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I had the same problem after owning my 2005 Pathfinder SE Off-Road for about 3.5 to 4 years. What really irritated me with the dealer was the fact that I had taken the car in and complained that something was wrong with the transmission (the car drove very sluggish and didn't want to change gears). the told me it was a fuel regulatory or something like that, charged me close to $500 bucks and sent me away. After about two month I went back with the same problem as before. Only after I gave them the "business" the dealership took me seriously and completed a thorough inspection. Subsequently, I was told that the radiator had a hole in it, which was causing radiator fluid to leak into the transmission. Like the guy above I was told that the transmission and radiator had to be replaced. This is kicker, when I initially reported the problem, I was under warranty. By the time I came back the second time, I was outside the warranty. Consequently, the dealer told me that it cost around $6K to $7k to fix. Needless to say, I was mad as @##%$% so I called Nissan North America to report the issue. They recontacted me after a couple days and said that they would cover the cost of the replacement. I don't know exactly what I said to convince them to fix my car, but it may have had something to do with me being a loyal customer (currently on my 3rd Nissan). Since then I have had no problems until recently. The paint is literally falling off the car. Granted the car is now 7 years old. However, this car has always been kept in my garage. Waxed and polish annually and well maintained. Now I have spots all over the vehicle were the paint is chipping away (e.g., the roof, around the windshield, the hood.) All of this in a matter of months and now has changed in how I maintenance the vehicle. I going to complain again, but I doubt if they are going to do anything. Good luck! PS. So am I to assume every once I hit 85K on the rebuilt tranny the leak will happen again?Report it
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