Someone I can completely trust. I got an estimate to fix it. This car got her through college. Third you seem quite sure my tranny is going to end up in a heap and yours is not. Nissan Dealers have been advised of these extensions and will provide service to your vehicle if required. If I want to change the filter, I do it on the second draining. Finally, I traveled 60 miles to a certified shop where my Xterra is now, and they identified the problem completely.
And when the 2011-2015 hit 90,000 miles will they have the same issue? Locate bucket and aim hose into bucket preferably labelled in 2 quart intervals 5. We took a lot of pride in maintaining this car for 10 years, and to have it fail for a known defect Nissan knew would fail at around the 90,000 mile mark, is disgraceful. Some of our top Automatic Transmission Fluid product brands are , and. I guess there is a shift valve filter, but don't sweat that. As a daily driver, it will be replaced because it just is not reliable as much as I really like it. Didn't do the bolts, hopefully never have to worry about those. This is the 5th issue Nissan would not take accountability for.
Even that method does get 100% of the old fluid changed out, but it does a good job of getting most of it. My truck is properly maintained and the tran is not going to fail from any fluid related problem. I am certain my friend wasn't aware that she was about to rip me off. This is total loss of the vehicle since it doesn't make any sense to repair at this price a vehicle with less resale value than the cost of the repair. When checking the coolant level, always do so when the engine is cold. I've been told that the Xterra, and all newer cars for that matter, do not have a transmission filter and all that is required is to simply drain the old fluid from the pan and refill. Which gives the most bang for the buck is clear.
Over 10 years ago I received a notice of a head gasket issue on my Ford Windstar. Sounds like 50% to me or maybe a hair more. Replacing less than half the fluid with synth still leaves a blend of mostly old dino fluid which is little if any better than if you had added dino fluid anyway. Guess I'm just wasting my time there too. As the fluid exits the cooler into the tank, it pushes against the bladder and forces the clean fluid into the cooler hose, where it returns to the transmission. They did the right thing, and Nissan needs to do the same here where the defect was known, identified when it would occur, however, now basically denies they have any responsibility for it, or because it did not occurr within their previous warranty period, it is not their fault if it happens later! The figure I normally hear is more like 90%. We have some words for Nissan.
The fluid is always refreshened. And for the do it yourself flush which is identical to a machine flush: 1. Needing to swap out the gasket in our 2000 I30T auto trans pan. I think we actually put in 6 new quarts of fluids too, so right on there too. Couldn't find the exact info online, hoping someone has done this to their car and know what it takes. Total garbage that the manufacturer will not recall and replace it for us.
What is wrong with a company who cares more about the bottom line than the safety and loyalty of the people that own their vehicles? Once filled to the full line, sit in the truck and run it through all the gears. Has one already been filed I can join? Regular drain refills at least once a year or 10k miles is more than sufficient for an extremely long life. It is low and is partially obscured by the main wiring harness. Trying to make it seem that way makes one wonder exactly where you get the info from. Overtightening these bolts tends to strip the threads.
Just don't knock reasonable maintainence for a reasonable price. I took out a loan with my bank. This problem is well known by Nissan but unfortunately not by me or I would have gotten rid of the vehicle before this happened. Also, what are the torque specs for the 21 bolts holding the pan to the transmission? If the transmission fluid level in your Xterra is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. When my head gaskets failed, the mileage allowance had just been exceeded.
Drain and fill is not as stupid as you like to make it sound. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. This way, fresh fluid is pumped through the system. It had never broken down before and was so sudden. The mechanic replaced the radiator and coolant and flushed it. Every 2 years or every 24K miles is the recommended transmission flush interval for the average driver.