Nissan Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) Problems
Malfunctions in Nissan’s AEB are causing vehicles to suddenly brake even when there’s no obstructions on the road ahead. The sudden stops are creating dangerous situations that often lead to rear-end collisions.
Sunroof Rattles and Explodes
Heads up, Nissan owners! That giant piece of glass above your head may soon be on its way down in a thousand little pieces. Lawsuits accuse Nissan of using a faulty tempering process for their sunroofs since 2008.
Altima's Dim Headlights
The low-beam headlights in the 5th generation Altima are dangerously dim, and it has nothing to do with the bulb. The problem is worst in the 2013-2015 model years as material inside the assembly breaks down creating a less effective headla…
Should You Trust Nissan's CVT?
For a while cracked radiators were the number one enemy of Nissan transmissions, but these days it appears the transmissions are their own worst enemy.
OCS Warning and Airbag Problems
The occupant classification system (OCS) in many Nissan vehicles is so unreliable for the front passenger seat that you should probably think twice before calling 'shotgun.'…
EVAP Clogs and Gas Spills
Nissan owners are experiencing 'gas splash back' at the pump and it's likely because of a clog in the EVAP system.
What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
5th Generation Altima Key Numbers
Recent 5th Generation Altima News
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A lawsuit claiming Nissan's automatic emergency braking (AEB) system has dangerous defects will continue in court
following a U.S. District Court judge tossing out the automaker's motion to dismiss.
Nissan is recalling 341,000 Altima sedans for the second time to stop the rear doors from unlatching when the windows are rolled down.
The door’s latch-lock cable is interfering with the window regulator and previous attempts to re-route the cable didn’t work.
Nissan wants a judge to toss out a CVT lawsuit that they claim doesn’t point out any specific defects.
The Massachusetts lawsuit says Nissan promoted their CVT as having a fluid-like performance, but that couldn’t be further from the truth for owners of the 2013-2014 Altima.
that detects objects that aren’t really there. Instead of protecting drivers, system creates perfect conditions for rear-end and side crashes. A safety feature that actually causes crashes? Talk about awwwkward.
The likely culprit is corrosion due to road salt and there’s an investigation to see just how serious the problem has become.
A California lawsuit says malfunctions in the system create random emergency braking situations when the radar detects objects that aren’t really there.
in a class-action Nissan asked the court to dismiss. The[lawsuit accuses the automaker of concealing transmission defects since 2012 and covers owners of the 2013-2014 Altima in California, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Altima owners have been waiting for a recall and/or extended warranty for the terrible continuously variable transmission (CVT)
in the 2013 and 2014 model years. Well, certain owners decided they’ve waited long enough and sued Nissan.
Just take a look at this not so glorious run from the last few years
625,000 cars, in fact. That's a lot of latches that aren't latchin'. Nissan says the problem is with a secondary latch that sticks when the hood is closed. Here's a breakdown of what you need to know about the recall.