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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2012 Altima has a defect trend of CVT transmission failure showing up around the 100,000 mile mark.

It's an expensive repair at nearly $2,000 average repair cost. For more information see Nissan Altima CVT defect info on NissanProblems.com.

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
48,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace engine (1 reports)
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2012 Nissan Altima engine problems

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2012 Nissan Altima Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 092018

Altima 3.5L V6

  • CVT transmission
  • 48,000 miles

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

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excessive engine sludge

Mised ONE scheduled oil change on my 2012 Nissan Altima and now must entirely replace the engine due to excessive sludge build-up. NOT covered under Nissan's extended warranty due to my failing to adhere to Nissan's recommended service schedule for ONE oil change.

- Tamara M., Overland Park, US

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