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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,240 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Nissan Maxima wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2002 Nissan Maxima Owner Comments

problem #5

Aug 202010


  • 67,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Nissan Maxima equipped with Bridgestone turanza tires, line size P215/55/R17. The contact stated that there were cracks in the sidewall of all four tires. The tire manufacturer was not notified. The tires were not replaced.the VIN was not available. The failure mileage was approximately 67,000 and the current mileage was approximately 68,000.

- Willow Street, PA, USA

problem #4

Mar 152003


  • Automatic transmission
  • 19,200 miles
This max had the transverse link recall performed in 9/02. At this time, the left axle was not properly placed back in the transmission. We took the car back several times and they kept blowing us off. Finally, my wife was driving the car in the mobile tunnel and the trans went out along with the steering and suspension. Nissan repaired the vehicle but it still drives like a piece of junk. These guys are ridiculous and need to be dealt with seriously. I have since filed suit but would appreciate any help.

- Brandon, MS, USA

problem #3

Feb 222002


  • miles
I drive a 2002 Nissan Maxima with brigdgestone patenza tires on it. Sunday, February 22, 2004, during light rain at approximatly 45 mph, the car hydroplaned accross 2 lanes of the 5 freeway in southern California. I had not even hit the brakes. The car just slid accorss the lanes. I contacted Nissan but they were no help. I am replacing the tires, but think others should be aware of this hazard.

- Lake Forest, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 272004


  • miles
Complain regarding Bridgestone potenza tires; standard oem equipment on 2002 Nissan Maxima gle. This tire does not provide an adequate level of traction in any weather condition. Extremely unsafe for winter driving. This tire is unsafe for both the operator of the vehicle and any one else on the road.

- Saginaw, MI, USA

problem #1

Jul 202002

(reported on)


  • miles
Two of these tires on the driver side of the car, leaked out the air, they had less than 5,000 miles on them.

- Holliswood, NY, USA

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