Hopefully this can help a large group because I'm about to spend money on repariing my vehicle and this could cost approx more than 500. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. . It always vibrated when I'm stopped in drive. He also has worked with other automotive websites to help improve their offerings based upon feedback from CarBuyingTips. Car wont start when it fails and can occur any time. I have never been more scared in my life than I was last night.
Nissan Altima while parked at a gas station, the steering wheel completely locked. The manufacturer was not notified. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261. Once you get the car paid off they want you to buy a new one because they don't make cars that last any longer. I am now very wary and worried that once corrected this issue will again take place. The streering lock was swapped in 2010 by Nissan. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.
In addition, dealers will clean and lubricate the latch joint as needed. It would not start again. If so, how did it get fixed? They should fixs this problem not healthy. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start and the steering wheel locked. I spoke with a rep at 1-800-Nissan-1 and they claimed to have no idea this existing. Anyone else having this problem? Replaced it but scared to drive it as it is still showing the key alert and might leave me stranded like it did the last couple of times an hour away from home. The days that followed, I also had to see her doctor and the car still did not turn on.
Under the out of court settlement of a class action lawsuit, Nissan has agreed to pay for most of the cost to replace your dashboard, without admitting any guilt. It all started when my wife left the lights on and the battery died. Both the Plaintiffs in this case and Nissan agree that accepting this settlement is in all parties best interest. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Hazard: If the passenger frontal air bag does not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, the passenger is at an increased risk of injury. Nissan Melting Dashboards Settlement A federal court has granted final approval of a settlement Gibbs Law Group and co-counsel reached with Nissan to resolve class claims that 2008 and 2009 Nissan Altima cars have.
I found that this is a very common problem for this model car. I have never seen a cars dashboard do this. The car is garage kept, and only has about 85,000 miles. The approximate failure mileage was 148,815. It had to do with the maf sensor mass flow sensor which I changed and solved the problem.
Car has faulty electronic steering column lock. That is the big question that is probably on your mind right now. I first took it to a couple of a mechanics that did not agree on the problem, and then finally to the Nissan specialist who by only hearing the noise could identify the problem: the catalytic converter was clogged. I plastered Nissan all over Facebook, InstaGram and Twitter. The vehicle was not repaired. There is an expiration date on this class action lawsuit settlement You better heed my warning on this, because this class action settlement expires April 29, 2017. An annoying noise appeared, and remained even when I turned off the stereo.
I went back to the car tore the panel apart and located the steering lock. It took me an hour to find someone to pick me up. A lot of complaints about this part that Nissan is not covering for all 09 Altimas. It is also possible to submit a claim before having a dashboard replaced as long as the claim includes documentation of the replacement estimate from a Nissan dealership. This is an ongoing issue and should be addressed to all current owners of 2009 Nissan Altimas and corrected as soon as possible. I find this unacceptable and I'm unsafe also putting my family at risk. Looks like the warranty used to be 8 years and it was changed to 6 years.
Its been this way ever since I got it from an auction a couple months ago. This is a manufacturing defect that needs repair or correction, right away. If you need immediate assistance with your account, please email info WeMakeItSafer. Overall, a poor vehicle that can bleed you dry while safety is significantly compromised. Thanks and good for you, we still have our car stopped. Moyse said he cannot understand the lack of action from Nissan with so many reoccurring complaints. This is an ongoing issue with this year, make and model and Nissan should be forced to recall this part and reimburse people who had to have it repaired after the extended warranty expired.
I have a problem with my car, 3 months ago the engine started with a hesitation or stumble when reaching 2000 rpm. There were no warning indicators illuminated. We represent individuals, , , and small businesses across the U. This needs to be replaced by Nissan immediately. As a result, lowering a rear window may inadvertently cause that door to unlatch and open. There were no recalls for the failure.