Altima Hood Latch Failure
The 2013-2018 Altima is at constant risk of having its hood fly open while driving. It's a problem responsible for at least 16 accidents and a significant number of code brown moments.Continue reading article "Altima Hood Latch Failure"
Murano Soft Brakes
The 2009 Nissan Murano has an issue with soft and spongy brake pedals that go all the way to the floor and dangerously increase stopping distances. Owners say it happens after hitting a pothole or riding over other rough surfaces. It took y…Continue reading article "Murano Soft Brakes"
Visor Keeps Falling Down
Cars are complicated and can break in many ways. So it's nice to have a couple things you can just rely on #working. Outside of the stalwart cup holder, I'd argue that another hero of the interior is the humble sun visor. And yet Nissan fou…Continue reading article "Visor Keeps Falling Down"
Can 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.Continue reading article "Can You Trust Nissan's CVT?"
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.Continue reading article "Nissan Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) Problems"
Altima Rusted Floorboards
Altima owners have a dangerous problem lurking beneath their feet. The 3rd generation (2002-06) sedan has floorboards that seem particularly susceptible to corrosion. The result? Widespread rust that’s often concealed by the interior carpet…Continue reading article "Altima Rusted Floorboards"
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.Continue reading article "Sunroof Rattles and Explodes"
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…Continue reading article "Altima's Dim Headlights"
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