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Nissan Xterra 2005
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 11, 2012
Location:
Mechanicsville, MD

vehicle fuel gauge is reporting wrong information, shows empty when full and a half tank when empty. service engine soon light stays on. very dangerous barely made it to gas station. *js

Mileage was 86000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5N1AN08W35C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Nissan XTERRA 2005 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas.

Nissan Pathfinder 2007
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 30, 2012
Location:
Kensington, MD

car started shifting very rough and stalled in traffic. very dangerous! found out from nissan service center there is a defect in the radiator that causes the coolant to mix into the transmission. both the radiator and transmission need to be replaced. nissan extended the warranty on both parts to 80,000 miles (apparently nissan knows there is a problem). unfortunately, it affected my car at 88,000 miles. now, nissan is really giving me the run-around. my car has been in the nissan service center for 2 days. they informed me today (may 11, 2012) they would make a determination by may 16th if they will "help pay" for the fix. the defective radiator should have been recalled! i should not have to pay for this fix. someone is going to be killed or seriously injured due to this defect!!!! *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 88000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5N1AR18W37C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.

Nissan Altima 2005
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 03, 2012
Location:
Pennsauken, NJ

tl* the contact owns a 2005 nissan altima. while driving approximately 40 mph the vehicle stalled and the entire instrument panel was illuminated. the vehicle restarted and the contact was able to resume driving. the failure occurred whenever the vehicle was in operation. the vehicle was being diagnosed by an authorized dealer. nhtsa recall campaign id number 07v527000 (engine and engine cooling) was related to the failure; however, the vin was not included. the manufacturer was notified of the failure. the approximate failure mileage was 122,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 122000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N4AL11D05N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.

Nissan Titan 2004
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 2012
Location:
Arden, NC

tl* the contact owns a 2004 nissan titian. while parked, the contact noticed a ticking sound coming from the engine. the vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostic. the mechanic stated the exhaust manifold was fractured and would have to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired. the approximate failure mileage was 118,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 118000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N6AA06B54N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Nissan Xterra 2007
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 22, 2012
Location:
Lexington, KY

gas in car was at a 1/4 tank and service engine light came on went and filled tank up and gas gauge not working after driving the car twice the light went off and the gauge was working 3 days latter same issue. i do see where there was a recall for the 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009 xterra for the same issue but they failed to recall the 2007 year for the same issue. this should be recalled and fixed. *js

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 73355 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5N1AN08W17C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Nissan XTERRA 2007 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Nissan Xterra 2007
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 22, 2012
Location:
Lexington, KY

1/4 tank of gas in car service engine light came on went to gas station on filled up and the fuel gauge would not read. after 2 day gauge for fuel level worked and ses light went off 2 days later ses light back on and fuel gauge not working went and had tested said that this is a common problem and has been recalled on other years but for what ever reason nissan did not recall this year. company need to recall and fix this issue. *js

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 73500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5N1AN08W17C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Nissan XTERRA 2007 Drive type:AWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Nissan Pathfinder 2005
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 16, 2012
Location:
Forest Hill, TX

radiator can fail and allow transmission fluid to mix eventually destroy the transmission. ive checked the coolant and it has turned a milky pink color. appearently, there are alot of owners with the same problem.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 110000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Nissan Altima 2005
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 16, 2012
Location:
Brooksville, FL

tl* the contact owns a 2005 nissan altima. the contact stated that while driving at low speeds, the vehicle stalled without warning. the vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer, where they stated that the ecm sensor needed to be repaired. the vehicle was repaired. the contact then noticed the recall associated with nhtsa campaign id number 07v527000 (engine and engine cooling). the manufacturer was notified and stated that the vehicle was not included in the recall. the failure and current mileages were 101,770.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 101770 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N4AL11D15C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 2 mph.

Nissan Altima 2002
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 20, 2012
Location:
Broad Channel, NY

i purchased the vehicle on 3/23/12. i had an oil change on 3/26/12. the engine started making a rattling sound on 4/20/12 and a mechanic recommended an oil change because the oil was black and low. he did the oil change. the noise went away after the oil change. then on 5/6/12 the rattling noise came back. i checked the oil and it was extremely low. i added 3 quarts. then on 5/16/12, i checked oil again and had to add 1 1/2 quarts of oil. there are no leaks under the car or inside the hood. the car is consuming an excessive amount of oil. i only drive the car about 100 miles per week and sometimes less. . and the "check oil" light never comes on to indicate that it is low. i now have to check the oil every other day because i am worried that it will use it all. i have to keep quarts of oil in the trunk, in case it runs low again. this is not normal.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 66000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N4AL11D92C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Nissan Sentra 2004
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 03, 2012
Location:
New York, NY

i was driving my car home from work and my engine started to miss fire. about half way home on the pulaski bridge my car shut off. i was able to restart my car while it was in motion as i drive a stick shift car. i still noticed the car was still misfiring so before i drove threw the holland tunnel i pulled over and shut the car off. i gave it a few minutes and restarted my car and it didn't sound as bad so i continue on to manhattan. i got about three blocks from my home and car shut off again. this time it had a engine light. i parked my car went home and got my obd2 reader and found a code p0301 cylinder one misfire. i pulled the plug to find it was in closed position, so i looked up on the internet and found that this engine has butterfly screws in the intake manifold that come loose and causes this to happen. i took my car to nissan and was charged to replace the spark plug. this did not fix the problem i myself am a mechanic so i removed the intake manifold to find i was missing a screw from the butterfly above cylinder 1. nissan corporate was called and so far nothing has come out of this. i need help please.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 43090 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3N1AB51D84L. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 50 mph.

