CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2004-2006 Nissan Maxima has widespread transmission problems. It starts with the vehicle jerking when shifting, & progresses to full-blown transmission failure.

Maxima owners report spending $3,000 to replace the transmission, typically around when the odometer hits 100,000 miles.

There's a class action lawsuit filed in late 2011, & it is still in the "discovery" stage. Apparently, these things take time ... far too much time.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2004 Nissan Maxima accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2004 Nissan Maxima Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 092006

Maxima

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I had a new born in October 2006. I purchased a brand new britax decathlon car seat and have had a lot of trouble putting it onto my 2004 Nissan Maxima. The back seat latch anchor (the one behind the front passenger seat and close to the middle) is very hard to reach because it was hidden in between two seat belt buckles. It is not possible to be latched on.

- Lake Elsinore, CA, USA

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