The complete failure occured on Dec. Fill levels for the three boxes vary based on engine size and specific type of differential. All roads frequently used by passenger vehicles and traveling at low speeds under 20 mph. When I brought this to the attention of my dealership, they informed me that if they could not replicate this noise at the time, there was nothing that could be done. The current and failure mileages were 62,000.
The sudden jumping out of gear started about a month before that. Now at 60,000 miles clutch is bad again. The contact that after pulling into his driveway at speeds of 5 mph the contact put the vehicle into park an exited the vehicle with the engine still running. Both times the contact was able to reproduce the problem on washboard road used by passenger vehicles. This transmission unit has been inspected, tested and ready to ship. This transmission unit includes a transmission case, valve body, tail shaft and housing, torque converter automatic only , and all internal lubricated parts.
Numerous instances in internet forums of similar reports. Never had this problem before with any other vehicle. But Nissan's milieu had always been tough, reliable trucks; granted, a few decades experience building some of the best sports cars in history doesn't seem to have hurt Nissan's penchant for forging pretty amazing little pickups. I was informed that it would be covered under warranty by a service advisor. No specific events led to failure.
I made several complaints while the vehicle was under warranty. Shortly thereafter, the transmission popped out of second gear on four occasions. However, they all use fill plugs for measuring fluid. The fluid should be flush with the base of the hole for the fill plug on each of the boxes. Fluid capacities varied according to the engine, drivetrain and whether or not the vehicle came with a towing package; expect anywhere between 2. I have driven a clutch all my adult life 55. The contact stated she was in the process of seeking assistance from the manufacturer.
Being that there are dozens of people with the same problem, I would have assumed that this problem would have been rectified without this much turmoil. I provided them with evidence that the vehicle did have a defective clutch and even drove a technician around in the vehicle to reproduce the noise that they did not hear. While they had the vehicle, a different person informed me 2 days later that they inspected the clutch, found it to be worn, and that I was responsible for it. The contact considered this problem dangerous. The current and failure mileages were approximately 152,000.
. It never happened while using 4-wheel drive. Nissan attempted to correct the problem by adding wheel weights to the shifter assembly to dampen the shifter vibration, and then replace the transmission. It turns out that the noise coming from behind the dashboard was being produced by a defective clutch. The vehicle then proceeded to roll over the contacts foot, up his leg and crushed the right side of his ribs. I searched the internet for other people with similar problems.
Nissan's have a reputation for lasting forever, but I guess we got a bad one. It is very dangerous to have a defective clutch on any car, let alone a 2 plus ton truck. If interlock assembly is removed as a unit, check ball, be careful not lose check ball, remove control housing, return spring check ball, drive out retaining pin striking arm. Nissan informed me that I should sue, because there was nothing they could do. I was able to do nothing except pay for the repair to get my truck back. This truck is best as a extra vehicle as I had mine as my daily driver which I commute.
Both repairs were costly for a truck that was bought brand new and isnt even paid for yet. ᭺ Removing counter gear rear bearing, ᭺ Removing installing mainshaft rear, installing counter gear rear end bearing, hard to shift will not shift. Then Nissan gave the contact a 2005 se Frontier off the lot ,and once again the problem recurred. Manual Description Clearance Between Baulk Ring And Gear33, distance Between Rear Surface Reverse, table for selecting proper counter gear, the actual shapes of Kent-Moore tools may differ from those of special service tools illustrated here. At approximately 109,500 the transmission begain jumping out of first gear without warning. The contact returned to the vehicle and while trying to re-enter, was knocked over by the drivers side door.