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Nissan Rogue repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (18%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (9%)

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Nissan Rogue transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (11%)

$100 - $499 (16%)

< $100 (57%)

Chart based on 97 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. 
11000 mi Voluntary recall for transmission module reprogramming. 

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2014 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT FWD

20000 mi Still vibrates, factory representative rode in it and he said all Nissans that have the blue "Pure Drive" badge have the same vibration live with it and he gave me a 100,000 mile Nissan gold Warranty. I still have the rattle and fuel mileage 
49600 mi

US $458
Outer CV boot failed and was leaking grease. Replaced boot, repacked grease, and aligned. 

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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. 

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2012 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

36700 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. 
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. 
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

25420 mi rattle when accelerating change transmission 
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. 

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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 
76300 mi

US $1000
Torn CV boot. Replaced axle on one side. 

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2010 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

12300 mi Right front axle assembly replaced. Car still has Vibration 
45000 mi

US $600
The transmission oil cooler was leaking and was replaced. 
112000 mi

US $350
I had a torn CV boot repaired. (Not sure which system this is.) 
108000 mi

US $200
Both front CV joint boots had rips in them. Replaced both CV joints and had an alignment done after the repair. 

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2010 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

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

41320 mi

C $700
Replace Driveshaft to address drone and vibration at 80 to 100kmh 
34100 mi CVT transmission is brutal. Full replacement. Cost was 3600.00 though covered under warranty. 

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2009 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT FWD

45000 mi Transmission was replaced under warranty. Transmission had developed a bearing whine and was slipping. 
13700 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 
33700 mi Shifter Assy locked in P. Replaced under warranty. 
100800 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 
117000 mi Transmission was failing and was completely replaced under Nissan's extended factory 10 Year / 120,000 Mile warranty. 
67900 mi

US $1800
New transmission. Boots, sender, crossmember bar, shock absorber, engine mount bracket and other. 
92000 mi 4th CVT transmission failure 
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 

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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

97000 mi

US $676
Inner CV boot on passenger side was torn, axle replaced 
137000.0 mi

US $600
Had Driver axle replaced. 
72000 mi

US $664
CV joint dust boots on right front axle replaced with new.  
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, 
62280 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. After transmission replacement, a different noise was discovered. A number of parts had not been properly tightened after transmission replacement - required another day in the shop. 
233000 mi

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

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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

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. 
128340 mi complete failure, manufacturer has no charge replacemment on vehicules under 200,000 K 
60000 mi Transmission was replaced on vehicle and was under warranty 
47000 mi Gear shift stuck Exact same problems as before...gear shift is stuck have to use a pin. 
90700 mi Noisy transmission during accelerating, and above 90km/h. Dealer replace CVT with new one. 
122740 mi

C $450
Boot broken  
139500 mi

C $2650
1.Transmission fluid cooler replaced. 
150040 mi

C $359
left side axel replaced, and axel seal replaced 

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2008 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

170-horsepower 2.5L I4 CVT AWD

85000 mi

US $1000
Cv joint fell apart 
23560 mi Paddle shifter cable anchor came lose, rubbing on the drive shaft. Delivery of the replacement part from Nissan took a week. 
4000 mi Also defective CV boot. 
33000 mi park lock solenoid failure. Unable to shift out of park. Had to override the lock to drive to dealer. 
73500 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. 
36800 mi gear shifter would not release from park position. Dealer ordered part and replaced shifter. 
15000.0 mi Took in for another issue and had them check noise. New transmission was needed and replaced. No further issues so far. New transmission 
57800 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. A day after warranty replacement for transmission, the half-shaft disconnected after travelling over a rough railroad crossing. This resulted in a horrible grinding sound. Dealer admitted it was due to their failure to connect it properly. 
2500.0 mi CVT rattle...checked by dealer. Mo repair, they have referred it to Nissan 
18000.0 mi Dealer replaced CVT to fi 'rattle' issue...rattle went away 
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.  
42000 mi Noticed "crunching" sound when accel or decel at 10-40 mph. Took to dealer, and they ordered warranty transmission replacement immed. 
81700 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. 
112000 mi

US $425
cracked left front boot, leaking grease. Boot replaced along with seals at both ends of thr drive shaft. 
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. 
119000 mi Transmission making a whining sound, CVT replaced 

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2008 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

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

169400 mi

US $70
Drivers side cv joint replacement. Inner boot failure. 
45000 mi Rattling noise 
92000 mi

US $1500
CV joints 
99000 mi

US $400
Tear in left CV boot, replace both. 
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) 
24300 mi Rattling sound at low speeds. Drove a 2009 and had the same sound. Eas told that was a normal sound of the transmission. 
26529.0 mi Heard the rattle at newer speeds than before earlier recall. dealership replaced transmission. replace transmission 

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2008 Nissan Rogue 4dr SUV

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

84940 mi

C $1850
Some pressure valve, probably for the transmission. There was a buzz coming from behind the dash. 
93000 mi

C $500
Right Inner front CV Boot leaking fluid/oil. Need to replace entire unit. 
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 
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! 
12000 mi

US $35
Grinding noise from CVT 
62000 mi

US $1000
Tear in CV boot. Replaced entire axel due to lower cost. 
78000 mi

US $1400
Transmission started making whining noise. Replaced. CV boot torn. 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 
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. 
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 
24000 mi another transmission issue. Poor shifting, NOT shifting causing high gear during low speeds causing valvetrain rattling 
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. 
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. 
125000 mi

US $245
CV boot cracked 
101560 mi

C $2000
Replaced transmission cooler Replaced right, front, inner CV boot 
27900 mi NOISY TRANSMISSION 
49600 mi

$4000
Was not able to climb hill as well as moving slow 10Km/h 
32240.0 mi CVT transmission went out. Was stuck in highest gear so the entire transmission had to be replaced. All work was under warranty. CVT transmission stuck in high (6th) gear. Dealership had to order an entire new 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.  
18000 mi CVT rattle - replaced under warranty 
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. 
98800 mi

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

US $275
Torn axle boot on other side - Right. 
134000.0 mi

US $3600
Had to replace the CVT transmission. 
12000 mi Rear Diff replaced for knocking noise during reverse. 
144000.0 mi

US $125
Inspection. Dealer determined cvt needed replacing  

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