Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The approximate failure mileage was 118,000. I have a 2006 Nissan Xterra with 70k miles on it and the transmission started giving me some problems about 5-7k miles ago. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. These vehicles may have been equipped with front wheel hubs that may not meet the design hardness specifications. It would do this for 3-5 seconds as I sped up or slowed down.
There was confusion about whether the radiator warranty extension covered resulting damage to the transmission. I was further informed that this was known problem with this generation vehicle but that Nissan only provided repair assistance for vehicles with less than 100k miles on them and I was therefor required to pay the full amount. Nissan should replace radiators on all models effected and should replace transmissions in any vehicles that have had this failure. The Parking Brake Was Engaged But There Was No Tension. I Was Driving Down The Highway At About 60 Mph, When The Vehicle Began To Shake Violently.
No Warning And No Indication Of Failure. I took it to a mechanic 2 days later. I suspected the rear u-joint, and that's what it was. This is a reoccurring problem when I drive the vehicle. I took it to the mechanic who spent 4 hours diagnosing it to be certain of the problem.
I felt since they clearly had a design flaw in the radiator hose connection that could cause the transmission to give out and be dangerous it should have been a recall issue. It's a little dark but to the best of my knowledge, nothing out of the ordinary considering it's high mileage. Why is there not a defect investigation with as many people that are having these issues?. So, now we get to replace the transmission. I took it to the dealership and they informed me that due to a design flaw cracked radiators are causing coolant to leak into the transmission and mix with the transmission fluid. May 04, 2006 I Bought A New nissan xterra From Sloane nissan In 2006, After 70+ Miles, The Car Vibrates At Around 40mph While Shifting Automatic Gear i Did Not Know Why It Was Vibrating. It was only later through online research that I discovered that a class action lawsuit had been the only reason they provided any repair assistance.
Posted on Author Tags , ,. The vehicle was shifted back to drive. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. In Addition To This, Transmissions For This Vehicle Are On Backorder And I Must Wait Even Longer For The Repairs. The parking brake was engaged but there was no tension. I called a transmission shop, at this point I don't trust nissan or anything they say - since they can't even admit fault on this! Repaired and refilled under Powertrain Warranty.
So, Now We Get To Replace The Transmission. Complaint Number: 10402110 Incident Date: May 12, 2011 Date Added to File: May 19, 2011 Description of the Complaint: My 2006 nissan x-terra transmission and radiator failed radiator cooling lines for transmission failed and leaked into transmission causing complete failure of transmission. Replaced with factory new transmission. Instead of staying in gear coasting down hill, it has downshifted a few times forcing the engine to redline. This was very dangerous as mine completely went out when I was in the middle of an intersection. Not hard to verify their findings due to the presence of pink milkshake looking liquid in the radiator. Just Wrong, I Will Never Buy Another nissan Again.
I Took It To The Dealership And They Informed Me That Due To A Design Flaw Cracked Radiators Are Causing Coolant To Leak Into The Transmission And Mix With The Transmission Fluid. Complaint Number: 10400813 Incident Date: May 11, 2011 Date Added to File: May 13, 2011 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2006 nissan xterra and noticed it was driving rough off and on. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer was contacted. May 02, 2014 The Contact Owns A 2006 nissan xterra. The Strawberry Milkshake of Death Ruptured radiator cooler tanks are forcing coolant into the five-speed automatic transmission through the cooler lines.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. . It shouldnt matter how many miles you have on the car it was a defective design by Nissan and should have been corrected. If I let off the gas or accelerated, it would stop, but no constant trigger. I use my truck strictly for commuting, don't even use 4wd.
On the way there he incurred a bad vibration and eventually the dealer told him of the problem. I depend on this vehicle for getting to work and safely getting my children to school. Finally Aft 80+ Miles, I Took It To The Dealer To Only Find Out That The Radiator Blew The Transmission. So, we flushed it with 12 qts new nissan transmission oil. Leaking coolant is mixing with transmission fluid through the cooler lines to create a toxic hell stew that irreversibly damages everything around it.
I had it towed into my local dealership who informed me that the radiator had cracked and coolant had worked it's way into the transmission. The Manufacturer Was Not Notified Of The Failure. When A Person Buys A Car There Is An Expectation The Car Will Last More Than 5 Years. That means the only hope for a recall is up to Nissan. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The first sign of this failure is a slight vibration at 40-50 mph when the vehicle shifts from 4th to overdrive 5th gear. The Problem Seemed To Stay The Same Over The Next Couple Weeks And Then The Transmissions Went Out On My Way Home From Work.