Transmission shifts inconsistently, sometimes roughly, sometimes over-revs between 3rd and 4th gear.
Intermittent problem ... rpm's flare 300-400 rpm when transmission shifts from 3rd to 4th. Update: The rpm flares occurred with less frequency following the latest ecm and tcm update. They also seemed less likely when driven vigorously.
Transmission output shaft seal was leaking. Had to be replaced Hard shifting in the morning when engine slightly cold. Dealer stated that the software was up to date for the transmission and that they could not replicate the issue.
Reprogramming of transmission harsh shifting in lower gears!
Had to reprogram trans
Car wouldn't shift out of park. Dealer fixed transmission linkage problem under warranty
I hear a noise when shifting between drive and park. I finally asked them to look at it while getting an oil change. They said it's dirt built up in axle and would need to clean. Won't cause issues to leave it, so I left it.
whining noise heard from transmission (manual) when cold. goes away completely once warmed up. due for fluid change at 30k mi, will see if noise disappears.
Rear differential bushing (within subframe) was leaking and appeared to have completely leaked out, causing shifts to have more jolt. Repair took 3 days total (2 days for waiting for the part to arrive).
Replaced dual mass flywheel, pilot bearing, crankshaft sensor, & clutch slave cylinder. Also replaced clutch master cylinder per my request.
tranny noise..fixed by replacing the entire transmission
Manual transmission would grind into 5th gear when cold. All other gears were fine and 5th was fine when warm. Tried replacing fluid with Redline synthetic, did not fix the problem.
Manual transmission would grind into 5th gear when cold. All other gears were fine and 5th was fine when warm. Dealer replaced m/t fluid unnecessarily (customer pay), then replaced transmission under powertrain warranty.
Slave cylinder leaked all clutch fluid. Transmission had been replaced under warranty 10 months earlier for 5th gear grind. They replaced the whole trans again under parts warranty since slave cylinder was part of the replacement trans.
Would not shift manually (automatic transmission 5at). If shifted manually, it would automatically go into sport mode and would not return to Sport mode. They replaced the shifter assembly.
Located in the middle area between the seats.
Clutch fluid failure. Clutch pedal only returned half way. Personal attempt to bleed fluid made issue worse. Took mechanic 2 hours to fully bleed system. Will be replacing both master and slave cylinders in near future.
Clutch master cylinder replaced with new OEM. Clutch slave cylinder replaced with Zspeed HD aftermarket unit.
no pressure in clutch: failed slave cylinder and master cylinder led to failure of clutch/etc
- replaced slave/master cylinders, clutch/flywheel/pressure plate
Bad slave cylinder from Infiniti direct. Had to replace again
Failed csc again. 3rd time in less than a year
Clutch, pressure plate. Due to prolonged driving at high speeds the flex plate or something burned up and clutch failed.
Manual transmission was grinding going into 5th. Dealer diagnosed it as a bad synchro and replaced the transmission under warranty.
Shifting from gear 2 to 3 is extremely rough at times. Took it in, they said it was normal (which is not true), but they went ahead and changed some fluids and charged me almost 200 bucks for it. It got somewhat better after (it happens less often now).
There was a pinging noise that came from underneath the vehicle when I shifted into first gear. I took the vehicle to Infiniti, where they told me that there was a recall that was extended into the 08 model for the rear axle. After the repair the pingin
Rear axle "chirp", repaired via TSB.
Clutch failed to release on uphill start. Bleed master clutch cylinder. Took very long time to repressurize. Dealer replaced master and slave clutch cylinders.
Seals in clutch slave cylinder failed to hold/pressurize fluid. Replace part, clean all internal clutch parts of oil. Flush fluid.
Clutch failed again, identical to June 2008 repair issue on this vehicle. Bad slave cylinder.
brought car in because clutch felt like it was slipping engaging 1st gear and during shifts. dealer confirms car requires new clutch but NOT flywheel. not covered under warranty. when asked why it failed so soon, they replied "that's typical on this car"
6spd manual was noisy at idle and a bit clunky. Replaced transmission.
Tpms light was on and throwing a code. New bcm.
warranty repair. rear axle click. rear splines were removed, lubed, re torqued and good to go. chirp/click noise dissapeared. however i am only at 2300 miles now.
Clutch failed. Fully depressed and would not come back up. Had to be towed to dealer. Car was not safe to drive. Diagnosis -> Air somehow got into clutch cylinder (Not sure if Master or Slave). They bled the air from the system and it's fine now.
Leak in slave cylinder of clutch (Manual transmission) Was unsuccessfully diagnosed and not repaired properly in August. Had to come back in September. Parts ordered and installed. Repair took 3 days.
Clutch losing pressure AGAIN. Previous TWO repair attempts were only temporary solutions. I had to involve Infiniti corporate. The dealership had to wait for a part from Infiniti corporate. There's now a recall on the clutch.
Manual Transmission grinds when shifting quickly into 5th gear.
The dealer claimed they could not duplicate.
