Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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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.

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
117,496 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
2004 Nissan Maxima transmission problems

transmission problem

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2004 Nissan Maxima Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 172012

Maxima SE 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 117,600 miles

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

WHILE DRIVING WILL GO INTO HIGH SPEED. DANGER TO DRIVE GOING TO REPORT TO BBB

- , Waynesboro, VA, USA

problem #2

Jan 152011

Maxima

  • Automatic transmission
  • 135,000 miles

As I am increasing my speed, clear up to third gear, the RPMs continue to raise to an excessive level. It feels like the car loses power and is about to die. Nissan need to start paying attention to all these transmission problems so many customers are experiencing in this model. It is there job to fix a problem that is so highly common with their customers!!!

- , Saint Joseph, MO, USA

problem #1

Aug 042011

Maxima SE 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 99,887 miles

RECALL RECALL RECALL IS ALL I CAN SAY......I'VE SPOKEN WITH OVER 10 PEOPLE AND THEY HAVE THE SAME PROBLEMS......CAN SOMEBODY FIND JUSTICE

- , Donaldsonville, LA, USA

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