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- October 28: Nissan Recalls Altima and Maxima For Gas Leaks
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- September 4: Nissan Passenger Airbag Problems Lead to Investigation
Jerks When Shifting
2004 Nissan Maxima (Page 1 of 7)
This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Nissan dealer.
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.
- Typical Repair Cost:
- Average Mileage:
- 105,678 miles
- Total Complaints:
- 132 complaints
Most Common Solutions:
- replace transmission (57 reports)
- not sure (47 reports)
- the transmission valve body needs replacing (16 reports)
- replace broken motor mounts (4 reports)
- the errors were- 1.) faulty crankshaft position sensor, 2.) (3 reports)
- replace about 3/4 of your transmission fluid - NOT FILTER (2 reports)