We Are Past The Warranty Like Everyone Else That Has Filed A Complaint. The vehicle was not repaired. Remember car A is fixed, but car B had a bad transmission. Once, moving, it returned to normal operation after a couple of miles of driving. Now it is slipping so badly that I am afraid to drive my car. I am very disappointed and am requesting something to be done. The body style of the car is beautiful, but the car itself is a piece of crap due to poor mechanics.
I had 2 Maxima's 2004, let's call car A with a bad transmission and good motor, and car B with good transmission and bad motor. They all have done all the transmission repairs possible and the problem still maintains. May 20, 2009 I Have A 2004 nissan maxima With A Little Over 90,000 Miles. Now the car will sometimes jerk really hard and make a really loud clanking noise when shifting. This repair will cost thousands of dollars and based on the frequency of this repair with the transmission and timing chain in 2004 maximas, the logical recourse from a manufacturer's point of view should be a product recall. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer, but they could not duplicate the failure.
This was disappointing of Nissan, since they offered no assistance with replacement. Nissan Consumer Affairs has been of limited help in helping us resolve this issue. I see there are approx. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. At 30K, Nissan mechanic said it needed a new clutch without even looking at it. Complaint Number: 10216470 Incident Date: March 1, 2007 Date Added to File: January 30, 2008 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2004 nissan maxima.
It has since progressed into a jerking and slamming into 2nd and 3rd gear on acceleration and 3rd to 2nd and 2nd to 1st in deceleration. I have noticed some hard shifts over the past few months, but they had been very intermittent. It seems as though some one has to die or come near death for something to be done about this obvious problem. There is only one band in the transmission and it is fairly simply procedure to complete but you need 1-10nm Torque wrench and to remove the valve body to get access. While Driving Approximately 20 Mph, The Transmission Lurched Forward And Made A Loud Clunking Noise When Shifting From Second Into First Gear. After reading of all the complaints on the internet hopefully something will be done. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Oct 11, 2006 The Engine Started To Whine During Normal Routine Driving With Only 55k Miles. This was covered under warranty at the time and the parts were replaced as a result of my visit on August 7th. Repair cost approximately 4000 dollars. I Was Not Able To Shift And Was Basically Driving In Neutral On The Highway. I have had to replace an engine mount. There were no warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel.
With my 2004 Nissan Maxima, when the clutch has heavy usage, for example in stop and go traffic, the clutch pedal goes down to the floor and stays there - I have no pressure and I cannot get the clutch in. It shifts really hard from! It has since progressed into a jerking and slamming into 2nd and 3rd gear on acceleration and 3rd to 2nd and 2nd to 1st in deceleration. The problem has never gone away and just gets worse with time. I was told the problem with the gear shifting is I need to change the valve assembly. It has progressively gotten worse.
When the vehicle was started, the clutch would not shift into any of the gears. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. I took car to aamco since dealer said nothing wrong. It shifts really hard from! Posted on Author Tags , ,. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure.
It also slips gears after pulling out at a stop sign. Complaint Number: 10227097 Incident Date: February 28, 2008 Date Added to File: May 8, 2008 Description of the Complaint: 2004 nissan maxima, 6 speed manual transmission 4-door sedan. I was not able to shift and was basically driving in neutral on the highway. Also, shortly thereafter, the transmission began to 'seize' where you could not shift at all; this all culminated while on a trip to the bicycle shop with my 3 kids, getting stranded luckily made it to a parking lot where the transmission would not even come out of gear. We took it to another mechanic and we're now being told that it is the transmission. At 41,000 miles I had to have my clutch and flywheel replaced.