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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.

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
80,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2006 Nissan Maxima Owner Comments

problem #1

May 012009

Maxima SE 3.5L V6

  • Manual transmission
  • 80,000 miles

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

The check engine light comes on and off occasionally not sure why but i think it is linked to the transmission issues it has stayed on for the logest since i first seen it. I always put my gas cap on tight, use the proper gas and make sure the car is turned off ssue to this year car i was informed its a vacuum type fuel system its best to turn it off while pumping gas. Not sure why but this car has given me more problems than my 1996 Maxima SE which I have never experiences and had almost 200,000 miles on it and I wish I would have kept.

- , Owings Mills, MD, USA

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