This is the first time that car died on me while driving. The price of the fluid change may not even make a difference, or screw his transmission up. Just follow what's recommended in the service manual, if possible. So I went back to the dealership and received a recommendation to speak with the service manager. So I follow the rule of when you fluid starts changing from pink to brown - change it. But now that I have a new car, I change the fluid as the manual says.
The 2005 Nissan Maxima requires a drain and fill process for changing the transmission fluid. After 6 phone calls with Nissan customer care they too decided that they felt it was out of warranty and not their problem. Finish removing the drain plug with your hand. Also get this right front passenger rim bent. Due to the heat generated in the transmission, the fluid can break down over time. Should I get the transmission fluid changed before I go on a long drive next weekend? Hear from other customers via the 5,172 reviews on parts for your Nissan Altima. If you do intend to change it.
The failure mileage on the vehicle was 35,000 and the current mileage is 50,000. Note I'm not a professional mechanic, but my understanding is that the reason why there is the myth that changing the fluid is bad is because once the fluid gets burnt, your clutch plates are burnt up as well - and actually require less lubrication to actually work. If the transmission fluid level on your Altima is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Check out our complete line of products. Then go to about 10mm before the threads end heading toward the top of the bolt.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I'am sure that every shop has a different policy and i would like to think that each would honor there work. Was told tires need to be replace, alignment and balance. They told me that I would need to replace tires and alignment. Usually if its never been changed, and the fluid isn't black nor burnt, leave it alone.
Based on complaints on a website she felt that a clamp nut may be loose. Thanks Superkid667 for the correct info. They used Nissan tranny fluid. Usually if its never been changed, and the fluid isn't black nor burnt, leave it alone. Mine falls into the category of substantial hwy. .
Rotate clockwise to a 75 degree angle. Slide the fluid catch pan underneath the drain plug on the bottom of the transmission. Sounds like it is coming from the engine. Advance Auto Parts has 8 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. The vehicle will jerk while doing high speeds on the highway and recently while driving at 25mph the vehicle completely shut off on it's own.
The first time dust was blown off the brakes. The dealership has not been able to diagnose the problem with the transmission. They then said that the ticking was normal and the shaking was normal. The transmission jerked, and hesitated in low gears. I believe that it is ridiculous for the consumer to pay the cost of replacing a part that should be replaced by the manufacturer since it is obviously a defective part, since it's designed to out live the life of the engine, last I checked 76,000+ miles on a Nissan is not the life of the engine. The only time you will run into an issue changing the fluid is if the tranny is already shot. I am very upset with this lack of concern Nissan has with my issues.
It has atleast 2 bolts that hold it on , remove those bolts. I was able to pull over, no one was hurt. If i figured it out it must be simple! It does cause the tranny to fail, and the reason is exactly what I listed. Please find this document attached. I'm on a time sensitive situation at all times with my clients and the last thing I need is to be told the part s i was charged for upfront is not in stock like it said it was, so now not only am I wasting my time, fuel, money! Well since then i've been doing drain and fills at every second oil change. They never offered to do a diagnostics test. I then was driving about 35 mph and the right front tire blew out.