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#666 of 685 Fighting Nissan on this issue
May 16, 2012 (9:59 am)
I am experiencing the pre cat failure (pieces sucked into the motor) on my 2006 Nissan Altima. I am currently battling Nissan on denying my claim for them covering the cost of a new motor. Please follow me on Twitter to help make this a more public issue and hopefully get some resolution on not only my issue but others as well. Follow me kafeend. Hope we can get something from Nissan other than the runaround.
In my opinion this is something they should replace/repair at no cost to the consumer. It is an engineering/design flaw that they are aware of but take no accountability.
#667 of 685 Re: Fighting Nissan on this issue [kafeend]
May 16, 2012 (9:45 pm)
Thank-You and I wish us the best. I have the extended warranty until August so I will be contacting them in the morning. So Here I go.....hope I get what I need, like a new engine.
I do not have a twitter account so sorry but will try to keep this site up to date on the issue.
#668 of 685 Re: excessive oil [pibzz]
May 16, 2012 (9:47 pm)
Thank-You. I will be contacting my extended Warranty company in the morning and will let the site know what happens.
#669 of 685 Re: Fighting Nissan on this issue [kafeend]
May 31, 2012 (6:47 am)
Yep. Just happened to me. Blown engine. Was told to call Nissan for possible replacement but they wanted us to pay for the tow and to have their mechanics to look at it. Therefore, their mechanics Decide what happened and of course Nissan would say their not responsible. Spending close to 400.00 for the tow(both ways) and the mechanics charge, I'm need some more information on this.
Any futher progress on your car would be appreciated.
#670 of 685 Re: Fighting Nissan on this issue [gomez_adams]
Jun 21, 2012 (3:55 pm)
They denied my claim as well. They stated that since I have 120,000 miles on the motor that they will not assist in replacement. I have been after them up until a few weeks ago. They blocked me from FB page and then stopped responding to twitter. We really need to try to get a class action lawsuit as this is unacceptable. Their engineering flaw (which they deny) is what is destroying motors not customer negligence.
#671 of 685 2005 altima 3.5
Jul 18, 2012 (2:05 pm)
How enlightening! Let me give you my scenario, and you give me your opinion. I own a 2005 altima 3.5. Driving down interstate in left lane with cruise control set at 65. Car begins to speed up on flat straight road, all by itself, then suddenly begins to lose power. I turn off cruise control and step on gas peddle. Car still drops down to 40 mph. Finally begins to accelerate, but very jerky..as if it is switching gears up and down. Was able to get off road without being killed. No light came on except for a very brief "slip" light. Had car towed to dealership. Dealership said they could not find a problem since no code shows up and they can not replicate what happened. My car only has 44,000 miles on it. Does this sound like the same problem everyone else is having. Should I contact headquarters to see if there are recalls (I've never received any), or should I wait to see if problem occurs again, or should I dump the car while it is still running?
#673 of 685 Re: 2005 altima 3.5 [tomshu]
Jul 18, 2012 (5:01 pm)
The problem we were experiencing was only with the 2.5L engine... and nissan did do some recalls on that engine ....
#674 of 685 Re: 2005 altima 3.5 [tomshu]
Jul 23, 2012 (10:44 am)
I'm having the same issue with my 07 Altima 2.5. In addition to that, now my AC has cut out, and if I get over 25 mph, the engine races and then my tire and key lights come on and the speedometer stops working until I come to a stop sign or red light. I'm not getting a check engine light and no error codes have been found but the car is not driveable like this.
#675 of 685 Re: 2002 Altima Question [pibzz]
Sep 02, 2012 (5:37 pm)
i have a 2003 Nissan Altima which had the issue with the cadillic converter. I took it to a muffler shop and they were supposed to fix it.. well a year later going out of state for vacation driving the car it catches on fire... well had it take to shop and they said it was the cadillic converte. Be as broke as I am i took the whole exhaust off from headers to back exhaust. The first cat near the headers was already hollowed out... (i believe the muffler shop hollowed it out and painted it and called it done after paying them 500..) anyways i hallowed out the second one just to see if i could get it to run.. well it does... and works good.. then later that evening its taking for ever to build up power. I changed out spark plugs and did oil change. even bought new alt and battery for it