2004 Nissan Maxima Nissan Maxima 2004

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2004 Nissan Maxima repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (31%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (16%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (1%)

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2004 Nissan Maxima transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (22%)

$1000 - $2499 (44%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (11%)

Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Nissan Maxima

Engine not specified

76880 mi

transmision failed, transmission replaced with fairly used. 

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2004 Nissan Maxima 4dr Sedan

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual FWD

69000 mi axle boot leaks, front rotors need resurfacing. Estimate for struts and these repairs is $750. 
75000 mi

US $500
Replaced front axle boot due to leakage of right boot, rotors were resurfaced. 
111000 mi

US $1300
NS new drive axle. 

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2004 Nissan Maxima 4dr Sedan

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

60000 mi

US $6000
Completely replaced transmission due to faulty transmission for this year and model. 
205400 mi

US $1100
replaced the valve body in the transmission 
260000 mi

US $812
CV shaft replaced, right side passenger. 
169260 mi

C $2200
We had 2 CV axles replaced at a cost of $2200.00 with NAPA parts at the dealer.  

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2004 Nissan Maxima Transmission Problems

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