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Nissan Rogue repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (17%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (9%)

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Nissan Rogue transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (33%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (4%)

Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

Vehicle had a manufacturing defect involving the front left axel and wheel, allowing it to shimmy, which created friction at the wheel. 

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2013 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

11160 mi Mechanics were unable to duplicate problems we were having. The vibration is inconsistent. The day after we got home vibration began again for a few days but has not occurred since. Car ckd thoroughly no problems located. 
34000 mi Leak in transfer case, repaired under warranty. 

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2012 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT FWD

50000 mi

US $104
Gear shifter was locked up. I could not shift out of park. 
82000 mi Transmission replaced. We are very disappointed about replacing the transmission. This was reported to Nissan but Nissan would not do anything at all to help. We do not intend to ever purchase another Nissan. 

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2012 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

38000 mi Transmission whined at highway speeds and/or 3,000 RPM. Transmission completely replaced under warranty. 
57000 mi

US $600
Shifter would not move out of park. Shifter assembly had to be replaced. 
30000 mi

US $700
Car would not shift without using the override button. I was advised that the computer said I needed a new shifter $700 estimate. Seem ridiculous. I drive 30K a year never had a failure in the first 30K miles. Also never had a Nissan. 

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2011 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT FWD

52000 mi Heard buzzing noise. Thought it was bearings, but dealer says it might be the CVT. Told me to drive a couple of thoudsand miles more to see if the noise becomes louder and determine if it was the CVT or the wheel bearings. 
25420 mi rattle when accelerating change transmission 

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2011 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

27900 mi Replaced a washer in the transfer case - minor leak 

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2010 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

45200 mi

US $600
The transmission oil cooler was leaking and was replaced. 
69000 mi

US $1800
New transmission. Boots, sender, crossmember bar, shock absorber, engine mount bracket and other. 

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2010 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

49600 mi

$4000
Was not able to climb hill as well as moving slow 10Km/h 
34100 mi CVT transmission is brutal. Full replacement. Cost was 3600.00 though covered under warranty. 
41720 mi

C $700
Replace Driveshaft to address drone and vibration at 80 to 100kmh 

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2009 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT FWD

14500 mi

US $13000
Grinding Noise from Tranny after ECM /TCM update. Nissan decided to replace the tranny. 
31000 mi

US $260
Warped Brake Rotors, Jerk and Noise from tranny 
34300 mi Shifter Assy locked in P. Replaced under warranty. 
102500 mi Transmission failed, replaced with rebulit transmission. Dealer ordered correct transmission, but wrong one came in. So it took 8 days. 
136000 mi

US $325
Replaced drivers side shift boot was ripped 
68200 mi Was driving at higway speed,about one hour of driving,was hot summer day, wanted to pass some vehicles, small hill, car lost power. Manage to get off hwy, came to stop light, car had hard time moving, eventually picked up speed at lower rpm Went to Nissan dealer, told them of the problrm Left car for 3 hours was told to come back after one hour of driving at hwy speed so they can measure tran temp and order cooling system from nissan Made dessicion to get rid of car felt unsafe 
45000 mi Transmission was replaced under warranty. Transmission had developed a bearing whine and was slipping. 

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2009 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

75000 mi

US $357
Under warranty an auxiliary transmission cooler was added to prevent overheating. I had to pay for a service outside of warranty to replace the fluid 

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2009 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

233000 mi

US $733
Replaced front passenger side axle, rear drive shaft. Car exhibited a low frequency humming noise that varied with speed. 
97000 mi

US $676
Inner CV boot on passenger side was torn, axle replaced 
5000 mi Rear differential bolts were loose causing a loud bang occasionally from the rear. Bolts were torqued to spec and no further noises.  
61380 mi Transmission was getting noisy, 
63280 mi Transmission was replaced under warranty, vehicle was in for service for 2 days for routine maintenance and to investigate the noisy transmission. It was determined that a new transmission would need to be oredered. 

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2008 Nissan Rogue

Engine not specified

37000 mi Grinding/Chain dragging on ground sound when driving at low speeds. 

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2008 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT FWD

91800 mi Noisy transmission during accelerating, and above 90km/h. Dealer replace CVT with new one. 
123340 mi

C $450
Boot broken  
128340 mi complete failure, manufacturer has no charge replacemment on vehicules under 200,000 K 
61000 mi Transmission was replaced on vehicle and was under warranty 
5580 mi CVT Transmission was replaced, due to inherant manufacturer defect. The new replacement part was an upgraded, newly designed CVT transmission. 
62620 mi

C $730
Front passenger-side CV Joint boot was torn, grease found to have leaked out. Dealer recommended replacing entire axle. Dealer sourced aftermarket replacement part, repair was successful. 
47000 mi Gear shift stuck Exact same problems as before...gear shift is stuck have to use a pin. 

