Vehicle's automatic transmission would not engage. Further, It Can Be Found That The Problem Cannot Be Fixed By Simply Replacing The Original Parts As The Parts And Design Were Defective To Begin With. Yet its us that has to pay out of pocket this astronomical amount of money. The current mileage was approximately 97,000. The Next Day Vehicle Was Taken To Dealership Where Car Was Purchased And Told That The Transmission Needed To Be Replaced Due To Radiator Fluid Leak.
Because the parts have to be ordered it takes a week or longer to get the car fixed. . While driving 30 mph, the vehicle failed to shift into third gear and the vehicle decelerated. I even checked to make sure it was not. The Failure Continued To Occur And The Vehicle Was Taken Back To The Dealer Who Stated That There Was Nothing They Could Do About The Failure.
Engine Was Bad Due To Overheating From Radiator Assembly Fault nissan Describes. She was able to get it into a parking lot. If there is any slimy substance or the coolant appears milky or brown, you may have contamination and should have your vehicle serviced immediately. In fact the letter sent to the consumers doesn't even reference the transmission in which it destroys. Share this article with your family, friends and colleagues. Correction: Dealers will replace the ecm relay inside the ipdm assembly.
Nissan had not been and is not conducting any preventative inspections of these vehicles to prevent transmission failure. I took my Xterra to a transmission mechanic who also drained it and repaired a valve that went bad due to the coolant fluid mixing. I Managed To Get The Car To My Driveway. The failure mileage was 111,326. This problem happens and corrodes the valves, gaskets and seals.
While my family and I were not hurt, it was a close call and could have easily been worse at the speed I was going and the effect the failure has on the vehicle. No check engine light, no noticeable deterioration of performance, it just happens. Engine Was Bad Due To Overheating From Radiator Assembly Fault nissan Describes. Some owners have even taken the unusual preemptive step of bypassing the transmission cooler itself and installing a separate transmission cooler apart from the radiator. I incurred over 2,400 dollars in repairs.
I Have Been Without A Vehicle On And Off For 8 Mos. They said all is fine and tested ok, we have no idea why you would be low on coolant. Read thousands of complaints with same issues and all have had radiator and trany fluid mixing problems causing both needed replaced. We regret that we are not able to offer any specific guidance for consumers experiencing this issue. Nissan has only taken action after the filing of a class action lawsuit.
Mar 21, 2011 My Vehicle Rumbled A Little As If I Was Going Over A Rumble Strip. This is obviously a major problem for nissan that has not been addressed. This Is Obviously A Major Problem For nissan That Has Not Been Addressed. Heavy Vibration When Od Engages. The radiator leaks into the transmission causing transmission failure. Complaint Number: 10452008 Incident Date: December 15, 2011 Date Added to File: March 12, 2012 Description of the Complaint: The vehicle's automatic transmission disengaged without warning while traveling at highway speed.
It also appears that the number of reported defects is increasing. However, it was only offered on the models specified for driving on rough terrain. Complaint Number: 10446660 Incident Date: December 27, 2011 Date Added to File: February 4, 2012 Description of the Complaint: Radiator cracked and leaked coolant into the transmission. Memphis wolfchase Nissan service center 901 255-3800 advised radiator fluid leaked in automatic transmission and has corroded transmission. Had To Pull Over Several Times On Highway To Get Out Of Harms Way. Mar 17, 2011 When Getting To A Speed Of 55 Mph And Above I Would Start To Hear A Rumbling Sound. Thats what we would have to pay to have this fixed knowing that this is a defect on the vehicle that Nissan has known about as it effects 2005-2010 Xterra's, pathfinders and frontiers.
They called me 2 days later and told me that a crack in the hose that runs through the radiator to the transmission was allowing antifreeze to get into the transmission and the transmission was causing the rumbling noise. He Was Unable To Remove The Keys From The Ignition And Was Forced To Shift Into Neutral Gear. The Contact Stated That The Check Engine Light Illuminated On The Instrumental Panel Indicating That There Was A Problem With The Transmission. The Dealer Stated That The Valve Gasket Was Bending Because The Intake Valve And Radiator Were Made Of Plastic. He was unable to remove the keys from the ignition and was forced to shift into neutral gear. The chances are very good that you've reached this page because you are currently experiencing a similar issue with your vehicle.