Nissan Maxima 2005
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 29, 2011
Location:
Westbury, NY

1. takes about 5 seconds to click into gear after the shift lever is put in "d" 2. very hard jerky shifts between 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 1st and accompanied by loud clunking noise. 3. transmission slips out of gear during regular driving allowing the engine to rev freely then jerking back into gear with a loud clunk. the is followed by a burnt oil / electrical type smell that gets inside the car and evident outside after stopping. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 90000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N4BA41E45C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Nissan Maxima 2004
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Nov 07, 2011
Location:
Dallas, TX

i have my transmission jerking turns out i need a valve body just like so many other maxima owners this should be a recall. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 82000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Nissan Xterra 2006
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 04, 2012
Location:
Kihei, HI

tl* the contact owns a 2006 nissan xterra. the contact stated that the vehicle was repaired under the recall associated with nhtsa campaign id number 10v517000 (engine and engine cooling). two days later, the vehicle staled while being driven at 45 mph. the contact also stated that on another occasion, both headlights failed to illuminate while driving. the vehicle was towed to a local mechanic. the mechanic stated that the ecm failed and needed to be replaced for a second time. the manufacturer was contacted. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure mileage was 8,302 and the current mileage was 8,350.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 8302 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5N1AN0HW76C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.

Nissan Altima 2005
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Apr 03, 2012
Location:
Sacramento, CA

i own a 2005 nissan altima with only 51,570 miles and i noticed a strange sound coming from the engine. i use top grade gas and have had the oil changed every 3000-3500 miles. i took it to a shop and found that it was the tentioner for the timing belt. have he got to the item he showed me where the hard plastic clip had busted off and had the allowed the timing belt to become sloppy. thank god i had a extended warranty so it was covered however, now i notice i am using excessive oil. i only now have 51,880 miles and had to add 1 qt oil. in checking with web sites it is a common problem with the pre-cats causing issues and nissan is aware but will not do a recall on the vehicle. it is a design flaw and should be covered by nissan. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 51570 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N4BL11D05N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Nissan Altima 2005
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 12, 2012
Location:
Houston, TX

tl* the contact owns a 2005 nissan altima. the contact stated while driving 35 mph the vehicle stalled in the middle of the road. the contact made several unsuccessful attempts to restart the vehicle and move it onto the emergency lane. the vehicle was towed to the residence and then to pep boys. the mechanic performed a diagnostic test and stated the crankshaft position caused the failure to occur. the mechanic stated there was a recall on the crankshaft position and it should be taken to an authorized dealer. nhtsa recall campaign id number: 07v527000, engine and engine cooling was related to the failure. the vehicle was taken to the dealer who replaced the crankshaft position at the contacts expense for $486. the dealer informed the contact that the vehicle could not be repaired under the recall due to the high mileage. the manufacturer was notified who stated due to the high mileage they will not repair the vehicle per the recall. the contact filed complaint#7925515 with the manufacturer. the failure mileage was 100,730.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 100730 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N4AL11D75C. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Nissan Murano 2009
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 14, 2012
Location:
Ridgefield Park, NJ

i was driving at about 25-30 mph and the engine just shut down.. no warnings no lights just stopped in drive.. i then tried to start it putting it in park and could not tried about 25 min. i finally got it started by putting my foot on the brake and pushing the start button and then quickly hitting the gas, once getting it started i pulled it over off the road and let it idle. i was able to get it home with out anymore problems.. i then took it too my nissan dealer and they could not find anything wrong computer did not read any errors.. i only have 25000 miles on the car and is less then 3 years old and always serviced. *tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 25000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JN8AZ18W19W. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Nissan MURANO 2009 Drive type:AWD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Nissan Altima 2009
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 19, 2012
Location:
Alexandria, LA

tl* the contact owns a 2009 nissan altima. the contact stated that while driving approximately 25 mph, the engine stalled without warning. the engine failed to restart after several attempts. the vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer, who stated that the steering column sensor was faulty. the vehicle was repaired. the manufacturer had been notified of the failure. the approximate failure mileage was 110,000. the vin was unavailable.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 110000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 25 mph.

Nissan Altima 2006
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 13, 2012
Location:
Pittsburgh, PA

tl* the contacts owns a 2006 nissan altima. the contact stated that while driving 35 mph, the check engine light illuminated. the contact had the crankshaft position sensor replaced at local repair shop and after driving a few miles, the check engine light illuminated again. the manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the vehicle was not included in the recall associated with nhtsa campaign id number: 07v527000 (engine and engine cooling). the manufacturer would not assist with the repairs. the failure mileage was 68,000 and the current mileage was 68,100.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 68000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N4AL11D46N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Nissan Altima 2005
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 21, 2012
Location:
Kansas City, MO

tl* the contact owns a 2005 nissan altima. the contact was unable to start the vehicle until after several attempts. the failure recurred intermittently. approximately two months later while stopped at a traffic stop, the vehicle suddenly stalled without warning. the contact was able to restart the vehicle. the vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing. the mechanic advised that the crank shaft position sensor and the speed sensor would have to be replaced. the contact stated that he replaced the crank shaft position sensor himself but the failure continued. the contact referenced nhtsa campaign id number: 07v527000 (engine and engine cooling) but was advised by the manufacturer that the vin was not included in the recall. the vehicle was not repaired. the approximate failure mileage was 106,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 106000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1N4AL11D75N. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Nissan Sentra 2004
Nissan North America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 24, 2012
Location:
Glendale, CA

i believe that the engine is unsafe due to a design flaw with the vehicle. the engine blew 2 head gaskets twice. the first time at ~40000 miles, the second at ~144000 miles. the damage was severe enough that the engine had to be replaced on the second incident. both cases there was no indicaiton of any issues till the incident other than the heater stopped working. none of the gauges showed any difference from normal operation. *tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 144394 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3N1CB51A74L. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Nissan SENTRA 2004 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.


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