2013 Nissan ALTIMA Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2013 Nissan ALTIMA Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1336217
 Internal NHTSA #10927595
 ManufacurerNissan North America, Inc.
 BrandNISSAN
 ModelALTIMA
 Model Year2013
 File date20/11/16
 ComponentPOWER TRAIN
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI just exited highway 580 turning left on highway 84 stoplight when my car died/shutdown while trying to accelerate. I had no clue what happened at my car. I was in full stop at the moment and was trying to make a left turn. There was no warning and i just had a cold car all of a sudden. I could not move my car, the car shuts all electrical power. I tried to restart my car, and it did, but when put it in drive and tried to accelerate the car would power down again. This happened for at least four times. I turned my hazard lights on fearing that the cars exiting the freeway would hit me considering we had the green. I did not want to get out of my car because i was in the middle lane and feared that the on coming drivers will not see me. This happened around 5:10pm and we have a light shower. I finally got my car to move when i restarted my car and put the gear on sports mode or d2 instead of drive. The car moved without hesitation and while i was hoping to see any issue or warning on the dashboard i found nothing. As if there no issue and could not replicate the issue. I contacted nissan dealer to make and appointment, and got me a slotted the next day. The final diagnosis is that my car needs a new transmission. Unfortunately my car has 79k miles while its only 4yrs old. They told me that my car is deemed unsafe to drive and that the whole ordeal will cost me $3500. My warranty expired after driving my car for more than 60k. The main issue i suppose the main issue is that, there is no warning or tell tell sign. This could have happened and put me in danger and other drivers around me. I lost total control of my car because the electrical system powered off.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure79000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateMOUNTAIN HOUSE, CA
VIN pattern 1N4AL3AP6DNXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase13/06/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
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 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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