Based on the lengthy list of similar complaints, Nissan is apparently not too concerned. I Was In Heavy Traffic Any Was Fortunate Enough To Be Able To Get To The Shoulder Of The Road And Not Be Involved In An Accident. It Finally Corrected Itself After A Couple Miles. Taken To The Dealer On May 12, With Copies Of Messages From Edmunds. The Contact States That The Brakes Went Down To The Floor. A week later the car was parked and would not start. Slowly drove it around the block back home.
First bad tcm then relay. This Was A Constant Daily Occurrence If The Driver Forgot To Take The pathfinder Out Of Overdrive. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. I have the impression that neither Nissan or the dealer has any clue how to fix the issue. We Then Searched For Local Dealerships To Take The Vehicle To Contacted Them And Arranged For The Vehicle To Be Towed There. There were no warning indicators illuminated.
The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Only able to shift to neutral with vehicle off to roll to a parking space on the side of the road. No previous issues or warning prior as I perform regular maintenance as recommended by dealership - happened suddenly. The failure mileage was approximately 85,000. Accident was reported to Police.
Took It To The Dealer In December And They Could Not Duplicate. Issue recurred several times on my commute home. Took It To The Dealer In May And They Could Duplicate, But Not Consistently And Saw No Mixing Of Coolant And Transmission Fluid. I Asked Them To Replace The Same Senor They Did For The Prior Recall And They Said No Because They Had No Error Code When I Had The Car Serviced On Febraury 4, 2005. The First Occurance Felt Like Slipping In Snow Then Grabbing. She was stopped at a stoplight on a busy freeway and suddenly could not move the vehicle. Repair Recommended Is To Replace Transmission including Computer And Radiator And Hoses.
I been the only owner of this car and have take good care of it as much as I can I just pay off this car 2 years ago and I don't think is fair for us that had has this problems to paid for it I think Nissan America should do a recall on this and help us the consumers. She was stopped at a stoplight on a busy freeway and suddenly could not move the vehicle. Transmission Seized Up Without Any Prior Warning. The failure occurred without warning. When the contact attempted to start the vehicle, it failed to start without warning. Posted on Tags , ,. The manufacturer was notified of the failure.
Coolant mixed with transmission fluid created a sludge that contaminated both coolant system and transmission. For the first time in my life, I was worried for my personal safety while driving a car. The car has since shuddered and lost acceleration three times in the 24 hour period since dealer returned car. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed and replaced the radiator, and also flushed the transmission. After much research it appears to be a known issue for over a year and for Nissan to continue to sell a knowingly defective and unsafe car should illegal. Consequence: This could cause engine stalling increasing the risk of a crash.
Took It To The Dealer In May And They Could Duplicate, But Not Consistently And Saw No Mixing Of Coolant And Transmission Fluid. When you purchase a used Nissan Pathfinder transmission control module from our affiliated salvage yards, you can be confident you are getting a transmission control module that meets or exceeds the original Nissan manufactured parts for your Pathfinder. Dealer has had the car for over 3 weeks at this point. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Vehicle was purchased on 20010717.
It Would Seem To Fall Out Of Gear While The Car Was Moving At Speed. The Most Common Symptom Was The Shuddering Noises At 30 Mph. When Ever I Drive Over Bumps It Is Very Pronunced. Nissan should be responsible for repairs of their faulty design. I cant believe we have to wait for someone to loose a love one before action is done we were second away from that, seriously.
Witnesses To The Event Claimed He Was Lucky And Skilled To Maneuver Off The Highway Without Endangering Himself And Others In Traffic. One problem is starting to lead to another. The Police Was Called And A Report Filed And Pictures Were Taken. Took the car to Nissan dealership was told coolant leaking into transmission due to a defected seal in the radiator to fix the problem ecm,tcm, transmission and radiator need to be replaced about 7,000 to fix the problem Nissan need to correct there mistakes not recall one component that got fried because coolant leaked on it that's not going to correct the problem. Car Was Started And Backed Into Street, Upon Shifting To Drive, The Car Wouldl Not Accelerate.
Dealer was contacted and stated that never heard about this problem. They are just trying different things to see what makes it work again. Vehicle was purchased on 20030914. At Times The Car Felt Like The Back-end Was Being Pulled In The Opposite Direction. Entering your vehicle information in our Year Make Model selector up top, helps ensure you get an auto part that fits your car, truck or other type of vehicle. Accelerating On To The Freeway Was Never An Issue, But It Would Not Immediately Shift Into The Appropriate Gear At Highway Speeds. It is getting worse and more frequent.