Owners of Nissan Trucks and S.U.V.’s Report Transmission Failures

Owners of some of Nissan’s most popular S.U.V.’s and pickup trucks are experiencing failures of their automatic transmissions because radiator coolant is leaking into the systems.
While the automaker has offered an extended warranty for the radiators, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other safety organizations have received numerous complaints from owners alleging they have spent thousands of dollars for transmission repairs because the added radiator warranty coverage only applied to vehicles with fewer than 80,000 miles.
Owners also say that Nissan should have notified them that the radiator problem, covered under a warranty action last October, went beyond the cooling system and could allow coolant to enter the transmissions and destroy them.

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Defect Petition, 2005-2010 Nissan Pathfinder, Frontier, and Xterra

Opening Resume, DP12-004