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.


definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
86,486 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2004 Nissan Maxima accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2004 Nissan Maxima Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 262013

Maxima 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 86,486 miles


speakers do not work after valvebody was replaced.I am extremely annoyed. First of all, I do appreciate the fact that Lee Myles replaced my valve body not within 48 hours but within 2 1/2 days. Okay. The price was a little high but, okay, I need my car. What annoys me severely is that when I got the car back, I noticed that most of the gas was gone. There was at least 7 gallons of gas missing. The repair order stated that miles in was 86,484 and miles out was 86,486. They told me they road tested the car. I cannot believe they "road tested" my car by driving it only 2 miles much less the car is missing nearly $35 worth of gasoline. The problem that I now face is that once I reset the clock and turned on the radio, I noticed that the volume was turned to the maximum position and there was no sound coming from the speakers. The warranty states 90 days and 4000 miles on their work and 6000 miles or 6 months on the valve body. This makes no sense to me. But what ever! can anybody tell me how my speakers could have been damaged or what they could have done that would cause no sound to come from the speakers?

- , Bay Shore, NY, USA

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