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2008 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

119000 mi Transmission making a whining sound, CVT replaced 
33000 mi park lock solenoid failure. Unable to shift out of park. Had to override the lock to drive to dealer. 
74000 mi

US $590
CVT Transmission violent and total failure. Transmission and axles damage beyond repair. The trans was covered under extended warrantee but the axles damage was not covered. One week plus in shop and there was no warning at all. 
42000 mi Noticed "crunching" sound when accel or decel at 10-40 mph. Took to dealer, and they ordered warranty transmission replacement immed. 
82700 mi Dealer did test drive. Unable to duplicate transmission noise, so no fix. Rattle is intermittent 
95000 mi

US $438
Replace torn CV inner boot, passenger side. 
36300 mi gear shifter would not release from park position. Dealer ordered part and replaced shifter. 
85000 mi

US $1000
Cv joint fell apart 
58500 mi Dealer finally admitted something was wrong with the transmission and said it needed to be replaced, under warranty. I had heard the well-known Rogue CVT transmission rattle since I got the car at 30,000 miles. 
2500 mi CVT rattle...checked by dealer. Mo repair, they have referred it to Nissan 
18000 mi Dealer replaced CVT to fi 'rattle' issue...rattle went away 
41540 mi Can't shift out of Park. Must use a pin to stick in shift lock to get it out. It was replaced before but acting up again. Fixed again. 
15000 mi New transmission 
65000 mi

US $1000
CVT rattle which was not resolved by a previous TCM reflash recommended in a TSB. Reflash was still present in system so no additional repair could be made. Dealer states all make some noise.  
23560 mi Paddle shifter cable anchor came lose, rubbing on the drive shaft. Delivery of the replacement part from Nissan took a week. 

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2008 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

19000 mi Transmission is beginning to have issues, vehicle would over rev (go will into redline, 7000 RPM and a knocking and shudder is present) 
45000 mi Rattling noise 
92000 mi

US $1500
CV joints 
99000 mi

US $400
Tear in left CV boot, replace both. 
24800 mi Rattling sound at low speeds. Drove a 2009 and had the same sound. Eas told that was a normal sound of the transmission. 
26529 mi replace transmission 

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2008 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

12000 mi Manufacturer defect from time of purchase. Faught with Nissan for 8 months until I received acknoledgement of the problem and CVT replaced. Nissan has poor customer service. See google or go to their NICO forum. 
8000 mi Strange noise coming when driving forward, isolated to the Transfer Case and the CVT, ordered new Transfer Case to be installed. 
10000 mi Still have not fixed issue, despite transfer case replacement. 
11000 mi Entire transmission replaced. 
7440 mi Famous CVT rattle. Dealer and Nissan Canada are aware of problem and are working on a fix 
11160 mi CVT rattle, CVT was replaced. 
13640 mi CVT started rattling again. Replaced CVT for the second time. I am now on mthe 3rd CVT 
10000 mi Transmission/transaxle failed. 
16000 mi Transmission failed again. Original Transmission failed at 7,000 miles, replaced. Failed again at 15,000 miles, replaced again. 
18000 mi trans replaced 
25000 mi another transmission issue. Poor shifting, NOT shifting causing high gear during low speeds causing valvetrain rattling 
62000 mi

US $1000
Tear in CV boot. Replaced entire axel due to lower cost. 
32240 mi CVT transmission stuck in high (6th) gear. Dealership had to order an entire new transmission. 
15000 mi

US $35
Grinding noise from CVT 
3100 mi Rubber boot had come loose and was hanging on driveshaft causing a very loud noise when driving vehicle. 
32240 mi Rattling noise from transmission when de-celerating. 
18000 mi CVT rattle - replaced under warranty 
125000 mi

US $245
CV boot cracked 
73000 mi

US $85
Leaking transmission cooler. Replaced cooler and lines. The cooler was still covered under under extended warranty, I had to pay for the new lines. The parts were difficult to find and took several days. 
99700 mi

US $325
Torn axel boot, grease was leaking out 
103000 mi

US $275
Torn axle boot on other side - Right. 
12700 mi Right front axle assembly replaced. Car still has Vibration 
12000 mi Rear Diff replaced for knocking noise during reverse. 
8000 mi Replaced CVT at insistance of Nissan. They claimed that Rogues within a certain VIN range have been showing signs of the same problem--a "clicking" sound at slow speeds. I think they are trying to avoid a recall, but they did us good! 
83000 mi

US $1550
CVT oil cooler valve cracked and hoses leaking. Replaced assembly and hoses. 
98000 mi CVT failed and was replaced under warranty 
99000 mi

US $1450
re-sealed leaks on transfer case 
27900 mi NOISY TRANSMISSION 
9000 mi

US $57
CVT transmission was replaced on my 2008 Nissan Rogue AWD. Nissan has issued replacement with an updated transmission to Rogue owners complaining of grinding sounds and occassionaly lurching at low speeds.  

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Nissan Rogue Transmission Problems

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