It was slipping, bucking and stalling the car. What more do I need to say? They told me that it needed replaced. So Nissan clearly accepts that there was a problem but will do nothing in helping people who currently have a car with a failing cvt transmission! The only time it will be recalled is if it is a safety issue?? Competitors include the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla. I took it to a transmission repair shop to get it fixed. The manufacturer was not contacted.
I researched the problem and came across many others complaining about the same issues. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Nissan Sentra was redesigned for 2013 with a new engine and a more upscale look, inside and out. When it was inspected by Nissan technicians, they said the transmission was completely bad and needed to be replaced. Never will I buy a Nissan vehicle. If you are over the manufactured warranty tho they will not. Because there was no indication that there was a problem with the transmission, this made it impossible to fix the issue early on so this could have been avoided.
As a result, the passenger frontal air bag may be turned off and not deploy in the event of a crash. That means my 2014 Sentra I would of paid 120000 for! Made it to the gas station, had it toad to my home. Now it's in need of repair badly! I was driving on the freeway when my vehicle started to shift erratically, the car would then barely move when pressing gas. These issues are ongoing and started at 50,000 miles. Just like that transmission was toast. I think that going down the highway not knowing when your cvt transmission is going to rev up or slow down is a huge safety issue! My commute is 144 miles M-F. This will be the last Nissan I buy.
It is rediculous and they should be held accountable! Thank goodness the transmission was still under the 60,000 mile warranty, so got it fixed right away, but I will tell you I don't feel comfortable driving my own car because I am afraid I will get stuck again somewhere. What they do know, is to let the vehicle owner drown in their sewer of transmission problems. Vehicle Overview The Nissan Sentra was redesigned for 2013 with a new engine and a more upscale look, inside and out. It's worth the same or less than what the cost of the new transmission will be. The vehicle the time of the cvt failure had only 80,000 + miles. Noticed driving home the same exact issues before the total failure, hesitation when slowing down to accelerate, noise coming off the left front side, something trying to engage and slipping, then finally engaging. I have vehicles that have over 200000 miles on them.
Then finally the check engine light pops on! I haven't even had this 2014 for 2 yet, and if being stuck on the side of the highway with a young child or almost being rear-ended due to loss of power to engine doesn¿T scream ¿we need a safety recall¿ what will?? They might as well be selling them as old used flood cars If they are not going to last more than a couple of years brand new. I can barely go past 60 mph and it is a huge safety issue. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. Summary Nissan North America, Inc. The vehicle was not repaired. I have the receipt for the total cost of repairs.
Is there any other places to complain? My mechanic checked it out and as it was expected, the cvt transmission broke down. While driving at an unknown speed and attempting to accelerate to 60 mph, the contact stated that it felt as if the gear shifted. My transmission started acting weird not long after I left the lot. I was told by a service tech that Nissan has changed the design 6 times to improve the mistakes. A way to get involved with the lawsuit? Safety hazard when trying to merge onto a busy road. Bye, bye Nissan and hello Toyota or Honda.
Who can afford to waste money like that, and because of the defects if you buy one you are stuck paying more money back to Nissan dealerships to fix them so they make even more money. Long time to respond to input from the pedal. Clearly Nissan does not stand behind their product if you go over the manufactured warranty of 60000 miles. Nissan clearly is making mistakes and not wanting to do anything about it. Had to get towed and was told that my transmission went out.
I had hoped for a much longer vehicle life since the recommended maintenance has been done. I¿ve been loyal to Nissan for many years having had a 1995 and 2002 Sentra for years. After spending over an hour helpless, the car jumped back into gear and allowed me to drive it the remaining 20 miles, but once exiting the highway I could not acelerate to merge into street traffic and was almost rear-ended. Competitors include the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla. In my case I am at 86000. My car is still at the dealership.
This is our 5th Nissan. Extended warranties are also available for purchase; please call for details. On the return trip back, 1hr and a half into trip, my car lost all aceleration power. The car started jerking and I had lost all acceleration power. It isn't like 1 to 1000 people are experiencing this problem! This is a quality, recycled 2014 Nissan Sentra Transmission.