really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,444 miles

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2006 Nissan Murano Owner Comments (Page 1 of 8)

problem #149

Mar 152006

Murano 6-cyl

  • 800 miles


Purchased 05 Nissan Murano in Feb 06 new 03/06 800mg car not turn on thought it is was use radio when car ignition off. Susp prob feel bumps axel boot leaks, continuous. Nissan san leandro ca dealership said a rock must have hit it. Thermo went out 2013. Paid new thermo. Left the dealership still overheat. Returned told stuck gasket on new thermo" under warrant 10yr why not covered? 2011 while drivin no warning car decelerated power went off@ 35. Nissan didn't alert me to alternator recall I paid 4 new alternator. Why wasn't warranty covered? im ask 4 reimbursement for 650. Nissan told me my VIN isn't on recall bulletin. Put claim into Nissan consumer aff not reimburse me. Claim in auto bureau [xxx] rep not reimburse me. Now steer pwr hos broke rack. Rear tires wear diff? Nissan said due 2 front whl dr? my oil drk now. Nissan says good will gesture they're replacing lower arm bushing crack @ their expense, aren't they sweet this car drives like [xxx] this car only10 yrs old 82K miles and lots of problems, my mechanic said the trans will go out early in this car. Why is NHTSA and atty general allowing Japan parts mfr T2 not B sued over these sh*tty plastic faulty parts on Nissan Muranos? why Nissan still designing & sellin these lemon cars" I cant sell this car my conscious I have 2 B honest its a pos I will never buy Nissan again. I would like to see these Muranos totally recalled. See internet complaints susp prob fuel prob axel probs, generally runs like crap, not a reliable car a lot money has been put into this car still keeps havin expense prob NHTSA needs 2 notify public this SUV Nissan Murano 2003 & up is a money pit garbage. Cd player broke 1st yr warranty covered. Driver seat broke leans 2 left ripped seat, visor doesn't stay up. Would like 2 C atty general 2 address probs complaints stop allow make these SUV Nissan Muranos. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Castro Valley , CA, USA

problem #148

Dec 102013

Murano 6-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
The sun visor on both sides of Nissan Murano keeps falling and especially while driving. This is a very common issue and Nissan needs to address.

- Burke, VA, USA

problem #147

Sep 072011


  • 47,000 miles
The hinge mechanism that keeps the sun visor in the up position, fails causing the visor to randomly fall while I'm driving. This causes me to be startled & also is a visibility problem. This should be a safety recall! after eventually getting so bad it would not stay up at all & then finding out it would cost $300+ to replace, I'm stuck using a velcro strap attached to drivers side "O-S@&T" bar to keep it up!

- Oak Harbor, WA, USA

problem #146

May 012013

Murano 6-cyl

  • 100,000 miles


The sunvisors will not stay up and cause great distraction and low visibility.

- Gilbert, AZ, USA

problem #145

Apr 022013

Murano 6-cyl

  • 90,000 miles
Sun visors will not stay up. Constantly coming down and obstructing visibility while driving. Very unsafe.

- The Colony, TX, USA

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problem #144

May 022013

Murano 6-cyl

  • 84,395 miles
The driver side sun visor does not stay up. It keeps falling. I have spoken to Nissan and they said it is not a warranty item. I have searched the Nissan forums and read where one Nissan mechanic, (metro273) said that this is a faulty problem with the sun visor and he has repaired many. To my point this presents a hazard for the driver because if the car is in motion and this thing falls down, the driver has to make a split decision by taking his eyes off the road to remove the obstacle that is blocking his or her view. Nissan should warranty this item and replace it for free.

- Conley, GA, USA

problem #143

May 252011

Murano 6-cyl

  • miles


I have problem with the sun visor left side was on the Nissan office and they say I have to buy or repair the cost is like $500 they don't cover anything so if can help me to do any solution thanks.

- Ozone Park, NY, USA

problem #142

May 112013

Murano 6-cyl

  • miles
Sun visor left side.

- Ozone Park, NY, USA

problem #141

Jan 012013


  • 70,000 miles
This is the second time the driver's side visor has suddenly broken and come down to block my view in the middle of driving. I replaced the original for the same problem 3 years ago. Seems the issue was not actually fixed. It now falls down regularly and suddenly blocks my view. I'm told its $400 to fix it again. Why hasn't it been recalled? there is obviously a dangerous problem with these visors.

