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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.

9.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
75,004 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. repair sub frame (1 reports)
2004 Nissan Maxima suspension problems

suspension problem

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2004 Nissan Maxima Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 122016

(reported on)

Maxima SL 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

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

ROTTED FRAME CAR HAS ALWAYS BEEN WASHED, MAINTAINED AND KEPT IN HEATED GARAGE. UNSAFE AND HAVE BEEN DRIVING ANOTHER VEHICLE. SHAME ON NISSAN FOR NOT STANDING BEING A DANGEROUS FAULT THEY DESIGNED...... I SEE ALL THE SAME COMPLAINTS ONLINE! AVOID BUYING A NISSAN! THIS IS ONLY ONE OF MANY PROBLEMS!! THEY ARE EXTENDING SUBFRAME REAR, WOW HOW GENEROUS WHEN THE FRONTS NEED THEM TOO YET ARE A MAJOR FIX SO THEY LEFT THE CONSUMER PAYING THIS REPAIR!

- , Laconia, NH, USA

problem #1

Apr 022010

Maxima SE 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,008 miles

notice last week back end of car on passenger side was low look at driver side and noticed a difference in height. took the old tape measure out and measured both sides passenger side rear bottom of fender to top of wheel 2'' drivers side 3 1/2'' so i look at front and measured 4 1/2 on drivers side and 3 1/4 on passenger side what is wrong with my car nothing clanks around when i hit bumps wtf..

- , Auburn, NY, USA

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