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 ID1472513
 Internal NHTSA #11100234
 ManufacurerNissan North America, Inc.
 Model Year2013
 File date25/05/18
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemMy car is a 2013 nissan altima and it just hit 90,000 miles. I purchased the car in march 2013 with 45,000 miles on it. May 25th my car started having trouble. It included going backwards when the car was in drive, losing power as i'm driving, reving/winding noise, and finally not moving at all. Everything pointed a problems with the transmission and to take it to a nissan dealership. After doing the diagnostics, they said i needed to replace the transmission. Because my warranty ran out in march i asked about the cost of the replacement and was told it was $3,800. I spoke with nissan consumer affairs on may 29th and was told that the regional consumer manager would call. Jason did call and said he had to research. On tuesday, june 5th, the decision was that because the car was out of warranty they would not cover the transmission replacement. I asked him about the recall that was issued by nissan in december 2016 acknowledging the cvt transmissions needed to be reprogrammed and if not it would lead to accelerated damage. I also made him aware that i never received that notice. His response was because i was not the original owner of the vehicle, i did not receive the recall notice. He would not answer how if nissan knew that the cvt transmissions were a problem on some vehicles why did it matter that my warranty had expired in march. He also had no response to me saying that a normal transmission does not need to be replaced on a car that is only 5 years old and has not even hit 100,000 miles. So although it is a well known issue with some of the cvt transmissions, a recall that is on nissan's website associated with my vin number, the acknowledgement that i did not receive the recall notice to bring it in for service, i am stuck with a $3,800 repair bill if i want to fix my car.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateHAMPTON, VA
 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 speed
 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
 Dealer's city
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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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