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#611 of 1246 Re: At my witts end [witts_end]
Jan 18, 2011 (10:57 am)
Nissan 2005 Pathfinder Radiator Defect
Pathfinder 2005: Radiator Leak Causes Transmission Damage
The Firm has commenced a class action on behalf of purchasers or lessees of 2005 Pathfinder vehicles. The complaint alleges these vehicles have defective radiators which leak coolant into the vehicle’s transmission thereby causing damage to the transmission and requiring repairs at significant cost. The complaint alleges that Nissan has refused to cover the cost of the repairs, including those to the transmission, even when the issue arises, or the claim is made, prior to the end of the 6 year/ 60,000 powertrain warranty coverage.
Plaintiff seeks the reimbursement of expenses resulting from the replacement of the defective and/or damaged parts. If you are experiencing this problem and wish to learn more about this litigation, please contact GARY S. GRAIFMAN, ESQ., at ggraifmankgglaw.com or (800) 660-7843 at the Firm, or by writing to:
Gary S. Graifman
#612 of 1246 Re: At my witts end [witts_end]
Jan 18, 2011 (11:41 am)
You gotta really get on their case. Also you may want to join many of the Class Action suits against Nissan on this topic. I was lucky, I actually got back what I spent on repairs;but next auto purchase,"Bye,Bye Nissan."
#613 of 1246 SHOULD I continue with a Nissan product after this
Jan 18, 2011 (11:55 am)
there has been a lot of controversy on the Nissan VQ35 engines and older V6 engines and transmissions, a known fact the small set screws in the swirl valve can become loose and destroy an engine,fix a new or rebuilt engine $7,000 also the radiator leaking into the transmission $5,000 , and the timing chains wearing the tensioners out to a whopping $2,000 repair bill , is there any other engines out there that wont give you these problems for at least 200,000 miles?
#614 of 1246 Re: SHOULD I continue with a Nissan product after this [99accent]
Jan 18, 2011 (3:55 pm)
I really hope there isn't also a problem with their engine. I invested in this car and hoped to have it a long time. I also hate to just trade it in and let someone else have the problems. I'll have to look into the engine issue to try to prevent it. Can you provide facts on this?
#615 of 1246 Re: At my witts end [gharpman]
Jan 19, 2011 (1:23 pm)
Thank you for responding. I am happy to hear that you were reimbursed...truly. I know what you mean.....Nissan no more! I have completely lost faith in the product line and the company.
#616 of 1246 Re: At my witts end [witts_end]
Jan 19, 2011 (2:55 pm)
They just sent me a link to fill out a questionnaire about the radiator/trans issue.
I gave 'em hell. Said I was done with Nissan after this. Incidentally, it's appaling to know that 2007 Pathfinders are suffering the same problems. Nissan really doesn't give a crap. The only reason they extended the warranty is that they were being sued in several class actions.
#617 of 1246 Re: 2007 heater problems and transmission slipping [bev62]
Jan 19, 2011 (3:17 pm)
UPDATE: Just left the dealership after taking my Pathfinder in for all the issues I was having. They said that my radiator is cracked, which has destroyed my transmission and heater core. Also said that the gas gage is bad and timing belt is believed to be stretched. They gave me a loaner and said that everything was covered under the extended warranty. THANK GOD. I was really surprised they had no problem at all taking care of everything.
#618 of 1246 Re: 2007 heater problems and transmission slipping [bev62]
Jan 19, 2011 (5:21 pm)
Good for you Bev!!! I am really happy to hear that some people are being duly compensated and taken care of. The amount of people that have had this exact same issue is mind boggling. I don't believe that these trucks should have been allowed to leave the line with this type of issue. WOW!!
#619 of 1246 Re: At my witts end [gharpman]
Jan 19, 2011 (5:23 pm)
Amen to that!!!!! I am seriously considering the class action route......this is just ridiculous!!!!!
#620 of 1246 Re: 2007 heater problems and transmission slipping [witts_end]
Jan 19, 2011 (8:38 pm)
I agree, I can't believe that it's taken this long to finally do something about it. Even though they are taking care of this I don't know that I'll be so eager to buy another Nissan. They have shown me what kind of company they are after they've cost people thousands of dollars for an engineering mistake.