Nissan transmissions

Asked by Aug 29, 2012 at 11:52 AM about the 2008 Nissan Sentra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What my question is...If so many Nissan people are having transmisison problems with newer Nissans (mine is a 2008) why isn't there any type of class action suit againt Nissan????????  My car is only 4 years old and should not be having transmission problems when I have Nissan do regular maintenance (oil change every 3,000 miles).  This seems like an extremely large amount of Nissan cars having the same transmission problems.

4 Answers

5

my wife got her transmission replaced for free, her Altima had 60,000 miles on the CVT tranny, We was told Nissian extended warrantys to 100,000 on CVT's because of all the problems. Her's was a 2007. When we bought the car, all the salesmen and new car managers said they had never had problems with the trannys!

There are millions of these cars put on the road, and the ones that have had issues have been serviced and replaced it seems by Nissan at no charge. A "class action suit" sounds like an asinine idea, as there is absolutely nothing compensatory to sue for which is the only real reason to ever civilly sue. What punitive damages would there be (even in a high litigation type state) that wouldn't be overturned immediately by any judge anyway? Um, none, so good luck with that. Not even the "McDonald's verdict" was upheld, but no one pays attention when the system rights the wrongs that juries do at times with "punitive awards"... If you want to be "that guy" that wants a paycheck when life just happens, sweetpea, give it a shot! ;)

4,575

I've been a tech at Nissan for 5 years and only seen about 2-3 cvt trannies being replaced as long as they're maintained they seem to go forever. the 2003 muranos were the first Nissan cvt and they are still going strong 10 years later I've seen a few with 500,000 plus km's (300,000 miles) and are still good.

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.

Robert Lavallee's garage: Hi, I have a '08 Nissan Sentra with over 130K miles. Should I do a transmission oil flush? or how often are you supposed to do them? I really need help because I keep getting mixed answers and you are or were a Nissan Tech so you might know.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Where do I check my transmission fluid on a Nissan sentra 2009 2 answers

    Where do I check my transmission fluid on a Nissan sentra 2009

    2009 Nissan Sentra

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • cvt transmission 2007 nissan sentra 12 answers

    took my nissan sentra in to dealer today for transmission trouble car take long time to move and speedo donot workandtack took to shop that morning they tell me i put the wrong transmission fluid in ...

    2007 Nissan Sentra S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • transmission 3 answers

    So my husband was trying change oil in the dark and drained the transmission fluid instead how does he put it back in the car is a 2015 nissan sentra sv it don't have a dipstick

    2015 Nissan Sentra SV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1997 nissan sentra wont go into gear 1 answer

    My nissan wont go into gear when i put into any gear it just sits there and idles higher . I need help figureing out the problem i dont think the transmission is shot . It is an automatic

    1997 Nissan Sentra GXE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • can I put a transmission coolant on a 2010 Nissan sentra 4 answers

    I would like to have a transmission coolant put on my 2010 Nissan sentra

    2010 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR

    -

    Car Customization

Sentra

Looking for a Used Sentra in your area?

CarGurus has 52,959 nationwide Sentra listings starting at $1,799.

ZIP:

Search Nissan Sentra Questions

Nissan Sentra Experts

#1 L_R
L_R
Reputation 1,250
#2 Doran Harney
Doran Harney
Reputation 1,160
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 950
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima
1,087 Great Deals out of 82,558 listings starting at $670
Used Toyota Corolla
873 Great Deals out of 74,424 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
667 Great Deals out of 77,417 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
811 Great Deals out of 81,613 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,091 Great Deals out of 96,268 listings starting at $1,250
Used Nissan Versa
243 Great Deals out of 18,360 listings starting at $999
Used Nissan Maxima
347 Great Deals out of 25,223 listings starting at $1,400
Used Hyundai Elantra
565 Great Deals out of 55,000 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
697 Great Deals out of 58,722 listings starting at $995
Used Mazda MAZDA3
234 Great Deals out of 28,937 listings starting at $895
Used Nissan Rogue
561 Great Deals out of 75,583 listings starting at $3,495
Used Hyundai Sonata
606 Great Deals out of 51,095 listings starting at $1,300
Used Volkswagen Jetta
461 Great Deals out of 31,245 listings starting at $150
Used Kia Optima
516 Great Deals out of 31,026 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Sentra For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 29,472 listings starting at $8,302
2016 Nissan Sentra For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 6,033 listings starting at $10,499
2015 Nissan Sentra For Sale
203 Great Deals out of 5,466 listings starting at $7,995
2014 Nissan Sentra For Sale
151 Great Deals out of 3,526 listings starting at $5,580
2013 Nissan Sentra For Sale
118 Great Deals out of 3,027 listings starting at $5,999