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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,584 miles

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2004 Nissan Titan transmission problems

transmission problem

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2004 Nissan Titan Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #4

May 022004

Titan 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,100 miles


Titan with full mfg tow package purchased to tow travel trailer. Titan rated by dealer & mfg to tow 9,400 lbs and gvwr at 14,600 lbs. When towing 8,000 lbs (gvw was 13,500) at 50 mph on flat road, no wind, approx 85 deg F transmission temp rose into danger zone. Weights were confirmed at certified scale. Vehicle taken to dealer with description of problem. Dealer said nothing was wrong with vehicle but tow was too heavy. Mfg agreed with dealer that tow was too heavy after consulting with their engineers. Neither could explain how 8,000 lbs was heavier than 9,600 lbs. Mfg asked if I would agree to a test drive. I agreed but dealer was non responsive and not available. Nothing was done and we were forced to trade trailer for lower weight trailer. We had the same problem in July 2004 on a hill with 6,340 lb (gvw 12,140) tow. I advised mgf again and they refused to do anything.

- Fort Myers, FL, USA

problem #3

Jun 212004


  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,700 miles
When putting the vehicle into reverse the transmission engaged into neutral without warning. The dealer stated they could not duplicate the problem. Please provide additional information.

- Racine, WI, USA

problem #2

Jul 132004


  • Automatic transmission
  • 50 miles
While driving longer than 13 mph transmission begins to produce a clicking noise.

- Sterling, VA, USA

problem #1

Jan 212004

Titan 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 300 miles
Vehicle jumped out of park into reverse while parked with the engine running. When this occurred transmission was making a clicking noise. As a result, vehicle was involved in a collision, it hit another vehicle.

- Fort Collins, CO, USA

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