Nissan na consumer affairs contacted, researched and also denied. . This was at 55002 miles. Camshaft sensors; sudden loss of power traveling at high rate of speed, unexpected stalling or engine to shut down and not restart. Why it wasn't included in the original 2007 recall is Nissan trying to save a buck.
When driving, cvt goes into safe mode with reduced acceleration, indicating a transmission issue and would also trigger vehicle dynamic control system fault. A day later, it happened again. This failure leads to the vehicle being a hazard in traffic. It is an ongoing problem. You'll be able to get the same like, kind and quality of parts that you're trying to replace. In fact, this issue is so prevalent that nisaan reprogrammed the transmission control module tcm.
A day later, the problem happened again. The car doesn't perform properly with the existing cvt transmission the belt slips and the car does not shift or is stuck in excelaration. Luckily for them it was dismissed temporarily. The salvage yards selling used parts through our service are some of the most reputable salvage yards you will ever deal with. There were times when we're at the stoplight and press on the gas and it wouldn't move creating a dangerous situation. The issues are the same for both engines. Don't know if car is safe to drive or if transmission is going to fully fail.
Vehicle had tcm reprogramming performed at Nissan dealership in April 2017 within two weeks after recall notice was sent to owner by mail. Nissan regional specialist stated that 2007-2010 Altima cvt warranty was extended to 120,000 miles due to widespread problems, but that problems had been fixed in newer models, so no warranty extension applied to 2013 Altima. I brought it back to the local Nissan dealership and they again reprogrammed the transmission control module. In this day and age it just does not make sense to pay top dollar for a new transmission control module when a used transmission control module for your Nissan Altima will get your car on the road again. Vehicle began shuddering and jerking while driving at moderate speed in town. The lives of people are at stake with this transmission! I bought my car brand new in 2010.
The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. Could not even drive vehicle back into parking space after it rolled backwards on first attempt to move. At about 28773 miles the car began to shutter hesitate and not shift properly. Now it's stalling and same issues with tranny. The car performed well in the beginning. I brought my Nissan to a local dealership and they reprogrammed the automatic transmission control module. Took vehicle back from dealer, can't afford to fix.
Push the gas pedal all the way down, and the rpm's go way up, but car barely accelerates. We now have 35,000 miles on this car and we have taken it to the local Nissan dealer again. The approximate failure mileage was 66,801. I did some research online and saw this us a known issue with the car. Nissan also sent out a bulletin ntb10-121b.
Keep in mind the were biting their nails after being presented with a class action suite regarding the defective tcm. When vehicle is completely disconnected, trouble codes cleared and all electrical drained, then reconnected, all issues disappear for 10 to 20 miles of perfectly normal driving, then issues recur with cvt fail safe mode and vdc fault. Beginning to get pretty frustrating. Started to hear grinding noise from engine compartment, so pulled into parking lot. I was informed about a warranty.
The dealer diagnose cvt fail but Nissan refuse dealer replace transimision and request dealer replace tcm transmission control module first. They come up on you too fast, continuing their normal highway speeds not realizing your vehicles loss of power until theyre right up on you then have to either slam on their brakes or make sudden lane change without properly signaling warning other drivers. When you purchase a used Nissan Altima 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 Altima. In bumper to bumper traffic the cvt tranny is at its worse. Also, between 60-65 mph on the highway there is a judder feeling like the car is moving across a wash board.