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 ID1449569
 Internal NHTSA #11075031
 ManufacurerNissan North America, Inc.
 Model Year2013
 File date29/01/17
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI purchased a used 2013 nissan altima s 2. 5l in may 2016 and in jan 2017 the transmission died. I contacted nissan and my dealership for assistance, and no one could assist me with anything (paying for repairs, a different car, etc). My car barely accelerated across a busy intersection and i could have gotten killed. I had to continue paying my car note while getting rental cars/riding uber and lyft/ getting rides, calling out from work some days, while i waited for any response from nissan, only to finally receive a non-chalant, "nissan cannot offer you any assistance at this time". I contacted numerous mechanics for transmission prices and all of them told me that other people with the same car/year had called with transmission issues as well. I can see online that many people have the same issue with this specific year of altima and nissan is doing nothing about it and not being held accountable. Now, almost a year later after i got the transmission replaced, my engine is stalling, i am having the intermittent acceleration issue once again, and i would hate to fork out $4000 on yet another transmission -or be without a car- or have to get a different car (with a compounded loan or a lower value car). I am extremely frustrated by the situation and lucky to be alive after having this car. I should not have to suffer this with a car that is not even 3 years old. It is unsafe for these vehicles to be on the road if they can stop working at any time while driving during a commute and nissan won't address the issue or acknowledge that they have designed a faulty transmission in their 2013 altimas.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure69700
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateLANHAM, MD
 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 persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase28/02/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed30
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 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
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  • 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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