Clutch, flywheel and pressure plate needed replacement, mechanical failure.
The Clutch Master Cylinder went out and needed to be replaced. The only part available that would fit had to be ordered from the Factory and was delivered by truck to the Infiniti Dealership in Fresno and then delivered to auto shop.
The entire clutch system had to be replaced.
Clutch plate TSB.
Slave cylinder broke in manual transmission. Replaced clutch while inside transmission, which is why the repair cost was as much as it was.
6-spd manual grinds or feels notchy when shifting from 1st to second or second to third. Problem is intermittent and dealer said was normal :(
Slave cylinder broke. They had to lower the transmission to get to it.
Sticking clutch pedal in hot weather. Clutch slave cylinder and clutch fluid replaced.
leaking rear differential seal when traded
original clutch was slipping out, design prone to premature mechanical failure. inspection afterwards found clearly failing, barely avoided more severe damage. replaced original dual mast clutch with aftermarket single mast clutch and flywheel (exedy).
Clicking axle TSB
Left rear wheel bearing
Both front wheel bearings replaced
Right rear wheel bearing was bad
Replaced clutch slave cylinder. When the clutch/transmission area got hot, the clutch engagement point would get lower and/or the pedal would not return. Slave cylinder close to exhaust.
Replaced clutch slave cylinder
Dry Axle ticking sound, repaired via TSB procedure with grease between axle and wheel hub.
The car clutch was replaced at Nissan dealer and with OE; clutch set with OEM flywheel and still some week the clutch still made smell like it was burning cluch.Nevertheless i drove smoothly and I do not live on clutch
on hard shifting the clutch pedal would stay stuck to the floor. first dealer told me i didnt know how to drive they then replaced slave cylinder and i have not had an issue again. but now when car is in neutral it makes awful noises
I took the car in for service because I was having a great deal of difficulty shifting. The diagnosis was
bad synchros in the transmission and was replaced under warranty, however I had to pay for the replacement of the clutch assembly. Clutch pedal was sticking constantly. The pedal bearing assembly was replaced to resolve the problem.
Clutch pedal sticking. Does not return all the way especially on warm/hot days. Reading from other owner issues, this problem points to the slave cylinder starting to fail. I will repair when I have the $$ and then report the cost.
clutch works fine but clutch pedal sticks - pull up with foot especially in warm weather
maybe just needs lube
Clutch had worn out. Replaced it along with lighter flywheel.
Rear Axle clicking. Dealership declined warranty repair because I changed the springs to aftermarket and this voided warranty. Repair was about $300 and was not worth it to me because it was just a annoying sound.
Clicking noise from rear of vehicle. It was deemed that the rear axles were making the noise and there was a TSB regarding the issue.
ITB05-002b. Both rear wheel areas exhibited clicking noises during starting from a stop, both forward and reverse directions. Repaired via ITB05-002b instructions -- dealer applied lubrication to driveshaft flanges.
Dealer couldn't find clutch rattle when pedal pressed in. Probably release bearing, left it alone. Release bearing - replaced under warranty
Clutch Pedal wont fully release
Gear grinding.. needed new transmission, etc...
Clicking/groaning from rear axle when starting from a stop, esp'ly when changing direction. Performed tech bulletin ITB05-002b, including all new hardware (bolts, etc). Problem was solved. Took 3 days to get the hardware from Nissan.
defective manual transmission replaced under OEM warranty.
clutch replacement after having an aftermarket clutch put on.
Noticed that the AWD did not work (rear wheels only) when the car got stuck on snow. Brought the car to the first dealer, who insisted that nothing was wrong with the car as the computer says "it's OK". Obviously not having AWD was not OK for me. Dealer replaced transfer case because the AWD system was not working. First dealership we brought the car to had claimed there was no problem because the computer said "it's OK"
Rear Axles re-greased.
Car would 'click' when moving at low speed. Rear axles were re greased. This is known issue with published TSB, and was fully covered under warranty.
Clutch throw out bearing, transmission winding and grinding gears in 3rd sometimes.
Had to change both Oil lines going from trasmission to oil cooler in raqdiator, they were leaking! Had a transmission flush done at the same time and added synthetic oil!~
Remove and replace front drivers side compression rod.
All gauges, air conditioning, and transmission stopped working. Was caused by an error in the transmission which was still under the extended warranty. Dealer said it was "wear and tear" but after some debate, they accepted it as a warranty item. Repla
Third gear grinds (completely shot) and whining noise out of transmission when cold. This is third transmission (6MT G-35) Warranty replaced transmission 2x and Clutch 1x. Car out of warranty for this by 5 months but under mileage by 25k. Mechanic at dealer stated clutch needed replacing along with transmission. Same clutch problem as when purchased. Replaced by dealer under warranty 1x. Problem still occurs, Infiniti refused to replace. Escalated to Consumer Affairs, still declined.
Third gear went bad on 6 speed manual transmission. Took about a ten months of negotiations and involving the state attorney general's office of consumer affairs.