The right side will require the removal of the windshield washer tank. This is my first Nissan and I have loved this card until these symptoms. Having a dealer put in a rebuilt transmission won't fix the problem, since it's a faulty design to begin with. Good transmission fluid should be translucent, although color varies from product to product. I had the same problem with my 04 maxima.
Done Now to remove the plug, I suggest using some pliers. If your engine is warmed up from driving, it should register between the marks. It's up to you Car jack first: Jack the car up. I've searched for recalls and none as of yet. Nissan also requires a special type of automatic transmission.
But this, along with the timing chain tensioner issue, as well as the o2 sensors going bad all the time not using my car as an example, because of all the mods , etc. Finish removing the drain plug with your hand. I welcome any feedback as to the best course of action to correct these intermitent and random symptoms that include: 1. Over time, the fluid will pick up a considerable amount of debris. I gave him my number and left. It also keeps the moving parts from burning up and locking up from heat friction.
Put a bucket or something right underneath the drain plug and start unscrewing! Then when it does it jerks really hard which is now messing up the motor mounts. It's not fair to us, we thought that we were buying a nice car for the price but, over all it's not! Renew the oil and filter and I again inform you to use the specified oil from manufacturer and nothing else. Over time, the fluid will pick up a considerable amount of debris. My extended warranty covered the transmission. He also asked me to rate him excellent on the Nissan survey that I would get in the mail and to keep bringing the car to him for all future maintance and repairs including oil changes, etc.
The only way to fix this is to work together. I had never serviced the transmission. If the fluid is black or smells at all burnt, your transmission is about to fail. Please suggest what course of action should be taken to correct this and restore my faith in Nissan. I have fallen in love with my Toyota.
When adding transmission fluid to your Maxima, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. This happened around 65,000 miles and i would take it to the dealer but for whatever reason they couldnt find anything wrong, but convinced me i needed new motor mounts. Only special and manufacturers recommended oils are used. Dude this is one hell of a counter argument. He called me back a few days later and told me that Nissan corporate agreed to replacing the transmission and they would take care of it at no cost to me. There shouldn't be any grit or metal shavings in it. I would print out every report you find online about other Maxima owners who have had this problem and ask them to work with you to keep you a happy and loyal Nissan customer.
This is so it can run well for many years and miles. I am not a mechanic but I know enough about cars that that dirty oil was not the root cause, plus it was the standard line that dealers have told people when they brought this problem up. We spend to much money for it not to be. Class-Action Lawsuit A was filed on on September 30, 2011 accusing Nissan of premature transmission failure in the 2004-06 Maxima, 2005-06 Altima and 2004-07 Quest vehicles with automatic transmission and the 3. If it needs to be replaced, they can do so quickly and efficiently. I told him if he can't get this done I would more then likely take the car and trade it in for a Toyota or Honda.
Transmission slips out of gear during regular driving allowign the engine to rev freely then jerking back into gear with a loud clunk. We are done with the top of the transaxle for now, let's go under the car to get to the drain plug. I found out that this ratio is the best one for me. The car was never serviced at a Nissan dealer. The car often jerks when driving, making my daughter terrified that she is going to hit another car.
The car has been a good car except for the transmissions is not wanting to go into 2nd and 3rd gear. Nissan also requires a special type of automatic transmission. The best way to get your voice heard is to never buy their product again, which I wont. I can be contacted at Thanks Rob The 2009 maxima uses the cvt transmission. Looks farther than it is Unscrew! Now they told me i needed to have my transmission flushed but when i asked him would that stop the problem he couldnt answer me. The car was never serviced at a Nissan dealer.
Watch out not to let go and lose the plug!! After my 6th visit to the Nissan dealer for an obvious transmission problem and a few phone calls to the corporate office they finally agreed to fixing the problem. I told him this was the first foreign car I had bought after driving American all my life and I loved the car but was really disappointed at this happening at 75,000 miles, just after it got out of warranty. I loved the car but that was my last nissan. One part of the vehicle that needs to be checked regularly is the transmission, specifically its fluid. To find it quickly, consult your owner's manual.