The vehicle was taken back to the dealer where it was diagnosed that a computer failure caused the brakes to fail. They took the car in and they did not have the parts to fix the car. I had it towed to autonation nissan again and as I type this complaint the dealership is trying to arrive at the proper diagnosis. I again took the car to the dealership kraft Nissan of tallahassee and they stated it was a transmission issue and then advised I take to my hometown dealer, crown Nissan. This car only has 35,000 miles on it. The approximate failure mileage was 172,000.
After researching murano's I found that it is just like what happen to the 2005 murano's that had to recalled. Everything just shut off just after some few hours from the repair shop. Com cell: 713-875-0777 Complaint Number: 10703690 Incident Date: March 24, 2015 Date Added to File: April 4, 2015 Description of the Complaint: The driver side door will not lock manually or with the remote. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Nissan techs report that they replace this item quite frequently. The problem is that without warning light on the dash that there is a problem with the charging system, the car battery goes dead and the car stops while driving. I believe that nissan should acknowledge this and conduct a recall for replacement of these alternators to include a new design or new supplier to correct this problem Complaint Number: 10088092 Incident Date: August 12, 2004 Date Added to File: August 17, 2004 Description of the Complaint: Alternator failed on my car that is less than a year old.
Complaint Number: 10127602 Incident Date: June 1, 2005 Date Added to File: July 6, 2005 Description of the Complaint: Altenator died twice within 70k miles. I had the car towed to the dealer. Regardless, when you have multiple failures so close together, suspect the battery unless it is less than about two years old. As I went to pull out of the taco bell onto the busy street, I pressed the accelerator and there was no response in the car. The dealer diagnosed that the alternator failed and needed to be replaced. Bluetooth disconnected 4 or 5 times 3.
Now, into my 7th year with this car. There are many more complaints at nissanmurano. The dealer service department reset the Back door Control Module, which restored it to service. Complaint Number: 10150818 Incident Date: January 24, 2006 Date Added to File: February 14, 2006 Description of the Complaint: 2003 murano battery died and had to be replaced. There have been many alternator failures of the nossan murano.
If an alternator fails, the car may still run for a short time on battery power. The first time it happened nissan recognized that it was a factory issue, but now that it has happened again they do not want to fix it even though it is clearly a serious safety issue. That was in November of 2018, it is now febuary 2019 and I have not had any electrical issues since. I pulled over, put my car in park, and touched the gas pedal. Door handle and lock actuator interior replaced.
Com, this is a common occurrence with these cars. With little lead left on the plates, all the charging current has less place to go, so the plates and acid heat up and voltage goes up. I have researched this and it is happening at a high frequency for other nissan owners. I bought the car used and not sure where it came from my car is doing the same thing everyone is complaining about, if the alternator is bad cover it. Complaint Number: 10126038 Incident Date: June 10, 2005 Date Added to File: June 21, 2005 Description of the Complaint: Dt: contact states the alternator needed to be replaced after losing power in the middle of the intersection. I went to pep boys and purchased a brand new battery and had pep boys install it for me.
Complaint Number: 10125954 Incident Date: June 10, 2005 Date Added to File: June 20, 2005 Description of the Complaint: The first time occured in oct. I drove the car to the dealership and it took 48 hours to repair. Not knowledgeable as the alternator shouldn't shut down the entire car. It works occasionally but not all the time. I got my car back after 2 weeks and drove it home.
If Nissan doesn't fix this for free, I will never buy another of their cars because I can't believe multiple times. Complaint Number: 10088166 Incident Date: June 12, 2004 Date Added to File: August 18, 2004 Description of the Complaint: 03 nissan murano sl battery warning light and brake warning light illuminated and would not go out alternator was diagnosed by dealer as being bad alternator replaced under warranty by dealer I am a subscriber to a internet forum for murano's and heard of the warning signs and subsequent alternator failures from other owners. I investigated online at www. It was actually a good thing that there was some other car that broke down close to my location. The vehicle was not repaired. They took the car in and they did not have the parts to fix the car. It remains at the dealer, awaiting repair.
Complaint Number: 10125138 Incident Date: June 4, 2005 Date Added to File: June 13, 2005 Description of the Complaint: Alternator in 2003 nissan murano failed after 23,237 miles. Complaint Number: 10110070 Incident Date: February 4, 2005 Date Added to File: February 8, 2005 Description of the Complaint: The brake light and battery light came on my 2003 murano, about 5,000 miles after the warranty expired. Was told to disconnect battery if car was not going to be driven for 2 weeks. They claim they will buy back my current vehicle. Alternator failed 23 nov 03 during highway driving at night, from washington, d. If the battery voltage does not increase once the engine is started, there is a problem with the charging system. Loss of power in the vehicle.
Service dealer stated the engine stalling was not from the alternator. In total I was without the vehicle for 18 consecutive days while waiting for a replacement for a faulty alternator which are in short supply. I again had to be towed, and the alternator was replaced again, but this time, my battery also had to be replaced, which we had to pay half the price. They still have the car and expect to have it for two weeks at least. It was obviously an unsafe place for my car to get stalled since cars are turning right and accelerating to go up and to the right to get onto the 680 south freeway automall entrance. When I tested it, it was only operating 60%. I called my husband to ask him about it, and he said that he would look at it that night.