When it comes to your Nissan Maxima, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. The dipstick in the 2005 Nissan Maxima is located on the passenger-side rear of the engine. Why else would my transmission fluid burn?? Should be a small yellow dipstick. My 2004 Nissan Murano at 75,000 miles started having an acceleration problems, when you put your foot on the accelerator, it would lurch or not move forward. If it is the 5 speed your mechanic may have used the wrong fluid.
When adding transmission fluid to your Maxima, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. If the transmission fluid level on your Maxima is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. May 13, 2011 There is a drain plug on the lower front of the maxima transmission housing. I had mine drained and refilled quite a while back. I have a 93 also.
If the fluid is black or smells at all burnt, your transmission is about to fail. Click on the Show Details button to get additional information about the part. Runs so smooth now, but I do feel a little bumps. I do in-city driving, about 12k miles a year. I just did my drain and refill, put 4 Quarts and after 10+ mins of running its not even registering on the dip-stick I took it off jackstands before checking the fluid, figuring that's how it runs and it would more level and accurate.
To find it quickly, consult your owner's manual. If my local mechanic did not find and flakes in my old transmission fluid why else could of caused it to burn? All the way down to 1st 2nd 3rd ect. Sep 22, 2010 Hi blanchard71. Slide the fluid catch pan underneath the drain plug on the bottom of the transmission. I do in-city driving, about 12k miles a year.
If it's a standard, there is a lot more to checking fluid. Crank the engine and it run for about two to three minutes. But the Nissan dealer told me that they only check for quantity and not quality, and that it is possible to have burnt transmission fluid in a short time span. Transmission fluid lubricates the components of a car's automatic transmission and works as a hydraulic fluid in many manual transmission cars. I think that proves that I'm loyal. Turn off the engine and remove the dipstick again.
? I get my oil changed every 3500 miles. I think the fact that I am a woman and don't know much about mechanical issues but me at a great disadvantage to argue with them. Made of tough plastic, the handle won't break from the rod. I've had my mounts checked. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Engine Oil Dipstick product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence.
I wondering if I'm off base to assume this? Finish removing the drain plug with your hand. Hundreds of Nissan Murano owners on Edmunds Car Space and other blogs or forums have had this exact same recurring problem. Your warranty tells you there are no implied warranties other that what is listed written into document. What is really funny is I had my transmission fluid was replaced by a local mechanic and he said it was burnt really bad. I see the point you are trying to make, and I strongly disagree and find it offensive from the point of view of someone who cannot afford a new vehicle every 60k miles. I regularly get my oil changes at the Nissan dealer. Those that want more should avail themselves of extra insurance.
Turn off the engine and remove the dipstick again. Credit: How often does this need to be done? Wishing and hopeing doesn't usually work. But the Nissan dealer told me that they only check for quantity and not quality, and that it is possible to have burnt transmission fluid in a short time span. Manufacture warranty says to inspect fluids. Drive your 6thgen 04-06 around for 10 to 15 minutes to heat the transmission fluid.
I get my oil changed every 3500 miles. If you know your Year Make Model, put it in the selector so that we can guide you to a product that fits your vehicle. Jack up the 2 6thgen and pull the jack stands out. We offer a wide range of Nissan Oil Dipsticks of all the best brands in the industry at an affordable rate that fits the Price Range you are looking for. My dipstick happens to be very loose, I hope yours didn't come out by accident and is gone.
It is best to have driven at least 20 miles before adding trans fluid so everything has had time to get hot. I knew this to be true. Do you know if you have a 4 or 5 speed automatic transmission? It may say check hot in park, or check in neutral, but never add it like that if there is nothing showing on the dipstick. Good transmission fluid should be translucent, although color varies from product to product. The Parts Manager, who i personally know, said that Nissan has a criteria I basically didn't meet them I didn't purchase my Maxima there.