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#70 of 131 05 Nissan Armada Brake Problems
Feb 28, 2010 (4:11 pm)
In September 2007 I experienced the same brake problem at 33,000 miles with the VDC locking the brakes. Victory Nissan of Macomb County Michigan diagnosed the problem and reprogramed the VDC. Now at 66,000 miles the problem is re-occuring again. Nissan of McKinney Texas upon examination of the vehicle state they can not duplicate the problem and deny any service bulletins on the subject. I will pursue the issue as this is a major driving hazard. Shades of Toyota.
#71 of 131 Re: '04 Armada extreme break/tire [jdmmf]
Feb 28, 2010 (4:52 pm)
I believe the last model year for the Armada will be the current 2010 model.
#72 of 131 2004 Nissan Armada
Mar 29, 2010 (6:01 am)
We are having the same problems The VDC\Slip\Brake lights all come on and the front brakes feel like they are about to fall off the car. I just had the brake booster replaced at my local mechanic shop and as my wife was drving around on Saturday the lights came back on. I just spent over 700.00 and the problem is not fixed it has to be something electrical now. I am going to bring it to Nissan tommorrow to see if they can check the computer system any suggestions? We love the car but hate the problems that we are having.
#73 of 131 Electrical problems
Mar 29, 2010 (12:43 pm)
We had our Armada fixed a few years ago. They did find it was a computer problem in the electrical area. They reprogramed and haven't had a problem since!
#74 of 131 2004 Nissan Armada
Apr 01, 2010 (10:51 am)
I finally found a dealer that knows what the hell is wrong with this car. Champion Nissan didn't know anything or they just wanted to get rid of me. My mechanic told me to go to Mossy Nissan and when I arrived these guys told me they have seen this problem a thousand times. They told me that its a computer problem and needed to be updated in the cars computer. Champion Nissan told me that the booster needed to be changed even after I had a new one installed by my local mechanic. So to get rid of me they suggested that my local mechanic did not replaced the booster but just clean the old one up so I left thinking that my local mechanic pulled a fast one on me. So when I made it to my local mechanic furious I told him what Champion Nissan told me and he got mad and said thats bullshit I have your old booster right here which he showed me. So he called the service manager at Champion and gave them a piece of his mind. So he buys all his nissan parts from Mossy and this is where I went this morning and the guy knew about this problem on this model Armada and it should be fixed this evening . I'm going back to Champion today to try to get all my money back for the times I went there and they misdiagnosed my problem. I'm so glad I didn't let them change my Booster, I going to try to get reimbursed for the new booster that I had replaced.
#75 of 131 Re: 2004 Nissan Armada [biggripatl]
Apr 01, 2010 (11:14 am)
Glad you found someone that can fix it. As soon as they reprogrammed our computer, we have not had a problem. I thought Nissan had put out information on this to all dealers. I would complain as well for it seems they were just trying to take your money.
#76 of 131 Nissan Armada Brake Booster Problem
Apr 14, 2010 (12:28 pm)
I want to add that the brake power booster is defective as well. I just got back from the Dealer and they are charging me $833 to repair the brake booster. Itís not the fee, Im disappointed with the fact that this happened to me several times and was not addressed properly. The first time it happened was in 2006. This was months after I had my brake rotors/pads fixed (part of their recall) I own a 2005 Nissan Armada. Yesterday, I almost got into an accident when my brakes failed to engage. Fortunately, I was driving on the fast lane and was able to merge to the emergency lane. It all started when I stepped on the brake pedal, there was this grinding sound, shook the vehicle and the brake light went on, I slowed down and eventually stopped. Have your brake booster checked! In addition to the recall fix from 2005, have this inspected before you get into an accident.
#77 of 131 Re: Nissan Armada Brake Booster Problem [safety_first1]
Apr 14, 2010 (1:28 pm)
Come to Find out after I got my Brake Booster replaced I still had the lights on the dash coming on and the brake were still malfunctioning so I took it to another Nissan dealership and they found out that the problem is in the Master Cylinder. The sensors were bad and they charged me 384.00 to fix this and we haven't had any problems since I got this fixed 2 weeks ago.
#78 of 131 Re: 2004 Nissan Armada [shopinful]
Apr 15, 2010 (9:14 am)
We have been having these problems since about 30K, at 33K, under warranty, the dealer said they couldn't duplicate the problem (brakes lose 75% effectiveness, loud noises, brake light comes on, shaking, vibrations, etc...) My wife drives the vehicle the most. It was sporadic, but she knew the "fix" was to pull over asap and turn the truck off then on. (To me this says ELECTRICAL). Whenever it happened, she couldn't get it to the dealer without turning it off and we knew they would say "Can't duplicate". Then last year I started doing some research. Lo and behold others have same problem and there are service bulletins out! Why weren't we informed?
So we take it in to have VDC reprogrammed and promised this would fix the issue. (Why didn't they do this when we had 33K, the bulletin was out then). So we thought everything was good until 2 days ago. Same problem. Now they say brake booster and we have to pay. I have heard brake booster doesn't solve it. Replacing Master cylinder doesn't solve it. Does anyone have the details of any ELECTRICAL fix besides the TSB?? Currently truck is at the shop and I am on the phone with Nissan 1.
Any help much appreciated.
#79 of 131 Re: 2004 Nissan Armada [uskrums]
Apr 15, 2010 (9:25 am)
On ours the problem was bad sensors in the Master Cylinder 2004 Nissan Armada with 60000 and it cost 384.00 to get it repaired at the dealer