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#496 of 1246 Very upset with Nissan
Sep 06, 2010 (11:59 am)
I am reading all these post and i am getting very upset with my 2005 Nissan pathfinder! I had problems with my Pathfinder in 2009 and i brought my car to the dealership and they told me that i needed to replace my transmission and radiator cuz the fluids were mixed. I was furious because this is my first brand new car I bought and paid off in 3 yrs. I have bought plenty of used old cars and never had to change a transmission. So you can imagine how i felt when they they told me this. So we went ahead and flushed out the transmission and changed some hoses. It cost us around $900. Well yesterday i took my 3 kids to the park and my car started to shutter and having the same problem it was having last year. I know for a fact that its the transmission again. my car stalled out 4 times before i was able to make it home. Now after reading these post i'm going to have a talk to the dealership to see what they can do about replacing the transmission and radiator..
I did read some of the post about the lawsuit. Should i call them too? if anyone has suggestions please let me know.
Wish me luck dealing with Nissan tmrw! ( fingers cross)
#498 of 1246 Re: Radiator leaking into Transmission [superkeyword]
Sep 09, 2010 (5:20 pm)
Hi I have a 2005 Pathfinder, and I am having the same problem.I took my truck to the Nissan dealership in March. Why? because I had a trimble when coasting around 40mph.The dealership told me that my Radiator was mixing with the Transmission and they would have to rebuild it and replace my radiator at the price of 5,000.00.So I asked around and got a local mechanic to fix it for 3,300.00.However,it didn't last for long and it's back doing the same thing.And now I have another problem it wont start and they tell me it's the DMP, that is not allowing it to start.
Archer from Florida
#499 of 1246 Re: Replaced radiator - so far so good [spinynorman]
Sep 09, 2010 (5:27 pm)
Update - Now gone about 6,000 miles after flushing AT fluid and replacing radiator, with 500 of those miles towing a 3500 lb camper. So far so good.
#500 of 1246 actual consistency of Nissan tranny fluid
Sep 09, 2010 (6:08 pm)
I checked my dip stick for my auto tranny , and the fluid is not burnt or mixed , its just than compared to the cars I ave had like toyotas fords chevy , the Nissan fluid is tanish or amber in color , and between your fingers its kind of on the thick consistency side more like a 20 weight motor oil, is this normal because everything is working good, I know you can substitue the Nissan fluid with dextron mercron ii , but that type fluid is red and very thin in comparison, in just curious that the Nissan fluid is normally a little thicker?