because that would have saved me a boat load of cash! I told him I would expect this from a Ford but not a Nissan. We tried to nurse back into town but got stuck in the middle of the road with a semi truck barreling down us. This assembly is responsible for the correct shift times for the transmission. Is there anything you can suggest can do please help. The contact maneuvered the vehicle to the side of the road and shut off the engine. Ive kept the car maintaneced by the dealer and has taken really good care of the car.
Still a bunch of money. I was told by a Nissan Consumer Affairs Representative that until there is enough people complaining, they won't file a recall. With all the hard shifting the motor mounts are probably going to wear out prematurely too. Complaint Number: 10396652 Incident Date: February 1, 2011 Date Added to File: April 18, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 nissan maxima. My 04 maxima started jerking from 1st to 2nd and after decelerating at 34000 mi. I am at 90,000 miles and it jerks real hard alot.