Complaint Number: 10295434 Incident Date: December 12, 2009 Date Added to File: December 12, 2009 Description of the Complaint: Rear differential leak - both sides. Summit Bucks are redeemable via phone, mail, online or by presenting them at a retail location. I continue to have this issue. The truck is back in for repair within 5 days since and back brakes are not working properly. Dealer reprogram boost pump software. Was turning out of parking lot and in the middle of the turn I heard a clank, then loss of power. I was told by my mechanic that both of these incidents could have caused me to crash and that I was lucky.
Right now I am in the process of replacing the seal through my Nissan dealership but the problem is still prone to happen. Rear end of truck began exhibiting a whine sound. Overhaul should be done in a clean work area, it is preferable to work dustproof area, before disassembly, using steam or white gasoline, completely remove sand and mud exterior, the unit, preventing them from entering into the unit during disassembly assembly, check appearance of the disassembled parts for damage, deformation, and unusual wear. Loyal buyers buy from loyal manufacturers. The first problem brakes happened at about 2 weeks old or 1000 miles.
I hope something comes out of this - Gary C. Complaint Number: 10200038 Incident Date: August 15, 2007 Date Added to File: August 19, 2007 Description of the Complaint: I was about to pull into a main thorough fare from a side street going across all lanes to turn left. Pulled into parking lot and discovered it was the diff. The rear end smells burned and leaked fluid all over the undercarriage. Took the truck to the dealership. The failure mileage was 52,920.
This is a dealer repair only issue as no aftermarket replacement parts can be found. I do not trust this vehicle and feel unsafe driving it as I am not sure when the next failure will happen. I took it to a dealer and was told the rear end needed to be replaced. The failure and current mileages were approximately 72,000. Here I am at 138000 miles out of warranty with the same issue.
On thanksgiving evening my family and I were driving home on a major highway when all of a sudden I heard a clunk and lost acceleration. Nissan Body Shop says it was damaged by the factory and slapped together to get it out. Leaving my house, the truck started making a loud clunking noise. Complaint Number: 10150503 Incident Date: February 15, 2006 Date Added to File: February 17, 2006 Description of the Complaint: 1 rear differential failed, found metal pieces of spider gear on drain plug 2 vehicle was towed to local nissan dealer 3 rear differential is being replaced. I am now worried that the new unit could fail unexpectedly and cause future excess damage and a possible stranding or worse an accident at speed.
Makes me want to re-think about purchasing another nissan product, I have two presently. Truck is equipped with the factory installed tow package. The dealer also advised that the failure was a common failure on the particular year and model. My power train warranty will run out at 60,000. Also, the rear differential oil will slowly leak and cause the rear differential to lose fluid and fail. Complaint Number: 10166044 Incident Date: August 20, 2006 Date Added to File: August 20, 2006 Description of the Complaint: After filling truck with gas, I pulled out of the gas station and made a right turn onto the main road. We do not require a core charge or a return of the old part or engine.
The first time was at 75000 miles and the second at 125000 miles. Even if they take care of my problem, there many titans and armadas on the road. I only had 30k on my truck with mostly highway miles. Complaint Number: 10295434 Incident Date: December 12, 2009 Date Added to File: December 12, 2009 Description of the Complaint: Rear differential leak - both sides. The failure and current mileages were 40,000. I'll take the matter up in court! Complaint Number: 10158466 Incident Date: May 20, 2006 Date Added to File: May 28, 2006 Description of the Complaint: Upon pulling out into traffic from a gas station the rear differential or my 05 nissan titan failed.
Complaint Number: 10200038 Incident Date: August 15, 2007 Date Added to File: August 19, 2007 Description of the Complaint: I was about to pull into a main thorough fare from a side street going across all lanes to turn left. I tried putting the truck in gear to see if I could move but there was no power being provided to the drive train. The contact stated that the rear of the vehicle seized suddenly and without warning. It is hard to maintain control sometimes, and the dealer does not want to help fix the problem. The rear end smells burned and leaked fluid all over the undercarriage. Had truck flatbed towed to nearby Nissan dealership and they found little evidence of leak and plenty of fluid.
The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the technician replaced the rear differential. When the differential breaks the vehicle is immobilized and sometimes left in harms way I. Complaint Number: 10383951 Incident Date: February 5, 2011 Date Added to File: February 22, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 nissan titan. I would have driven this vehicle much longer if repair costs had not been so high. The truck made the thumping noise every time that I went around a corner. Again the dealer fixed it.