This and other factors could easily cause strange noises to occur while shifting gears or moving out of an idle position. There were more in between that but that is what I remember. Just died on the road--she's lucky there wasn't an accident. I received a call just a bit ago and the gal did not know she talked to me last week. There is a voluntary recall at the National Highway administration but Nissan is not honor it. When your transmission becomes too polluted, your vehicle may begin to jump forward or fall back for no apparent reason. It would immediately even out and I learned to drive it so I would barely ever get the shudder.
Make checking for leaks a regular part of your. Typically you can get well over 100,000 miles out of this fluid, and considering how expensive it is that is a good thing! This problem also becomes more frequent in the cold. The dealer probably isn't bs'ing you. I'm shocked that I've had the car for less than five years and I'm already replacing the transmission. Once I left the Honda dealership, I made a call to one of the local Nissan dealerships and asked them about a transmission service and software update. Then it started bucking and stalling when starting up at stop signs, and then, as we tried to drive to see family on Christmas day, the transmission completely crapped out: catching and slipping, grinding and stalling, revving and dying -- we were afraid to go further on the highway, so we turned around and barely got back home. Also whenever I am coasting along and need to accelerate the transmission will skip and jump repeatedly making the car shudder, it doesn't matter if the car is warm or not if I try to accelerate after coasting for a bit.
I have not been able to work since, and have not been able to go to my medical appointments because of this situation. I am so disappointed cause I love my car and I always take care of it, but I am doubting how much longer I will keep it. I hope they go bankrupt for not taking care of customers - William D. Will they last or are they just junk??? Concerned, I replied that I did and asked why. Unless someone car get a class action lawsuit going, the only thing we can do is complain and complain a lot.
So it kind of scared me. If a certified Nissan tech did the work, there is no arguments if you have a claim later down the road. Burning smell The smell of something burning could be evidence of an overheating transmission. Nissan statement is on the 3rd page Do not flush, just service the fluid. Flat, open highway with 6 stops. I had the car brought to my trusted repair garage, they did their diagnostics and said it was a transmission issue.
No lights or sensors were triggered. Waiting to take your car in for a check-up often results in far bigger problems. Autonation Nissan suspects this second replaced unit is now damaged also. Did you know, I was flipping through an auto magazine, the ones with the ranks of the brands of cars for the year? Dealership service explains they drove car 300 miles. . I have to get mine done as well and was kinda wondering what the price range would be.
It is absolutely unacceptable for a transmission to be replaced at 30 k miles. Refusal to reverse Sometimes, unfortunate car owners come to a point where their vehicles refuse to move at all when put in reverse. And honestly if your over the mileage for the warranty, you're over the mileage, there's nothing to be upset over. If you suspect you need a transmission flush, give Nissan of Roanoke Rapids a call. He told me he had another Nissan in a different bay that he was working on with the same exact problem.
I also have a friend who has a 2014 Nissan Sentra who hasn't had a car in 30 days due to his transmission going out at 60,000. I pay 2 visits at the dealership 1st visit : they made a road test, they said everything is normal - no error code. Went to the dealership a few days ago. I did some searches on line and saw that there have been a some issues with the transmissions in there cars. Whether it serves as evidence for gear box malfunction or transmission fluid problems, bringing your vehicle into the shop is a must.
Fortunately it has been covered by the guarantee. How do I flush the transmission? When i worked at the dealership we were told by our shop foreman to check the history of the vehicle and if there was no record of a trans service and the vehicle had over 60,000 miles not to even suggest to the customer to do a trans flush. It was never a good transmission. Debating on whether or not I should use a chemical flush combined with a short drive or just stick to distilled water combined with a short drive. Update from Jan 15, 2018 : Car returned today from Service.