- Denver, CO, USA

problem #140

Jul 182011

Murano 6-cyl

  • 178,000 miles
Hello - I have been reading multiple threads on the Nissan forum, on facebook and elsewhere regarding Nissan Murano sun visors from 2006 and other years that "fail" and flop down.... on the passenger side this is not as much of a safety issue, however, on the driver"S side it is... an unexpected blocked sight vision coupled with traffic will (if it has not already) result in an accident, injury or death to someone....the two visors are not interchangeable. Nissan will fix it (if under warranty) but they are counting on the failure happening after warranty and then charging a hefty price for a driver's side replacement, and/or human ingenuity to allow owners to try fix the problem them selves.... velcro does not work, switching visors leads to the "vanity mirror" door flopping down as well..... we have such an issue with our 2006 Nissan Murano... it should be required for Nissan to recall and repair these on 2006 and other tears which use part # 96401 for a driver's side sun visor before they are faced with a lawsuit... a copy of this complaint is going to my personal attorney.... thank you....

- Foristell, MO, USA

problem #139

Jun 152011

Murano 6-cyl

  • 65,000 miles


The driver side sun visor does not stay in place. It is either up or down and will flip down on its own during driving creating dangerous driving conditions. Nissan wants approximate $300 for a new part that they should replace.

- Clearfield, UT, USA

problem #138

Jan 022012

Murano 6-cyl

  • 54,000 miles
The visor on the driver's side constantly falls down prohibiting the driver from seeing the road. It will not stay up for an extended period of time. Multiple people with the same make and model vehicle have reported having this problem to me as well.

- Graniteville, SC, USA

problem #137

Jan 102011


  • 90,000 miles
The passenger side sun visor falls down and obstructs the driver's view. Nissan is refusing to address this issue.

- Vero Beach, FL, USA

problem #136

Jan 142012


  • 70,000 miles
The driver side sun visor began flipping down on its own. It is a major safety hazard, as it can fall and obstruct vision temporarily. I have been reading that others have the same complaint on the Murano.

- Arlington, VA, USA

problem #135

Apr 232012

Murano 6-cyl

  • miles
The driver's side power seat somehow broke under normal wear and tear. The seat leans to the left side and wobbles to the front and back. Therefore having to accelerate, decelerate, turn corners and go over rough road causes the seat to move all over the place. I believe this causes a safety issue while trying to drive. This is a Nissan design flaw that should be on a recall notice and corrected by Nissan free of charge to the consumer. There are numerous complaints regarding this seat and for many, the dealership wants to charge some outrageous price to get the problem corrected. Another issue is the driver's side visor which flops down unexpectedly while driving for no apparent reason. When returned to it's normal place, it will fall down. This causes another safety issue while trying to drive. The visibility is compromised and an accident could very well occur. Please address these design flaws for recalls.

- Midwest City, OK, USA

problem #134

Jan 112012

Murano 6-cyl

  • 34,000 miles
Our Nissan Murano has a driver side sun visor that fails to remain up while driving. It will continually fall down without warning, this is not only a surprise, it blocks our view suddenly. Nissan refuses to replace it even with our extended warranty. We know it is a serious safety issue, we have removed it from the vehicle.

- Anaheim, CA, USA

problem #133

Apr 122012


  • 75,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Nissan Murano. The contact stated that the driver side sun visor would repeatedly fall from its housing, obscuring the contact's vision of the roadway. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where they replaced the visor under warranty. The failure recurred approximately eight months later. The manufacturer was contacted and offered no assistance. The failure mileage was approximately 75,000. The VIN was unavailable. Updated 06/05/12 updated 06/07/12

- Yuma, AZ, USA

problem #132

Feb 062010

Murano 6-cyl

  • miles
My driver side sun visor is broken. It flips down on its own all the time while driving. This is the second time filing a complaint form. I never received a response from my first complaint form. I was on the higway again and it fell multiple times almost causing me to get into an accident. I know this isn't just my Murano with this problem. Many people have this same exact problem.

- Bridgeport, CT, USA

problem #131

Feb 062010

Murano 6-cyl

  • miles
The driver side sun visor is faulty. The first time I put it down it was very tight. The next time I put it down it was like something snapped and now the visor hangs extremely loose. As I am driving, it continuously falls blocking my view of the road. This happens especially while driving on highways. I know this is not due to regular use as I have seem many complaints in different Nissan forums about this very same problem. Are you going to be the next Toyota and wait for someone to crash and die due to a safety issue that you are not recalling?

- Bridgeport, CT, USA

problem #130

Feb 282012


  • 62,700 miles
Sun visor driver side failed to stay up and suddenly falls. The dealer quotes $300 part + 150 labor just to replace and did not guarantee it won't failed again. Of course is not covered by Nissan. How many other brands beside Nissan have you seen with this problem? I am simply appalled by the lack of concern from Nissan. After reading complaints about seat collapsing, wheel bearing going out, visors falling blocking the view of the driver, steering hoses braking causing fire, in vehicles with low mileage I cannot believe Nissan does not identify this as a safety issues and allows the consumer to pay for these faulty components. The fact that Nissan does not stand up behind their products is an insult to everyone who bought this product. Nissan offers no assistance despite the clear premature failure of the components. This is my first and last Nissan vehicle.

- Chestnut Hill, MA, USA

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